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A Valuable, Fragile Thing Called Leadership Trust

13 November, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
John led a panel discussion on Monday night at the American College of Physician Executives meeting in Phoenix.  This blog is based on conversations with physicians who attended the event.  PHOENIX — Presidential popularity is an up and down kind of thing depending on the issues at hand and the political climate in the nation’s […] Read more»

Physician Executives: Rush to Promotion?

30 October, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
Being a medical doctor does not automatically qualify someone to run what Peter Drucker described as …one of the most complex of all human organizations ever devised by man — a hospital. We are on the front end of an emerging school of thought that says physician CEOs, with their years of clinical training and […] Read more»

President Obama’s Jell-O

23 September, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
DALLAS (July 19, 2009) -- Reforming healthcare is one of the most complex, daunting and important tasks of this decade. What began with great hope and good intentions to avoid the reform mistakes of the past is now going badly. Sadly, what we are watching in Washington is a bunch of very smart people trying to hold a hand full of Jell-O that has not quite set up. It is not a pretty sight and they are making a very b Read more»