AAPL’s 2020 Winter Academies provides learning opportunity at Florida retreat

By Andy Smith | AAPL
January 7, 2020

The 2020 Winter Academies represents the best of both worlds: An immersive learning experience where you can accrue course credits toward your CME, Certified Physician Executive or Master’s Pathway programs – and an excuse for a winter getaway to the charming waterfront locale of the Vinoy Renaissance Resort & Golf Club in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Presented by the American Association for Physician Leadership, this four-day event features seven live, blended-learning academies, including:


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What: American Association for Physician Leadership’s annual Winter Academies.

When: Thursday through Sunday (Jan. 30- Feb. 2).

Where: Vinoy Renaissance Resort and Golf Club, 501 Fifth Ave. N.E., St. Petersburg, Florida.

Offerings: Networking, CME-credit courses taught by seasoned faculty members, social events, career advising sessions.

Information and daily schedule: physicianleaders.org/2020-winter-academies.

Twitter: Share your favorite Institute moments using the hashtag #AAPLWinter.

Weather forecast: Highs in the low to mid-60s and lows in the high 40s to around 50; breezy; after storms pass Thursday morning, expect clear skies through Saturday, showers possible Sunday.


Spring: Jun 12-14, JW Marriott, Chicago, IL.

Information: AAPL Upcoming Events.


Jan. 30-31: Health Care Finance Academy (24 CME)

Jan. 30-Feb. 1: CMO Academy (24 CME)

Jan. 30-Feb. 1: CEO Academy (24 CME)

Jan. 30: Population Health Series (15 CME)

Jan. 31-Feb. 2: Fundamentals of Physician Leadership (31.5 CME)

Jan. 31-Feb. 2: Workplace Wellness Academy (24 CME)

Jan. 31-Feb. 2: Health Informatics Academy (24 CME)

Not available online, these engaging and interactive academy courses include pre- and post-academy webinars to assess and reinforce your subject acumen. Led by expert subject matter faculty, each academy is customized to fit your individual needs while equipping you with strategies and skills that can be implemented as actionable organizational blueprints upon your return.

This is the only time this year the CEO, CMO and Health Informatics academies will be available at live AAPL events.

Interested in blending education with pleasure? The Winter Academies offers sponsored dinner and networking opportunities. And, in addition to its tennis complex, heated pool, fitness center and spa, the elegant Vinoy offers complimentary shuttle service to its private 18-hole golf course on beautiful, exclusive and nearby Snell Isle. Overlooking its Tampa Bay marina, the resort is also within easy walking distance an array of restaurants, and museums.


To learn more about academy courses – and which ones best align with your current educational requirements – please click here or call 1-800-562-8088 to schedule a free advising session.   

To register, go to your dashboard or view our 2020 Winter Academies page

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