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Medical leadership: why it's important, what is required, and how we develop it
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    Leadership education in medicine and science

    Kouzes and Posner (1) once wrote that "The domain of leaders is the future. The leaders unique legacy is the creation of valued institutions that survive over time. The most significant contribution leaders make is not simply to today's bottom line; it is to the long-term development of people and institutions so they can adapt, change, prosper, and grow."

    As Warren and Carnall (2) stated, medical leadership is...

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    Making the most of medical communities.

    The identification of leadership as a key skill for doctors is a positive step, however have we undervalued the medical community's assets when considering the development of medical leadership?

    Green Templeton College is a graduate college in Oxford, specialising in subjects relating to human welfare and social, economic and environmental well-being in the 21st century. GTC has taken a more local approach to ma...

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    Some comments on mentoring and leadership

    What do we mean by leadership? Is it identical with the occupation of a medical management, or other management, role within the NHS or some other organisation? Most of this article seems to assume that it is.

    Should all doctors be leaders?

    Doctors are members of an expensively trained practical and scientific community. We have all, with varying degrees of awareness, opted to take on a role which...

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