How does one become a successful leader? This book attempts to answer this question by providing a study of leadership and its role in the success of an academic surgeon’s career. This book contains chapters written by current leaders in surgery that teach the theories and concepts behind leadership and explain the skills and traits needed to become an effective leader. Practical tips for developing leadership skills, how to effectively manage teams, how to manage up, and initiate change management are addressed. Lastly, the impact of culture, gender, and being an underrepresented minority on surgical leadership is discussed. This book will be of interest to anyone pursuing a career in academic surgery.
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