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American Association for Physician Leadership
American Association for Physician Leadership


More than an award-winning television show, Ted Lasso teaches leadership lessons worthy of attention.

October 26, 2022

In this episode of SoundPractice, Mike Sacopulos interviews Jo Ivey Boufford, MD, about the IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) Program.

July 21, 2022

Organizations typically look to past performance to identify future leaders. But an employee’s track record doesn’t tell you who might excel at things they haven’t done before, nor does it identify early-career high potentials or people who haven’t h...

June 17, 2022

In this episode of SoundPractice, Mike Sacopulos interviews Laura J. Esserman, MD, MBA, about the WISDOM Study – Women Informed to Screen Depending On Measures of risk.

April 18, 2022

Inclusion is the key to making diversity a reality. Inclusion of the most diverse workforce unequivocally signals an organization’s commitment to diversity.

This article discusses the trends and the future of medical marking in 2022 and beyond.

February 14, 2022

To make a real impact, you need to get the right people — people with decision-making power — to listen and believe in you.

February 4, 2022

Morale can be the fuel that drives your healthcare organization forward, or it can be the fuel that feeds the fires of employee discontent, poor performance, illness, and absenteeism.

January 13, 2022

Most of us think we have to make a difficult, binary choice between being a good person or being a tough, effective leader. This is a false dichotomy. In truth, doing hard things is often the most human thing to do.

January 7, 2022

Visionary leadership is widely seen as key to strategic change. However, this emphasis on visionary leadership relies on an untenable assumption: that managers outside the C-suite are always aligned with company strategy. What if they are not?

December 25, 2021

The authors describe new research that sheds light on three of the most common perceived risks that are associated with leadership: the risk to your interpersonal relationships, the risk to your image, and the risk of being blamed for failure.

December 3, 2021

This article outlines five habits of ideal mentees, providing anecdotes and views from the authors’ combined years of academic experience along the way.

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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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