American Association for Physician Leadership prerequisites are a cost-effective way to start your journey to an advanced degree. Courses are CME eligible.

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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

Register by July 31st and save 15% off Fall Institute with code FALL15. The health care industry’s shift of focus from sickness to health and the rapid change of business and...

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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

Register by July 31st and save 15% off Fall Institute with code FALL15. Authentic leaders are those who remain true to their values while guiding their organizations toward future success. They...

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2019 Fall Optimizing Clinical & Business Outcomes through Physician-C Suite Collaboration

10.5 Total CME

2019 Fall Optimizing Clinical & Business Outcomes through Physician-C Suite Collaboration

Live Courses
11/02 - 11/03
Regular Price: $1,525

Member Price: $1,296

Register by July 31st and save 15% off Fall Institute with code FALL15. Succeeding as a physician or executive leader in today’s environment requires specific knowledge and tools that aren’t covered...

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2019 Fall Professional Accountability

10.5 Total CME

2019 Fall Professional Accountability

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

Member Price: $1,296

Register by July 31st and save 15% off Fall Institute with code FALL15. When organizations don’t have appropriate strategies to deal with disruptive and toxic behavior, these behaviors can result in...

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2019 Fall Project Management

7 Total CME

2019 Fall Project Management

Live Courses
11/01
Regular Price: $818

Member Price: $695

Register by July 31st and save 15% off Fall Institute with code FALL15. Clarify expectations, define scopes, develop budgets and establish schedules with the skills and insights offered in this course....

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Advanced Financial Decision Making

7 Total CME

Advanced Financial Decision Making

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $630

Member Price: $536

Physician leaders cannot dismiss the importance of finance in strategic decision making. Consequently, applying financial principles can aid the process and result in improved patient care. Become a stronger physician...

Advanced Privileging and Credentialing Challenges

2.5 Total CME

Advanced Privileging and Credentialing Challenges

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $225

Member Price: $191

Physician leaders are charged with providing the best possible care for patients.  Privileging and credentialing can help to protect providers and the public. Learn the principles of privileging for a...

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...

Building and Leading Effective Teams

3.5 Total CME

Building and Leading Effective Teams

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $250

Member Price: $213

Teamwork is an essential component of coordinated interdisciplinary patient care, but it doesn’t happen on its own. Physician leaders know the importance of developing techniques to bring groups together and...

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...

Develop Effective Teams

5 Total CME

Develop Effective Teams

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $500

Member Price: $425

Learning how to work effectively in teams has become a crucial skill in today’s workplace. Those tasked with leading teams are presented with challenges that must be dealt with efficiently....

Developing a Business Plan

5.5 Total CME

Developing a Business Plan

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $450

Member Price: $383

Health care organizations hesitate to invest in initiatives without fully understanding the likely return on investments.  It is common for organizations to demand a business plan to justify the expense...

Embracing Change

3.5 Total CME

Embracing Change

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $350

Member Price: $298

The ability to embrace change is essential to being successful as a leader, but, for many, the natural response to change is fear or resistance. Fortunately, we can train our minds...

Engaging Physicians for Results

3.5 Total CME

Engaging Physicians for Results

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $250

Member Price: $213

While active physician engagement is a common goal, few know how to achieve this ideal high-performing workforce. Learn how to set out a compelling vision to gain physician buy-in for...

Establish a Just Culture

4 Total CME

Establish a Just Culture

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $360

Member Price: $306

Gain access to the simple, fundamental principles required to transform the culture of a team or department. With these principles, leaders can open lines of communication with team members, foster...

From Burnout to Bliss

4 Total CME

From Burnout to Bliss

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $360

Member Price: $306

Dealing with countless demands each day is an integral part of the physician’s routine. But what happens when this routine becomes ingrained and becomes too much to handle? There is...

Improving Communication and Feedback in Health Care Leadership

2.5 Total CME

Improving Communication and Feedback in Health Care Leadership

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $225

Member Price: $191

This course is designed for physician leaders who want to be more effective communicators. That starts by learning the types of communication. It involves using feedback to focus on goals and...

Integrated Health Systems: Drivers, Design and Strategy

4 Total CME

Integrated Health Systems: Drivers, Design and Strategy

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $350

Member Price: $298

In this course, physician leaders will get a look at the design, management, and strategy of integrated health systems. They will also have the opportunity to explore those implications in...

Integrated Health Systems: Physician Engagement

4 Total CME

Integrated Health Systems: Physician Engagement

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $350

Member Price: $298

System integration is the goal, and it works best when physicians operate collaboratively within a specific leadership structure and culture. This course shows how to establish that structure. It also...

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...

Leading and Managing Strategic Change

5.5 Total CME

Leading and Managing Strategic Change

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $495

Member Price: $421

Gain the tools, techniques and skills required to lead change. The key to thriving as a physician leader is the ability to manage strategic innovation and change. There's a difference...

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 Innovation in Health Care Delivery

2 Total CME

Leading Innovation in Health Care Delivery

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $180

Member Price: $153

These days, the volume-to-value transition in health care requires physician leaders to seek better ways to deliver care. By applying systematic and team-based approaches, they can innovate health care in...

Leveraging the Clinical Team

2 Total CME

Leveraging the Clinical Team

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $180

Member Price: $153

Physician leaders who are managing interdisciplinary clinical teams can learn the basics of hiring, leading, and managing new team members. This course provides strategies for effective coaching, defusing disruptive behavior...

MACRA Brings Value-Based Purchasing to Physicians

3 Total CME

MACRA Brings Value-Based Purchasing to Physicians

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $250

Member Price: $213

The value-based purchasing (VBP) model has changed health care, and this course provides practical takeaways that physician leaders can use to master the inherent challenges.Topics include:• The possibilities and pitfalls...

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...

Optimizing Health IT for Improved Patient Safety

4 Total CME

Optimizing Health IT for Improved Patient Safety

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $360

Member Price: $306

This course covers the fundamental aspects of health information technology (HIT) as it relates to patient safety. The curriculum introduces an eight-dimension model that helps explain essential aspects of a...

Population Health Essentials for Physician Leaders

16 Total CME

Population Health Essentials for Physician Leaders

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $1,440

Member Price: $1,224

This course covers the challenges faced and solutions created by 21st century health care providers.  Physician leaders will study new ideologies on how prevention and quality outcomes are linked to...

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...

Present Like a Pro

4 Total CME

Present Like a Pro

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $360

Member Price: $306

This course explores presentation secrets and audience engagement techniques to allow physician leaders to command a room and influence other through presentations.  Physician leaders will study the art of audience-focused...

Principles of Financial Decision Making

3.5 Total CME

Principles of Financial Decision Making

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $250

Member Price: $213

Gain the skills and knowledge needed to navigate the economic side of health care. Become familiar with the basic principles of finance and understand the documents that reveal the fiscal...

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...

Quality and Safety for Physician Leaders

3.5 Total CME

Quality and Safety for Physician Leaders

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $250

Member Price: $213

Create a culture of quality and safety with these course insights. The curriculum includes key concepts, such as improving system performance, reducing medical errors and enhancing patient satisfaction scores. Physician...

Science of High Reliability

10 Total CME

Science of High Reliability

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $895

Member Price: $761

High reliability is the study of human performance in complex systems. In this course, physician leaders explore systems thinking, analysis of serious safety events and techniques to minimize mistakes. The...

Social Media for Physician Leaders

2.5 Total CME

Social Media for Physician Leaders

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $225

Member Price: $191

This course focuses on developing and strengthening a social media voice – one that communicates effectively with patients and team members, emphasizes the safety of personal information, and uses marketing...

Strategic Decision Making

2 Total CME

Strategic Decision Making

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $180

Member Price: $153

Everyone makes decisions, but are those strategic decisions? This course discusses decision-making from a strategic perspective that helps organizations gain and sustain a competitive advantage and create value. Physician leaders...

Strategic Planning

2 Total CME

Strategic Planning

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $180

Member Price: $153

Strategy development occurs in three interdependent stages: strategic thinking, strategic decision-making, and strategic planning. Strategic thinking is about analyzing and interpreting information. Strategic decision-making is about which strategy to pursue....

Strategic Thinking

2 Total CME

Strategic Thinking

Self-Study Courses
On Demand
Regular Price: $180

Member Price: $153

Learn how to make choices to achieve desired outcomes. The word "strategy" gets used a lot, but defining it can be frustratingly elusive. This course explores the true meaning of...