2018 Physician Leadership Summit

Join us for our Spring Institute & Thought Leadership Symposium

Boston, MA, April 26–30, 2018

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Maintain your CME on your own time with Leadership Education that will count towards a Certified Physician Executive (CPE) credential and propel your career to new heights.

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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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Join over 11,000 members already enjoying the benefits of being a member of our exclusive physician leadership constituency.
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Save up to 15% on our educational pathways, supporting materials and live events, including courses for CME.



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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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