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American Association for Physician Leadership
American Association for Physician Leadership


March 21, 2023

Veteran practice managers and physicians have found a “secret weapon” in their daily battle to identify and absorb the essential information necessary to run their practices effectively. Vendors.

March 19, 2023

In this SoundPractice podcast episode, Jimmy Y. Chung, MD, MBA, FACS, FABQAURP, CMRP, describes the lessons learned through the COVID-19 pandemic, efficiencies and costs savings that can be gained, and tactics for aligning with physicians for the saf...

March 8, 2023

Host Mike Sacopulos interviews senior vice president of marketing and innovation from Jackson + Coker, Ted Weyn. He covers the current landscape for locum tenens, from the perspective of the organization that is interested in using locums and the phy...

Well-intentioned but ultimately misguided actions over recent decades have contributed to today’s opioid epidemic.

February 13, 2023

In this episode of SoundPractice, co-host Cheryl Toth interviewed Esther Sternberg, MD, of the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona, and Lauren Rabb, curator of Tucson Medical Center’s Healing Art Program about how...

February 12, 2023

As societies become angrier, managers must condition themselves to respond sensitively.

Whether you’re in solo practice or a member of a medium-sized or large medical group, you eventually will have to face the complicated questions regarding your exit strategy.

Health systems must be part of the solution of patient care delivery in the musculoskeletal area, as they understand complex situations based either on the diagnosis or patient health conditions. The solution is not in deciding between outpatient or ...

January 12, 2023

After finding success investing in the more obviously lucrative corners of American medicine — like surgery centers and dermatology practices — private equity firms have moved aggressively into the industry’s more hidden niches: They are pouring bill...

The objective of this scoping review was to better understand the impact physician leaders have on QI and systems transformation, the factors that affect physicians’ abilities to lead QI, and how these insights may inform strategies to bolster rural ...

December 13, 2022

Researchers distinguish between the perfect use of birth control, when a method is used consistently and correctly every time, and typical use, when a method is used in real-life circumstances. No birth control, short of a complete female sterilizati...

December 12, 2022

In this episode of SoundPractice, host Mike Sacopulos interviews Rosemary Gibson, author of the book China Rx: Exposing the Risks of America’s Dependence on China for Medicine. They discuss the national security threats and quality oversight issues...

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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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