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Certified Physician Executive


A Certified Physician Executive is a licensed MD or DO with one year of significant leadership and managerial experience. Eligible candidates must have also completed coursework in our CPE curriculum or have a graduate management degree and is board certified in a clinical specialty with three years’ experience after residency and fellowship. Additional details can be found here: Certified Physician Executive

CPE candidates must also pass the three-and-a-half-day Certifying Commission in Medical Management Certification Program before being awarded the designation. Additional program and eligibility details can be found here: CPE Capstone

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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: 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...

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....

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...

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14 Total CME

Transforming Healthcare Through Quality Improvement: September - October, 2021

Facilitated Courses
09/13 - 10/08
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: September - October, 2021

Facilitated Courses
09/27 - 10/22
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

Building a Path to Leadership Excellence: August - September, 2021

Facilitated Courses
08/09 - 09/03
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: 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...

2021 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Series

35 Total CME

2021 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Series

Live Courses
10/28 - 10/31
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, the step of your transformation from contributor to leader. Over the course of three...

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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 Essentials of Health Law

8 Total CME

2021 Fall Essentials of Health Law

Live Courses
10/28
Regular Price: $1,120

Member Price: $952

The world of healthcare law encompasses a wide body of the law regulating the provision of healthcare services and governing the relationship between healthcare providers and their recipients. You’ll learn...

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2021 Fall Resolving Conflict

7 Total CME

2021 Fall Resolving Conflict

Live Courses
10/30
Regular Price: $980

Member Price: $833

As a physician leader, effectively addressing and resolving conflict is a primary skill that serves you throughout your career and could be life altering for your employees or patients. This...

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2021 Fall Science of High Reliability

10 Total CME

2021 Fall Science of High Reliability

Live Courses
10/30 - 10/31
Regular Price: $1,400

Member Price: $1,190

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...

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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 Managing Physician Performance

14 Total CME

2021 Fall Managing Physician Performance

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

Member Price: $1,666

In this course, attendees will gain insight into the following key concepts and competencies: Four Most Frequent TheoriesThe specific characteristics and needs of individuals.The personal consequences of various types of...

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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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Resolving Conflict

7 Total CME

Resolving Conflict

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $700

Member Price: $595

As a physician leader, effectively addressing and resolving conflict is a primary skill that serves you throughout your career and could be life altering for your employees or patients. This...

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14 Total CME

Transforming Healthcare Through Quality Improvement: January - February, 2022

Facilitated Courses
01/17 - 02/11
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

Transforming Healthcare Through Quality Improvement: April, 2022

Facilitated Courses
04/04 - 04/29
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: January - February, 2022

Facilitated Courses
01/31 - 02/25
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

Financial Skills for Executive Decision Making: April - May, 2022

Facilitated Courses
04/18 - 05/13
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, 2022

Facilitated Courses
02/14 - 03/11
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

Leading Innovation in Healthcare Organizations: May, 2022

Facilitated Courses
05/02 - 05/27
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: February - March, 2022

Facilitated Courses
02/28 - 03/25
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, 2022

Facilitated Courses
05/16 - 06/10
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...