The Westin Kierland Resort

6902 E Greenway Pkwy, Scottsdale, AZ 85254

The Venue

Welcome to Scottsdale

Join us at The Westin Kierland Resort and Spa in Scottsdale, AZ. This four-star oasis is just steps from Kierland Commons' dining and shopping. Golf enthusiasts can tee off at the award-winning Westin Kierland Golf Club, designed by Scott Miller.

AAPL attendees receive:
  • Resort-wide premium wireless internet access in guest rooms, public areas, and meeting space
  • Any local, long distance (domestic), and 1-800 calls from guestroom
  • Access to Agave, The Arizona Spa facilities
  • Daily two-hour bike rental
  • Shuttle service to Kierland Commons and Scottsdale Quarter shopping and dining districts.
  • 10% discount on green fees (must mention AAPL when booking)
Secure the best available rates with the AAPL housing block while availability lasts. HOUSING DEADLINE: October 1, 2024

Getting Around

For the more than 2,000 attractions found around the state, find every mode of ground transportation in Scottsdale needed to see and do all! View transportation options .

Via Air

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport – 19.3 miles

Via Ride Share

Uber and Lyft are very prominent and accessible in Scottsdale. If you don’t have the apps already, download them to request a ride.


  • Self-Park: $20.00/day

  • Valet Parking: $39.00/day

Map: The Kierland Westin Resort & Spa

Weather and Dress Code

Scottsdale, AZ, in October, experiences weather similar to early autumn, with temperatures gradually rising throughout the month. However, temperatures can vary significantly from day to day. At the beginning of the month, afternoon high temperatures typically hover around the mid-80s F (29-30 C). By the end of the month, they are more likely to be in the lower 90s F (32-33 C).

The conference dress code is business casual. A light jacket or sweater is recommended, as meeting rooms tend to be cooler.

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.


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

Payment Remittance Address
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Atlanta, GA 30374-5725
(800) 562-8088
(813) 287-8993 Fax



AAPL providers leadership development programs designed to retain valuable team members and improve patient outcomes.

American Association for Physician Leadership®

formerly known as the American College of Physician Executives (ACPE)