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American Association for Physician Leadership
American Association for Physician Leadership

2023 AAPL Annual Leadership Conference

All Physicians Are Leaders

June 9-11, 2023

Chicago, IL

Program Overview

You’re invited to attend the premier leadership conference designed to bring together physicians at all levels interested in transforming healthcare by becoming better leaders.

Through our skills-building leadership sessions and workshops, invigorating networking experiences and career-enhancing professional development opportunities, attendees will leave recharged and equipped with new skills, insights and connections for creating broader levels of positive transformation in healthcare.


What to Expect

  • Outstanding programming

  • Thought provoking keynote speakers

  • Peer-to-peer connections

  • Featured solutions providers and exhibits


Session Types

  • General Session: This main stage experience is led by expert thought leaders and practitioners. Their stories will inspire you to think outside the box and widen your perspectives. You’ll leave feeling energized, motivated, and equipped to succeed in 2023 and beyond.

  • Concurrent Session: With multiple sessions to choose from, these 60-minute sessions are packed with original content and tactical advice. Presentations from experts and peers could be solo presenters or co-presenters featuring best practices, forward-looking strategies, and resources you need to advance your leadership competencies now and in the future.

  • Networking Group Discussion: These 45-minute sessions are an opportunity for topical interest groups, regional networks, and other affinity groups to convene, network and discuss issues that are relevant to the group. They are interactive in nature and do not include a formal presentation.

  • Deep Dive Session: These 90-minute workshops actively develop specific professional competencies and have widespread potential for implementation and allow for in-depth discussion, learning, and practice on new approaches as well as best practices in physician leadership.


Learning Paths

  • Leadership Development: Physician leadership principles to accelerate mastery of competencies related to self-management, team building and teamwork, problem solving and motivations and thinking style.

  • Business Development: Leadership technical skills for outstanding financial acumen, business strategy, operations/policy, and strategy and innovation. Prepares emerging executives to succeed at a high level.

  • Bonus Track: The Bonus track focuses on hot topics and trends influencing physician leaders and the healthcare community.


Career & Professional Development Workshop

Depending on the phase of your leadership career, professional development becomes your own personal competitive advantage. Physicians have different needs for career development depending on the current level of their career path.

Early in their career they may seek opportunities to advance, at mid-career they may look to manage and influence others, and as they have advanced to senior roles they may look to influence and create systemic change by leading organizations.

This highly interactive and experiential session will allow attendees to choose a path that matches their current level of need in their career development.

The paths include, career advancement, professional development, and advanced leader academy. Each path is designed as a workshop experience in which they will leave with take aways they can implement immediately.

The goal of this day is to provide attendees at varying career levels actionable strategies they can employ to advance in their career. Objectives and outcomes of this session by level include:

Advance yourself (Early Career/Novice)- Support physician in clearly articulating their skills set/value proposition through tools available to them (Resume, Interviews, Social).

Impact others (Mid-Career/Intermediate)- Raise visibility of their work and unique skill set and influence others.

Impact and influence your organization at a systemic level (Senior Career level/Advanced)- Create a plan to impact and influence systemic change.

Schedule-at-a-Glance

Friday, 6/9/2023
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM
Wellness Activity
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Breakfast
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Welcome & Opening Keynote
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Networking Break in Exhibit Hall
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Concurrent Sessions
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Lunch/Exhibit Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
General Session
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Break
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Concurrent Sessions
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM
Break
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Concurrent Sessions
4:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Break
4:45 PM - 5:30 PM
Networking Groups
6 PM - 7:30 PM
Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall
7:30 PM
Sponsor Dinners
Saturday, 6/10/2023
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM
Wellness Activity
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Breakfast
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Concurrent Sessions
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Networking Break in Exhibit Hall
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
General Session
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Break
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Concurrent Sessions
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Lunch/Exhibit Time
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Deep Dive Workshops
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Break
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM
Networking Groups
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Break
4:15 PM - 5:30 PM
General Session/CPE Convocation/Awards Ceremony
6:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Optional Excursions/Tours
6:30 PM
Sponsor Dinners
Sunday, 6/11/2023
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM
Wellness Activity
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Breakfast
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Career & Professional Development Workshop
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Networking Break
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Career & Professional Development Workshop

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.

CONTACT US

Mail Processing Address
PO Box 96503 I BMB 97493
Washington, DC 20090-6503

Payment Remittance Address
PO Box 745725
Atlanta, GA 30374-5725
(800) 562-8088
(813) 287-8993 Fax
customerservice@physicianleaders.org

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