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    Leadership: How to Influence Change

    AAO 2022

    Leadership skills are necessary for younger ophthalmologists who want to start their own practice, advance into partnership and hold a leadership role, or advance in their academic career. Oftentimes, young leaders focus too much on the position or title rather than the passion. This video teaches how to determine one's leadership style and gain insight into how to be an effective leader. Panelists share their own leadership style and pearls to help young ophthalmologists become a better leaders and serve in leadership positions, including on committees and in businesses. Numerous examples will be shared by the panelists, with details about how they obtained the position and succeeded in it. The panelists have held state and national leadership positions with the Academy.