In addition to his medical training, he was awarded a doctorate with distinction in organizational leadership from Vanderbilt University. He also was a member of the inaugural Masters of Positive Psychology class at the University of Pennsylvania.
Peter has published two books about leadership and positive psychology in the medical world:
- He has co-published Sick Patients Sicker System: How Clinician Leaders Become System Healers with Terrence Deal.
- More recently, he published Rethinking Power in Healthcare: What to do when Authority Fails and Patients Suffer.
In addition to his surgical practice he lectures extensively on leadership and positive psychology. He is currently working on his second book which provides a positive practical approach to influencing organizations. His life’s mission is to improve the quality of care delivered in hospitals. Visit his Web site.
Peter’s PPND articles are here.