2018 Physician Leadership Summit

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Boston, MA, April 26–30, 2018

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Webinar: Creating Health Care Success with Quint Studer

How do physician leadership, organizational culture, and staff engagement contribute to health care success?

Join us February 28, 2018 at 12 PM (EST)

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Improving the Patient-Physician Experience through Communication

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The American Association for Physician Leadership®

Welcome to the world’s premier organization for physician leadership.

For more than 40 years, we have helped physicians develop their leadership skills through education, career development and thought leadership, by providing a supportive community of peers. We hold the belief that at some level, all physicians are considered leaders.

Our Association helps transform the physician by maximizing the potential of physician leadership to create 
personal and organizational transformation that benefits patient outcomes and improves health care internationally.

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



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Since 1997, our Certified Physician Executive ("CPE") credential has served as the leadership standard for quality leadership in the health care industry. See how you can earn a CPE credential and develop leadership for yourself, your career and the organization where you work.

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Physician leaders can help individuals develop a sense of importance through ongoing discussion around these topics. How can physician leaders help employees find meaning at work? They can foster an

Some Physicians Still Uncertain about Value-Based Reimbursement

Physician leaders must help their people understand the benefit of increasing their knowledge of the replacement payment model. As health care delivery continues moving toward a value-based


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