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Untangling approaches to management and leadership across systems of medical education

Hartley, KA 2016, 'Untangling approaches to management and leadership across systems of medical education' , BMC Health Services Research, 16 (S2:180) , pp. 33-43.

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Abstract

Aims: How future doctors might be educated and trained in order to meet the population and system needs of countries is currently being debated. Incorporation of a broad range of capabilities, encompassed within categories of management and, increasingly, leadership, form part of this discussion. The purpose of this paper is to outline a framework by which countries’ progress in this area might be assessed and compared. Methods: Key databases and journals related to this area were reviewed. From relevant articles potential factors impacting on the incorporation of aspects of management and leadership within medical education and training were identified. These factors were tested via an online survey during 2013 with six members of a European Association of doctors who promote medical involvement in hospital management, including members from countries less represented in the health management literature. Results: A framework for analysing how management and leadership education is being approached within different systems of healthcare is developed and presented. Conclusions: More systematic work across a wider range of countries is needed if we are to have a better understanding of how countries within and beyond Europe are approaching and progressing the education of doctors in management and leadership. Keywords: Medical education, Management, Leadership, Competency frameworks

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > Salford Business School > Salford Business School Research Centre
Journal or Publication Title: BMC Health Services Research
Publisher: BioMed Central
ISSN: 1472-6963
Funders: EU COST (Action IS0903)
Depositing User: Dr K Hartley
Date Deposited: 01 Jun 2016 11:44
Last Modified: 02 Nov 2016 14:11
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/39066

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