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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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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...

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...

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...

Advanced Privileging and Credentialing Challenges

2.5 Total CME

Advanced Privileging and Credentialing Challenges

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $225

Member Price: $191

Physician leaders are charged with providing the best possible care for patients.  Privileging and credentialing can help to protect providers and the public. Learn the principles of privileging for a...

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...

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...

Proceed Until Apprehended

4 Total CME

Proceed Until Apprehended

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $360

Member Price: $306

Proceed Until Apprehended: Building a Culture of Trust Leaders are able to build organizational trust when the workplace is consistent, predictable, and non-threatening. Creating this type of environment might feel...

Assessing the Health of Your Organization

3 Total CME

Assessing the Health of Your Organization

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $270

Member Price: $230

Assessing the Health of Your Organization Many leaders hesitate to respond to organizational health concerns because the solutions seem out of reach. Assessing the health of an organization can be...

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 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 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 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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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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