Tag Archives: leadership

Dr. Bill Foege on the Practice of Leadership in Public Health

by Ed Baker, MSc, MD, MPH Drawing upon the popular column published in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, Management Moments with Public Health Leaders is a series appearing monthly on JPHMP Direct and will consist of video interviews with authors appearing in the column. When I think of public health leaders whom I most respect and admire, my

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Crisis Leadership: From the Haiti Earthquake to the COVID Pandemic

by Edward Baker, MD, MPH; P. K. (Ken) Keen, MA; and Roderick Gilkey, PhD In a prior column, we offered questions that leaders should be asking as they provide leadership through the challenges of the COVID pandemic. In this column, we build on the prior framework to offer guiding principles and best practices leading to concrete actions that leaders can

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Thoughts on Adaptive Leadership During the COVID-19 Pandemic

by Edward L. Baker MD, MPH; Robert Irwin, MA; and Gene Matthews, JD As public health leaders around the globe work to provide leadership in these challenging times, each day will present new or recurring leadership challenges. Some lessons learned from prior outbreaks may serve as useful guideposts. However, the coronavirus outbreak has, in important respects, presented unprecedented challenges. Therefore,

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Summer at a Local Health Department and the Eisenhower Matrix

by Cynthia Morrow, MD, MPH My office in the health department had a large white board on which I kept an ever-changing “to do” list. Only one thing permanently resided on that board: my favorite 2X2 table (Figure 1), adapted from the “Eisenhower Matrix.” The matrix served as a constant reminder for our leadership team to try to ensure that

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State Health Officials–Defining Success and Identifying Critical Success Factors

Being Better Messengers

by Edward Baker, MD, MPH, MSc Drawing upon the popular column published in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, Management Moments with Public Health Leaders is a new series appearing bimonthly on JPHMP Direct and will consist of video interviews with authors appearing in the column. Little is known about the personal and professional characteristics or organizational factors that make state

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How Can New Public Health Leaders Use the Accreditation Process to Foster Their Leadership Goals?

2012 Report PH Financing

by Kaye Bender, PhD, RN, FAAN Focus on Accreditation and Innovation addresses current issues related to the Public Health Accreditation Board’s national public health department accreditation program, and the Public Health National Center for Innovations. This series highlights the experiences and perspectives of accredited health departments and explores topics related to the Standards and Measures, research and evaluation findings, and

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Leadership Principles with Lizzie Corcoran of the de Beaumont Foundation

JPHMP presents Public Health Perspectives, a podcast series targeted towards strengthening the future public health workforce. We will explore the narratives of public health care professionals and gain insight on career paths that shape the profession. In our journey, we will use JPHMP’s 21 Public Health Case Studies on Policy & Administration, which provides case studies that help students and practitioners

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