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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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2019 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Series

31.5 Total CME

2019 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Series

Live Courses
11/02 - 11/05
Regular Price: $2,453

Member Price: $2,085

Register by July 31st and save 15% off Fall Institute with code FALL15. Leadership isn’t a destination – it’s an ongoing journey. This course series represents the first, and most critical, step...

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2019 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Influence

7 Total CME

2019 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Influence

Live Courses
11/04
Regular Price: $595

Member Price: $506

Register by July 31st and save 15% off Fall Institute with code FALL15. Influencing others is a major component of leadership and this course will first teach physician leaders how to...

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2019 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Negotiation

7 Total CME

2019 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Negotiation

Live Courses
11/03
Regular Price: $595

Member Price: $506

Register by July 31st and save 15% off Fall Institute with code FALL15. Negotiation influences every aspect of our lives, so it’s time you master it. Learn valuable skills, like how...

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2019 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Communication

3.5 Total CME

2019 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Communication

Live Courses
11/05
Regular Price: $347

Member Price: $295

Register by July 31st and save 15% off Fall Institute with code FALL15. Everyone sees the world differently, and that’s why communicating with other people isn’t a one-size-fits-all affair. This course...

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2019 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Quality

7 Total CME

2019 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Quality

Live Courses
11/02
Regular Price: $595

Member Price: $506

Register by July 31st and save 15% off Fall Institute with code FALL15. Quality and consistency are inexorably linked. This course offers physicians the tools and tactics they need to create...

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2019 Fall Advanced Medical Staff Leadership

10.5 Total CME

2019 Fall Advanced Medical Staff Leadership

Live Courses
11/04 - 11/05
Regular Price: $1,525

Member Price: $1,296

Register by July 31st and save 15% off Fall Institute with code FALL15. The health care industry’s shift of focus from sickness to health and the rapid change of business and...

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2019 Fall Authentic Leadership Development

14 Total CME

2019 Fall Authentic Leadership Development

Live Courses
11/01 - 11/02
Regular Price: $1,525

Member Price: $1,296

Register by July 31st and save 15% off Fall Institute with code FALL15. Authentic leaders are those who remain true to their values while guiding their organizations toward future success. They...

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2019 Fall Managing Physician Performance

24 Total CME

2019 Fall Managing Physician Performance

Live Courses
11/03 - 11/05
Regular Price: $2,350

Member Price: $1,998

Register by July 31st and save 15% off Fall Institute with code FALL15. Enroll in this course and learn how to find — and keep — talented physicians on your staff....

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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....

2019 Fall Professional Accountability

10.5 Total CME

2019 Fall Professional Accountability

Live Courses
11/01 - 11/02
Regular Price: $1,525

Member Price: $1,296

Register by July 31st and save 15% off Fall Institute with code FALL15. When organizations don’t have appropriate strategies to deal with disruptive and toxic behavior, these behaviors can result in...

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2019 Fall Project Management

7 Total CME

2019 Fall Project Management

Live Courses
11/01
Regular Price: $818

Member Price: $695

Register by July 31st and save 15% off Fall Institute with code FALL15. Clarify expectations, define scopes, develop budgets and establish schedules with the skills and insights offered in this course....

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2019 Fall Resolving Conflict

7 Total CME

2019 Fall Resolving Conflict

Live Courses
11/03
Regular Price: $935

Member Price: $795

Register by July 31st and save 15% off Fall Institute with code FALL15. In this course, the goal isn’t to eliminate conflict, but to make it meaningful and productive. When conflict...

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2019 Fall Practical Principles of Change Management

7 Total CME

2019 Fall Practical Principles of Change Management

Live Courses
11/04
Regular Price: $935

Member Price: $795

Register by July 31st and save 15% off Fall Institute with code FALL15. Physician leaders enrolled in this course will examine real case studies that demonstrate change creation and use actionable...

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2019 Fall Optimizing Clinical & Business Outcomes through Physician-C Suite Collaboration

10.5 Total CME

2019 Fall Optimizing Clinical & Business Outcomes through Physician-C Suite Collaboration

Live Courses
11/02 - 11/03
Regular Price: $1,525

Member Price: $1,296

Register by July 31st and save 15% off Fall Institute with code FALL15. Succeeding as a physician or executive leader in today’s environment requires specific knowledge and tools that aren’t covered...

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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...

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...

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 to build a well-rounded foundation of leadership and influence. Effective leadership is developed by honing specific skills and behaviors, and in Fundamentals, physicians will...

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...

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...

Managing Physician Performance: Series

24 Total CME

Managing Physician Performance: Series

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $1,745

Member Price: $1,483

This series includes Recruit and Retain Top Talent, Design a Compensation Model, and Deliver Effective Feedback This program provides expert instruction and actionable takeaways to recruit new physicians, host performance-based...

Improving Communication and Feedback in Health Care Leadership

2.5 Total CME

Improving Communication and Feedback in Health Care Leadership

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
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...

Leading and Managing Strategic Change

5.5 Total CME

Leading and Managing Strategic Change

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
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...

Strategic Decision Making

2 Total CME

Strategic Decision Making

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
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...

Deliver Effective Feedback

5 Total CME

Deliver Effective Feedback

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $450

Member Price: $383

This course provides the tools and techniques physician leaders need to promote good behavior, discourage unproductive habits and connect meaningfully with their people.  Topics include: The communication style preferences of...

Principles of Financial Decision Making

3.5 Total CME

Principles of Financial Decision Making

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $250

Member Price: $213

Gain the skills and knowledge needed to navigate the economic side of health care. Become familiar with the basic principles of finance and understand the documents that reveal the fiscal...

The CMIO-CMO-CIO Partnership

1.5 Total CME

The CMIO-CMO-CIO Partnership

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $135

Member Price: $115

The course explores the role of clinical informatics and how each collaborator – Chief Medical Information Officer, Chief Medical Officer or Chief Information Officer – can improve them.  These partnerships...

Establish a Just Culture

4 Total CME

Establish a Just Culture

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $360

Member Price: $306

Gain access to the simple, fundamental principles required to transform the culture of a team or department. With these principles, leaders can open lines of communication with team members, foster...

Create Systems for Quality

3 Total CME

Create Systems for Quality

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $270

Member Price: $230

Unlock the step-by-step method for basic system design and gain access to the fundamentals of systems thinking. The course walks through basic system design, testing, and validation, system scaling, system...

Mastering Physician Engagement

5 Total CME

Mastering Physician Engagement

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $450

Member Price: $383

Discover how to create stable relationships between physicians and the workplace. Use the strategies here to build physician trust, provide performance feedback and implement change. Explore key elements designed to...

Lessons Learned: Stories from Women in Medical Management

Lessons Learned: Stories from Women in Medical Management

Books Soft Cover
 
Regular Price: $46

Member Price: $39

Women now comprise 50 percent or more of most U.S. medical school classes, yet relatively few female physicians fill the most senior management positions within the health care system. Here,...

Develop Effective Teams

5 Total CME

Develop Effective Teams

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $500

Member Price: $425

Learning how to work effectively in teams has become a crucial skill in today’s workplace. Those tasked with leading teams are presented with challenges that must be dealt with efficiently....

Essentials of Medical Management, 2nd Edition

Essentials of Medical Management, 2nd Edition

Books Soft Cover
 
Regular Price: $46

Member Price: $39

Gain sound advice spanning marketing strategies, health care quality and medical errors as well as health law, finance, conflict management and career planning. This is a comprehensive guide and reference...

Taming Disruptive Behavior

Taming Disruptive Behavior

Books Soft Cover
 
Regular Price: $50

Member Price: $42

Disruptive behavior can happen in any workplace, but when it hits health care organizations, it can have dramatic impacts on patient care. In this definitive book by two expert therapists...

Leveraging the Clinical Team

2 Total CME

Leveraging the Clinical Team

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $180

Member Price: $153

Physician leaders who are managing interdisciplinary clinical teams can learn the basics of hiring, leading, and managing new team members. This course provides strategies for effective coaching, defusing disruptive behavior...

MD 2.0: Physician Leadership for the Information Age

MD 2.0: Physician Leadership for the Information Age

Books Soft Cover
 
Regular Price: $46

Member Price: $39

Health care challenges today are no longer adequately addressed by the traditional paternalistic physician role. Health care must be physician-led, but patient-centered. Effective leadership must be collaborative rather than authoritarian,...

Lessons Learned: Stories from Women in Medical Management

Lessons Learned: Stories from Women in Medical Management

eBooks
 
$14

Women now comprise 50 percent or more of most U.S. medical school classes, yet relatively few female physicians fill the most senior management positions within the health care system. Here,...

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Taming Disruptive Behavior

Taming Disruptive Behavior

eBooks
 
$24

Disruptive behavior can happen in any workplace, but when it hits health care organizations, it can have dramatic impacts on patient care. In this definitive book by two expert therapists...

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Three Faces of Quality: October - December, 2019

24 Total CME

Three Faces of Quality: October - December, 2019

Facilitated Courses
10/31 - 12/06
Regular Price: $1,745

Member Price: $1,483

Session Dates: 10/31 - 12/06 Discover how to design and implement systems that drive better patient and business outcomes. The curriculum shows physician leaders how to guide teams toward higher...

Three Faces of Quality: August, 2019

24 Total CME

Three Faces of Quality: August, 2019

Facilitated Courses
08/01 - 08/30
Regular Price: $1,745

Member Price: $1,483

Session Dates: 08/01 - 08/30 Discover how to design and implement systems that drive better patient and business outcomes. The curriculum shows physician leaders how to guide teams toward higher...

Techniques of Financial Decision Making: October - December, 2019

24 Total CME

Techniques of Financial Decision Making: October - December, 2019

Facilitated Courses
10/31 - 12/14
Regular Price: $1,745

Member Price: $1,483

Session Dates: 10/31 - 12/14 Gain the knowledge and skills to turn financial mysteries into useful tools by enrolling in Techniques of Financial Decision-Making. The course focuses on operations and...

Techniques of Financial Decision Making: August - September, 2019

24 Total CME

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Techniques of Financial Decision Making: August - September, 2019

Facilitated Courses
08/01 - 09/13
Regular Price: $1,745

Member Price: $1,483

Session Dates: 08/01 - 09/13 This session is completely sold out. Seats may still be available in the October-November session. Gain the knowledge and skills to turn financial mysteries into useful...

Managing Physician Performance

24 Total CME

Managing Physician Performance: October - December, 2019

Facilitated Courses
10/31 - 12/06
Regular Price: $1,745

Member Price: $1,483

Session Dates: 10/31 - 12/06 Enroll in Managing Physician Performance to learn how to find — and keep — the most talented physicians. This course provides a blueprint for the...

Managing Physician Performance

24 Total CME

Managing Physician Performance: August, 2019

Facilitated Courses
08/01 - 08/30
Regular Price: $1,745

Member Price: $1,483

Session Dates: 08/01 - 08/30 Physicians who enroll in the Managing Physician Performance: Series gain access to the tools necessary to source, hire, develop and compensate talented providers. This program provides...

Essentials of Medical Management, 2nd edition

Essentials of Medical Management, 2nd edition

eBooks
 
$27

Packed with 15 chapters of sound advice on everything from marketing strategies, health care quality and medical errors to health law, finance and conflict management, Essentials of Medical Management ,...

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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

Dealing with countless demands each day is an integral part of the physician’s routine. But what happens when this routine becomes ingrained and becomes too much to handle? There is...