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American Association for Physician Leadership
American Association for Physician Leadership

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Finance


Finance is a complex topic, but those physician leaders who understand the basics can create thoughtful and positive change in their organizations. Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Finance, taught by Hugh Long, is an AAPL DE Self Study course that provides physician leaders with a practical blueprint for financial fluency and more—reading statements, utilizing four types of accounting and measuring the financial health of an organization.

Examining topics like “defining and applying basic concepts of finance”, “understanding the four types of accounting”, and “applying financial principles to make informed decisions”, the curriculum is delivered through a series of video lectures, animations and interactive moments that allow participants to practice with the insights and skills they develop throughout the course.

Overall, Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Finance introduces important and analytical concepts to teach physician leaders how to positively impact the financial health of their organizations.

Key Dates

Access to Course Expires:

365 days from purchase date of course.

Accreditation & Disclosures
Cancellation Policy
Maintenance of Certification

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)