About the Course

This course provides 7 practical steps to help early career stage health professionals who are seeking leadership and development opportunities. These are presented by Dr Arrash Yassaee, a junior doctor with extensive leadership and policy experience at government and international level. Here he shares some of the habits that have enabled him to work with over a dozen different healthcare organisations and helped him become the highest shortlisted candidate for a national leadership scheme. Each chapter briefly outlines an important habit of successful early career leadership development and includes a number of exercises that learners can take away and apply in their day-to-day practice.

Leadership and Organisational Responsibility at an Early Stage is part of the F|Docs library for Foundation Doctors.

This course approximately takes 30 minutes to complete. Below you can sample the introductory lesson:

Developed in Partnership with the Healthcare Leadership Academy

With an exciting faculty from across the health sector and beyond, the aim of the Healthcare Leadership Academy is to inspire the next generation of healthcare professionals and develop their understanding of leadership. Through a combination of mentoring, Socratic discussion, and philosophical exploration, HLA aims to inspire their scholars to change the world of healthcare, one step at a time.

Click here to learn more: TheHealthcareLeadership.Academy

This course covers the following Foundation Programme Curriculum areas:

  • Demonstrates engagement in career planning
  • Demonstrates leadership skills

Foundation Programme Curriculum

This course covers the following Foundation Programme Curriculum areas:

5. Demonstrates engagement in career planning

8. Demonstrates leadership skills

About the Author

Arrash Yassaee

Peer Reviewer - NHS Clinical Leadership Fellow

Dr Arrash Yassaee completed Foundation training in 2017 and is currently a Clinical Fellow at NHS Improvement, working on 7 day hospital services and systems-level support for challenged providers as well as the national child obesity strategy at NHS England. He has held leadership positions at the BMA and the RCP, and has undertaken policy work for the Department of Health, UN bodies and national organisations. To date, Arrash has been commissioned by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and several UK parliamentarians and he now chairs the FMLM Think Tank. He is passionate about clinical leadership and is particularly keen to engage early stage healthcare professionals in policy and leadership roles.

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Leadership and Organisational Responsibility at an Early Stage

    • Introduction

    • Understand your value

    • Challenge yourself to do more

    • Prioritising your own training

    • Networking and exploring

    • Mentors

    • Planning your CV ahead of time

    • Keep track of your development