Developing effective health leaders: the critical elements for success

John Rasa

Abstract

The development of health leaders is seen as strategic to the health industry and professional associations like Australasian College of Health Service Management (ACHSM). Context is important to understanding the focus of health leadership education and the methodologies that should be utilised for both individual and social learning to enhance a person’s capacity to be effective in the role of health leader. Using multiple methods of leadership development and procedural knowledge has been found to increase learning for health leaders.