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Special Outpatient Surgery Edition - OR Excellence Program Preview - June 2017

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1 8 S U P P L E M E N T T O O U T P A T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E J U N E 2 0 1 7 T ake a moment to envision the most effective leaders who shaped your suc- cess, the men and women who knew exactly what to say and do to bring out the best in you. If you think they were born with an "X factor" that simply cannot be taught, think again. In most cases, there's no such thing as a "born leader," according to Chet Wyman, MD, an anesthesiologist with Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, Md. Instead, good leaders learn how to inspire others and lead effective teams — and that means you can, too. Dr. Wyman lectures extensively on implementing positive change and improving patient care. In his ORX presentation, "You're Not a Born Leader!" he will share proven strategies for cultivating leader- A clinical associ- ate with Johns Hopkins Medicine's Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine in Baltimore, Md. A frequent lec- turer and expert on teamwork, commu- nication and patient safety, as well as the dynamics of organizational fear and behavior. A newly minted triathlete who didn't know how to swim before he started training for his first 2 triathlons last year. Chet Wyman, MD Learning to Lead For most people, the ability to inspire others is an acquired skill rather than an innate gift. ship skills, so you can bring about meaningful change in the OR. • Care is critical. One of the things I think a lot of us tend to forget is that the term "health care" is two words: health and care. We're caring for people in our operating rooms every day, but we also have to tend to the health of our organizations. Sure, you need to be focused on delivering positive out- comes and results, but those will come if your leaders care about your

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