Learning how to lead as a physician out of medical school can be difficult. Medical schools often fail to properly train their graduates in leadership. This leads to graduates with little to no confidence as a leader or an over-inflated sense of leadership ability that can lead to difficult team dynamics.
Dr. Koh dives into the intricacies of team management and leadership as a medical professional and how she struggled in her early career to foster a healthy work environment. Through the adoption of a growth mindset and pushing past her comfort zone, Dr. Koh was able to grow past her more abrasive tendencies as a physician to create a more well-rounded team environment. By doing this she created an atmosphere that enhanced teamwork and lead to a more satisfying work environment.