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Chief Resident: Leader, Manager and Mentor

Course Description:
This course is developed with three distinct roles you will assume as Chief Resident in your program: Leader, Manager, Mentor.  These roles require outstanding communication skills and exemplary professional behavior at all times.  This 9-hour  course will assist Chief Residents with listening and organization skills required to solicit valuable input from their team (students, interns, residents, staff and faculty).  It will conclude with an important professional development message pertaining to your personal and professional growth as an individual, as you prepare for your next professional position post residency.

Chief Resident PowerPoint

Format: Small group discussion

Course Objectives:

  • Identify the role of Chief Resident as a leader
  • Apply new leadership knowledge to case based discussions
  • Describe the role of the Chief Resident as a Leader of Department Quality Initiatives
  • Identify the role of the Chief Resident as a manager
  • Discuss the benefits of obtaining guidance on your own professional development
  • Apply new managerial knowledge to case based activities
  • Describe a potential professional development project your Chief Resident year
  • Identify the role of the Chief Resident as a mentor
  • Discuss common issues Chief Residents encounter specific to the professionalism competency


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