Editor’s corner: What the military can teach physician leaders
Like me, the national political conventions taking place these last two weeks might have you thinking more about leadership and the kind of leader the country so desperately needs right now.
But it’s not just the country that needs great leaders, it’s also healthcare. As decisions are made that will determine how our healthcare system will work in the future, it’s important the voices of doctors are heard in the discussion.
But too often, that’s not happening. Doctors don’t have a seat at the table and there’s agreement that competent, effective physician leaders are in short supply. To ensure physicians selected for leadership positions are successful, organizations must develop and support them, a message that was made loud and clear at the American College of Healthcare Executives earlier this year.
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