Medical Student Leadership Disposition in the First Year of Medical School

John W. Schmidt, Cassie A. Eno, Jennifer Moss Breen, Stephen J. Linenberger

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This paper reports baseline data measures on predictor traits of leadership emergence and effectiveness gathered from medical students at a Midwestern medical school. First year medical students completed surveys assessing transformational leadership, leader humility, motivational sources, and the big five personality traits. Results from these baseline measures are presented and implications for medical student leadership education are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)281-284
Number of pages4
JournalMedical Science Educator
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1 2018


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Education

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