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American Association for Physician Leadership
American Association for Physician Leadership


December 5, 2022

The Emotionally Intelligent Physician Leader, a new book published by the American Association for Physician Leadership and written by national expert Susan Fink Childs, FACMPE, provides a guide to mastering the emotional quotient necessary to be suc...

November 22, 2022

When we’re faced with difficult and complex decisions, we typically experience difficult and complex emotions. Many of us don’t want to sit with these uncomfortable feelings, so we try to get the decision making over with.

November 14, 2022

A doctorate degree of any type is a suitable background for many higher education teaching positions.

November 13, 2022

Host Mike Sacopulos interviews Ron Paprocki, JD, CFP®, the President and CEO of Mediqus Asset Advisors, Inc about the basics of wealth management.

This article, the first in a three-part series on successful retirement, focuses on whether to retire and when.

The success of any medical system is most clearly defined by the quality of people within the system, and the interpersonal dynamics among those people.

Advanced coursework demonstrates a professional’s commitment to quality, excellence, and continual growth.

November 7, 2022

Most of the long-running debate over “leaders” vs. “managers” focuses on nouns when it should focus on verbs.

November 1, 2022

In today’s fast-paced world of healthcare, physicians require effective tools to help manage, adapt, and get ahead in their careers.

October 13, 2022

HBR’s fictionalized case studies present problems faced by leaders in real companies and offer solutions from experts.

October 6, 2022

Some company cultures are marked by mistrust and paranoia, which leads to a slew of negative outcomes: poor performance, burnout, turnover, and cheating.

October 3, 2022

Defense feels natural when we “need” to win an argument. These “but”-busting moves engage the creative possibilities underneath verbal conflict and build the respect and trust that grounds more fruitful collaboration with coworkers.

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)