The image of a powerful organizational leader conjures up an archetype of strength, knowledge, and wisdom. It makes us think of a leader who knows the right thing to do…
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Positive Interventions and Disease: Is There A Basis?
Many of those familiar with the treatment of disease and the world of positive psychology can readily appreciate some of the potential applications. Research continues to legitimize the notion that mind and body are connected. It is easy to speculate how positive interventions might augment traditional therapeutics. But can positive psychology alone be effective in treating severe maladies such as organ failure? […]
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Sick Patients, Sicker System?
Few procedures are more complex, more demanding than organ transplantation. Few are more satisfying; seeing a patient leave hospital with a new lease on life is incredibly gratifying to those…
Peter Minich, MD, Ph.D., MAPP, is a surgeon, author, educator, and physician coach. In addition to his medical training, he was awarded a doctorate with distinction in organizational leadership from Vanderbilt…