Annual Meeting

at the 2019 Spring Summit in Washington D.C.

May 3, 8 AM - 4:30 PM

May 4, 8 AM - 4:30 PM

May 5, 8 AM - 12 PM

Program Description

Program Fact Sheet 17.5 CME

Members of the American Association for Physician Leadership are invited to Washington D.C. to network and listen to enlightening presentations from fellow members.


Friday, May 3

1. David Asch, MD, MBA - Morning Keynote
Behavioral Decision Making - A New Level of Courage
2. Shantanu Agrawal, MD, MPhil 
Courageous Measurement Leads to Strong Improvement - Exclusive to Annual Meeting
3. J.D. Polk, DO, MS, MMM, CPE, FACOEP, FAsMA - Lunch Keynote
NASA: On Frontier's Courageous Edge
4. Shay Eskew, BS, MBA
Having the Courage to Move Forward Regardless - Exclusive to Annual Meeting

Evening Film:
The Bleeding Edge - What medical device technologies are killing us?

Saturday, May 4

1. Paul Keckley, PhD - Morning Keynote
Complexity of Health Policy - A Time for Courage?
2. Jay Bhatt & Lucy Kalanithi (invited)
A Courageous Personal Journey for a Medical Couple
3. Terry Fairbanks, MD, MS, FACEP, CPPS
Courage to Innovate Leads to Real Results

Evening Film:
To Err is Human - An exploration of patient deaths in the U.S. due to preventable errors.

Sunday, May 5

Special Session:
Kyu Rhee, MD, MPP
Chief Health Officer - IBM
Is IBM Watson Leading to Where We Need to Go?

Register for Annual Meeting:

All Days1.5 Days1 Day

Register now to save 10% off programming prices through April 3rd. AAPL Members  receive an additional 15% discount on all registrations.

Spring Summit Pricing


Regular Price


Advance Price*


Member Price

All Days $1,955 $1,760 $1,496
1.5 Days $1,350 $1,215 $1,033
1-Day Registration $900 $810 $689



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