Leading with Emotional Intelligence

Course description

Emotional intelligence (EI) is considered a critical healthcare leadership competency, where it been demonstrated to impact effectiveness in all clinical settings—from the boardroom and chairperson's office to the ward and bedside. EI can be defined as the ability to identify, express and manage both your own emotions and others, in order to motivate, cope with stress, and help make good decisions. EI has been shown to impact the quality of care, communication, stress / burnout. This course is targeted for all physicians, regardless where they are along their career trajectory since emotional skills are always relevant. The course will utilize an indepth assessment that will highlight emotional strengths and derailers.

Return on investment:

  • Learn the research that underpins emotional intelligence and leadership.
  • Assess emotional intelligence along 15 sub-scales and assess the impact on your leadership.
  • Acquire and practice skills to enhance emotional intelligence.
  • Motivate and promote emotional intelligence in others.
  • Leverage your emotional intelligence strengths and address areas for development

Leadership Assessment Tool:

This course provides an emotional intelligence assessment tool MHS Bar-On Leadership EQ-i™ Report, which you will have completed before the workshop.

Please note:.This course is for you if you are interested in taking a deeper dive into the EQ-i assessment discussed during days 2/3 of the Self-awareness and effective leadership course or week 4 of the online course Leadership begins with self-awareness.

This course is also of interest if you have not previously taken either self-awareness course.


2 days
Maximum class size
40 participants
Faculty Team
Academic Degree
Registration for this course is managed by The Canadian Conference on Physician Leadership


This course can be customized and delivered in-house at your organization, meeting or conference to physicians and/or interdisciplinary teams.