Effective female leaders display empathy, listen to criticism, speaker says

Effective female leaders display empathy, listen to criticism, speaker says

The COVID-19 pandemic is the latest example of how female leaders can thrive over their male counterparts in crisis situations, a keynote speaker at the virtual Women in Medicine Summit said.Helen Burstin, MD, MPH, MACP, executive vice president and CEO of the Council of Medical Specialty Societies, told attendees that recent papers published by SSRN and the Journal of Applied Psychology showed that states and countries with female leaders had lower COVID-19 infection and mortality rates.“[They] were more likely to have coordinated policy responses to COVID-19,” she said. “TheyRead More

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