Corcoran was part of a panel of SMHS senior leadership that also included Linda Werling, Ph.D, associate dean for graduate studies; Yolanda Haywood, M.D., associate dean for diversity, inclusion, and student affairs; Alison Ehrlich, M.D., professor and chair of the Department of Dermatology; and Nancy D. Gaba M.D., professor of obstetrics and gynecology, vice chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and associate dean for graduate medical education, who shared their professional and personal paths to becoming effective leaders.
"Organized individuals tend to end up in leadership roles," said Werling
"It's a skill that you develop over time.
What works for Werling
is prioritizing "what do I need to deal with at that given time and finally being able to take a step back and see the big picture," she