Building Great Teams: An Interview with RADM Bruce Gillingham, MD, FAOA, Surgeon General of the US Navy
Rear Admiral Bruce L. Gillingham, MD, FAOA, Surgeon General of the US Navy, Chief of the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, and an orthopaedic surgeon, joins AOA hosts Charles A. Goldfarb, MD, FAOA, and Alexander Aleem, MD for a vibrant discussion on leadership.Drawing from a rich career in medicine as a leader with the US Navy, Rear Admiral Gillingham discusses:Book recommendations for developing leadersThe interview questions to ask to learn deeply about your candidateKey lessons on teams from operational successes in Iraq that the civilian surgeon can learn fromAdvice for orthopaedic surgeons looking to become leaders within their organizationsHis personal leadership journeyCOVID-19 and the NavyHigh Reliability On June 10, 2020, Rear Admiral Gillingham delivered the Howard H. Steel Lecture at the 2020 Virtual AOA Annual Leadership Meetings Opening Ceremony. To view this thought-provoking presentation, register for the Virtual AOA Annual Leadership Meeting here. Registrants can access the recording here.PODCAST NOTES: Rear Admiral's Book Recommendations:Good to Great by Jim CollinsManaging the Unexpected by Karl E. Weick and Kathleen SutcliffeFirst Break All the Rules by Marcus BuckinghamTo view View Rear Admiral Bruce Gillingham's full bio, click here. Music: Special thanks to Peter Martin of Peter Martin Music, Inc (@iampetermartin) for the jazz introduction and conclusion.