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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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3 Total CME

From Autonomy to Teamwork

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $300

Member Price: $255

Physicians are traditionally trained to be autonomous in their thinking and actions. However, as new care delivery models emerge placing further emphasis on team-based care, physicians must develop practical teamwork...

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3 Total CME

Physician Career Advancement: Mastering Soft Skills

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $300

Member Price: $255

While strong clinical skills often lead to interviews and job offers for physicians, they aren’t the only factor predicting long term-career success. Employers are beginning to recognize the importance of...

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4 Total CME

Project Management Overview for Physician Leaders

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $400

Member Price: $340

Physicians are increasingly being asked to tackle projects with high stakes deliverables, but don’t always have the proper knowledge to lead them toward successful outcomes. This course has a unique...

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....

Essentials of Health Law

8 Total CME

Essentials of Health Law

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $800

Member Price: $680

If you’ve been searching for a comprehensive education on the most pressing healthcare law issues of today, then this course is for you. The world of healthcare law encompasses a...

Resolving Conflict

7 Total CME

Resolving Conflict

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $700

Member Price: $595

As a physician leader, effectively addressing and resolving conflict is a primary skill that serves you throughout your career and could be life altering for your employees or patients. This...

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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Physician Wellness Academy: 2022 Fall Institute (October 2022)

14 Total CME

Physician Wellness Academy: 2022 Fall Institute (October 2022)

Live Courses
10/29 - 10/30
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. High-performance, conscious leaders are self-aware, present, resilient, authentic, compassionate, courageous, and decisive...

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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...

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

Financial Skills for Executive Decision Making: August 2022

Facilitated Courses
08/01 - 08/26
Regular Price: $1,400

Member Price: $1,190

Understanding the language of financial concepts and their application is critical to the success of physician leaders. This course will demystify the language, tools and application of finance and help...

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14 Total CME

Building a Path to Leadership Excellence: August - September, 2022

Facilitated Courses
08/29 - 09/23
Regular Price: $1,400

Member Price: $1,190

In today’s volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) world, effective leaders must pause, reflect, take stock, adapt, and rise to challenges with courage, humility, and compassion. Throughout this course, you...

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14 Total CME

Building a Path to Leadership Excellence: November - December, 2022

Facilitated Courses
11/14 - 12/09
Regular Price: $1,400

Member Price: $1,190

In today’s volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) world, effective leaders must pause, reflect, take stock, adapt, and rise to challenges with courage, humility, and compassion. Throughout this course, you...

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14 Total CME

Financial Skills for Executive Decision Making: October - November, 2022

Facilitated Courses
10/17 - 11/11
Regular Price: $1,400

Member Price: $1,190

Understanding the language of financial concepts and their application is critical to the success of physician leaders. This course will demystify the language, tools and application of finance and help...

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14 Total CME

Leading Innovation in Healthcare Organizations: August - September, 2022

Facilitated Courses
08/15 - 09/05
Regular Price: $1,400

Member Price: $1,190

Creating and nurturing an innovative organization suited to meet the continual challenge of change is a critical leadership attribute for organizational success. This course will explore the mindset and skills...

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14 Total CME

Leading Innovation in Healthcare Organizations: November, 2022

Facilitated Courses
10/31 - 11/25
Regular Price: $1,400

Member Price: $1,190

Creating and nurturing an innovative organization suited to meet the continual challenge of change is a critical leadership attribute for organizational success. This course will explore the mindset and skills...

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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...