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View from the Hess Institute Courageous Leadership and the Dare to Lead™ Program Julie McDonald, PhD; Lisa Graham, PhD Dr. McDonald ( julie@mcdonaldgraham.com ) is a clinical psychologist and Dr. Graham ( lisa@mcdonaldgraham.com ) is an organizational psychologist. Together, they help professionals flourish at work and in life by applying solid psychological principles—tested through research and grounded in practice—to individual, group, and organizational issues. Their consulting company, ...
Review of the Literature Crisis Leadership: Reflection and Harvard Business Review Resources Maureen Lyons, MD Dr. Maureen Lyons ( lyonsm@wustl.edu ) is an assistant professor at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO, and an editor of the ACLGIM Leadership Forum. In these trying and unprecedented times, what is needed from leaders looks very different. Harvard Business Review has, as usual, timely and concise articles that highlight practical and useful strategies. ...
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Words of Wisdom Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion That Matter Vanessa Grubbs, MD Dr. Grubbs ( drvanessa@thenephrologist.com , @thenephrologist ) is author of Hundreds of Interlaced Fingers: A Kidney Doctor’s Search for the Perfect Match. My pending exodus from academic medicine after 15 years is prompted by my belief that the institutional and systemic racism so obvious to me would never be fully acknowledged, much less addressed. This belief was formed after several experiences that left ...
Editorial Corner From the Editors David Margolius, MD; Maureen Lyons, MD; Elisha L. Brownfield, MD Where were you when you first realized that COVID-19 was changing the world? Was it the first emergency meeting you were invited to? Or was it when your first in-person meeting was cancelled? In this issue, we write with so much uncertainty as we go to press in May 2020. At first, we were hesitant to even put out an issue—given so much happening so fast, could what we write in March and ...
Editorial Corner From the Editors David Margolius, MD; Maureen Lyons, MD; Elisha L. Brownfield, MD As the COVID-19 pandemic continues in waves of terror and uncertainty, leaders in academic medicine are faced with a crisis that predates the emergence of the novel coronavirus: institutional racism. How do leaders overcome our own complicity in healthcare systems that create worse health outcomes for men and women who are Black compared to those who are not Black? What are the specific actions ...
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Perspective on Leadership “Junior Visiting Scholars”—A High-Impact and Low-Cost Approach to Promote Talent Carlos Estrada, MS, MD Dr. Estrada (Carlos.Estrada@va.gov, @EstradaElJefe) is professor of medicine and chief of general internal medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and at the Birmingham VAMC, Birmingham, AL. The Visiting Professor is a well-established tradition in academic medical centers. Visiting Professors present at grand rounds, attend morning reports, ...
Words of Wisdom Leading the Charge to Impact Social Determinants of Health Anna Volerman, MD Dr. Volerman ( avolerman@uchicago.edu ) is an assistant professor of medicine and pediatrics at the University of Chicago. Social determinants of health (SDOH) directly impact health. Yet, the role of doctors in addressing social needs has traditionally been vague. Each internist is in a position to impact social determinants of health and leaders must support and elevate these efforts. The Society ...
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President’s Corner Daniel Hunt, MD Dr. Hunt (Dan.hunt@emory.edu) is professor of medicine at Emory University School of Medicine. He attends on the inpatient services at Emory University Hospital and Grady Memorial Hospital and is the director of the Emory Division of Hospital Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. It is with gratitude to the members and a sense of great responsibility to the organization that I now serve as president of the Association of Chiefs and Leaders in General Internal ...
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Perspectives on Leadership Seven Steps to Save Your Workplace Culture in the Wake of the Murder of George Floyd and the Civil Unrest in America Anton J. Gunn, MSW, CDM, CSP Mr. Gunn ( gunn@musc.edu ) is the chief diversity officer and executive director of community health innovation for MUSC Health, best-selling author, former member of the SC Legislature, and senior advisor to President Barack Obama. Your Black employees are not okay. They have not been okay for years. The killing of ...
Words of Wisdom The Value of Social Media for Academic Medicine Robert M. Centor, MD, MACP Dr. Centor ( rcentor@uabmc.edu ; twitter @medrants ) is chair-emeritus, ACP Board of Regents, and professor-emeritus, General Internal Medicine at the University of Alabama. So cial media definition: websites and applications that enable users to create and share content or to participate in social networking. Examples of social media include Facebook, Instagram, SnapChat, LinkedIn, and Twitter. ...