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Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

This activity is directed to physicians who take care of hospitalized children, medical students, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants working in the emergency room, intensive care unit, or hospital wards.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Review Leadership literature with a focus on Pediatrics.
  • Review Leadership literature with a focus on Pediatrics.
  • Review steps to take to be an effective leader.
There is no educational content to this course. This course is designed to only administer the post-test and collect CME evaluations for the podcast associated with this training.
A Note From Dr. Tarchichi:
This series of podcasts were created to keep the busy physician of today informed and up to date on some of the most important diagnoses and issues we face every day in the care of hospitalized children. Please log in, complete a brief quiz, a course evaluation and get your CME credit. Thank you for listening and enjoy.

Suggested Additional Reading:

  1. Barry S, Grunberg N, Kleber H, McManigle J, Schoomaker E. A four-year medical school leader and leadership education and development program. International Journal of Medical Education,2018;9:99-100
  2. “Training the next generation of executives. An Innovative Residency Pathway in Management and Leadership”. Academic Medicine, May 2011, Vol 86, Issue 5.
  3. Sklar D. Leadership in Academic Medicine: Purpose, People, and Programs. Acad Med. 2018;93:145-148 Collins-Nakai R. Leadership in Medicine. MJM 2006. 9:
  4. Maxwell, J. C. (1998). The 21 irrefutable laws of leadership: follow them and people will follow you. Nashville, Tenn.: Thomas Nelson Publishers.
  5. Wooden, John. Wooden on Leadership. US: McGraw-Hill, 2005.
  6. Kouzes, J. M., & Posner, B. Z. (2017). The leadership challenge: how to make extraordinary things happen in organizations. Sixth edition. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  7. Maxwell, J. C. (1995). Developing the leaders around you. Nashville, Nelson Tenn.:T. Nelson
  8. Chernow R. (2017) Grant. New York : Penguin Press, [2017] ©2017

Nancy Spector, MD — Professor of Pediatrics; Associate Dean for Faculty Development; Executive Director, ELAM
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Tony R. Tarchichi, MD — Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC.) Paul C. Gaffney Diagnostic Referral Group
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
No other members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

This activity is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

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