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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.

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...

Assessing the Health of Your Organization

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...

Managing Task Forces, Committees and Work Groups

3 Total CME

Managing Task Forces, Committees and Work Groups

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $270

Member Price: $230

Managing Task Forces, Committees and Work Groups: How to Get a Reputation as a Good Leader Running a small group is an important undertaking, and leaders have a challenging role...

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...

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...

Practical Tools for Physician Self-Care

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...

2019 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Series

31.5 Total CME

2019 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Series

Live Courses
11/02 - 11/05
Regular Price: $2,453

Member Price: $2,085

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

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2019 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Influence

7 Total CME

2019 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Influence

Live Courses
11/04
Regular Price: $595

Member Price: $506

Influencing others is a major component of leadership and this course will first teach physician leaders how to influence the most important person in the room: themselves. Leaders will develop...

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2019 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Negotiation

7 Total CME

2019 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Negotiation

Live Courses
11/03
Regular Price: $595

Member Price: $506

Negotiation influences every aspect of our lives, so it’s time you master it. Learn valuable skills, like how to identify a person’s communication style and a proven step-by-step structure you...

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2019 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Communication

3.5 Total CME

2019 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Communication

Live Courses
11/05
Regular Price: $347

Member Price: $295

Everyone sees the world differently, and that’s why communicating with other people isn’t a one-size-fits-all affair. This course doesn’t tell physician leaders exactly how to speak or what to say,...

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2019 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Quality

7 Total CME

2019 Fall Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Quality

Live Courses
11/02
Regular Price: $595

Member Price: $506

Quality and consistency are inexorably linked. This course offers physicians the tools and tactics they need to create consistent systems, processes, and quality outcomes – along with some insight into...

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2019 Fall Advanced Medical Staff Leadership

10.5 Total CME

2019 Fall Advanced Medical Staff Leadership

Live Courses
11/04 - 11/05
Regular Price: $1,525

Member Price: $1,296

The health care industry’s shift of focus from sickness to health and the rapid change of business and care models from fee-for-service to risk-based capitation makes it necessary for the...

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2019 Fall Authentic Leadership Development

14 Total CME

2019 Fall Authentic Leadership Development

Live Courses
11/01 - 11/02
Regular Price: $1,525

Member Price: $1,296

Authentic leaders remain true to their values while guiding their organizations toward future success. They are self-aware, genuine, mission-focused and able to set the goals of their organization ahead of...

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2019 Fall Managing Physician Performance

24 Total CME

2019 Fall Managing Physician Performance

Live Courses
11/03 - 11/05
Regular Price: $2,350

Member Price: $1,998

Enroll in this course and learn how to find — and keep — talented physicians on your staff. This course not only provides a blueprint for the hiring and talent...

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