Feb 2007 Issue
How to Successfully Navigate Your EHR Implementation [Feature]

Based on his experience implementing an EHR system and study of other implementation projects, the author outlines the steps necessary for a successful implementation.

Feb 2006 Issue
Physician Leadership: A New Model for a New Generation [Feature]

A summary of leadership skills and resources. Core texts from the business field serve as references, including Daniel Goleman's work on the "Emotional Intelligence" of leaders and "Crucial Confrontations," a New York Times bestseller on managing disagreement in the workplace.

Oct 2003 Issue
Leadership Is a Learned Skill [Feature]

Family medicine has a continuing need for leadership in today's changing health care environment. This article, adapted from Dr. Robert Taylor's speech "Leadership as a Learned Skill," describes specific skills that FPs can develop to achieve their leadership potential.

Sep 2003 Issue
Why Did That Idea Flop? [Feature]

The article addresses common pitfalls that cause good ideas to fail in physician organizations and shows how physicians can be more successful in their efforts to improve their organizations.

Jul-Aug 2003 Issue
How to Make Your Meetings More Productive [Feature]

The ability to run meetings effectively does not come naturally to some physicians. With this in mind, the author provides tips for organizing and running meetings that will energize participants and make them more productive.

Jan 2003 Issue
Implementing Change: From Ideas to Reality [Feature]

The article will offer principles for dealing with change and effecting change within an organization.

Jan 2003 Issue
Choosing Between Clinical Practice and Administration [Feature]

A description of how and why one family physician decided to leave clinical practice to become a full-time administrator.

Oct 2002 Issue
Escapist Medicine [Editor's Page]

Argues that no physician can "just practice medicine" in the sense of ignoring management aspects of practice

Jul-Aug 2001 Issue
Back to School: Options for Learning the Business of Medicine [Feature]

A multi-interview article that helps new managers and would-be managers evaluate opportunities for training, from informal workshops through MBA programs.

Jun 2001 Issue
Managing Your Boss [Feature]

The article explores why physicians should learn to "manage up" and help their superiors obtain the best possible results for their organization and their patients.

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