How do you engage your physicians? It's a question with many potential answers depending on the organization and its culture, but the best way to start is by cultivating leadership. Our online course, Mastering Physician Engagement, provides suggestions on how to model leadership as well as specific actions you can take to foster the leadership capability of your team.
Attributes of a Leader That You Can Cultivate in Yourself
One of the best methods of cultivating leadership in your team is by embodying those characteristics yourself. Leaders display the following:
- Deliver on outcomes
- Demonstrate integrity
- Have a passion for work
- Are approachable
- Admit shortcomings
- Seek feedback
In addition to embodying and modeling these behaviors, there are specific actions you can take in order to create a more open environment that encourages engagement and fosters the leadership capabilities of your team members.