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Translating research for medical leaders
  1. Amit Nigam1,
  2. Peter Lees2
  1. 1 Cass Business School, City, University of London, London, UK
  2. 2 Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Amit Nigam, Cass Business School, University of London, Bunhill Row, London EC1Y 8TZ, UK; amit.nigam{at}

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What a difference a month makes! In July we bemoaned the relative dearth of evidence in healthcare leadership.

In mid-August the two of us attended the Academy of Management annual conference in Chicago—>10 000 academics and interested parties met over five days in five enormous hotels, chewing over a highly varied array of topics. We personified a major issue—the gap between the world of management research and the practice of medical leadership. One of us, a respected and experienced social science researcher and a regular at …

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