“The transition is not as hard as you think, because hospitalists have been trained to do patient interviews,” he says. “They’re skilled at observation and listening. In the transition to leadership, they sometimes forget that they have these skills and can use these to be a great leader.”” TH
Jane Jerrard is a medical writer based in Chicago. She also writes “Public Policy” for The Hospitalist.
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