Registration open for 2023 AAPL Annual Leadership Conference in Chicago, Illinois. | June 9 - 11
American Association for Physician Leadership
American Association for Physician Leadership

November/December 2018

Volume 5, Issue 6

November/December 2018

A pilot study looks at obstacles to enhancing quality in the era of the electronic health record. EHRs have had many unintended consequences, including the declining quality of physician notes.

November/December 2018

This study gathers information about the types of leadership development approaches and programs being used by the top 50 nonprofit hospitals in the United States.

November/December 2018

As patient experience becomes more meaningful to health care organizations — and their payers — in the evolution from volume to value, many are creating chief-level positions to keep a watchful eye on it.

November/December 2018

The end of the year always provides an important time for reflection. As you read this issue, don’t lose the opportunity to reflect on your “human side.”

November/December 2018

Big events have occupied attention in recent months, affecting lives and communities. These events offer physician leaders a chance to guide the health care industry forward.

November/December 2018

Electronic medical records systems flash so many alerts that we can become numb to them. It’s time for sanity, backed by science, to take root. Maybe, then, we’ll get some work done.

November/December 2018

Physician leaders have the opportunity and responsibility to nurture development of others, whether patients or colleagues. Mentoring can have significant benefits in a professional setting.

November/December 2018

As Congress confirmed Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court after a bitter partisan battle, physicians on both sides of the aisle spoke up for their patients and practices.

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.


Mail Processing Address
PO Box 96503 I BMB 97493
Washington, DC 20090-6503

Payment Remittance Address
PO Box 745725
Atlanta, GA 30374-5725
(800) 562-8088
(813) 287-8993 Fax



AAPL providers leadership development programs designed to retain valuable team members and improve patient outcomes.

American Association for Physician Leadership®

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