Actas Urológicas Españolas
versión impresa ISSN 0210-4806
VELA NAVARRETE, R. et al. The figure of the Head of Service (Chairman): What profile should have?. Actas Urol Esp [online]. 2008, vol.32, n.7, pp.673-679. ISSN 0210-4806.
Great social-health care changes in the short term have been predicted that will seriously affect the departmental structure and care hierarchy of future hospital, universitary, public or private. The Spanish Association of Urology (AEU) wondered whether in these circumstances, in which the welfare and economic management of the hospital so-called "industrial" will dominate over other traditional aspects of the scientific hierarchy, social welfare and teaching of head Urology of service, will change his image, goals, functions, and ultimately its authority. Likewise which must be the attributes of this new generation of department heads. To this end the AEU call a roundtable requesting opinions and comments which are reflected in the enclosed text.
Palabras clave : Hospital organization; Chief of the department; Goals and functions.