American Association for Physician Leadership

Partners and Sponsors

Our Partners in Healthcare, Finance, and Technology

Take Your Product or Service to Thousands of Physician Leaders

When you become a partner with the American Association for Physician Leadership, you put your product or service in front of some of the biggest decision makers in healthcare today. 

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SullivanCotter: Integrated Workforce Strategies

SullivanCotter partners with health care and other not-for-profit organizations to understand what drives performance and improve outcomes through the development and implementation of integrated workforce strategies. Using our time-tested methodologies and industry-leading research and information, we provide data-driven insights, expertise, and solutions to help organizations align business strategy and performance objectives – enabling our clients to deliver on their mission, vision, and values.

Clinician Nexus

Our technology solutions are backed by years of health care experience and extensive, industry-leading workforce data from hospitals, health systems and educational institutions across the country. With the ultimate goal of supporting these organizations in the delivery of best-in-class patient care, Clinician Nexus provides the tools, competencies and resources necessary for clinicians to thrive professionally.

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Jackson & Coker

Jackson & Coker, a top healthcare staffing firm, is dedicated to uniting locum tenens physicians and advanced practitioners with the medical facilities that need them, ensuring patients have access to life-saving healthcare.

Jackson & Coker has been ranked a “Best Staffing Firm to Work For” by Staffing Industry Analysts and is part of the esteemed Jackson Healthcare family of companies.

HCA Healthcare

HCA stands for the best practices of medicine and we use our reach, scale, and stability to transform healthcare and help communities thrive. One of the nation’s leading providers of healthcare services, HCA is made up of locally managed facilities that include more than 250 hospitals and freestanding surgery centers located in 20 U.S. states and in the United Kingdom.


At TeamHealth, our purpose is to perfect the practice of medicine, every day, in everything we do. We are proud to be the leading physician practice in the U.S., driven by our commitment to quality and safety and supported by our world-class operating team. Through our more than 16,000 affiliated healthcare professionals and advanced practice clinicians, TeamHealth offers emergency medicine, hospital medicine, critical care, anesthesiology, orthopedic surgery, general surgery, OB/GYN hospitalists, ambulatory care, post-acute care and medical call center solutions to approximately 3,100 acute and post-acute facilities and physician groups nationwide.

My Financial Coach

We are CFP® professionals who design visual representations of your financial accounts, spending, retirement projections, and goal completions (such as saving for a wedding or a vacation!) in a secure online account aggregation platform. We do not manage money. We are fee based. Together with some of the top Subject Matter Experts in legal, accounting, tax, investments, insurance, family office compliance etc. we offer a mile wide (comprehensive) and mile deep (leading industry insight) with every financial planning experience.


WellSky’s solutions connect thousands of providers across the U.S. The end-to-end solution set bridges acute and post-acute data, providing visibility into the entire patient journey for providers, physicians, payers, and ACOs. With WellSky solutions, healthcare professionals can efficiently and effectively coordinate patient care to better manage patients, and influence their care, as they move through the continuum.

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AMSUS, The Society of Federal Health Professionals is a non-profit, member-based association providing education and professional development benefits to support federal health professionals and their missions at the Departments of Defense, Veterans Affairs, Health and Human Services, and Homeland Security, and our industry partners and advocates for advancing health for all. As a forum for interagency collaboration, AMSUS honors the legacy of federal medicine’s tremendous impact in advancing and improving health for all Americans and our international partners.


GBR Medical

GBR Medical distributes high quality medical products that are safe and meet all applicable global regulations, and satisfy our customers.
We deliver innovative solutions that help improve the healthcare journey.

Indiana University: Kelley School of Business

Focused at the intersection of business and medicine, the Physician MBA at the top-ranked Indiana University Kelley School of Business combines management and leadership fundamentals with strategic healthcare courses designed for physicians. The 21-month MBA blends online learning with monthly weekend sessions.

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Medical Group Management Association (MGMA)

Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) is the premier association for professionals who lead medical practices. Since 1926, MGMA has empowered medical group practices through data, people, insights, and advocacy, to innovate and create meaningful change in healthcare.

Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)

Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) helps its members—both individuals and organizations—achieve optimal performance by providing the practical tools and solutions, education, industry analyses, and strategic guidance needed to address the many challenges that exist within the US healthcare system.

Jackson Physician Search

Jackson Physician Search is the largest, privately owned and most trusted firm in physician recruitment and pioneered the recruitment methodologies standard in the industry today. The firm specializes in the permanent recruitment of physician executives, physicians and advanced practice providers for hospitals, health systems, academic medical centers and medical groups across the U.S. Our mission, rooted in four decades of service in healthcare is to always deliver what we promise. That’s why healthcare facilities rely on our expertise to find ideal candidates for their openings, and physicians come to us to explore new practice opportunities. Discover how our collaborative approach, combined with an unparalleled level of service from a dedicated, experienced recruitment professional, ensures a streamlined and successful search. Headquartered in Alpharetta, Ga., the company is recognized for its track record of results built on client trust and transparency of processes and fees.

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Lightning Bolt is the healthcare industry’s most advanced physician workforce management solution. In any given month, Lightning Bolt manages more than three million shift hours by auto-generating complete, accurate, and equitable schedules that improve both provider satisfaction and patient access while reducing the administrative workload associated with manual schedule builds.

With more than 20 years of experience, the Lightning Bolt team has developed deep domain expertise in the areas of physician workflow, hospital operations, artificial intelligence, and professional balance. Lightning Bolt is part of PerfectServe’s solution portfolio, which accelerates speed to care by improving communication and collaboration throughout the care continuum.

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QGenda revolutionizes healthcare workforce management with solutions for scheduling, credentialing, on-call scheduling, capacity, time tracking, compensation management, and analytics. Over 4,500 organizations use QGenda to manage and deploy their workforce.

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Sound Physicians

We’re a locally focused, multi-specialty medical group that believes in taking better care — of the patients we serve, and of the people who practice with us. We do that with collaborative teams guided by thoughtful, strong leaders, and an inclusive culture in which we’re able to practice in the ways that matter to us.

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Becoming a Partner or Sponsor

When you decide to become a partner or sponsor, your company will gain access to over 7,000 engaged association members including Vice Presidents, C-suite executives, and many more decision makers.

Your account will be assigned a dedicated service representative to attend to all of your inquiries and ensure you are maximizing your commercial opportunity.

Top-level sponsors can meet physicians face-to-face at one of many networking events, live education events, and hosted luncheons and dinner groups.

Marketable opportunities for your company include:

  • Multiple levels of sponsorship
  • Conference attendance and booth displays
  • Sponsored luncheons and dinner groups at live events
  • Engage with content creation, such as podcasts and webinars
  • Feature your company on this page
  • Available banner advertising in our e-newsletters and digital content
  • Direct-to-physician recruitment opportunities
  • ... and much, much more!

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For over 45 years.

The American Association for Physician Leadership has helped physicians develop their leadership skills through education, career development, thought leadership and community building.

The American Association for Physician Leadership (AAPL) changed its name from the American College of Physician Executives (ACPE) in 2014. We may have changed our name, but we are the same organization that has been serving physician leaders since 1975.


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American Association for Physician Leadership®

formerly known as the American College of Physician Executives (ACPE)