Medics make great
So why am I writing this blog?
As a Doctor, dealing with patients, paperwork and the general cut and thrust of clinical work can feel like a real challenge. On top this, the added responsibilities of managing staff and running your team or practice can feel like an unwanted chore.
But it doesn’t have to be this way…
Leading teams towards change and improvements can be incredibly rewarding. It will amplify the positive impact you have on your colleagues, organizations and patients.
Leadership was conspicuous by its absence in my under and postgraduate medical training. I’m told that this situation is improving. However, there are generations of doctors out here who have reached leadership positions without ever giving the topic much thought.
Clinicians have spent years honing their communication, critical thinking, judgment and decision making skills. We have the potential to have a huge positive impact as leaders.
What is this blog about and who is it for?