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Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Series

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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 of five (5) online self-study courses in which participants will explore tactics and strategies to strengthen organizational values, improve team performance, streamline redundant processes and more.

With focus on the key topics of Communication, Finance, Negotiation, Influence, and Quality, this series will help Physician Leaders to develop the following skills: Improving teammate performance, identifying communication styles, negotiating salaries and responsibilities, cultivating a growth-based mindset, speaking the language of organizational finance, and much more.

Altogether, the Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Series includes more than 20+ hours of content, with all courses filled with actionable takeaways.

Products contained within this bundle are:

  • Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Communication *
  • Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Finance
  • Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Negotiation
  • Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Influence
  • Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Quality

* Note: A recent DiSC Assessment is not required but is suggested for leadership development purposes as part of the learning modules of Communication. If you have not recently completed the DiSC Assessment and would like to purchase the assessment, you can do so using this link. The DiSC Assessment is provided by for a fee of $72.00 USD. AAPL is not affiliated, associated, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected with

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Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Communication

- Interpret non-verbal cues and word use that can communicate intent.

- Determine personal communication style and personality type.

- Develop strategies for building relationships and working with others.

- Understand the four communication styles based on the DiSC psychometric assessment.


 Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Finance

- Define and apply basic concepts of finance.

- Understand the four types of accounting.

- Analyze fiscal reports to evaluate organizational performance.

- Apply financial principles to make informed decisions.


 Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Negotiation

-  Uncover the proven, step-by-step structure to negotiate anything.

-  Analyze the three parameters that keep negotiators protected during a discussion.

-  Understand exactly when to walk away from a negotiation. 

-  Develop strategies to create win/win situations for all parties.


 Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Quality

- Assess the impact of financial and quality disruptors driving a consumer-centric health care system.

- Examine the elements of quality improvement theories and frameworks.

- Understand how the history of quality and safety have impacted current health reform.

- Identify the components needed to develop a culture of training.


 Fundamentals of Physician Leadership: Influence

- Identify core values which guide leadership styles and decision making.

- Discover current leadership level and potential personal impact.

- Explore processes for leading a team, tribe and organization.

- Develop strategies to maximize productivity of teams and individuals

Method Of Participation 

To complete this program successfully and claim credit, participants must follow these steps: 

  • Watch all the video lectures for each course.
  • Read any course materials and complete any required activities.
  • Complete the course evaluation and post-test via your dashboard on the Association website. Successful completion of a given activity’s post-test requires a minimum 75% passing score prior to claiming CME credit, with three attempts allowed.
  • CME certificates will be available for printing after claiming CME credit.


Key Dates

Original Course Release Date: May 2022

Course Expiration Date: May 2025

Access to Course Expires: 365 days from purchase date of course


Planner Disclosure: The planners (American Association for Physician Leadership® staff) for this activity have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Faculty Disclosure: The faculty for this activity have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.


The American Association for Physician Leadership® is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for physicians.


The American Association for Physician Leadership® designates this enduring material for a maximum of 31.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Cancellation Policy

  • Refunds are available for online courses if the refund is requested within a 72-hour period after purchase and no course materials have been accessed.
  • If the course is accessed at any time, no cancellation or refund will be allowed.
  • If registrations are cancelled within 72 hours of purchase and no access of course material has occurred, then a full refund less a $100 processing fee will be applied.
  • Once 72 hours have passed after purchase, no cancellations or refunds will be allowed.

Registrations may not be transferred to another person at any time. All refunds will be issued to the original form of payment. Refunds or transfers are not available if testing has occurred or CME is claimed.

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