All Physicians are Leaders

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JW Marriott, Chicago. July 19 – 23, 2017

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The American Association for Physician Leadership ®

Welcome to American Association for Physician Leadership, the world’s premier physician leadership organization.

For more than 40 years, we have helped physicians develop their leadership skills through education, career development, thought leadership, and providing a supportive community of peers.

We invite you to explore how we can help you develop your leadership skills and advance your career.

As a holistic partner, physicians have sought the American Association for Physician Leadership for:

Home of the Certified Physician Executive

The American Association for Physician Leadership is the home of the Certified Physician Executive (CPE) program. The CPE is recognized within the industry as the most valuable credential within Health Care related to Physician Leadership.

Find out more about the Certified Physician Executive Program

Career development & guidance

Thought leadership & Influence

People educated by 65 expert faculty across dozens of disciplines

Certified Physician Executives

Leaders who received our education in 2016

Articles of interest to Physician Leaders in our Library

Benefits of Membership with The Assocation for Physician Leadership®

Career Services

Unlimited access to our physician-focused CareerLink job board. Access to Career Counceling and Discounts on Career Services.

Save up to 15%

Save up to 15% on Products and Services. Including courses for CME.

Physician Leadership Library & Physician Leadership Journal

Thousands of articles are published on-line in our Physician Leadership Library. The award winning Physician Leadership Journal shipped directly to you every issue.

General Membership

MD or DO physicians in U.S., Canada and Internationally


Military Membership

MD or DO physicians in an active branch of the U.S. military


Public Health Membership

MD or DO physicians in the U.S. Public Health Service

Resident Membership

MD or DO resident physicians (four year limit)

Student Membership

MD or DO student earning initial medical degree

Your Next Career Move

Each week we highlight a top job within Health Care.

It’s just one of the many ways we can help support your career.

This Week's Hot Job

Adventist Health Feather River Hospital – Medical Director

CEP America, Paradise, California

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