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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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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...

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...

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 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...

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: 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...

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