Physician Burnout, Patient Safety, and the Critical Need for Physician Coaching

The Center for Physician Leadership has been working together with health care leaders in supporting health care providers with the overwhelming challenges they are now facing. After Interacting with hundreds of physicians, APCs, and administrative leaders we thought we actually had an accurate understanding of just how severe the recent challenges have been, but we were wrong. Just this week […]

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Physician Leadership: The Key to Burnout Reduction in Your Medical Organization

The term “burnout” in medicine may be defined as chronic, long-term, unresolvable job stress that leads to overwhelming exhaustion, and a lack of fulfillment. Job stressors such as administrative work, long hours and, most importantly, loss of empowerment all work to reinforce feelings of futility. Ultimately, the stressors lead to feelings of being victims of change, or of having no […]

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Effective Physician Leaders Reawaken Their Adam 2’s

Willing to be wrong is more important than needing to be right. In his book, “The Road to Character,” New York Times columnist David Brooks talks about the two competing descriptions of Adam in Genesis, the first book of the Hebrew Bible. There’s “Adam 1” who strives for worldly success and “Adam 2” who is focused on character and spiritual […]

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