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Interview with Scripps CEO Chris Van Gorder on his new Book on Leadership

“The Front-Line Leader” book by Chris Van Gorder, CEO of Scripps Health in San Diego, California, is now available.  Notable book reviews were received on Chris’ philosophy of putting people first, his management tips,  and how he successfully implemented what he learned to build strong relationships and a strong organization.  Called the “Best New Leadership Book for 2014” by Eric Jacobson. CEO Chris Van Gorder now has a blog at:

Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder went from being a front-line police officer to being one of the top healthcare executives in the nation. In his new book, “the Front-line Leader: Building a High-Performance Organization from the Ground Up,” Van Gorder shares his insights on being a successful leader along with valuable lessons he has learned during his long career in the healthcare industry.

Becker’s Hospital Review published a Q & A with Van Gorder last week on the day of his book’s release.

Read the Q & A on Chris Van Gorder and his new book, The Front-Line Leader: Building a High Performance Organization from the Ground Up.

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