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American Association for Physician Leadership
American Association for Physician Leadership

The Physician Leader’s Guide to Thriving in Dyads, Triads, and Other Multidisciplinary Team-Based Management Models

Lucy Zielinski

Donald Lurye, MD, MMM, CPE, FAAFP, FAAPL

Jan 8, 2023

Physician Leadership Journal

Volume 10, Issue 1, Pages 30-34



Team-based management models offer physicians new opportunities to participate in organizational leadership. To function effectively within team-based leadership models, however, physicians must develop the core traits of humility and authenticity. They can develop these traits by practicing vulnerability, emotional intelligence, and self-knowledge and by emulating three concrete behaviors: modeling accountability, acting from principle, and elevating others.

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