American Association for Physician Leadership


May/June 2024

Review of the healthcare statistical highlights from the first quarter of 2024.

The patterns of declining Medicare reimbursement rates over time have been documented in various disciplines of healthcare, but little research has been done on geographic trends in Medicare reimbursement in the areas of hospice and palliative medici...

Healthcare strategies require collaboration among specialized teams in high-tech environments with significant capital investments. Physician leaders are crucial in leading team performance and should be involved in all phases of the strategic planni...

What are the most important things to look for when hiring a new financial advisor or reviewing your current one?

March 4, 2024

As private equity firms invest in everything from dermatology practices to emergency room staffing companies, the impacts are not always obvious. Gretchen Morgenson’s new book, excellently researched and compiled, examines private equity influence in...

Over the past few decades, the reimbursement rates for Medicare have been decreasing steadily. Although some studies have previously evaluated trends in reimbursements in other fields, a comprehensive evaluation of geographic monetary reimbursement t...

Many physician-run organizations perform optimally when their physician leaders have competent business knowledge and skills, yet leadership training programs are uncommon.

December 26, 2023

We’re experiencing a seismic transformation in the way we work — an evolution shaped by technological advancements and changing societal norms. In this next phase, work will be defined by its adaptability, technological integration, flexibility, and ...

December 18, 2023

Global disruptions that cause sudden swings in consumer demand are becoming more commonplace today, changing the way we think about supply chains and de-risking them. This article shows how Kenvue, a former Johnson & Johnson company invested in “real...

Consolidation of hospitals is happening throughout the United States. Are these bigger systems bringing consistently high value?

September 10, 2023

In this article the authors identify five keys to ensuring that companies build an efficient, effective culture around costs that works in both good times and bad.

As value-based care continues to gain traction, physician leaders are playing an ever-increasing role in the financial success of their health systems.

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For over 45 years.

The American Association for Physician Leadership has helped physicians develop their leadership skills through education, career development, thought leadership and community building.

The American Association for Physician Leadership (AAPL) changed its name from the American College of Physician Executives (ACPE) in 2014. We may have changed our name, but we are the same organization that has been serving physician leaders since 1975.


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