NSW Management Interns' Blog

Blog posts by NSW Management Interns of the Australasian College of Health Service management

Transitioning from Clinician to (aspiring) Health Manager

As a clinician, things are to a degree ordered and linear – there is cause and effect - disease A causes symptom B – Intervention C treats symptom B and cures disease A. I found in this new world of management, things are more complex and ambiguous – everything is connected and everything has consequences. It took me a while to truly understand that we never really have all the information and our best judgement is the best we can do.