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By Gail Gazelle MD, FACP, FAAHPM
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Every organization has a leader, from presidents to department chiefs to CEOs, CFOs, CMOs, and even CROs (Chief Risk Officers). So what is a CLO?read more
Dr. Gazelle and co-authors Dr. Liebschutz and Dr. Helen Riess use a case example to illustrate the value of physician coaching in reducing physician burnout.read more
The holidays are upon us and it’s the time of year that is supposed to bring cheer. Being with loved ones and celebrating together. Returning to places that bear fond memories.read more
It’s that time of year again when many people are already feeling a sense of inadequacy around their New Year’s resolutions. While yearly resolutions help some, the tradition is often unsuccessful. The goal may be too big, it can be challenging to maintain motivation...read more
An Interview with Harvard Medical School's Empathy Expert Dr. Helen Riess’s research on empathy, based on ground breaking studies at Massachusetts General Hospital, has been the subject of articles, radio discussions, and a popular TEDx Talk. Riess’s focus on...read more
There’s more to mindfulness than stress relief – in fact, letting go of past and future thoughts can do so much more for our own wellness but also the wellness of those around us. Learn more about the amazing ways mindfulness can bring a little sunshine to a rainy day.read more
With 40% to 60% of physicians in American suffering from burnout, it’s inevitable that you may find yourself noticing the symptoms of burnout in a colleague. Here’s how to help a colleague suffering from physician burnout.read more
How can Physician Leadership in the healthcare industry help reduce burnout? Management in the healthcare industry has been notoriously lacking. But with the right tools and these tips, you can not only help your employees – but help yourself achieve peak performance as well.read more
How often do you compare yourself to others? How motivated are you by “winning” the race and accomplishing more than your colleagues? While you may think these behaviors keep you on your toes, they’re a lot more damaging than one might think.read more
On February 3, 2015, the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) issued an apology to American physicians for subjecting them to an out-of-date and burdensome board recertification exam. The importance of this step cannot be overestimated. Of the ~850,000 active...read more