Hospital Medicine: Lessons in Leadership
Summary: HM14 session co-presenter Dr. Katherine Hochman, of NYU Langone Medical Center, talks about how leaders come in all shapes and sizes and why she thinks patient safety is the core of hospital team development. Co-presenter Dr. Win Whitcomb, a hospitalist at Remedy Medical Partners, co-founder of SHM, and columnist for The Hospitalist newsmagazine, explains why mentorship is a key factor in career development and why who you follow offers insight into how you’ll lead. Fellow session presenter Dr. Thomas McIlraith, of Mercy Medical Group, discusses why understanding team dynamics is critically important in hospital medicine, and shares his experience with leadership early in his career.