As president and CEO of Scripps Health, Chris Van Gorder leads one of the nation’s top health care systems. In his blog, “Front-line Leader,” he shares his philosophy on leadership and insights into the rapidly changing business of health care.
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October 3, 2016 12am
Discover Your Leadership Style
It was past midnight when I heard footsteps that would signal one of the first important lessons in discovering my leadership style.
August 28, 2016 12am
Partnerships Could Be The Answer In Increasingly Complex World
Scripps Health's new partnership with MD Anderson Cancer Center offers an example of how alliances with outside organizations can enhance your group.
November 11, 2015 12am
Taking Care of Your People
How do you create a supportive environment in the workplace? I can point to number of ways we accomplish this at Scripps.
October 7, 2015 12am
Scripps, Pioneers Make History
For the first time in our 125-year history, Scripps has entered into a formal relationship with a health system outside of San Diego. What will it bring?
August 27, 2015 12am
Spirit of Katrina Mission Still Rings True 10 Years Later
As I look back on the past decade and our other medical missions, what I wrote to Scripps employees during our Katrina deployment still rings true.
August 24, 2015 12am
Sometimes, you have to hit rock bottom to know where you should head next. When my career as a police officer abruptly ended, I asked, "What comes next?"
August 5, 2015 12am
Lessons from the Thin Blue Line: Looking for a Miracle
Here is a tragic story from my time as a police officer that really drives home the point about how much I care for the people in my organization.
July 14, 2015 12am
It Takes a Team
To be an effective leader you need reliable confidants. And it’s never too early to begin identifying those people.
July 5, 2015 12am
You Can't Lead Without Communicating
Early in my career, it seemed natural to share information with my staff, as long as it wasn’t confidential. Here's the surprising effect on turnover.
June 24, 2015 12am
Moving Beyond Supreme Court Ruling
For the second time in three years, the Affordable Care Act has survived a significant legal challenge at the Supreme Court.