New Book Makes the Case for Physician Leadership

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The American Association for Physician Leadership® has released a new book addressing the keys to effective physician leadership, Inspired Physician Leadership, by Charles R. Stoner and Jason S. Stoner.

The American Association for Physician Leadership® has released a new book addressing the keys to effective physician leadership, Inspired Physician Leadership, by Charles R. Stoner and Jason S. Stoner.

The book takes current and aspiring physician leaders on a tour of the key elements of leadership and places a particular emphasis on interpersonal skills, including active and engaged listening, resolving conflicts and building trust and influence in health care environments.

“Our goal with the book was to address key issues and offer workable solutions to real concerns and situations that physicians encounter,” said Charles Stoner. “It focuses on the physician’s personal transition into the realm of leadership and the interpersonal challenges that accompany this new, expanded and largely unfamiliar role.”

The authors drew upon their research and work with physicians and non-physicians at nationally known health care systems to summarize the most critical leadership skills for physicians in today’s environment.

“This book is a must read for physicians at any career stage who are ready to advance their leadership skills to the next level,” said Peter Angood, MD, FACS, FRCS(C), MCCM, president and CEO of the American Association for Physician Leadership. “After reading this book, physicians will be asking themselves critical questions to make themselves better leaders.”

The book is available for purchase on the association’s website at http://www.physicianleaders.org/inspired.
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About the American Association for Physician Leadership®

The American Association for Physician Leadership® is the preeminent U.S.-based organization for physician leaders worldwide. The association, formerly known as the American College of Physician Executives (ACPE), serves physicians at all stages of their careers through leadership education, career support and policy advocacy. Since its founding in 1975, it has grown to more than 11,000 members, including CEOs, chief medical officers and other top leaders. They hail from 46 nations worldwide. The association is known for its award-winning bi-monthly magazine, PLJ, and its other publications as well as for world-class leadership education, available to member and nonmember physicians. Its continuing medical education (CME) courses, offered online and at live conferences, can be applied to advanced degrees and certifications and are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). Learn more online at physicianleaders.org, by email at info(at)physicianleaders(dot)org, on Twitter at @physicianslead or call 800-562-8088.

American Association for Physician Leadership®
400 North Ashley Drive
Tampa, Florida, 33602
800-562-8088
info(at)physicianleaders(dot)org

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