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Feedback and Rewards, Part I: Introduction to Effective Feedback

Harolds, Jay A. MD

doi: 10.1097/RLU.0b013e31826ceebc
From the American College of Nuclear Medicine

This series of articles discusses conversations regarding feedback. Feedback can include input from numerous sources, including one’s supervisor, peers, subordinates, suppliers, customers, patients, and/or society members. Effective feedback is very important to the operation of any organization and to the growth of the individual. However, feedback done poorly does not appear to be rare and can be highly destructive to all. A variety of tips on how to do feedback well are included in this article.

From the Division of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, Grand Rapids, MI.

Received for publication July 13, 2012; and revision accepted July 26, 2012.

Conflicts of interest and sources of funding: none declared.

Reprints: Jay A. Harolds, MD, Division of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, Advanced Radiology Services, PC, 3264 North Evergreen Dr. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525. E-mail: harolds112@cox.net.

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