Physician Education

Advanced Degrees and Certification Programs

Gain the knowledge and skills you need to take the next step in physician leadership.
Our CME courses will help you to acquire a credential that will make you stand out.

Certified Physician Executive Program - CPE

Certified Physician Executive (CPE)

The curriculum requires Core and Elective coursework that can be completed online or live. Upon completion of the curriculum, CPE candidates must also pass the three-and-a-half-day CPE Capstone Certification Program before being awarded the credential. Start planning today.

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Master's Program

Master's Program

The curriculum requires Core coursework that can be completed online or live. Upon completion of the curriculum, physicians will proceed to complete the degree of their choice through one of our university partners. Start planning today.

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Education Programs and Course Types

Gain skills essential to leading healthcare organizations in a changing environment. 

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Live Institutes

Get face-to-face interaction with our top-notch faculty. Mix world-class learning with unparalleled networking at our institutes.

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Online Courses

We offer a variety of courses to fit your schedule, match your learning style, and help you advance your career.

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