End your year at one of our most popular live events! What’s not to love about Phoenix in November?

The 2016 Fall Institute offers the courses you need to achieve your physician leadership goals. You get access to our world-class faculty, cutting edge content and peer-to-peer networking. Wrap up 2016 focused on advancing your career and changing the world of health care.

CME-MOC Live courses have been approved for ABIM MOC credit in the Medical Knowledge Assurance Recognition Program.
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COURSES Fri 4 Sat 5 Sun 6 Mo 7 Tue 8  
Physician in Management Series 8a-4:30p 8a-4:30p 8a-4:30p 8a-4:30p 7am-12:30p






Authentic Leadership Development 8a-4:30p 8a-4:30p      
Science of High Reliability 8a-4:30p 8a-4:30p      
Advanced Medical Staff Leadership 8a-4:30p 8a-11:30a      
Crucial Conversations 8a-4:30p 8a-4:30p      
Successful Career Transitions –
Taking Charge of Change
Meta Leadership   8a-4:30p      
Implementing Effective Quality Programs     8a-4:30p    
Resolving Conflict     8a-4:30p    
Ethical Challenges of Physician Leaders     8a-4:30p    
Managing  Physician Performance
    8a-4:30p 8a-4:30p 7a-12:30p SOLD OUT
Three Faces of Quality     8a-4:30p 8a-4:30p 7a-12:30p
Advanced Topics in Health Law       8a-4:30p 7am-12:30p
Professional Accountability       8a-4:30p 8a-11:30a

Cancellation Policy

Registrations are eligible for a full refund or transfer to another course (that occurs within 12 months) for up to 72 hours after purchase. A $100 processing fee applies to cancellations or transfers after 72 hours, but before the cancellation deadline of October 14, 2016. Cancellations after October 14, 2016 are not eligible for refund or transfer.

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 has been claimed.

Hotel Information

Rooms are currently very limited at the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass.

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Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass

5594 West Wild Horse Pass Road,
Chandler, AZ 85226
Main hotel: (602) 225-0100
Reservations: (866) 716-8134

Hotel Rate: $232 / night + tax and a onetime luggage assistance gratuity of $6. 
Group rate includes complimentary resort service charge.

Group rate expires October 10th, 2016 or as soon as the room block sells out.

Make a Reservation

Discover the cultural heritage of an iconic Phoenix luxury resort. This AAA Four-Diamond resort includes one of Open Table's 10 Best Restaurants in America for 2015: Kai. Plus, Aji Spa, two golf courses, boat rides, riding lessons and other outdoor family activities are on site. Experience a truly unique resort with access to a multitude of both on-site activities and things to do in Chandler, all situated in a spectacular setting.

Aji Spa Promotion PDF

Overflow hotel: Wild Horse Pass Casino

Reservations can be made by calling 520-796-4900 and asking for the AAPL rate of $179 a night plus 13% tax.

Cancellation policy - one nights room and tax is non-refundable If cancelled less than 5 days prior to arrival.

Shuttle service is available between the hotel, golf course, shops and Sheraton between 6:30am to midnight and runs every 15 minutes.

Airport and Transportation

The resort is located 11 miles from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport and 15 miles from downtown Phoenix.

Directions from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport:

  • Take AZ-143 South.
  • Merge onto I-10 East toward Tucson.
  • Exit Wild Horse Pass Boulevard.
  • Turn right onto Wild Horse Pass Boulevard.
  • Continue on Wild Horse Pass Boulevard through two signal lights.
  • Follow the signs onto to the resort grounds and guest registration.

View Transportation Options PDF

Car Rental: Avis is the association’s preferred partner. Rental information for Avis


Self & conference center - complimentary
Valet - $15/day

Membership Savings

The American Association for Physician Leadership® is your career building partner. You’ll get information you need in the format you want. You’ll get career guidance, networking and education opportunities to take your leadership to the next level.

Plus, you get:

Up to 30% off education courses for CME

Free subscription to Physician Leadership Journal

Members-only webinars

Discounts on books 

Unlimited access to our physician-focused CareerLink job board 

Daily Digest email subscription 

Discounts on career services 

Connections to an extensive network of physician leaders in more than 46 countries 

Access to mentoring program

Membership is quick and easy, join online or call us to get started.


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