Leadership in Health Services: Volume 27 Issue 4


Table of contents - Special Issue: Medical Leadership:Development and Practice

Unique benefits of physician leadership – an American perspective

Peter Angood, Diane Shannon

This paper aims to present the argument that effective physician leadership is needed to improve the quality and efficiency of healthcare delivery in the USA and around the world…

Leadership styles used by senior medical leaders: Patterns, influences and implications for leadership development

Ann LN Chapman, David Johnson, Karen Kilner

The purpose of this study was to determine the predominant leadership styles used by medical leaders and factors influencing leadership style use. Clinician leadership is…


Improving medical leadership and teamwork: an iterative process

Stanley J. Smits, Dawn Bowden, Judith A. Falconer, Dale C. Strasser

– This paper aims to present a two-decade effort to improve team functioning and patient outcomes in inpatient stroke rehabilitation settings.


Developing junior doctors as leaders of service improvement

Jason Micallef, Brodene Straw

– This paper aims to provide an overview of the design and initial outcomes of a leadership and service improvement program for junior medical staff.


Embedding physician leadership development within health organizations

Anita Joanne Snell, Chris Eagle, John Emile Van Aerde

– The purpose of this conceptual paper is to provide strategies on how to embed physician leadership development efforts within health organizations.

Professional medical leadership: a relational training model

Geraldine R. MacCarrick

This paper aims to describe the educational philosophy and practice underpinning the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators (RACMA) program and how it is aligned…


Health LEADS Australia and implications for medical leadership

Andi Sebastian, Liz Fulop, Ann Dadich, Anneke Fitzgerald, Louise Kippist, Anne Smyth

The purpose of this paper is to call for strong medical co-leadership in transforming the Australian health system. The paper discusses how Health LEADS Australia, the Australian…

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