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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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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...

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....

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....

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...

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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...

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...

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...

Ethical Challenges of Physician Leaders

5 Total CME

Ethical Challenges of Physician Leaders

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $395

Member Price: $336

Physician leaders must be equipped to deal with complex and perplexing ethical issues. Learn how to develop processes resolving ethical dilemmas facing physicians, patients and their families. Build medical ethics...

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...

2021 Winter Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Communication

7 Total CME

2021 Winter Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Communication

Collab
01/30
Regular Price: $595

Member Price: $506

Everyone sees the world differently, and that’s why communicating with other people isn’t a one-size-fits-all affair. The Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Communication isn’t just about how to speak or what...

2021 Winter Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Series

35 Total CME

2021 Winter Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Series

Collab
01/28 - 01/31
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, step of your transformation from contributor to leader. Over the course of four days, you...

2021 Winter Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Influence

7 Total CME

2021 Winter Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Influence

Collab
01/28
Regular Price: $595

Member Price: $506

Influencing others is a major component of leadership. Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Influence shows physicians leaders how to first influence themselves – by developing core values and clarifying their vision...

2021 Winter Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Quality

7 Total CME

2021 Winter Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Quality

Collab
01/29
Regular Price: $595

Member Price: $506

Quality and consistency are inexorably linked. The Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Quality course offers physicians the tools and tactics they need to create consistent systems, processes, and quality outcomes –...

2021 Winter Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Negotiation

7 Total CME

2021 Winter Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Negotiation

Collab
01/31
Regular Price: $595

Member Price: $506

This course demonstrates the steps that make up negotiations, and it shows physician leaders how to leverage that structure to create the career and lifestyle they want. Even though we...

2021 Winter Women's Leadership Academy

14 Total CME

2021 Winter Women's Leadership Academy

Collab
01/30 - 01/31
Regular Price: $1,680

Member Price: $1,428

Women face unique challenges in leadership, but they also bring a unique perspective. Whether your goal is to become a C-Suite executive or leader in another health care role, this...

2021 Winter HFMA & AAPL Health Care Finance Academy

14 Total CME

2021 Winter HFMA & AAPL Health Care Finance Academy

Collab
01/30 - 01/31
Regular Price: $1,680

Member Price: $1,428

The HFMA & AAPL Healthcare Finance Academy is a blended learning experience that includes a two-day live session, two interactive webinars and two self-study e-learning modules that provide a big-picture...

2021 Winter CMO Academy

14 Total CME

2021 Winter CMO Academy

Collab
01/28 - 01/29
Regular Price: $1,680

Member Price: $1,428

This academy is created for both new and experienced CMOs who want to hone critical health care management and leadership skills. Together, we'll cover the frameworks and strategies you need...

2021 Winter CEO Academy

14 Total CME

2021 Winter CEO Academy

Collab
01/28 - 01/29
Regular Price: $1,680

Member Price: $1,428

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...

AAPL Wellness Collection
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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

Transforming Healthcare Through Quality Improvement: January - February, 2021

Facilitated Courses
01/18 - 02/19
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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14 Total CME

Financial Skills for Executive Decision Making: February - March, 2021

Facilitated Courses
02/08 - 03/05
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: February - March, 2021

Facilitated Courses
02/22 - 03/19
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: March - April, 2021

Facilitated Courses
03/08 - 04/02
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

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

Financial Skills for Executive Decision Making: April - May, 2021

Facilitated Courses
04/26 - 05/21
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: 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...

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14 Total CME

Transforming Healthcare Through Quality Improvement: April - May, 2021

Facilitated Courses
04/12 - 05/07
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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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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...