The DNA of Physician Leadership: Creating Dynamic Executives

The DNA of Physician Leadership: Creating Dynamic Executives

by Myron J. Beard, Steve Quach


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Physicians are increasingly moving into leadership roles and possess enormous potential to advance health care. However, clinical training and practice does not provide the necessary skills for a transition from clinician into physician-leader. In fact, the very skills that make for an outstanding physician often compete, or interfere, with the skills required to be successful in wider leadership roles.

The authors provide the aspiring physician-leader with the understanding of what is required to be a successful physician-leader and the tools necessary for the transition including: Understanding the business of health care; Recognizing physician-leader psychology; Establishing influence, the bedrock of leadership; Creating a compelling strategy; Developing high-performing teams; Delegating to maximize leadership impact; Communicating for effectiveness; Negotiating for maximum benefit.

This book is practical and realistic with case studies and recommendations on how to make the changes necessary to transform into a successful and fulfilled physician-leader.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781949991901
Publisher: Business Expert Press
Publication date: 11/21/2019
Pages: 206
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

Myron J. Beard, PhD, is a business psychologist and world-class consultant, author, and speaker. He has worked with thousands of executives on facilitating strategy development; creating high-performing teams; leading international merger integration efforts; and working with companies to assist them in their restructuring efforts. He has worked extensively in health care, including with Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Kaiser Permanente, Colorado Children's Hospital, Presbyterian Healthcare, Carondelet Health System, Grand River Health, and Gunnison Valley Healthcare.

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