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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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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...

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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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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Science of High Reliability

10 Total CME

Science of High Reliability

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $1,000

Member Price: $850

Defined simply, “high reliability” is the study of human performance in complex systems. Introducing The Science of High Reliability, taught by Jeff Norton, an AAPL DE Self Study in which...

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14 Total CME

Transforming Healthcare Through Quality Improvement: July - August, 2022

Facilitated Courses
07/18 - 08/12
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: October, 2022

Facilitated Courses
10/03 - 10/28
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...

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

The refinement of healthcare practices in the context of quality and safety is a crucial aspect of improving outcomes for patients. Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Quality, taught by David Nash,...

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...