Leadership in Surgery

  • Melina R. Kibbe
  • Herbert Chen

Part of the Success in Academic Surgery book series (SIAS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Barbara Lee Bass
    Pages 1-10
  3. Michael Mulholland
    Pages 11-26
  4. Melina R. Kibbe
    Pages 27-36
  5. Mary T. Killackey
    Pages 37-42
  6. Harry C. Sax, Bruce L. Gewertz
    Pages 43-55
  7. Sarah Tevis, Herbert Chen, Gregory Kennedy
    Pages 57-65
  8. Jonathan D. Gates, David W. McFadden
    Pages 67-79
  9. Nathaniel J. Soper
    Pages 91-97
  10. Gerard M. Doherty
    Pages 99-106
  11. Marissa C. Kuo, David O. Anderson, Paul C. Kuo
    Pages 129-142
  12. T. Clark Gamblin, Timothy M. Pawlik
    Pages 157-161
  13. Marco G. Patti, Daniel Albo
    Pages 163-176
  14. Omaida C. Velazquez, Julie Ann Freischlag, Diana Farmer
    Pages 177-192
  15. Jeffrey S. Upperman, Jessica N. Rea, Henri R. Ford
    Pages 193-204
  16. Back Matter
    Pages 205-208

About this book


This updated volume provides a guide to the theories and concepts of leadership in surgery. New chapters on team motivation, understanding different healthcare systems, and leadership negotiation are included. Practical management skills are also covered, including how to manage difficult personalities, change management, and conflict resolution techniques.

Leadership in Surgery examines the skills and characteristics needed to be a good leader and aims to improve surgical leadership. The book is relevant to both trainees and practicing surgeons.


Leadership behaviours Managing Situations Practical tips for Good Leaders Surgical Leadership Theories and Concepts behind Leadership

Editors and affiliations

  • Melina R. Kibbe
    • 1
  • Herbert Chen
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity of North CarolinaChapel HillUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryUniversity of Alabama at BirminghamBirminghamUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-19853-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-19854-1
  • Series Print ISSN 2194-7481
  • Series Online ISSN 2194-749X
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