Leadership in Health Services: Volume 31 Issue 2


Table of contents - Special Issue: Manager to Leader: The Role of Physicians in Generating Health Reform

Guest Editors: Graham Dickson, Karen Owen

Discipline-specific competency-based curricula for leadership learning in medical specialty training: A critical review of the literature

Sandra Turner, Ming-Ka Chan, Judy McKimm, Graham Dickson, Timothy Shaw

Doctors play a central role in leading improvements to healthcare systems. Leadership knowledge and skills are not inherent, however, and need to be learned. General frameworks…

The resident physician as leader within the healthcare team: An exploratory inquiry into the perspectives of interprofessional clinicians

Lyn Kathryn Sonnenberg, Lesley Pritchard-Wiart, Jamiu Busari

The purpose of this study was to explore inter-professional clinicians’ perspectives on resident leadership in the context of inter-professional teams and to identify a definition…


Enabling physicians to lead: Canada’s LEADS framework

Graham Dickson, John Van Aerde

The purpose of this paper is to provide a case study demonstrating that LEADS in a Caring Environment Capabilities Framework in Canada can assist physicians to be partners in…

Competencies physicians need to lead – a Canadian case

Scott Comber, Kyle Clayton Crawford, Lisette Wilson

Emerging evidence correlates increased physician leadership effectiveness with improved patient and healthcare system outcomes. To maximize this benefit, it is critical to…

Team development among physician-leaders at the Cleveland Clinic

Tracy H. Porter, James K. Stoller, Scott J. Allen

Since 1990, the Cleveland Clinic has trained physicians in team skills through various iterations of a program called Leading in Healthcare (LHC). In the present study, the…

Clinical leadership training: an evaluation of the Welsh Fellowship programme

Suzanne Phillips, Alison Bullock

UK fellowship schemes have been set up to address low-level engagement of doctors with leadership roles. Established in 2013, the Welsh Clinical Leadership Fellowship (WCLF…


Structure of health-care dyad leadership: an organization’s experience

Anurag Saxena, Maura Davies, Don Philippon

This study aims to explore the structural aspects (roles, responsibilities and reporting) of dyad leadership in one health-care organization (HCO).


Sanokondu: The birth of a multinational network for the development of healthcare leadership education

Jamiu Busari, Ming-Ka Chan, Deepak Dath, Anne Matlow, Diane de Camps Meschino

This paper aims to describe the evolution of Sanokondu, highlighting the rationale, achievements and lessons learnt from this initiative. Sanokondu is a multinational community of…

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