Medical Leadership

Sven Hansen - Resilient Leadership

Sven Hansen originally trained a doctor and now runs management courses on resilience. He summarises the work of others, and has an interesting model of resilience which demonstrates how you can spiral up and down.  

Towards an understanding of resilience and its relevance to medical training

Published in Medical Education 2012: 46: 349–356

This article explores the concept of resilience and its potential relevance to medicine. It also looks at the dimensions of resilience and its ethical importance for effective professional practice, and considers whether a focus on resilience might be useful in medical training.

Building Physician Resilience

Published in Canadian Family Physician. 2008 May; 54(5): 722-729

The objective of this study was to explore the dimensions of family physician resilience.  The study was carried out in Ontario, Canada and four main aspects of physician resilience were identified: