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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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A Physician's Guide to Financial Statements

A Physician's Guide to Financial Statements

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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...

Credentialing & Privileging for Accountable Care

Credentialing & Privileging for Accountable Care

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Regular Price: $45

Member Price: $38

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...

Essentials of Medical Management, 2nd Edition

Essentials of Medical Management, 2nd Edition

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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

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Strategic Thinking

2 Total CME

Strategic Thinking

Self-Study Courses
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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Present Like a Pro

4 Total CME

Present Like a Pro

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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

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

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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...

Building and Leading Effective Teams

5 Total CME

Building and Leading Effective Teams

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $500

Member Price: $425

Recently refreshed to address the challenges of remote work during the Covid-19 pandemic, this course is one of the most important for Physician Leadership. Building and Leading Effective Teams, taught...

Practical Principles of Change Management

5 Total CME

Practical Principles of Change Management

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $500

Member Price: $425

Change is inevitable, adaptation is powerful, and change management is an essential Physician Leadership skill. Introducing Practical Principles of Change Management, taught by Larry McEvoy, an AAPL DE Self Study...

Science of High Reliability

10 Total CME

Science of High Reliability

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $1,000

Member Price: $850

Defined simply, “high reliability” is the study of human performance in complex systems. Introducing The Science of High Reliability, taught by Jeff Norton, an AAPL DE Self Study in which...

Lessons Learned: Stories from Women Physician Leaders

Lessons Learned: Stories from Women Physician Leaders

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Regular Price: $29

Member Price: $25

Edited by Deborah M. Shlian, MD, MBA Women physicians now comprise 50 percent or more of most U.S. medical school classes. Yet relatively few fill the most senior management positions...

The Heart of the Story: My Improbable Journey as a Cardiologist

The Heart of the Story: My Improbable Journey as a Cardiologist

Books Soft Cover
06/30
Regular Price: $30

Member Price: $26

Publication Date April 29, 2022 Joan L. Thomas, MD, CPE, FACC with Sandra J. Parker The Heart of the Story: My Improbable Journey as a Cardiologist is an examination of the...

Reframing Contemporary Physician Leadership: We Started as Heroes

Reframing Contemporary Physician Leadership: We Started as Heroes

Books Soft Cover
06/30
Regular Price: $46

Member Price: $39

Grace E. Terrell, MD, MMM, CPE, FACP, FACPE The practice of medicine, today, requires transformational skills. Healthcare challenges are no longer adequately addressed by the traditional paternalistic physician role. Healthcare...

The People Value Proposition: See one, Do one, Teach one... LEAD – A Physician’s Journey to Leadership

The People Value Proposition: See one, Do one, Teach one... LEAD – A Physician’s Journey to Leadership

Books Soft Cover
06/30
Regular Price: $32

Member Price: $27

Stanley E. Harris, MD, MA There is a widely acknowledged failure in leadership development across the spectrum, from corporations to communities. The fact is, few organizations are confident in and...

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Quality

7 Total CME

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Quality

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $595

Member Price: $506

The refinement of healthcare practices in the context of quality and safety is a crucial aspect of improving outcomes for patients. Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Quality, taught by David Nash,...

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Series

35 Total CME

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Series

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $2,529

Member Price: $2,150

Build a well-rounded foundation of leadership and influence skills by enrolling in the Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Series. Taught by some of AAPL’s finest instructors, this series is a bundle...

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Negotiation

7 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. Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Negotiation, taught by Linda Babcock, is an AAPL DE Self Study course that delivers...

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Influence

7 Total CME

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Influence

Self-Study Courses
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Regular Price: $595

Member Price: $506

Influence is a major component of leadership. Not to be confused with power or control, influence is leveraging key tactics that involve, connect, and inspire others. Fundamentals of Physician Leadership:...

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Finance

7 Total CME

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Finance

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $595

Member Price: $506

This course is part of 2022 Spring Institute, an in-person event delivered in St. Petersburg, FL in May 2022. Finance is a complex topic, but those physician leaders who understand...

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Communication

7 Total CME

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Communication

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
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. Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Communication, taught by Johann Humbert, is an AAPL DE Self...

Physicians and Professional Behavior Management Strategies: A Leadership Roadmap and Guide with Case Studies

Physicians and Professional Behavior Management Strategies: A Leadership Roadmap and Guide with Case Studies

Books Soft Cover
06/30
Regular Price: $48

Member Price: $41

Matthew J. Mazurek, MD, MHA, CPE, FACHE, FASA One of the most difficult tasks physician leaders regularly face is managing and mitigating unprofessional physician conduct complaints from patients, colleagues, nurses,...

The Emotionally Intelligent Physician Leader

The Emotionally Intelligent Physician Leader

Books Soft Cover
06/30
Regular Price: $48

Member Price: $41

By Susan Fink Childs, FACMPE In today's fast-paced world of healthcare, physicians require effective tools to help manage, adapt, and get ahead in their careers. As a physician leader, it’s...

14 Total CME

Building a Path to Leadership Excellence: March 2023

Facilitated Courses
11/14 - 12/09
Regular Price: $1,400

Member Price: $1,190

14 Total CME

Building a Path to Leadership Excellence: May 2023

Facilitated Courses
11/14 - 12/09
Regular Price: $1,400

Member Price: $1,190

14 Total CME

Building a Path to Leadership Excellence: August 2023

Facilitated Courses
11/14 - 12/09
Regular Price: $1,400

Member Price: $1,190

14 Total CME

Building a Path to Leadership Excellence: November 2023

Facilitated Courses
11/14 - 12/09
Regular Price: $1,400

Member Price: $1,190

14 Total CME

Financial Skills for Executive Decision Making: January 2023

Facilitated Courses
10/17 - 11/11
Regular Price: $1,400

Member Price: $1,190

14 Total CME

Financial Skills for Executive Decision Making: April 2023

Facilitated Courses
10/17 - 11/11
Regular Price: $1,400

Member Price: $1,190

14 Total CME

Financial Skills for Executive Decision Making: August 2023

Facilitated Courses
10/17 - 11/11
Regular Price: $1,400

Member Price: $1,190

14 Total CME

Financial Skills for Executive Decision Making: October 2023

Facilitated Courses
10/17 - 11/11
Regular Price: $1,400

Member Price: $1,190

14 Total CME

Leading Innovation in Healthcare Organizations: February 2023

Facilitated Courses
10/31 - 11/25
Regular Price: $1,400

Member Price: $1,190

14 Total CME

Leading Innovation in Healthcare Organizations: May 2023

Facilitated Courses
10/31 - 11/25
Regular Price: $1,400

Member Price: $1,190

14 Total CME

Leading Innovation in Healthcare Organizations: August 2023

Facilitated Courses
10/31 - 11/25
Regular Price: $1,400

Member Price: $1,190

14 Total CME

Leading Innovation in Healthcare Organizations: October 2023

Facilitated Courses
10/31 - 11/25
Regular Price: $1,400

Member Price: $1,190

14 Total CME

Transforming Healthcare Through Quality Improvement: January 2023

Facilitated Courses
10/03 - 10/28
Regular Price: $1,400

Member Price: $1,190

14 Total CME

Transforming Healthcare Through Quality Improvement: April 2023

Facilitated Courses
10/03 - 10/28
Regular Price: $1,400

Member Price: $1,190