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A multi-interview article that helps new managers and would-be managers evaluate opportunities for training, from informal workshops through MBA programs.
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.
This article describes how a multi-specialty group successfully handled a financial crisis at their institution using a "bottom-up" decision making process.
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.
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.
This article will give salaried FPs advice on how they can overcome institutional roadblocks to gaining positions of leadership in health care organizations.
The article explains the importance of having a shared vision to guide a practice's efforts toward quality patient care.
This article offers salaried physicians advice on how to exercise power effectively once they attain positions of authority in their organizations.
Using analogies to baseball, the author describes a method for coping with and managing changes in the health care system.