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.

Nov-Dec 1999 Issue
A Team Approach to Reducing a Financial Deficit [Salaried FP]

This article describes how a multi-specialty group successfully handled a financial crisis at their institution using a "bottom-up" decision making process.

Jul-Aug 1999 Issue
The Ideal Physician Leader: A Family Physician [Editorial]

May 1999 Issue
Becoming an Effective Physician Leader [Feature]

The author offers insight into how family physicians in leadership roles can build on the skills they use daily in clinical practice to become effective leaders.

May 1999 Issue
A Case Study in Developing a Successful Medical Group [Feature]

This article will present the lessons learned by family physicians who formed a 74-provider multispecialty group, which in three years has become one of its area's leading employers. The article describes how they formed their group and learned that building a successful group requires dedication, hard work, and a willingness to make difficult choices.

Apr 1999 Issue
Overcoming Roadblocks on the Path to the Boardroom [Salaried FP]

This article will give salaried FPs advice on how they can overcome institutional roadblocks to gaining positions of leadership in health care organizations.

Mar 1999 Issue
Beginning With a Vision [Improving Patient Care]

The article explains the importance of having a shared vision to guide a practice's efforts toward quality patient care.

Sep 1998 Issue
Do You Belong on the Board of Directors? [Salaried FP]

This article offers salaried physicians advice on how to exercise power effectively once they attain positions of authority in their organizations.

May 1998 Issue
The Managed Care Transition: Touching All the Bases [Feature]

Using analogies to baseball, the author describes a method for coping with and managing changes in the health care system.

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