Welcome to American Association for Physician Leadership!
Health care challenges today are no longer adequately addressed by the traditional paternalistic physician role. Health care must be physician-led, but patient-centered. Effective leadership must be collaborative rather than authoritarian, proactive rather than reactive.You’ll learn about the transformation that helps physicians strengthen their ability to lead. You’ll take a historical journey through the medical profession and the transitions that brought it to where it is today. You’ll gain insight necessary to think through the implications of leadership and current health policy considerations.The authors analyze factors affecting the development of physician leaders, address some of the barriers physician leaders face, and provide insight into how to overcome these barriers.