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40 Fast and Future Leaders of Surgical Services – Jessica R. Johnson

January 16, 2020


40 Fast and Future Leaders of Surgical Services – Jessica R. Johnson

I know its time to go home when I have rounded on my team and all is well.

Sometimes it’s not what you know, its what you believe is possible.

One little thing I pay attention to is team morale.

Best advice I ever received feedback is a gift.

My mentors are diverse and numerous, you can never have too many.

I am here for the entire surgical service team so that excellent care is provided to our patients.

The future of surgical services is promising, with a focus on efficiency and innovation ensuring the specialty remains challenging and fulfilling.

The dumbest thing I ever did was not take personal ownership for my work-life balance.

The smartest thing I ever did was seek out opportunities for personal leadership development.

If I hadn’t been a Director of Surgical Services, I would have become a politician or policy analyst.

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