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Vanguard Meeting


This course is part of the 2024 Fall Institute, a three day, in-person event delivered in Scottsdale, AZ, October 24-26, 2024.

Date: Friday, October 28, 2022

The American Association for Physician Leadership is proud to host its Semi-Annual Vanguard Meeting on Friday, October 28, 2022 as part of its 2022 Fall Institute in Scottsdale, AZ. This is an exclusive, invite-only event for Vanguard members - seasoned physician leaders whose education, career achievements, and dedication to leadership in the health care industry set them apart from the rest. Enhance your understanding and engage via panels, cases, peer presentations, and exercises covering the critical topics physician leadership is faced with every day.


  • Pre-work begins Friday, October 21, 2022

  • Vanguard Meeting – Friday, October 28, 2022 – 9 AM – 4 PM MT

Time MST


9:00 – 9:10 am

Welcome: Opening Comments

Dr. Peter Angood, AAPL President & CEO – 5 minutes

Stephanie Duggan, AAPL Chair – 5 minutes

9:10 – 10:00 am

Session 1: Impact of SCOTUS ruling on Healthcare

(Impact to Physician-Patient relationship, Patient Care)

10:00 – 10:50 am

Session 2: Approaches to Healthcare Staff Exodus

10:50 – 11:00 am


11:00 AM – 2:00 pm

Session 3: Ethical challenges facing leaders – cases/scenarios

(Aspen Ethical Leadership Program presents)

11:50 AM – 12:00 pm

12:00 – 1:00 pm

Break (get food for lunch discussion for Session 3)

Session 3 continued: Breakout groups discuss cases and responses; will reconvene at 1 pm with full group to report out

2:00 – 2:15 PM


2:15 – 3:00 PM

Session 4: Workplace Wellness and System Changes

(Paul DeChant)

3:00 – 3:45 PM

Session 5: Vanguard Member Presentations – TBD

3:45 – 4:00 PM

Wrap up & Closing Comments



In addition to registering for the event, we invite you to participate directly in the program by submitting a proposal with your ideas for a relevant, impactful topic to present. Your ideas will ensure we are providing the highest-level of thought-provoking content to your peer physician leaders. Similar to prior years, the format is designed to encourage in-depth peer-to-peer dialogue on the presentations. The deadline to submit your proposal is September 6, 2022.

Key Dates

Access to Course Expires:

365 days from purchase date of course.

Accreditation & Disclosures
Cancellation Policy

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)