American Association for Physician Leadership

CAREER EDUCATION

Relevant, competency-based training from industry leaders. (And certification potential.)

From Conflict Management to Systems Awareness and Team Building to Technology Integration, keep yourself empowered with CME self-study, hybrid online and in-person education.

Vanguard Meeting

This is an exclusive, invite-only event for Vanguard members - seasoned physician leaders whose education, career achievements, and dedication to leadership in the health care industry set them apart from the rest. Enhance your understanding and engage via panels, cases, pee...

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$749

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6 CME Credits

2024 Annual Leadership Conference

New This three-day conference will equip you with expert insights through our skills-building leadership sessions, engaging networking experiences and career-enhancing professional development. We look forward to connecting with you in Nashville, April 12-14, 2024.

$1,799

Members save $300

15 CME Credits

Building Bridges with Payors

New In today's ever-changing healthcare landscape, building strong relationships with payors is essential for healthcare organizations to succeed. This course is designed to provide physician leaders with the knowledge and tools needed to effectively communicate with payors and ...

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$795

Members save $119

7 CME Credits

CPE Elective

Physician Enterprise: Return on Investment

New Managing a physician enterprise requires clear compatibility between strategic objectives and operational performance. Physician enterprises of all sizes and levels of integration struggle to utilize data to drive action and accountability from the C-suite to the front desk.

$795

Members save $119

7 CME Credits

CPE Elective

Revenue Cycle Check Up

New If you’ve ever asked your practice administrator, “How are we doing?” or you’ve asked yourself “Why am I working as hard as ever and generating less revenue?” This session will show you why through a forensic analysis of the financial reports that every physician should know...

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$795

Members save $119

7 CME Credits

CPE Elective

2025 Annual Leadership Conference

New Inspiring Change through Bold Leadership: Celebrating 50 Years and Beyond Boston, MA | April 25 – 27, 2025

$2,099

Members save $315

15 CME Credits

CPE Elective

Building and Leading Effective Teams

In this course, attendees will gain insight into key concepts and competencies such as shared leadership/governance, four defining attributes of a team, the group/team environment and organizational culture, and teams and change management.

$575

Members save $86

5 CME Credits

CPE Elective

CEO Academy

What does it take to become a CEO in health care? This academy course will provide the framework for transitioning into the role of CEO, recognizing what distinguishes leadership from management in health care, empowering yourself as a leader, overseeing your organization or...

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$1,565

Members save $235

14 CME Credits

CPE Elective

Change Management Academy

New Becoming adept at leading change—rather than merely fumbling your way through it—will contribute volumes to your ability to create impact, energize engagement, and drive results.

$1,610

Members save $242

14 CME Credits

CPE Elective

Essentials of Health Law

Throughout this course, you’ll learn about topics such as medical error liability, managed care contracting, patient rights, equal opportunity in the workplace, and more.

$920

Members save $138

8 CME Credits

CPE CoreMaster's Core

Establishing Your Social Media Presence

New In the brave new world of social media, what is the role of the physician and clinician leader? Do physicians really need to be on social media? How do they build their image? This course will explore the answers to the questions and teach physicians and other health care pr...

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$795

Members save $119

7 CME Credits

CPE Elective

Finance - Budgeting and Forecasting

New This course aims to give participants a comprehensive understanding of the budgeting process and its significance in financial planning and management within the healthcare industry.

$805

Members save $121

7 CME Credits

CPE CoreMaster's Core

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Communication

Everyone sees the world differently, and that’s why communicating with other people isn’t a one-size-fits-all affair. Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Communication provides actionable advice to help physician leaders adjust their communication style and delivery to mak...

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$655

Members save $98

7 CME Credits

CPE CoreMaster's Core

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Influence

Influence is a major component of leadership. Not to be confused with power or control, influence is leveraging key tactics that involve, connect, and inspire others. Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Influence, is full of concepts that will help physician leaders to rec...

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$655

Members save $98

7 CME Credits

CPE CoreMaster's Core

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Negotiation

Learn proven techniques to use in every negotiation process and come out further ahead than you ever thought possible.

$655

Members save $98

7 CME Credits

CPE CoreMaster's Core

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Quality

The refinement of healthcare practices in the context of quality and safety is a crucial aspect of improving outcomes for patients. Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Quality, is designed to equip you with the conversational tools to make sound judgments, ask insightful q...

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$680

Members save $102

7 CME Credits

CPE CoreMaster's Core

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Series

Build a well-rounded foundation of leadership and influence skills by enrolling in the Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Series. Taught by some of AAPL’s finest instructors, this series is a bundle of five courses in which participants will explore tactics and strategies...

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$2,782

Members save $417

35 CME Credits

CPE CoreMaster's Core

Healthcare Operations Management Academy

The clinical advances in medicine in the last 25 years have been nothing short of astounding, yet the delivery of healthcare often comes up short. Emergency departments are still crowded, patients wait forever to get appointments, delays are commonplace. Everyone is trying ...

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$1,610

Members save $242

14 CME Credits

CPE Elective

Managing Physician Performance

This course provides a blueprint for the hiring and talent management process. Those registered will explore strategies for interviewing, hiring, coaching, performance evaluations, and more. By the end of the course, physician leaders will have covered many strategies and ta...

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$1,610

Members save $242

14 CME Credits

CPE CoreMaster's Core

Mastering Emotional Intelligence

This course will equip you with the intrapersonal skills and interpersonal strategies to exude greater emotional intelligence in the healthcare context. Through the in-depth analysis of case studies and real-world situations, you will develop enhanced proficiency in behavior...

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$805

Members save $121

7 CME Credits

CPE Elective

Physician Wellness Academy

High-performance, conscious leaders are self-aware, present, resilient, authentic, compassionate, courageous, and decisive and achievement oriented. They lead with greater impact and influence to create actively engaged cultures that thrive with greater levels of well-being ...

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$1,565

Members save $235

14 CME Credits

CPE Elective

Population Health Academy

This academy is designed for physicians who want data that leads to real, actionable change in their work – and for those physicians, in all types of practices, who believe in a “no outcome, no income” vision for the future of health care.

$1,610

Members save $242

14 CME Credits

CPE Elective

Practical Principles of Change Management

Change is inevitable, adaptation is powerful, and change management is an essential Physician Leadership skill. Practical Principles of Change Management, taught by Larry McEvoy, uses real case studies to provide strategies and tactics to understand, organize, and facilitate...

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$575

Members save $86

5 CME Credits

CPE CoreMaster's Core

Project Management Overview for Physician Leaders

This course has a unique focus on the physician’s role in project management and explores the nuances of traditional, dyad, and triad project leadership models. Throughout this course, you will find new ways to reduce costs, identify risks, increase productivity, and boost ...

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$795

Members save $119

7 CME Credits

CPE Elective

Resolving Conflict

As a physician leader, effectively addressing and resolving conflict is a primary skill that serves you throughout your career and could be life-altering for your employees or patients. The critical communication skills in this course can help you to turn conflict into colla...

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$805

Members save $121

7 CME Credits

CPE CoreMaster's Core

Science of High Reliability

Defined simply, “high reliability” is the study of human performance in complex systems. Introducing The Science of High Reliability, in which Physician Leaders will explore the systems thinking, analysis of serious safety events, and techniques to minimize mistakes.

$1,150

Members save $173

10 CME Credits

CPE CoreMaster's Core

Strategic Planning Workshop

Strategic decision-making is about which strategy to pursue. This course focuses on the third aspect — strategic planning. It's about implementation and taking action.

$795

Members save $119

7 CME Credits

CPE Elective

Strengths-Based Leadership

Accepting the call to leadership in healthcare involves far more than an extension of responsibilities and the scope of one’s organizational influence.

$805

Members save $121

7 CME Credits

CPE Elective

Using the CPI 260 for Leadership Development

New Every physician leader possesses a unique combination of character traits that shape how they function and perform as a healthcare professional. From this perspective, each leader has distinctive development needs that must be independently defined.

$920

Members save $138

7 CME Credits

CPE Elective

Value-Based Care

In the complicated world of payment and delivery system reform, this course will deconstruct the most challenging concepts for the novice yet provides sophisticated insights for even the most seasoned physician executive.

$1,699

Members save $255

14 CME Credits

CPE Elective

Women in Leadership

Women face unique challenges in leadership, but also bring a unique perspective. This course will provide ideas, skills and perspective on leading every day. The gender-specific course format is designed to allow for greater openness among participants and provides a suppor...

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$795

Members save $119

7 CME Credits

CPE Elective
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A Journey Through Population Health

This course aims to equip physician leaders with a comprehensive understanding of population health, its challenges, and strategies to advance its initiatives.

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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