Female Physicians Speak Out

Female Physicians Speak Out

According to research by the international, non-profit organization, Catalyst, Fortune 500 companies with more than three female physicians on their Board of Directors achieved superior sales and higher return on equity and net profits. Although women are beginning to...
Medicine is a Team Effort

Medicine is a Team Effort

Medicine isn’t an individual act; it is a team process. Harvard Business School researchers, Robert Huckman and Gary Pisano, tracked over 200 cardiac surgeons practicing at 43 hospitals. After analyzing more than 38,000 procedures, Huckman and Pisano found that...
Coaching Physicians for Optimal Performance

Coaching Physicians for Optimal Performance

Dr. Atul Gawande, a surgeon and journalist, wrote about his coaching experience in the article, “Personal Best,” in the New Yorker in 2011. He points out that professional athletes at the top of their game have coaches, as do the CEOs of Fortune 500 companies....