Episode 26: Embracing Authentic Healthcare Leadership
Being a leader in healthcare is not for the faint of heart. It requires grit and determination, and unlike many jobs, it doesn’t stop at 5 o’clock.
That’s why today’s guest, John Couris, President and CEO of Tampa General Hospital, believes that healthcare leadership is not just a job or a career—it’s a vocation.
In this episode, John talks about his journey in becoming a healthcare leader, and why the authentic leadership model is the most sustainable way to improve your organization.
- The dedication it takes to be a successful leader in healthcare
- The difficult decisions his team faced during the pandemic
- Leading with authenticity, transparency, vulnerability, and kindness
- Seeking out constructive criticism from staff
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