Marilu Bintz, MD, MBA, FACS; Vice President of Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, Wisconsin
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Learning Objectives: At the end of this activity, you will be able to:
Description: Physicians are trained to be knowledgeable. So how can they learn to be quiet, listen, and ask questions?
In this video, Marilu Bintz, MD, MBA, FACS; Vice President of Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, Wisconsin, explains why she believes that listening is the most important skill physician leaders can develop.
- Why do you think listening is a leadership skill?
- Why might physicians find it difficult to listen and ask questions, rather than trying to fix a situation or offer what they know?
- What have you learned by listening or asking sincere questions? When do you find it hardest to do so?
- How might you improve your listening skills?