Category Archives: Health Care

YOU & YOUR DOCTOR: Looking at the visit from both sides of the story

Mohan Peter MD is the Principal at SMS Leadership Coaching specializing in physician coaching and leadership development. He obtained his International Coach Federation Certificate (ICF) from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He is an Executive Partner and Leadership Coach at the … Continue reading

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Incoming Medical Students Clear Empathy Hurdle (with Teleos)

July 27, 2011 — An innovative medical school program is basing admissions as much on the individual’s emotional intelligence as his or her ability to memorize organic chemistry formulas and score high on the MCAT. “We intend to change the … Continue reading

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SELECTed as future leaders in healthcare

It’s not the typical start to medical school. No gross anatomy lab, no sudden immersion in science. No tests – although those are certainly ahead.

But this isn’t a typical medical school program. SELECT (Scholarly Excellence. Leadership Experiences. Collaborative Training.) is designed to train future physician leaders. Its students gained admittance by going through a rigorous behavioral interview process to assess their levels of emotional intelligence. The process looks for such characteristics as collaboration, adaptability and emotional self-control. Continue reading

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Teleos-USF-LVHN: A Paradigm Shift in Medical Education

The first medical students enrolled in SELECT, an innovative program designed to educate the physician leaders of the future, will arrive on the USF Health campus this week. In addition to their academic credentials, students were chosen for their high level of emotional intelligence. Candidates were assessed using an in-depth interview process often used in the business world but rarely employed in academic medicine. Continue reading

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