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Earn Your Certified Physician Executive Credential.

Effective physician leaders need to hone and refine a specific set of skills in order to develop relationships and influence change. Our CME-accrediting courses explore the tactics and strategies needed to strengthen your organization’s values and help you create a more fulfilling career in health care.

Phase 1


Lead Yourself

Leadership begins with finding out what your values are, why they’re important to you, and why they’re significant to you. You’ll be able to explore these questions in our Fundamentals of Physician Leadership courses.

Phase 2


Lead Your Team

Once you know and have built upon your values, you’re ready to lead others. In this phase, you’ll learn how to build relationships with your peers and discover what’s most important to them, so you can better inspire them.

Phase 3


Lead Your Department

Once you’ve developed relationships with your peers, you can begin to shape the direction, values, and culture of your organization. In this phase, you’ll be able to use the skills you’ve learned so far to spark a new way of thinking at your institution.

Phase 4


Lead Your Organization

Now that you’ve aligned your organization and those within it, they’ll begin to generate new ideas. You can leverage these insights to change and influence the health care industry.



Certified Physician Executive (CPE)

Endorsed by the American Association for Physician Leadership, the CPE is awarded by the Certifying Commission in Medical Management and is the Benchmark for CEOs and executive recruiters seeking accomplished, experienced and influential physician leaders.

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