July 25, 2016

Dyad leadership structures in healthcare

Clinician Leadership | Leadership Development

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Dyad leadership structures continue to proliferate in the healthcare industry. Organizations are finding this is a great way to move physicians into senior leadership positions, immediately.  When paired with a seasoned leader the physicians have the privilege of perfecting their leadership skills in a safe environment while being in a meaningful position of authority.  The key is to have a clear understanding of responsibilities, authority, and shared goals between the two individuals.  MEDI recommends their clients be very intentional about getting clarity around these three areas to prevent a dysfunctional Dyad.
See also From Dyad to Triad: Healthcare Management Integration

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Lee Angus

Lee Angus is the president of MEDI Leadership, an executive coaching firm which focuses solely on leadership development in the healthcare industry. Lee has nearly twenty-five years of consulting and coaching experience, with sixteen of those years being work with Healthcare Administrative and Physician Executives.

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