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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.

March 17, 2023

The key elements of engagement range from simplistic and inexpensive, such as a smile, to staying connected to people you don’t even see.

March 2, 2023

Organizations create economic value and competitive advantage by facilitating the accumulation of employee tenure.

Coaching provides education, motivation, skill development, and insight when helping to facilitate an individual’s competency in and mastery of a particular discipline. Physician coaching has been identified as critical to physicians in the practice ...

This article is for the leader who wants to understand followers better: their motivations, their varieties, and their insights.

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.

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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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American Association for Physician Leadership®

formerly known as the American College of Physician Executives (ACPE)