Would you expect the chef at a restaurant to be told that they are not only required to prepare the food in the kitchen but also deliver it to each of the tables and manage the billing? What about sorting out the restaurant’s finances or understanding the number of patrons that need to flow through per night to optimize income? If this sounds unreasonable, how did we end up asking …
Post Author: Amanda Brisebois, MD
Dr. Brisebois is a certified wellness and executive coach and has extensive training in conflict, negotiation, mediation, equity, diversity, and inclusion. She has served as the medical director for a large 290-bed hospital, the medical director of the Covenant Palliative Care Institute, as well as an associate chief medical officer of Covenant Health.
She is completing her Masters of International Health Leadership through McGill University and has trained at multiple world-renowned organizations, including the Mayo Clinic, Berkeley, Oxford, UBC, and the Justice Institute of British Columbia. Her leadership specialty is helping practitioners and teams find success through conflict and learn from these successes to create happier, more efficient, and more effective healthcare teams. She has spoken at many international events and is a published author in her fields of expertise.
She is the co-author of “Tough medicine: experiences of clinicians providing palliative care in the emergency department” and ” A comparison of the management of patients with advanced cancer vs. other end-stage conditions in two Canadian emergency departments.”
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