About the Author
“’Sudden Leadership - A Survival Guide for Physicians’ is an excellent resource on leadership in the health sector and beyond. It appeals to the reader at the introductory, intermediate and advanced levels based on their own lived experiences.”
Dr. Roger Wong, CM, MD, FRCPC, FACP, FCAHS
Vice Dean and Clinical Professor,
Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia
DR. MALCOLM OGBORN serves as a professional physician coach and leadership development consultant with a special focus in partnering with early career leaders and leaders working in remote and rural areas. He is also the Vice Chair of the Canadian Physician Coaches Network. His fifty-year career in medicine started in Australia before moving to Canada on a research fellowship in 1984. He has held professorial appointments in Pediatrics, Human Nutrition, and Interdisciplinary Studies at major Canadian Universities. He has worked for thirty-eight years in
leadership positions in clinical care, research, and academe, and in executive positions for fifteen years with extensive experience in change management with new clinical, research, and training programs. He coaches with individual professionals and organizations in the areas of Emotional Intelligence, career development, conflict management, and leadership.
Dr Ogborn lives in Kelowna, British Columbia with his wife, Jane, and SPCA-rescue Shih Tzu Gizmo. They have children and grandchildren living in various places from British Columbia to Ontario.