Wisconsin Family Practice Chief Residents' Leadership Course

Based upon a long-standing tradition of chief resident leadership development, an updated, one-day Leadership Course for Family Practice Chief Resident is held each year that focuses on essential skills that chief residents require to be successful.

Chiefs who attend this course acquire new skills to enhance their effectiveness as residency program leaders. Chiefs learn and apply practical skills and tested leadership models while building their network of colleagues.

This list of topics shows the breadth of areas covered throughout the day:

  • Leadership qualities, types and styles
  • Delegating work and motivating others
  • Peer coaching and team development
  • Working with your program director - keys to success
  • Recognizing and dealing with peers in difficulty
  • Mastering and managing self and time

Course faculty members are residency program directors and family medicine faculty. Comments about this course made by family medicine chiefs:

  • "Good practice for approaching difficult situations"
  • "Very useful and entertaining"
  • "Really enjoyed the case presentations and interaction"
  • "Excellent principles - Greatly needed"

For additional information, contact Jeff Morzinski, PhD, course director jmorzins@mcw.edu or Heather Lotz, program coordinator hlotz@mcw.edu.