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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 four-phased CPE curriculum or have a graduate management degree and is board certified in a clinical specialty with three years’ experience after residency and fellowship.

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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Essentials of Health Law

8 Total CME

Essentials of Health Law

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $645

Member Price: $548

Health care law is a complex topic affected by sweeping changes in the political landscape. Gain an overview of health care laws and how decisions have affected organizations. Examine today’s...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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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2019 Fall Three Faces of Quality

24 Total CME

2019 Fall Three Faces of Quality

Live Courses
11/01 - 11/03
Regular Price: $2,350

Member Price: $1,998

Discover how to design and implement systems that drive better patient and business outcomes. Physician leaders will learn how to guide teams toward higher quality health care and demonstrate the...

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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 Science of High Reliability

10.5 Total CME

2019 Fall Science of High Reliability

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. What is high reliability? It’s the study of human performance in complex systems, and it’s a subject that...

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