Core Leadership Competencies

Business of Medicine

Successfully lead and grow clinical, operational and strategic priorities


  • Clearly articulated strategic plan
  • Demonstrated understanding and utilization of:
    – Financial and operations reporting statements
    – Funds flow mechanisms and measures
    – Competitive compensation and productivity models
    – Legal and HR documents and requirements
  • Demonstrated operations transparency
  • Effective management of clinical productivity and reimbursement models

Assessment Questions

  • What are the program’s strategic priorities? Are those priorities aligned with those of the hospital, the department/medical school?
  • What are the financial resources to match those priorities?
  • Describe your successes and achievements in affecting the established strategic priorities?
  • Is your program recognized as the market leader for clinical services?
  • What metrics are most valuable in overseeing the business operation?
  • Describe your established process for the continual evaluation of the fiscal and operational matters of the program.


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