Judith Tweedie
Royal College of Physicians
Health careAuditLeadership developmentMedical educationKnowledge management
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Last. Gareth HynesH-Index: 2
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The seminal 2013 report by Sir Robert Francis1 and those by Keogh and Berwick2 3 emphasised the important role junior doctors have as clinical leaders to drive improvement within the National Health Service. To deliver this, strong leadership and management skills are required; in fact, the need for leadership development throughout medical training has been well documented through these reports.1–3 The Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management (FMLM) Trainee Steering Group (TSG), which compr...
#1Gareth Hynes (University of Oxford)H-Index: 2
#2Judith Tweedie (Royal College of Physicians)H-Index: 1
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Introduction Outcomes for patients are better when healthcare professionals are involved in the leadership and management decisions of caregiving organisations. Training in leadership and management should therefore be prioritised for healthcare staff in the UK. Methods We undertook a survey of junior doctors throughout the UK to gauge junior doctors’ experiences of and their attitudes towards leadership and management training. This was conducted via an anonymous online survey of direct questio...
Last. Celeste P.M. WilderomH-Index: 30
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Increasingly, physician engagement in management, quality and innovation is being recognised as vital, requiring ‘medical leadership’ (ML) competencies. Besides numerous local institutional efforts and despite the high level of autonomy of the medical profession and the education of its members, in some countries, national level activities are focusing on developing ML competencies to guide physicians in more effectively engaging in these non-medical activities. Up to this date, little is known ...
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Increasing economic and organizational challenges call physicians in action to engage in medical leadership (ML) roles. Yet, in only six of the 195 countries the content of ML development has recently been articulated in the form of comprehensive national schemes or programs. Despite increasing scientific evidence pointing to the great relevance of ML and the often-reported hesitance of physicians to engage in ML, little is known about effective strategies and tactics for national ML development...