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LEADERSHIP IN ACADEMIC MEDICINE
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 71-74

Academic succession planning: A US perspective


Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, Toledo, Ohio, USA

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Dr. Thomas J Papadimos
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Toledo College of Medicine and The Life Sciences, 3000 Arlington Avenue Toledo, Ohio 43614
USA
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DOI: 10.4103/IJAM.IJAM_17_18

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Succession planning for the replacement of vacant academic leadership positions is of paramount importance. It permits organized and minimally disruptive changes during times of transition. Interim chairs have become more common because of increasingly high chair turnover rates and the declining tenure of sitting chairs. In the U.S. nearly 66% of new chairs come from the department of the home institution. Therefore, training faculty members within the department who have the desirable attributes required to be strong leaders will be of assistance to an institution during the turbulent times created by transitions. An emphasis should be placed on the importance of the development of interim chairs as leaders. The following core competencies are addressed in this article: Systems-based practice, Interpersonal and communication skills, and Professionalism.


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