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In the face of current, extraordinary challenges, we are celebrating this National Doctors' Day by honoring you. Thank you for your dedication.

Leadership in the Midst of Crisis

The current outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus) continues to create worldwide concern. You will find helpful information, resources, and guidance specific to this evolving situation.

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The CPE credential opens doors in today’s competitive healthcare leadership field. It indicates that you’ve reached a superior level of excellence in leadership with the education, expertise, and demonstrated skills to effectively lead your organization. There’s no better way to set yourself apart, gain prestige, and advance your career.

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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Health Associations Join Together to Combat COVID-19

Healthcare Associations Join Together

to Combat COVID-19

To help healthcare professionals better manage the evolving nature of COVID-19, we are collaborating closely with healthcare associations to provide the healthcare field with all of our best resources available. We encourage the healthcare community to visit the websites listed and to use the available information free of charge.

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Find peer-reviewed research and other content in our award-winning Physician Leadership Journal, shipped directly to you. And go online to the Physician Leadership News for articles focusing on health care leadership, updated daily.

Home of the Certified Physician Executive

Home of the Certified Physician Executive

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. Learn more here.

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The Use of Technology and Telemedicine in the Battle Against COVID-19 and Coronavirus

Today we join the conversation around COVID-19 and the use of technology and telemedicine to enable efficient communication among physicians, healthcare professionals, and patients. In this Bonus

No Safety Switch: How Lax Oversight Of Electronic Health Records Puts Patients At Risk

Over the past 10 years, there have been squabbles over how best to collect injury data, over who has the power to require it, over who should pay for it, and over whether to make public damning

Make Magic Happen: CMO Dr. Ash Gokli Shares His Thoughts About the Physician Leader’s Role

Healthcare costs keep climbing, quality needs improvement, and physicians are burning out. These are a few of the reasons Ash Gokli, MD, Chief Medical Officer for the Sutter Health Valley Area

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