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Process Problem or Coaching Moment?

As leaders, we want to foster work environments that create safe and reliable care for patients and employees. Sounds easy, but its hard work! Chief Human Resources Officer Sarah Sherer coaches leaders from around the system on thinking through when it’s time to look at a process and when it’s time for coaching an employee.

How to Learn From Failure

Fail fast and often has been Silicon Valley’s motto for years. For medicine, where failure can result in patient harm, failure has negative connotations. Peter Weir, Utah’s executive medical director of population health and a family medicine physician, discusses different types of failures, and how we become better people and better clinicians by talking about our mistakes.

Are Leaders Still Readers?

Reading is an essential leadership skill. But with so many distractions—Netflix, social media—reading may be on the decline. James Neider, clinical operations manager, shares strategies for adopting a reading habit that will make you a better leader.

We’re in This Together: Making Tough Decisions Easier

The realities of COVID-19 have impacted visitor policies, creating challenges for patients and moral distress for staff. Jennifer Jones, nurse manager, has developed several approaches for leaders and staff to work through the tough decisions the updated visitor policy is forcing.

How to SOLVE the Hidden Curriculum Conundrum: Student-led Reform

Medical students Rachel Tsolinas and Sam Wilkinson, along with SOM professor Kathryn Moore, share a practical tool all health care professionals can use to broaden our understanding of how culture influences decisions and events.

How to Lead Virtual Meetings

The role of the meeting leader takes on new prominence in virtual spaces like Zoom or Microsoft Teams. The Effective Communicator joins Antonius Tsai to discuss how you can make the transition from presenting content to leading and shaping a space that builds connection and purpose.

Team of Teams: The Enduring Positivity of Collaboration

With over 12 years of experience, Amanda White, director of human resources analytics and technology, has worked on plenty of teams. She pairs her team experience with Bruce W. Tuckman’s team development research to share how teams can create an enduring culture of collaboration.

Nudging Better Decisions

We're revisiting Kyle Bradford Jones as a refresher on the impact of emotions on decision-making. He wonders what kind of nudges would help clinicians make better decisions.

Cultivating Organizational Culture: A New Approach

Director of Organizational Development Chris Fairbank introduces WE CARE—a model for leaders that focuses on what makes their teams unique so they can enhance and sustain a stronger organizational culture.

How to Teach Medical Procedures That Stick

Frequent and deliberate practice is critical to attaining procedural competency. Cheryl Yang, pediatric emergency medicine fellow, shares a framework for providing trainees with opportunities to learn, practice, and maintain procedural skills, while ensuring high standards for patient safety.

Building a Career Progression Framework for Advanced Practice Clinicians

By the year 2032, two-thirds of the provider workforce will be advanced practice clinicians (APC). Charity Coe and Julie O’Brien, APCs and seasoned leaders passionate about improving their discipline, are charting a course for the success of future practitioners.

What Kind of Big Cheese Are You – Pandemic Style

HR’s director of communication and recognition Christian Sherwood reveals what kind of leader you are, with a bit of fun and help from Harvard Business Review.