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American Association for Physician Leadership
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March 24, 2023
FEATURED

The American Association for Physician Leadership (AAPL), in its ongoing mission to provide advanced skills and training for physician leaders has announced two new self-study courses.

March 23, 2023

In this article, the author outlines three strategies you can use to make peace with your desire to scale back your ambitions, even if it conflicts with your previous vision of yourself as a driven professional.

March 22, 2023

In this podcast episode of SoundPractice, host Mike Sacopulos discusses with Bruce Goldfarb his new OCME: Life in America’s Top Forensic Medical Center book, a behind-the-scenes portrait of one of the largest and busiest forensic medical centers in t...

Self-Management

March 13, 2023

Leaders often struggle to come across as authentic. New research finds that one reason is they frequently choose to present their strengths and intentionally avoid disclosing their weaknesses.

As you embark upon this new phase of life, you are likely activating plan A. But as we all know, sometimes things don’t always go as planned. So, Plan B and maybe even plan C need to be considered in case unforeseen events occur to alter plan A.

Enhance your leadership skills with the CPI 260© Assessment developed by The Myers Briggs Co.

Operations and Policy

March 24, 2023
FEATURED

The American Association for Physician Leadership (AAPL), in its ongoing mission to provide advanced skills and training for physician leaders has announced two new self-study courses.

March 9, 2023

As Montana grapples with a health care provider shortage, state lawmakers are trying to find ways to increase access to care.

The good news is that as effective strategies to reduce burnout and job dissatisfaction are emerging, organizations can improve physicians’ work lives and improve retention.

Quality and Risk

February 3, 2023
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On January 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking advancing a new rule that would effectively ban employee non-competition clauses with all employees and rescind existing non-compete clauses. All physici...

March 22, 2023

In this podcast episode of SoundPractice, host Mike Sacopulos discusses with Bruce Goldfarb his new OCME: Life in America’s Top Forensic Medical Center book, a behind-the-scenes portrait of one of the largest and busiest forensic medical centers in t...

March 16, 2023

The evolving NIL laws, rules, and policies are new and often complicated and the potential huge financial deals make infractions possible, as this case exposes.

Strategy and Innovation

March 21, 2023

Veteran practice managers and physicians have found a “secret weapon” in their daily battle to identify and absorb the essential information necessary to run their practices effectively. Vendors.

March 19, 2023

In this SoundPractice podcast episode, Jimmy Y. Chung, MD, MBA, FACS, FABQAURP, CMRP, describes the lessons learned through the COVID-19 pandemic, efficiencies and costs savings that can be gained, and tactics for aligning with physicians for the saf...

March 8, 2023

Host Mike Sacopulos interviews senior vice president of marketing and innovation from Jackson + Coker, Ted Weyn. He covers the current landscape for locum tenens, from the perspective of the organization that is interested in using locums and the phy...

Motivations and Thinking Style

More than an award-winning television show, Ted Lasso teaches leadership lessons worthy of attention.

March 17, 2023

The key elements of engagement range from simplistic and inexpensive, such as a smile, to staying connected to people you don’t even see.

March 2, 2023

Organizations create economic value and competitive advantage by facilitating the accumulation of employee tenure.

Problem Solving

March 23, 2023

In this article, the author outlines three strategies you can use to make peace with your desire to scale back your ambitions, even if it conflicts with your previous vision of yourself as a driven professional.

March 15, 2023

Customer satisfaction is at its lowest point in the past two decades. Companies must focus on 10 areas of the customer experience to improve satisfaction without sacrificing revenue.

February 26, 2023

To test new products, most companies rely on creating “minimum viable products” and testing customer feedback, or conducting focus groups or marketing surveys. There’s another method companies should try: “heat-testing,” or testing consumer reaction ...

Finance

March 7, 2023

Whether on retailers’ own platforms or through third-party price tracking services, today’s consumers often have access to detailed information regarding changes in a product’s price over time. But how does this visibility influence their purchasing ...

February 23, 2023

What causes inflation? There is no one answer, but like so much of macroeconomics it comes down to a mix of output, money, and expectations.

Based on the economic factors described in this article, there are several key topics to know and monitor as 2023 begins.

Team Building and Teamwork

In this article, we discuss the personal traits and key behaviors that physician leaders must adopt to be effective in team-based management models.

This final installment of the four-part series addresses how leaders can overcome risk aversion and fiscal austerity to advance a business case for improving quality.

High-performance teamwork is based on a trusting relationship between a team leader and the team members. Job crafting is a way to communicate that their leader cares about them individually, which supports trust.

Professional Capabilities

December 2, 2022
FEATURED

The American Association for Physician Leadership (AAPL) announced a new event, an Annual Leadership Conference, that will convene the physician community with speakers, education, and networking dedicated to enhancing leadership skills.

November 11, 2022
FEATURED

The healthcare industry has faced an era marked by seismic change, while the demand and growth in physician leadership has sharply increased. Today’s environment presents opportunities for physicians to make lasting improvements in care delivery.

March 20, 2023

Rather than try to follow a set of simple rules (“Don’t lie.” “Don’t cheat.”), leaders and managers seeking to be more ethical should focus on creating the most value for society.

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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