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Leadership Development

This guide contains eBooks, journals, and additioanal web resources to help prepare medical professionals to step into leadership roles.

Importance of Leadership

Leadership in the field of healthcare is vital to building a high-quality patient experience, and several studies suggest it is best to begin preparing future medical professionals for the management, communication, and critical thinking leadership roles they will be expected to assume in the healthcare system as early as possible. Gathered on this guide are resources all available through the ATSM Library ranging from popular, basic leadership information to more detailed resources for the fields of education and medicine. 

Popular Leadership eBooks

Popular Leadership eJournals

International Journal of Leadership Studies 

Covers topics related to leadership from different perspectives unique to different cultures, settings, and religions around the world.


The main emphasis in the journal is on interdisciplinary, diverse and critical analyses of leadership processes in contemporary organizations. Leadership encourages new ways of researching and conceptualizing leadership.

Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies 

Deals with all aspects of leadership & organizations. A forum for the expression of theory, research & practice, with special emphasis given to emerging, ideas, issues, trends & innovations.

Leadership Excellence 

Centrally concerned with issues & ideas relating to personal development, managerial effectiveness & personal productivity.

Journal of Leadership Studies 

Publishes leadership research and theoretical contributions that bridge the gap between scholarship and practice and that exemplify critical inquiry into contemporary organizational issues and paradigms.

The Leadership Quarterly 

Stresses theory and empirical research on effective leadership in all walks of life. Publishes scholarly research and developmental applications from fields of inquiry about leadership.

The Journal of Values-Based Leadership 

Focuses on topics related to integrity, ethics, morality, etc. in leadership.