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American Association for Physician Leadership
American Association for Physician Leadership


We all appreciate five-star service. What does that mean with regard to healthcare providers? How can physician leaders ensure their patients receive five-star service?

The physician leader in the healthcare supply chain can drive value in the system by balancing costs with outcomes, quality, transformation, and the clinical mission.

This article discusses the management of leads or potential patients who have not made a commitment to join the practice and how to convert those potential patients to paying patients.

October 5, 2022

No one wants to experience a crisis, yet if you must go through a disaster, it is critical to learn from it.

October 2, 2022

This 100th episode of SoundPractice is a roundup of interview excerpts with national and international leaders and includes expert commentary from Peter Angood, MD, president and CEO of the American Association for Physician Leadership.

September 18, 2022

Companies around the world have been increasingly adopting pay transparency policies and practices as a means of narrowing the gender pay gap and fostering an engaged and positive working environment that builds trust. Pay transparency can help compa...

September 14, 2022

The authors discuss the specific challenges managers have faced in building business relationships virtually, then offer four pieces of expert advice for how to overcome them.

July 13, 2022

Health care systems consistently struggle with the challenge of providing truly patient-centered care. Organizations searching for effective care delivery models can benefit from the lessons learned over the last five years by Pennsylvania’s Geisinge...

July 12, 2022

Private equity has shown a lot of interest in health care practices that perform high-volume procedures, especially those with growth potential.

While standardized restrictive transfusion criteria have been well-established, the decision to treat with transfusion is far more complex.

Successful transformation to an SL model depends on determining a need for a SL structure, setting and accomplishing key sequential milestones, performing with consistency of purpose and well-delineated roles and responsibilities, using well-trained ...

July 1, 2022

Protecting a brand’s equity and value should be one of an executive’s key responsibilities.

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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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