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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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Strategic Planning

2 Total CME

Strategic Planning

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Present Like a Pro

4 Total CME

Present Like a Pro

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Regular Price: $360

Member Price: $306

This course explores presentation secrets and audience engagement techniques to allow physician leaders to command a room and influence other through presentations.  Physician leaders will study the art of audience-focused...

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Communication

3.5 Total CME

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Communication

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Regular Price: $295

Member Price: $251

Everyone sees the world differently, and that’s why communicating with other people isn’t a one-size-fits-all affair. This course isn’t just about how to speak or what to say – instead, it...

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Finance

7.0 Total CME

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Finance

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Regular Price: $595

Member Price: $506

This course provides physician leaders a practical blueprint for financial fluency and more – reading statements, utilizing four types of accounting and measuring the financial health of an organization. Finance is...

Population Health Essentials for Physician Leaders

16 Total CME

Population Health Essentials for Physician Leaders

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Regular Price: $1,440

Member Price: $1,224

This course covers the challenges faced and solutions created by 21st century health care providers.  Physician leaders will study new ideologies on how prevention and quality outcomes are linked to...

Physician Leadership Journal Subscription

Physician Leadership Journal Subscription

Subscription
 
$100

The Physician Leadership Journal is the premier source of insight and information on the business of medicine and the leadership knowledge at the level of the physician. Published bi-monthly, the Journal...

Improving Communication and Feedback in Health Care Leadership

2.5 Total CME

Improving Communication and Feedback in Health Care Leadership

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Regular Price: $225

Member Price: $191

This course is designed for physician leaders who want to be more effective communicators. That starts by learning the types of communication. It involves using feedback to focus on goals and...

Strategic Thinking

2 Total CME

Strategic Thinking

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Regular Price: $180

Member Price: $153

Learn how to make choices to achieve desired outcomes. The word "strategy" gets used a lot, but defining it can be frustratingly elusive. This course explores the true meaning of...

Leading and Managing Strategic Change

5.5 Total CME

Leading and Managing Strategic Change

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Regular Price: $495

Member Price: $421

Gain the tools, techniques and skills required to lead change. The key to thriving as a physician leader is the ability to manage strategic innovation and change. There's a difference...

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Negotiation

7.0 Total CME

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Negotiation

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Regular Price: $595

Member Price: $506

With the right skillset, anything can be negotiated – rank, salary, schedule and more. This course demonstrates the steps that make up all negotiations and it shows physician leaders how to leverage...

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Influence

7.0 Total CME

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Influence

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Regular Price: $595

Member Price: $506

Influencing others is a major component of leadership. This course shows physicians leaders how to first influence themselves – by developing core values and clarifying their vision – so they can...

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Quality

7.0 Total CME

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Quality

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Regular Price: $595

Member Price: $506

Quality and consistency are inexorably linked. This course offers physicians the tools and tactics they need to create consistent systems, processes and quality outcomes – along with some insight into the...

Strategic Decision Making

2 Total CME

Strategic Decision Making

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Regular Price: $180

Member Price: $153

Everyone makes decisions, but are those strategic decisions? This course discusses decision-making from a strategic perspective that helps organizations gain and sustain a competitive advantage and create value. Physician leaders...

Quality and Safety for Physician Leaders

3.5 Total CME

Quality and Safety for Physician Leaders

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Regular Price: $250

Member Price: $213

Create a culture of quality and safety with these course insights. The curriculum includes key concepts, such as improving system performance, reducing medical errors and enhancing patient satisfaction scores. Physician...

A Physician's Guide to Financial Statements

A Physician's Guide to Financial Statements

Books Soft Cover
 
Regular Price: $46

Member Price: $39

Learn to read and interpret financial reports and to be proactive in linking health care decisions and financial outcomes. You’ll get a general review and look into the accounting world...

Advanced Financial Decision Making

7 Total CME

Advanced Financial Decision Making

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Regular Price: $630

Member Price: $536

Physician leaders cannot dismiss the importance of finance in strategic decision making. Consequently, applying financial principles can aid the process and result in improved patient care. Become a stronger physician...