Personal Effectiveness in the Workplace: Active Doctors Active Patients
Do you have personally effective leaders when it comes to role modeling healthy habits? Dr. Edward M. Phillips, M.D., serves as the director of Outpatient Medical Services, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, is an assistant professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School, and serves as the director of the Institute of Lifestyle Medicine and also is a task force member of ACSM’s Exercise is MedicineTM and a co-author with Steven Jonas, M.D., of ACSM’s Exercise is MedicineTM: A Clinician’s Guide to Exercise Prescription, hosted the conference Active Doctors, Active Patients last weekend in Boston, MA. What a success it was! Healthcare professionals from the United States, Australia, Canada and Europe came together to learn and support the fact that healthy habits of daily exercise, managing stress and eating well can improve bottom line results for healthcare costs. (ie: your lifestyle habits)What have your workplace leaders done to support healthy exercise, eating and stress management habits? Personal effectiveness in the workplace starts with healthy habits of our leaders. What does your boss do to role model personal effectiveness in the workplace?