Management and leadership skills for medical faculty: A practical handbook



© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2016. All rights reserved. Recognizing that medical faculty face different questions or issues in different stages of their careers, this handy, practical title offers a comprehensive roadmap and range of solutions to common challenges in the complex and changing Academic Medical Center (AMC). With critical insights and strategies for both aspiring and seasoned academicians, this handbook offers a concise guide for personal career development, executive skill acquisition, and leadership principles, providing actionable, targeted advice for faculty seeking help on a myriad of new issues and situations. Pressures in today's Academic Medical Center include significant changes to the healthcare system, competition for research funding, transformation of medical education, and recruitment and retention of the ever-evolving workforce. This dynamic environment calls for razor-sharp leadership and management effectiveness to stay competitive. AMC faculty aspire to formal leadership roles for a variety of reasons: to set a new vision, to create change, or to affect policy and resource decisions. For others, weariness of past leadership styles or mistakes may catalyze wanting a chance to set a different tone. In the end, promotional opportunities often come with great administrative and management responsibilities. Management and Leadership Skills for Medical Faculty: A Practical Handbook is a must-have resource for faculty in AMCs and anyone with a role in healthcare leadership.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Viera, AJ; Kramer, R

Published Date

  • March 18, 2016

Start / End Page

  • 1 - 270

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9783319277790

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/978-3-319-27781-3

Citation Source

  • Scopus