By Pooja Desai; Kevin MD Blog
Teamwork is sewn into the fabric of the fire department. Each firefighter and paramedic has clearly delineated responsibilities; they work efficiently, communicate well, and interface with other organizations (ambulance, police, trauma doctors, etc.) with little tension. Best of all, they have a great time doing it.
By Cynthia D. Smith, Celynne Balatbat, Susan Corbridge, Anna Legreid Dopp, Jessica Fried, Ron Harter, Seth Landefeld, Christina Y. Martin, Frank Opelka, Lew Sandy, Luke Sato, and Christine Sinsky
Elements of high-functioning clinical teams [include] clearly articulated goals and roles, an enabling social structure with expert leadership and psychological safety, a supportive organization that assures needed resources, and coaching that promotes the function and well-being of the team and its members.
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