2017 Fall Institute

Attend Our 2017 Fall Institute — this November

The Westin Kierland, Scottsdale, AZ November 3 – 7, 2017
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Beyond Burnout and Resilience

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A Solutions-based Approach to Enduring Personal, Professional and Organizational Transformation
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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.



Physicians educated since our charter in 1975
Certified Physicians


Physicians with a CPE designation


Recipients of our education in 2016


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Membership with the American Association for Physician Leadership

Join over 11,000 members already enjoying the benefits of being a member of our exclusive physician leadership constituency.
Here are a few reasons why our members renew with us year after year or we encourage you to learn more.

Career Services

Unlimited access to our physician-focused CareerLink jobs board. Member-only pricing on career growth products and services.


Savings on Education

Save up to 15% on our educational pathways, supporting materials and live events, including courses for CME.



Thousands of articles are published online in our Physician Leadership Library, and the award-winning Physician Leadership Journal is shipped directly to you every issue.
Certified Physician Executive Program - CPE

Home of the Certified Physician Executive

Since 1997, our Certified Physician Executive credential has served as the gold-standard for quality leadership in the health care industry.

Latest News

Latest from the news and information desk at American Association for Physician Leadership.

Want to Help a Stressed-Out Colleague? Here Are Some Suggestions

At a time when wellness is essential for physicians and other professionals, keep these seven ideas in mind when faced with an overwhelmed co-worker. Ask how you can help a stressed colleague.

Cutting Back on Garbage Brings Hospitals Millions in Savings

Organizations see monetary gains — and some environmental good — from recycling and reusing materials.  Hospital trash includes gloves, gowns, packaging, tubing and other single-use items such as

Conversions to Medical Homes Guided by New Financial Incentives

CPC+, a public-private payment structure supports private practices willing to make the change, but the transformation can still be challenging and costly. The way we think of a primary care practice


American Association for Physician Leadership

Your trusted source for physician leadership and education for over 40 years.

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