Mentoring

Seven social skills they don’t teach in medical school

February 05, 2020

These “soft skills” can be the hardest to master.

Why physicians need to be patient care advocates

September 30, 2019

Patients want their physicians to take a greater role in healthcare advocacy. Getting involved can empower doctors, too.

How to have a well-run practice

September 23, 2019

Your practice may have a routine, but does it operate like a well-oiled machine?

Peer advice for managing a practice

September 19, 2019

Have a difficult employee, low staff morale or trouble filling vacancies? Tips and guidance for how to be a better leader.

When the doctor becomes the patient

April 29, 2019

Oncologist Kamal Malaker unexpectedly found himself in need of heart surgery. The experience changed the way he practices medicine.

Personal relationships key to physician happiness

April 15, 2019

One antidote to physician burnout is to focus on increasing happiness and work satisfaction.

Using ‘MAGIC’ to improve employee engagement

March 06, 2019

Actually, it’s not magic. It’s helping your employees feel connected to their work, understanding their contributions to the bigger picture, and nurturing their continued growth.

How to reduce heart-related deaths

March 04, 2019

Stemming heart disease and stroke is too big of a battle for physicians to tackle alone. Physician assistants can provide some much-needed support by explaining treatment plans, encouraging lifestyle changes, and improving both patient compliance and patient relations.

Coach vs. mentor

October 31, 2018

In order to foster high-performing teams, organizations need both coaches and mentors.

A mission to mentor

October 30, 2018

Two black med students are channeling social media to help other people of color pursue careers in medicine.

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