The 9 Habits of Highly Effective Radiologists

Curr Probl Diagn Radiol. Jul-Aug 2018;47(4):203-205. doi: 10.1067/j.cpradiol.2018.03.001. Epub 2018 Mar 19.


Stephen R. Covey's landmark work in the field of effectiveness and professional development delineated first 7, then ultimately eight, habits of highly effective people with applicability to all professions.1 This article describes the eight habits in specific relation to the radiologist, and proposes a ninth habit to help one bring a positive and centered approach during the journey to effectiveness and beyond.

MeSH terms

  • Achievement
  • Attitude
  • Career Choice
  • Communication
  • Decision Making
  • Education, Medical, Continuing
  • Goals
  • Habits*
  • Humans
  • Internal-External Control
  • Interprofessional Relations
  • Mindfulness
  • Motivation
  • Professionalism*
  • Radiologists*