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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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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...

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...

Develop Effective Teams

5 Total CME

Develop Effective Teams

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $500

Member Price: $425

Learning how to work effectively in teams has become a crucial skill in today’s workplace. Those tasked with leading teams are presented with challenges that must be dealt with efficiently....

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...

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....

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership - Series: 2022 Fall Institute (October 2022)

35 Total CME

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership - Series: 2022 Fall Institute (October 2022)

Live Courses
10/27 - 10/30
Regular Price: $2,529

Member Price: $2,150

This course is part of 2022 Fall Institute, an in-person event delivered in Scottsdale, AZ in October 2022. Leadership isn’t a destination – it’s an ongoing journey. This course series represents...

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Building and Leading Effective Teams: 2022 Fall Institute (October 2022)

5 Total CME

Building and Leading Effective Teams: 2022 Fall Institute (October 2022)

Live Courses
10/29 - 10/29
Regular Price: $625

Member Price: $531

This course is part of 2022 Fall Institute, an in-person event delivered in Scottsdale, AZ in October 2022. In this course, attendees will gain insight into the following key concepts...

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Essentials of Health Law: 2022 Fall Institute (October 2022)

8 Total CME

Essentials of Health Law: 2022 Fall Institute (October 2022)

Live Courses
10/27 - 10/27
Regular Price: $1,000

Member Price: $850

This course is part of 2022 Fall Institute, an in-person event delivered in Scottsdale, AZ in October 2022. The world of healthcare law encompasses a wide body of the law...

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Fundamentals of Physician Leadership - Communication: 2022 Fall Institute (October 2022)

7 Total CME

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership - Communication: 2022 Fall Institute (October 2022)

Live Courses
10/30 - 10/30
Regular Price: $595

Member Price: $506

This course is part of 2022 Fall Institute, an in-person event delivered in Scottsdale, AZ in October 2022. Everyone sees the world differently, and that’s why communicating with other people...

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Mastering Emotional Intelligence: 2022 Fall Institute (October 2022)

7 Total CME

Mastering Emotional Intelligence: 2022 Fall Institute (October 2022)

Live Courses
10/28 - 10/28
Regular Price: $875

Member Price: $744

This course is part of 2022 Fall Institute, an in-person event delivered in Scottsdale, AZ in October 2022. Your relationship with your patient is a critical component of your clinical...

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Fundamentals of Physician Leadership - Influence: 2022 Fall Institute (October 2022)

7 Total CME

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership - Influence: 2022 Fall Institute (October 2022)

Live Courses
10/28 - 10/28
Regular Price: $595

Member Price: $506

This course is part of 2022 Fall Institute, an in-person event delivered in Scottsdale, AZ in October 2022. Influencing others is a major component of leadership. Fundamentals of Physician Leadership:...

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Fundamentals of Physician Leadership - Negotiation: 2022 Fall Institute (October 2022)

7 Total CME

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership - Negotiation: 2022 Fall Institute (October 2022)

Live Courses
10/29 - 10/29
Regular Price: $595

Member Price: $506

This course is part of 2022 Fall Institute, an in-person event delivered in Scottsdale, AZ in October 2022. This course demonstrates the steps that make up negotiations, and it shows...

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Fundamentals of Physician Leadership - Quality: 2022 Fall Institute (October 2022)

7 Total CME

Fundamentals of Physician Leadership - Quality: 2022 Fall Institute (October 2022)

Live Courses
10/27 - 10/27
Regular Price: $595

Member Price: $506

This course is part of 2022 Fall Institute, an in-person event delivered in Scottsdale, AZ in October 2022. Quality and consistency are inexorably linked. The Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Quality...

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Managing Physician Performance: 2022 Fall Institute (October 2022)

14 Total CME

Managing Physician Performance: 2022 Fall Institute (October 2022)

Live Courses
10/27 - 10/28
Regular Price: $1,750

Member Price: $1,488

This course is part of 2022 Fall Institute, an in-person event delivered in Scottsdale, AZ in October 2022. In this course, attendees will gain insight into the following key concepts...

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Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians: 2022 Fall Institute (October 2022)

7 Total CME

Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians: 2022 Fall Institute (October 2022)

Live Courses
10/30 - 10/30
Regular Price: $875

Member Price: $744

This course is part of 2022 Fall Institute, an in-person event delivered in Scottsdale, AZ in October 2022. Having a medical degree doesn’t restrict you to working as a clinician!...

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Practical Principles of Change Management: 2022 Fall Institute (October 2022)

5 Total CME

Practical Principles of Change Management: 2022 Fall Institute (October 2022)

Live Courses
10/29 - 10/29
Regular Price: $625

Member Price: $531

This course is part of 2022 Fall Institute, an in-person event delivered in Scottsdale, AZ in October 2022. This course consists of real case studies that demonstrate change creation. Physician...

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Resolving Conflict: 2022 Fall Institute (October 2022)

7 Total CME

Resolving Conflict: 2022 Fall Institute (October 2022)

Live Courses
10/27 - 10/27
Regular Price: $875

Member Price: $744

This course is part of 2022 Fall Institute, an in-person event delivered in Scottsdale, AZ in October 2022. Physician leaders and their organizations can experience meaningful growth through conflict. When...

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Women in Leadership: 2022 Fall Institute (October 2022)

7 Total CME

Women in Leadership: 2022 Fall Institute (October 2022)

Live Courses
10/30 - 10/30
Regular Price: $875

Member Price: $744

This course is part of 2022 Fall Institute, an in-person event delivered in Scottsdale, AZ in October 2022. Women face unique challenges in leadership, but also bring a unique perspective....

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Value Based Care: 2022 Fall Institute (October 2022)

14 Total CME

Value Based Care: 2022 Fall Institute (October 2022)

Live Courses
10/27 - 10/28
Regular Price: $1,750

Member Price: $1,488

This course is part of 2022 Fall Institute, an in-person event delivered in Scottsdale, AZ in October 2022. In the complicated world of payment and delivery system reform, this course...

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Science of High Reliability: 2022 Fall Institute (October 2022)

10 Total CME

Science of High Reliability: 2022 Fall Institute (October 2022)

Live Courses
10/29 - 10/30
Regular Price: $1,250

Member Price: $1,063

This course is part of 2022 Fall Institute, an in-person event delivered in Scottsdale, AZ in October 2022. High reliability is the study of human performance in complex systems. In...

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Project Management: 2022 Fall Institute (October 2022)

7 Total CME

Project Management: 2022 Fall Institute (October 2022)

Live Courses
10/28 - 10/28
Regular Price: $875

Member Price: $744

This course is part of 2022 Fall Institute, an in-person event delivered in Scottsdale, AZ in October 2022. Physicians are increasingly being asked to tackle projects with high stakes deliverables,...

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Building and Leading Effective Teams

5.0 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

5.0 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...

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...