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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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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...

Interdisciplinary Relationship Management

4 Total CME

Interdisciplinary Relationship Management

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $360

Member Price: $306

Managing professional relationships is something that all physicians must do every day. However, this skill isn’t as easy as it sounds. With different personalities, priorities, and approaches to communication, relationships...

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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...

From Burnout to Bliss

4 Total CME

From Burnout to Bliss

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $360

Member Price: $306

From Burnout to Bliss: A Physician’s Wellness Journey Dealing with countless demands each day is an integral part of the physician’s routine. But what happens when this routine becomes ingrained...

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4 Total CME

Practical Tools for Physician Self-Care

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $360

Member Price: $306

With upwards of 50% of physicians suffering from burnout, having knowledge of the research and theory behind this destructive force may be key to combatting these problems once and for...

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3 Total CME

Building Your Online Presence

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $270

Member Price: $230

Creating and managing your online presence can be a challenge, but recent studies show that it may be of vital importance for today’s physicians. This course introduces health care professionals...

Leading Complex Organizations

4 Total CME

Leading Complex Organizations

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $360

Member Price: $306

The job of a health care leader is never easy. Those leading complex organizations must be able to successfully manage many moving parts during times of change, crisis, conflict, and...

Leading Problem Solving

3 Total CME

Leading Problem Solving

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $270

Member Price: $230

Problem solving requires courage, ingenuity, fact-finding, and above all else, good communication. It is the essence of what leaders exist to do. With an insurmountable list of problems developing daily,...

Building Physician Wellness

3 Total CME

Building Physician Wellness

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $270

Member Price: $230

The physical and psychological tolls of burnout are widely researched today, but what is burnout really and how does it affect physicians? Building Physician Wellness takes a top-down approach to...

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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...

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14 Total CME

Financial Skills for Executive Decision Making: September - October, 2021

Facilitated Courses
09/27 - 10/22
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: October - November, 2021

Facilitated Courses
10/25 - 11/19
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...

2021 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Series

35 Total CME

2021 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Series

Live Courses
10/28 - 10/31
Regular Price: $2,975

Member Price: $2,529

Leadership isn’t a destination – it’s an ongoing journey. This course series represents the first, and most critical, the step of your transformation from contributor to leader. Over the course of three...

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2021 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Influence

7 Total CME

2021 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Influence

Live Courses
10/28
Regular Price: $595

Member Price: $506

Influencing others is a major component of leadership. Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Influence shows physicians leaders how to first influence themselves – by developing core values and clarifying their vision...

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2021 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Communication

7 Total CME

2021 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Communication

Live Courses
10/29
Regular Price: $595

Member Price: $506

Everyone sees the world differently, and that’s why communicating with other people isn’t a one-size-fits-all affair. This course shows physician leaders how to adjust their communication style and delivery to...

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2021 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Negotiation

7 Total CME

2021 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Negotiation

Live Courses
10/30
Regular Price: $595

Member Price: $506

This course demonstrates the steps that make up negotiations, and it shows physician leaders how to leverage that structure to create the career and lifestyle they want. Even though we...

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2021 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Finance

7 Total CME

2021 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Finance

Live Courses
10/31
Regular Price: $595

Member Price: $506

Finance is a complex topic, but those physician leaders who understand the basics can create thoughtful and positive change in their organizations. Lessons are delivered through a series of video...

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