Leadership in Healthcare

Dec 17, 2008

Presenter: Richard B. Gunderman, MD, Ph.D


  1. Describe the role of health professionals in leading healthcare organizations
  2. Identify new opportunities for leaders in contemporary healthcare
  3. Develop leadership approaches that enhance professional fulfillment and patient care


Please note that this video is for informational purposes only and is not for CE/CME credit.


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Richard Gunderman is Professor of Radiology, Pediatrics, Medical Education, Philosophy, Liberal Arts, and Philanthropy at Indiana University, where he also serves as Vice Chair of Radiology.  He is also a Fellow of the Tobias Center for Leadership Excellence and serves on the Boards of Governors of the Kinsey Institute and the Institute for Advanced Study.  He received his BA Summa Cum Laude from Wabash College, MD and PhD (Committee on Social Thought) from the University of Chicago, and MPH from Indiana University.  He is a six-time recipient of the Indiana University Trustees Teaching Award, and has also received the Wayne Booth Award, the Robert Shellhamer Award for the Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, the Indiana University School of Medicine Faculty Teaching Award, the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, and the Herman Frederic Lieber Memorial All-University Award for Teaching Excellence.  Earlier this month, he was named the 2008 Outstanding Educator by the Radiological Society of North America, an organization of over 42,000 worldwide imaging professionals.  He is the author of over 220 scholarly articles and has published five books, including Achieving Excellence in Medical Education and We Make a Life by What We Give. His most recent book, Leadership in Healthcare, was released by Springer in November.

The Charles Warren Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics sponsors the Fairbanks Ethics Lecture Series as an educational outreach to physicians and staff of IU Health Partners hospitals and interested others in the central Indiana community. 

For questions and comments, please contact Amy Chamness at achamnes@iuhealth.org or (317)962-1721.  For additional information about the Charles Warren Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics, please visit our website at www.fairbankscenter.org.