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Let’s LEAD! Part 2

Today’s blog is part two of a series with Dr. Robert Strauss, TeamHealth’s Vice President of Program Development, on what clinicians can expect when attending TeamHealth’s leadership training. TeamHealth: Dr. Strauss, thank you for sharing more information about TeamHealth’s Leadership Education And Development (LEAD) program. In Let’s LEAD: Part 1 you referred to several training...

Let’s LEAD! Part 1

Recently, we spoke with Dr. Robert Strauss, TeamHealth’s Vice President of Program Development. He has substantial responsibility for orienting and training TeamHealth clinical leaders. Beyond that, Dr. Strauss developed and conducts the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) ED Directors Academy, a four-phase curriculum to develop and coach physician leaders. Additionally, Dr. Strauss is chief...

A Founding Luminary, Barbara Blevins, to Women in Leadership

We recently spoke with Barbara Blevins, former TeamHealth president of integrated operations, about her career in healthcare, her time at TeamHealth and the impact she continues to leave on the organization through her vision in founding our Women In Leadership (WIL) program. TeamHealth: Tell me about your roles and responsibilities while working in healthcare and...

Skilled Clinical Leader, Engaged Clinicians, Great Patient Outcomes

By Rohit Uppal, MD, MBA, Chief Clinical Officer, Hospitalist Services For TeamHealth leaders, recent weeks have been a time of intense focus on the issues of leadership development and clinician engagement. We invest considerable resources into leadership development, and clinician engagement is one of our top strategic priorities and is always an area of focus....

Women In Leadership Celebrate Dr. Mary Haven Merkle

With decades of experience as a practicing internist, hospital physician and physician executive, Dr. Mary Haven Merkle lends her wealth of knowledge and skills to the company as Senior Vice President of Integrated Services and we are pleased to award her the Women In Leadership – Leadership Award. The Women in Leadership Award is designed...

Hospital Medicine – Now an International Specialty

By Ron Greeno, MD, Senior Advisor for Medical Affairs, President of the Society of Hospital Medicine This past fall, I was asked to speak at a conference for Japanese hospitalists in Tokyo. They wanted me to speak about the evolution of the hospitalist model in the United States and to begin conversations about getting support...

Introducing the TeamHealth Research Institute

By Kevin Klauer, DO, EJD, Chief Medical Officer, Emergency Medicine, Chief Risk Officer, Executive Director of the TeamHealth Patient Safety Organization I am excited to introduce the TeamHealth Research Institute (THRI). Please join me in congratulating Aryeh Shander, MD, who will serve as THRI Director. “THRI is structured to avail any member of TeamHealth who...

Celebrating Our Women In Leadership for National Women Physicians Day

TeamHealth joins National Women Physicians Day in celebrating women physicians as colleagues, friends, family and doctors. We want to recognize not only the strides that have been made by generations of women doctors but that a balance must be struck that allows women to succeed professionally while balancing family. Watch this great video with our own...

Introducing the TeamHealth Leadership Recruitment Team

By Will Daniels, TeamHealth Leadership Recruiter The goal of our new Leadership Recruitment Team (LRT) is to support clinical recruiters in filling facility medical director and regional medical positions in a timely manner to maintain TeamHealth’s quality care within our facilities by putting the right clinicians into leadership roles. We want you to know you...

Let Your Voice Be Heard

We recently spoke with one of our regional medical directors, Dr. Gina Wilkins, MD, MHA, FACEP, about her role as a leader at TeamHealth, and she offered great insight on mentorship and her calling to enter medicine and gave advice for female physicians wanting advance their careers. TeamHealth: “How long have you worked with TeamHealth?”...

Dr. Ron Greeno addresses the Japanese Society of Hospital General Medicine

Ron Greeno, MD, FCCP, MHM, Senior Advisor for Medical Affairs for TeamHealth recently presented at the 15th Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Hospital General Medicine International Symposium in Tokyo on September 14, 2017. He was invited to Japan to address the Japanese Society of Hospital General Medicine on The Evolution of the Hospitalist Model...