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Transition from Management to Leadership

3.5 Total CME

Regular Price: $330

Member Price: $281

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Medical training programs can fall short when it comes to preparing physicians for future leadership positions. In this course, you’ll learn how to successfully transition from a management to a leadership role and how to properly time and stage this transition. Plus, you’ll be given the skills to assess your own professional competency-based development and identify your leadership skills and gaps.

Topics include:
• Differences between management and leadership
• Learning to become a leader and knowing your role
• Leading people and finding success in your new role
• Leadership styles and the characteristics of an effective leader
• Strategies to guide your transition 

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    Course Objectives


    • Explain the fundamental differences between management and leadership
    • Recognize the role of a leader in inspiring and motivating others
    • Develop practices for leading people versus managing work
    • Prepare for the transition from management to leadership 

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    Method of Participation

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

    • Read the educational objectives provided on the course summary page.
    • Attend the sessions or watch all the video lectures for this course (if applicable).
    • 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.
    • Estimated time for course completion is equivalent to the CME credit hours.

    Key Dates

    Original Course Release Date: September 2018

    Course Review and Renewal Date: January 2022

    Course Expiration Date: September 2024

    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 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the 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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