The American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) has partnered with J3P Healthcare Solutions to provide leadership resources and training to Society Leaders. This program is designed to help committee leaders to be more effective in their roles, and be better equipped to develop their colleagues.   According to Alan Friedman, M.A., Founder and CEO of J3P,…

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 (We spoke this past week at the Academic Orthopaedic Business Leadership Symposium, on Effective Leadership Strategies, and Building Effective Teams to Drive Performance.  To learn more, visit:  https://www.aoc-ortho.com/academic-orthopaedic-business-leadership-symposium/) 1. Appreciate that they are Facing Unique Challenges The challenges facing physician leaders are unique.  Physicians don’t have the time or energy to teach even the most…

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(This guest blog is written by Jessica Churchill, M.D. an Orthopaedic Surgery Resident at The Cleveland Clinic .  Thomas E. Kuivila, M.D., the Program Director, is sponsoring a year-long “Pathfinder” program for the residents.) We asked Jessica to give us her impressions. I think you’ll find them entertaining and a wonderful lesson in self-awareness! After…

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(And why don’t we always function like this?) People WANT to be connected. They WANT to succeed.  They WANT to be part of teams and feel supported.  Learn to take advantage of these needs. Don’t wait for the next Pandemic! ALAN FRIEDMAN Healthcare’s Dysfunctional Teams Healthcare, notoriously, has done a poor job with consistently building…

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I’ll admit it.  As an organizational psychologist I get a little too excited about psychological theory – and even more-so when I can incorporate it into our work. The challenge is always making it practical and easy to understand. Self-Determination Theory Recently an interesting framework keeps creeping into our work with physician leaders and healthcare…

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The Challenges Facing Physician Boards Even before COVID 19, independent physician groups were facing daunting challenges – including how to remain independent and financially viable in the face of drastic changes to the economics of private practice. (See our recent COVID 19 notice to clients. Today, those same groups are struggling to figure out how…

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