J3P Partnership with the Academic Orthopaedic Consortium

J3P Healthcare Solutions is pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with the Academic Orthopaedic Consortium (“AOC”).  This partnership will bring J3P’s expertise and tools to orthopaedic academic departments, their leaders, and their residents. Our Work in Orthopaedics J3P works across all medical and surgical specialties, but much of our early work, and our research…

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Executive Coaching for Physicians: Seven Keys to Success

 (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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Myth of the Strong, Charismatic Physician Leader

“What all good leaders share, however, is a level of self-awareness and emotional intelligence that allows them to control or leverage their personality tendencies, depending on the situation.” The Department Chair assumed her role not long before COVID-19 and this was the first large gathering of the department after the acute crisis of the Pandemic…

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Cleveland Clinic Orthopaedic Residents Prepare for Career Success

(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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Why Did Some Teams Come Together During the COVID-19 Crisis?

(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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Physician Leadership and the Stockdale Paradox. Five Steps.

“You must never confuse faith that you will prevail…with the discipline to confront the most brutal facts of your current reality..” Admiral James Stockdale The “Stockdale Paradox” as it applies to crisis leadership, has received a great deal of attention recently as hospitals and physician groups react to the COVID-19 Pandemic. How does it apply, specifically,…

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The ROI of Self-Awareness it’s NOT a “Soft” Skill

It Always Starts with Enhanced Self-Awareness Whether it’s coaching a physician executive, training a group of physician leaders, or improving department performance by building effective teams, our work always starts with self-awareness. Some people initially resist this concept.  They don’t want to accept that their behaviors may need to change. The change will only occur…

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Self-Determination – Physician Success and Career Satisfaction

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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