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The American Association for Physician Leadership, AAPL (formerly known as ACPE), is the world’s premier organization for physician leadership, education, and certification. We offer the Certified Physician Executive (CPE) credential and CME-earning courses and certification programs for physicians pursuing medical management and executive careers.
 

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2021 Fall Women in Leadership

7 Total CME

2021 Fall Women in Leadership

Live Courses
10/30
Regular Price: $980

Member Price: $833

Women face unique challenges in leadership, but also bring a unique perspective. This course will provide ideas, skills, and perspectives on leading every day. The gender-specific course format is designed...

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2021 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Series

35 Total CME

2021 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Series

Live Courses
10/28 - 10/31
Regular Price: $2,975

Member Price: $2,529

Leadership isn’t a destination – it’s an ongoing journey. This course series represents the first, and most critical, the step of your transformation from contributor to leader. Over the course of three...

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Essentials of Health Law

8 Total CME

Essentials of Health Law

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $800

Member Price: $680

If you’ve been searching for a comprehensive education on the most pressing healthcare law issues of today, then this course is for you. The world of healthcare law encompasses a...

2021 Fall Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians

7 Total CME

2021 Fall Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians

Live Courses
10/28
Regular Price: $980

Member Price: $833

By the time they realize their career in clinical medicine isn’t everything they thought it would be, many physicians believe they’re too invested in their trade to turn back now....

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Strategic Planning

2 Total CME

Strategic Planning

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $180

Member Price: $153

Strategy development occurs in three interdependent stages: strategic thinking, strategic decision-making, and strategic planning. Strategic thinking is about analyzing and interpreting information. Strategic decision-making is about which strategy to pursue....

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Series

31.5 Total CME

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Series

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $2,350

Member Price: $1,998

Enroll in Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Series to build a well-rounded foundation of leadership and influence. Effective leadership is developed by honing specific skills and behaviors, and in the Fundamentals...

Managing Physician Performance

14 Total CME

Managing Physician Performance

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $1,400

Member Price: $1,190

Enroll in Managing Physician Performance to learn how to find — and keep — the most talented physicians. This course provides a blueprint for the hiring and talent management process....

The Problem Employee: How to Manage the Employees No One Wants to Manage

The Problem Employee: How to Manage the Employees No One Wants to Manage

Books Soft Cover
01/29
Regular Price: $48

Member Price: $41

Healthcare executives must keep their problem employees in line (and keep turnover to a minimum) or fire them without incurring legal consequences. Yet, it is difficult to know how to...

2021 Fall Resolving Conflict

7 Total CME

2021 Fall Resolving Conflict

Live Courses
10/30
Regular Price: $980

Member Price: $833

Physician leaders and their organizations can experience meaningful growth through conflict. When it's not managed well, conflict becomes disruptive and can lead to many negative outcomes: errors, poor patient satisfaction,...

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The Neuropsychology of Strategic Thinking

2 Total CME

The Neuropsychology of Strategic Thinking

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $200

Member Price: $170

This course will facilitate a shift perspective in how we think about, understand, and implement strategic thinking. This course will define strategic thinking in neuropsychological terms and address both the...

Practical Principles of Change Management

2 Total CME

Practical Principles of Change Management

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $200

Member Price: $170

This course consists of real case studies that demonstrate change creation. Physician leaders will closely examine those case studies and use actionable findings to manage change in their own organizations.Topics...

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4 Total CME

Project Management Overview for Physician Leaders

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $400

Member Price: $340

Physicians are increasingly being asked to tackle projects with high stakes deliverables, but don’t always have the proper knowledge to lead them toward successful outcomes. This course has a unique...

Foundations of Financial Accounting

5 Total CME

Foundations of Financial Accounting

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $475

Member Price: $404

This course offers insights on how to record business activities and interpret financial statements. Physician leaders who enroll can gain an understanding as to why financial accounting is so often political...

Science of High Reliability

10 Total CME

Science of High Reliability

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $895

Member Price: $761

High reliability is the study of human performance in complex systems. In this course, physician leaders explore systems thinking, analysis of serious safety events and techniques to minimize mistakes. The...

Physician-Led Healthcare Reform: A New Approach to Medicare for All

Physician-Led Healthcare Reform: A New Approach to Medicare for All

Books Soft Cover
06/30
Regular Price: $30

Member Price: $25

Today, employed physicians and independent physicians alike feel powerless. Hospital-employed doctors feel like cogs in a machine, and community doctors are increasingly threatened by forces beyond their control. Physician-led healthcare...

AAPL Wellness Collection
Sale

AAPL Wellness Collection

Books
 
$550

Introducing the AAPL Wellness Collection, a 6 book bundle available now for $495 (AAPL member price is $421 or lower) covering topics on wellness, finance, presentation, and social media. The...

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14 Total CME

Building a Path to Leadership Excellence: May - June, 2021

Facilitated Courses
05/24 - 06/18
Regular Price: $1,400

Member Price: $1,190

In today’s volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) world, effective leaders must pause, reflect, take stock, adapt, and rise to challenges with courage, humility, and compassion. Throughout this course, you...

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14 Total CME

Transforming Healthcare Through Quality Improvement: June - July, 2021

Facilitated Courses
06/28 - 07/23
Regular Price: $1,400

Member Price: $1,190

There is no shortage of Quality Improvement (QI) work for physician leaders. Like most of medicine, QI is a mixture of art and science. Leaders need the language, insight and...

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3 Total CME

Building Your Online Presence

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $270

Member Price: $230

Creating and managing your online presence can be a challenge, but recent studies show that it may be of vital importance for today’s physicians. This course introduces health care professionals...

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14 Total CME

Financial Skills for Executive Decision Making: July - August, 2021

Facilitated Courses
07/12 - 08/06
Regular Price: $1,400

Member Price: $1,190

Understanding the language of financial concepts and their application is critical to the success of physician leaders. This course will demystify the language, tools and application of finance and help...

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14 Total CME

Leading Innovation in Healthcare Organizations: July - August, 2021

Facilitated Courses
07/26 - 08/20
Regular Price: $1,400

Member Price: $1,190

Creating and nurturing an innovative organization suited to meet the continual challenge of change is a critical leadership attribute for organizational success. This course will explore the mindset and skills...

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14 Total CME

Building a Path to Leadership Excellence: August - September, 2021

Facilitated Courses
08/09 - 09/03
Regular Price: $1,400

Member Price: $1,190

In today’s volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) world, effective leaders must pause, reflect, take stock, adapt, and rise to challenges with courage, humility, and compassion. Throughout this course, you...

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14 Total CME

Leading Innovation in Healthcare Organizations: May - June, 2021

Facilitated Courses
05/10 - 06/04
Regular Price: $1,400

Member Price: $1,190

Creating and nurturing an innovative organization suited to meet the continual challenge of change is a critical leadership attribute for organizational success. This course will explore the mindset and skills...

2021 Fall Supply Chain Management

7 Total CME

2021 Fall Supply Chain Management

Live Courses
10/31
Regular Price: $980

Member Price: $833

In healthcare, managing the supply chain is a very complex and fragmented process. Throw in a pandemic and managing the flow of medical goods and services from manufacturer to the...

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2021 Fall Managing Physician Performance

14 Total CME

2021 Fall Managing Physician Performance

Live Courses
10/28 - 10/29
Regular Price: $1,960

Member Price: $1,666

In this course, attendees will gain insight into the following key concepts and competencies: Four Most Frequent TheoriesThe specific characteristics and needs of individuals.The personal consequences of various types of...

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All Physicians are Leaders: Reflections on Inspiring Change Together for Better Healthcare

All Physicians are Leaders: Reflections on Inspiring Change Together for Better Healthcare

Books Soft Cover
06/30
Regular Price: $23

Member Price: $20

All Physicians are Leaders: Reflections on Inspiring Change Together for Better Healthcare COVID-19 is clearly creating significant change in how daily lives are pursued. The impacts on healthcare as an...

50 Nonclinical Careers for Physicians:  Fulfilling, Meaningful, and Lucrative Alternatives to Direct Patient Care

50 Nonclinical Careers for Physicians: Fulfilling, Meaningful, and Lucrative Alternatives to Direct Patient Care

Books Soft Cover
06/30
Regular Price: $30

Member Price: $25

How Physicians Can Leverage Their Clinical Skills to Transition to Another Career By the time they realize their career in clinical medicine isn’t everything they thought it would be, many...

Value-Based Healthcare and Payment Models:  Including Frontline Strategies for 20 Clinical Subspecialties

Value-Based Healthcare and Payment Models: Including Frontline Strategies for 20 Clinical Subspecialties

Books Soft Cover
 
Regular Price: $89

Member Price: $76

Value-Based Care and Payment Models As value-based care is coming of age, deciding how to start can be an overwhelming task. Risks are high and success with the new models...

Resolving Conflict

7 Total CME

Resolving Conflict

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $695

Member Price: $591

The goal isn't to eliminate conflict but to make conflict productive. Physician leaders and their organizations can experience meaningful growth through conflict. When it's not managed well, conflict becomes disruptive...

Building and Leading Effective Teams

3.5 Total CME

Building and Leading Effective Teams

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $250

Member Price: $213

Teamwork is an essential component of coordinated interdisciplinary patient care, but it doesn’t happen on its own. Physician leaders know the importance of developing techniques to bring groups together and...

2021 Fall Science of High Reliability

10 Total CME

2021 Fall Science of High Reliability

Live Courses
10/30 - 10/31
Regular Price: $1,400

Member Price: $1,190

High reliability is the study of human performance in complex systems. In this course, physician leaders explore systems thinking, analysis of serious safety events and techniques to minimize mistakes. The...

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Engaging Physicians for Results

3.5 Total CME

Engaging Physicians for Results

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $250

Member Price: $213

While active physician engagement is a common goal, few know how to achieve this ideal high-performing workforce. Learn how to set out a compelling vision to gain physician buy-in for...

2021 Fall The Post-Pandemic Healthcare System

7 Total CME

2021 Fall The Post-Pandemic Healthcare System

Live Courses
10/29
Regular Price: $980

Member Price: $833

COVID-19 has presented medical groups with a host of unprecedented challenges and opportunities. As the world adapts to a new and evolving sense of normal, leaders must respond to immediate...

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Developing a Business Plan

5.5 Total CME

Developing a Business Plan

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $450

Member Price: $383

Health care organizations hesitate to invest in initiatives without fully understanding the likely return on investments.  It is common for organizations to demand a business plan to justify the expense...

Leading Problem Solving

3 Total CME

Leading Problem Solving

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $270

Member Price: $230

Problem solving requires courage, ingenuity, fact-finding, and above all else, good communication. It is the essence of what leaders exist to do. With an insurmountable list of problems developing daily,...

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14 Total CME

Transforming Healthcare Through Quality Improvement: September - October, 2021

Facilitated Courses
09/13 - 10/08
Regular Price: $1,400

Member Price: $1,190

There is no shortage of Quality Improvement (QI) work for physician leaders. Like most of medicine, QI is a mixture of art and science. Leaders need the language, insight and...

Proceed Until Apprehended

4 Total CME

Proceed Until Apprehended

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $360

Member Price: $306

Proceed Until Apprehended: Building a Culture of Trust Leaders are able to build organizational trust when the workplace is consistent, predictable, and non-threatening. Creating this type of environment might feel...

Interdisciplinary Relationship Management

4 Total CME

Interdisciplinary Relationship Management

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $360

Member Price: $306

Managing professional relationships is something that all physicians must do every day. However, this skill isn’t as easy as it sounds. With different personalities, priorities, and approaches to communication, relationships...

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3 Total CME

Assessing the Health of Your Organization

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $270

Member Price: $230

Assessing the Health of Your Organization Many leaders hesitate to respond to organizational health concerns because the solutions seem out of reach. Assessing the health of an organization can be...

Managing Task Forces, Committees and Work Groups

3 Total CME

Managing Task Forces, Committees and Work Groups

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $270

Member Price: $230

Managing Task Forces, Committees and Work Groups: How to Get a Reputation as a Good Leader Running a small group is an important undertaking, and leaders have a challenging role...

From Burnout to Bliss

4 Total CME

From Burnout to Bliss

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $360

Member Price: $306

From Burnout to Bliss: A Physician’s Wellness Journey Dealing with countless demands each day is an integral part of the physician’s routine. But what happens when this routine becomes ingrained...

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14 Total CME

Financial Skills for Executive Decision Making: September - October, 2021

Facilitated Courses
09/27 - 10/22
Regular Price: $1,400

Member Price: $1,190

Understanding the language of financial concepts and their application is critical to the success of physician leaders. This course will demystify the language, tools and application of finance and help...

Leading Complex Organizations

4 Total CME

Leading Complex Organizations

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $360

Member Price: $306

The job of a health care leader is never easy. Those leading complex organizations must be able to successfully manage many moving parts during times of change, crisis, conflict, and...

2021 Fall Essentials of Health Law

8 Total CME

2021 Fall Essentials of Health Law

Live Courses
10/28
Regular Price: $1,120

Member Price: $952

The world of healthcare law encompasses a wide body of the law regulating the provision of healthcare services and governing the relationship between healthcare providers and their recipients. You’ll learn...

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4 Total CME

Practical Tools for Physician Self-Care

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $360

Member Price: $306

With upwards of 50% of physicians suffering from burnout, having knowledge of the research and theory behind this destructive force may be key to combatting these problems once and for...

Building Physician Wellness

3 Total CME

Building Physician Wellness

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $270

Member Price: $230

The physical and psychological tolls of burnout are widely researched today, but what is burnout really and how does it affect physicians? Building Physician Wellness takes a top-down approach to...

Integrating Behavioral Health into The Medical Home: A Rapid Implementation Guide

Integrating Behavioral Health into The Medical Home: A Rapid Implementation Guide

Books Soft Cover
 
Regular Price: $89

Member Price: $76

Integrating Behavioral Health into the Medical Home: A Rapid Implementation Guide offers up- to-the-minute guidance on how to integrate behavioral health (BH) into primary care in a manner which is...