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Reflection of leadership skills by a clinical educator
  1. Bibi Sumera Keenoo
  1. Department of Medicine, University of Mauritius, Reduit, Moka, Mauritius
  1. Correspondence to Dr Bibi Sumera Keenoo, Department of Medicine, University of Mauritius, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Reduit, Moka, Mauritius; drsumera.k{at}


Background A leader can only motivate people to do what they want them to do to convince them that it is advantageous. No one can be forced into leadership. Through my experience, I learnt that excellent leadership realises the desired results by getting people to do their best.

Method Therefore, I would like to reflect on the leadership theory closer to my leadership practices and leadership styles at my workplace in light of my personality and personal characteristics.

Conclusion Although not a new idea, but self-analysis is a requisite for each leader and leader to be.

  • clinical leadership
  • continuous improvement
  • leadership assessment
  • medical leadership
  • COVID-19

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  • Contributors BSK is the sole contributor to this article. She is an Oto-rhino-laryngologist (ENT surgeon) and lecturer at the University of Mauritius. As the coordinator of major medical programmes at the University of Mauritius, she initiated and implemented changes in the medical education institution during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.