latest news

New book in hardcover and Kindle version is available as of October 19, 2012: "The Little Red Book of Leadership Lessons" can be ordered at Amazon now.

President Barack Obama holds Dr. Palmisano's book ON LEADERSHIP.
President Barack Obama looks at ON LEADERSHIP. Also see page 49 of THE LITTLE RED BOOK OF LEADERSHIP LESSONS.

Read this wonderful On Leadership review in NRO by the President of the Galen Institute

Book Signings

Check out the Book Signing schedule to see where you can get your copy of "On Leadership" signed by Dr. Palmisano.

The Little Red Book of Leadership Lessons book signings!

Press Releases

Skyhorse has released the following Press Release for expanded 2nd edition

Skyhorse has released the following Press Release for 1st Edition

AMA Press Release


Breaking News:
Fox and Friends TV
New York Wednesday, May 18, 2011, 8:15 a.m. to discuss 2nd edition and health system reform.
Online Video

Fox and Friends TV
New York Saturday, Sept 20, 7:15 a.m EDT to discuss the book, leadership, and the presidential candidates.

October 1, 2008
NPR: Baton Rouge - Jim Engster Show WRKF Radio FM 9:00-10:00 a.m. Central Time

November 3, 2008
NPR Miami - WLRN Radio Miami (South Florida's NPR) 1:00 p.m.-2 p.m. Eastern Time


Contact Information

Donald J. Palmisano, MD, JD
Intrepid Resources®
The Medical Risk Manager Co.
5000 West Esplanade Ave., #432
Metairie, LA 70006
504-455-5895 office
504-455-9392 fax

Book Signings

September 24, 2008
Dr. Palmisano will do discussion and book signing at Barnes and Noble in Metairie, Louisiana. Check for exact time with Barnes and Noble.

October 4, 2008
Dr. Palmisano to speak and do book signing at Louisiana Book Festival in Baton Rouge. Check out the Louisiana Book Festival's list of authors.

October 7, 2008
Speech and book signing AMA Alliance, Marriott Chicago Hotel Downtown

October 29, 2008
Speech and book signing The Doctors Company Agents Meeting Silverado, Napa, California

January 28, March 4, & April 22, 2009
Spring Semester Seminars; all from 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Tulane University School of Medicine Seminar "Leadership in Medicine"
For more information visit:

February 7, 2009
Louisiana State Medical Society Leadership Conference Keynote Speech at 9:00 a.m.
Baton Rouge Marriott

February 7, 2009
North Central American Medical Association Alliance Keynote Speech Indianapolis at 8:00 p.m. and book signing

February 9, 2009
Louisiana Hospital Association Leadership Symposium Capitol Hilton - Baton Rouge 9:45 a.m. and book signing

March 7, 2009
East Jefferson General Hospital Leadership and Patient Safety/Quality Speech - Metairie, Lousiana

March 11, 2009
Louisiana Medical Group Management Association - L’Auberge Hotel in Lake Charles -Leadership Keynote and book signing -

May 13, 2009
Speech and book signing Physician Insurers Association of America (PIAA) Leadership Meeting, Hilton Waikoloa Village, Waikoloa, Hawaii

April 2, 2009
Physicians Insurers Association of America Marketing Workshop - Westin New Orleans Canal Place at 9:00 a.m.
The Changing Face of Medicine and Medical Practitioners
Keynote Speech and all audience members will get copy of "On Leadership - Essential Principles for Success"

April 17, 2009
Medical Association of Alabama - Leadership and Quality -  Montgomery

April 25, 2009
South Carolina Medical Association - Leadership (Hilton Head) - book signing

Book Signing Photos