Canadian Journal of Physician Leadership Back Issues. Click on covers to download issue

Issue Number 1 Summer 2014



Patient experience is much more than patient satisfaction


Principled physician (and other health care) leadership: introducing a value-based approach


The myths of multitasking: taking a mindful approach to enhance leadership focus


More women leaders needed in medicine


Book review: Getting to Maybe: How the World is Changed


Book review: The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else in Business

Issue Number 2 Fall 2014



Opinion: The condition of the Canadian health care system does not have to be discouraging


Challenges and opportunities to ensure effective physician leadership in Canada


Closing the gap: a Canadian health leadership action plan


Career transition: planning for your third act


Part 1: The importance of physician–hospital relations in the Canadian health care system


Facilitation skills for physician leaders — an emerging necessity in a complex health system


Salybia Mission Project: a student initiative creates a living legacy


Book review: The Path to Health Care Reform: Policy and Politics


Book Review: Paradigm Freeze: Why It Is So Hard to Reform

Health-Care Policy in Canada


Issue Number 3 Winter 2015



Opinion: Relationship-centred care: toward real health system reform


Rethinking power in a hospital setting


Enhancing physician leadership resilience


The facilitative leader: Designing engaging and productive meetings


Seeing differently: applying the Theory of Constraints in health care


The 5 Cs of physician resilience


Book review: Service Fanatics: How to Build Superior Patient Experience the Cleveland Clinic Way


Book review: The Systems View of Life: A Unifying Vision

Volume 2 number 1



Opinion: Needed: physician leaders


Professionalism and disruptive behaviour: strategies for physician leaders


Physician communication as a key factor in patient experience


The facilitative leader: Group decision-making


Voir différemment : la théorie des contraintes appliquée aux soins de santé


Canadian Journal of Physician Leadership guidelines for authors


Book review: The Behaviour

Change Wheel: A Guide to Designing



Volume 2 number 2



Waste of time or teachable moment?


A physician leader’s role in managing patient safety incidents


The facilitative leader: Managing the behaviour of challenging team members


Communicate clearly: A key way to protect against human rights complaints


Creating a powerful speaking style


Leading the medical division: A small business in academia


Book review: Inspired Physician Leadership: Creating Influence and Impact


Volume 2 number 3



Has regionalization of the Canadian health system contributed to better health?


Part-time practice, full-time safety for physician leaders


Balancing patient satisfaction and quality of care


OPINION Advocacy in one’s own practice: appropriateness in ordering investigations and management decisions


Strategic leadership development for physicians


Strategic leadership development for physicians


Book review: Leaders Eat Last:

Why Some Teams Pull Together

and Others Don’t


Book review: No More Lethal Waits: 10 Steps to Transform Canada’s Emergency Departments

Volume 3 number 1



EDITORIAL: Why are we not achieving lasting results in reforming the Canadian health system?


Introducing a formative approach to developing better leaders in academic medical institutions


POSITION PAPER : More effectiveness, not more competencies


How conversations become culture: physicians leading in complex times


Evaluating a continuing education workshop as a strategy to address disruptive behaviour in postgraduate medical education


Book review: Grit: The Power

of Passion and Perseverance


Book review: The Health Gap: The Challenge of an Unequal World


Book review: In Search of the Perfect Health System

Volume 3 number 2



EDITORIAL: Embedding trust in the Canadian health care system


OPINION: Leadership, followership, and peak team performance


Exploring the relation between Canadians’ values and health system costs


Good leaders create followers, great leaders create leaders


IN THEIR OWN WORDS: Exemplary practices of medical leaders in Australia


Development of physician leadership: a scoping review


Coaching competencies for physicians: change the conversation, change everything


REFLECTIONS : On the shoulders of giants: inspiration for aspiring physician leaders


Book review: Stop Physician

Burnout: What to Do When Working

Harder Isn’t Working

Volume 3 number 3



EDITORIAL: Causing disease by curing disease?


Hero or human: professionalism for leaders


Medical professionalism and physician leadership: the time for action is now


PERSPECTIVE: The current reality in Quebec’s health care system


REFLECTIONS: Leadership lessons from the Rio Paralympic Games


Physician health as a potential indicator of quality


CSPL WHITE PAPER: A blueprint for improving physician engagement and leadership in the Canadian health care system


ADVICE: Transitioning to an executive role? What you should know about your retirement plan


Medical registration in Canada: a brief overview


Book review: Better Now Six Big Ideas to Improve Health Care for All Canadians


Book review: Leading with Noble

Purpose How to Create a Tribe of True




Issue Number 4 Spring 2015



Opinion: What do physicians need to lead?


Natural justice and fair process: what physician leaders must know


Dealing with anger: the four A's


The facilitative leader: Keeping the discussion on track


Developing criteria-based privileging in

British Columbia


Skills for leaders in health care — “SERVANTS” and “MASTERS”


Understanding physician leadership in Canada: overview of a CSPE/CMA/CHI study


Canadian health care leaders’ perceptions of physician–hospital relations


Book review: Bending the cost curve in health care: Canada’s provinces in international perspective

Volume 2 number 4



Panarchy, the collapse of the Canadian health care system, and physician leadership


Mediocre leaders fix weakness, great leaders leverage strengths


Leadership tools for transformation: complaints, conflict, and core motivation


Medical leadership: the case in the literature


2016 CSPL Excellence in Medical Leadership Award


CCPL 2016 inspires and informs


Book review: Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End


Book review: A Good Death: Making the Most of Our Final Choices


Book review: The Leadership

Challenge: How to Make Extraordinary Things Happen in Organizations

Volume 3 number 4



Rudeness in health care is harmful


PERSPECTIVE: An ideal future for Quebec’s health care system


Complexity leadership offers the right fit for physicians


Leading complex change: go slow to go fast


REFLECTIONS: Thirty-five years before the mast


2017 CSPL Excellence in Medical Leadership Award


2017 Canadian Certified Physician Executives


2017 Canadian Conference on Physician Leadership Photos


Book review: How Hockey Can Save



Book review: Three books on influence

and persuasion

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