Physician Leadership Development


How do you engage people to work together effectively to accomplish goals? Your success depends upon your ability to create an environment where people come together and contribute to their fullest potential. Leaders do not exist in isolation. Without willing, energized, and engaged followers, a leader is unable to accomplish results on any significant scale. This page provides resources on aspects of communication, engagement, and collaboration— key components of the interpersonal dimension of leadership.



Co-Leadership and Dyad Management Models

Tips for Giving and Receiving Feedback

TED Talks

Every doctor makes mistakes. But, says physician Brian Goldman, medicine's culture of denial (and shame) keeps doctors from ever talking about those mistakes, or using them to learn and improve. Telling stories from his own long practice, he calls on doctors to start talking about being wrong.

PubMed Articles


 View articles about leadership and interpersonal communication in PubMed.

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(physician executives[MeSH Terms] OR hospital personnel[MeSH Terms]) AND communication[MeSH Terms] AND interpersonal relations[MeSH Terms] AND leadership[MeSH Terms]

Books at the Health Sciences Library