With regard to speaking up, you say a “few” in your group are concerned, so I assume more than one but still a small number of your group has expressed some dissatisfaction. There may be other members with similar sentiments, so it is important to have a discussion with all the group members and solicit their opinions. Instead of approaching the administrators with your concerns, I suggest you and your colleagues have an open and candid discussion with your group leader. After the discussion, if you still remain dissatisfied with the director’s level of clinical involvement, you are left with several choices:
- Approach hospital administration and see if they approve of how your director is carrying out his clinical responsibilities. Be prepared for the director to find out.
- Continue to do your job and let this issue rest.
- Start looking for another job. If the situation really bothers you, I favor the latter!
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