OVERVIEW: Self-Awareness, Personality & Physician Leadership This workshop day is designed to provide an overview of leadership development for physician leaders. Whether with patients, their teams or their hospital partners, physicians must learn to be effective in a variety of situations and environments. Self-awareness of core competencies for effective leadership, personality type, work-style preferences, and learning how to be effective and have influence with critical stakeholders is imperative to success. This class offers insight and perspective to assist physicians in leading and positively impacting their practices and patients. Understand needed leadership competencies for physician effectiveness; Recognize individual personality type and how to be more effective with other “types”; and Create personal leadership goals to increase influence and impact as a physician leader. Strategic Planning Now more than ever, strategic planning is a vital activity that helps the organization set priorities, focus energy and resources, strengthen operations, and ensure that employees and other stakeholders are working in the same direction toward common goals, outcomes and results in a dynamic environment. In this workshop session, participants will explore the physician leader’s role and responsibilities as well as opportunities to add value to the process of strategic planning.