Leadership in Health Services: Volume 35 Issue 1


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Deconstructing the ABC’s of leadership for successful curriculum development and implementation in residency education

Lyn Kathryn Sonnenberg, Victor Do, Jerry Maniate, Ming-Ka Chan, Brent Kvern, Brittany Prevost, Jamiu Busari

Leadership decisions occur frequently throughout the day, yet as clinicians, who balance multiple roles and responsibilities, the authors seldom label them explicitly. This…

Elements of perceived good physician leadership and their relation to leadership theory

Sari Huikko-Tarvainen

This research paper aims to discover the elements of good physician leadership as perceived by physicians and to find out how the findings connect to the leadership theory.


Leading through the first wave of COVID: a Canadian action research study

Elizabeth Hartney, Ellen Melis, Deanne Taylor, Graham Dickson, Bill Tholl, Kelly Grimes, Ming-Ka Chan, John Van Aerde, Tanya Horsley

This first phase of a three-phase action research project aims to define leadership practices that should be used during and after the pandemic to re-imagine and rebuild the…

A tale of two frameworks: charting a path to lifelong learning for physician leaders through CanMEDS and LEADS

Ming-Ka Chan, Graham Dickson, David A. Keegan, Jamiu O. Busari, Anne Matlow, John Van Aerde

The purpose of this paper was to determine the complementarity between the Canadian Medical Education Directions for Specialists (CanMEDS) physician competency and LEADS…

Unprecedented times in the emergency department: are “board rounds” and leadership the missing links to improve patient flow?

Kaushik Lahiri, Buddhike Sri Harsha Indrasena, Jill Aylott

National Health Service (NHS) Emergency Department (ED) attendances are at the second highest level ever recorded, (RCEM, 2021a) and as they soar, performance plummets, putting…

COVID-19 vaccination in South Asia: a call for responsible leadership among SAARC countries

Amlan Haque, Md Shamirul Islam

Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has presented an opportunity to set aside traditional regional collaborations and take responsible leadership to overcome difficult times…

Remote leadership in health care: a scoping review

Mari Kiljunen, Elina Laukka, Tarja K. Koskela, Outi Ilona Kanste

The degree of remote working has increased in the health-care sector, but remote leadership in health-care contexts has not been systematically studied. Thus, the purpose of this…


Servant leadership and its association with an environment of empathic care: an empirical analysis of the perspectives of mid-level practitioners

Reginald Silver, Mark Martin

At the nexus of servant leadership and empathic care, this paper aims to explore the perceptions that mid-level practitioners express regarding the role that servant leadership…


Vaccinating a billion people against COVID-19: India’s quest for systems leadership in exceptional times

Kamal Gulati, Jamiu Busari

In January 2021, India launched the world’s most extensive vaccination campaign against COVID-19. It is estimated that India would need to vaccinate over a billion people to…

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