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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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Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Communication

3.5 Total CME

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Communication

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
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...

2021 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Influence

7 Total CME

2021 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Influence

Live Courses
10/28
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...

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2021 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Communication

7 Total CME

2021 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Communication

Live Courses
10/29
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. This course shows physician leaders how to adjust their communication style and delivery to...

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2021 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Negotiation

7 Total CME

2021 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Negotiation

Live Courses
10/30
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...

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2021 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Finance

7 Total CME

2021 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Finance

Live Courses
10/31
Regular Price: $595

Member Price: $506

Finance is a complex topic, but those physician leaders who understand the basics can create thoughtful and positive change in their organizations. Lessons are delivered through a series of video...

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2021 Fall Practical Principles of Change Management

5 Total CME

2021 Fall Practical Principles of Change Management

Live Courses
10/29
Regular Price: $700

Member Price: $595

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....

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2021 Fall Mastering Emotional Intelligence

7 Total CME

2021 Fall Mastering Emotional Intelligence

Live Courses
10/30
Regular Price: $980

Member Price: $833

Your relationship with your patient is a critical component of your clinical practice. If you want to better manage your relationship with your patients and co-workers, consider the importance of...

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2021 Fall Crisis Management

7 Total CME

2021 Fall Crisis Management

Live Courses
10/28
Regular Price: $980

Member Price: $833

As the past year has taught us, Managing in a Crisis is a challenge that faced every physician and it is not an easy job. This course focuses on how...

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2021 Fall Diversity & Inclusion Implementation

7 Total CME

2021 Fall Diversity & Inclusion Implementation

Live Courses
10/31
Regular Price: $980

Member Price: $833

With team-based health care a firm reality in our complex healthcare world, embracing diversity and inclusion becomes vital to physician leadership in healthcare. Our profession as physicians demands we consider...

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2021 Fall Value-Based Care

14 Total CME

2021 Fall Value-Based Care

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

Member Price: $1,666

In the complicated world of payment and delivery system reform, this course will deconstruct the most challenging concepts for the novice yet provides sophisticated insights for even the most seasoned...

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2021 Fall Leading Innovation in Healthcare Organizations

14 Total CME

2021 Fall Leading Innovation in Healthcare Organizations

Live Courses
10/30 - 10/31
Regular Price: $1,960

Member Price: $1,666

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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Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Finance

7.0 Total CME

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Finance

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
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

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
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

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...

Strategic Thinking

2 Total CME

Strategic Thinking

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
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

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...

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Negotiation

7.0 Total CME

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Negotiation

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
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

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
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

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
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

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...

Quality and Safety for Physician Leaders

3.5 Total CME

Quality and Safety for Physician Leaders

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
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...

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14 Total CME

Building a Path to Leadership Excellence: October - November, 2021

Facilitated Courses
10/25 - 11/19
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...

Advanced Financial Decision Making

7 Total CME

Advanced Financial Decision Making

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
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...

Social Media for Physician Leaders

2.5 Total CME

Social Media for Physician Leaders

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $225

Member Price: $191

This course focuses on developing and strengthening a social media voice – one that communicates effectively with patients and team members, emphasizes the safety of personal information, and uses marketing...

Leading Innovation in Health Care Delivery

2 Total CME

Leading Innovation in Health Care Delivery

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $180

Member Price: $153

These days, the volume-to-value transition in health care requires physician leaders to seek better ways to deliver care. By applying systematic and team-based approaches, they can innovate health care in...

Integrated Health Systems: Drivers, Design and Strategy

4 Total CME

Integrated Health Systems: Drivers, Design and Strategy

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $350

Member Price: $298

In this course, physician leaders will get a look at the design, management, and strategy of integrated health systems. They will also have the opportunity to explore those implications in...

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...

Integrated Health Systems: Physician Engagement

4 Total CME

Integrated Health Systems: Physician Engagement

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $350

Member Price: $298

System integration is the goal, and it works best when physicians operate collaboratively within a specific leadership structure and culture. This course shows how to establish that structure. It also...

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...

How Physicians Can Fix Health Care: One Innovation at a Time

How Physicians Can Fix Health Care: One Innovation at a Time

Books Hard Cover
 
Regular Price: $50

Member Price: $42

How Physicians Can Fix Health Care: One Innovation at a Time: Hard Cover Version Breakthrough the chaos that surrounds health care and harness the power to create positive change. That’s the...

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...

Health Care Quality: The Clinician's Primer

Health Care Quality: The Clinician's Primer

Books Soft Cover
 
Regular Price: $66

Member Price: $56

Experts from the renowned Jefferson School of Population Health in Philadelphia, Pa., united to assemble this insightful and authoritative guide to health care quality, a must-have book for any clinician...

Optimizing Health IT for Improved Patient Safety

4 Total CME

Optimizing Health IT for Improved Patient Safety

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $360

Member Price: $306

This course covers the fundamental aspects of health information technology (HIT) as it relates to patient safety. The curriculum introduces an eight-dimension model that helps explain essential aspects of a...

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...

Inspired Physician Leadership: Creating Influence and Impact

Inspired Physician Leadership: Creating Influence and Impact

Books Soft Cover
 
Regular Price: $46

Member Price: $39

Inspired Physician Leadership: Creating Influence and Impact Physician leadership is a powerful force in the future of health care. Our book, Inspired Physician Leadership, offers insights into ways to strengthen...

The Numbers a CEO Needs to Know

5 Total CME

The Numbers a CEO Needs to Know

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $450

Member Price: $383

It’s no secret that CEOs need to maintain a significant level of knowledge about their organization’s financial status, but how much do they really need to know? This course introduces...

Credentialing & Privileging for Accountable Care

Credentialing & Privileging for Accountable Care

Books Soft Cover
 
Regular Price: $46

Member Price: $39

This is an answer to the credentialing needs of more than 40,000 U.S. hospitals as they scramble to implement a more robust credentialing process and meet the requirements of accountable...

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...