AAPL staff set up the book mart for Summit attendees in the lobby of the Boston Sheraton. | Evan Parker/Staff
An AAPL welcome for Summit attendees on the lobby floor at the Boston Sheraton. | Evan Parker/Staff
Five full days of learning and networking are in store for those attending this expanded version of the association’s springtime gathering.
BOSTON, Mass. — It’s a rite of spring: the American Association for Physician Leadership’s annual assembly for its members and other health care professionals to learn, network and grow within the industry.
This year’s edition, convening today through Monday (April 26-30) at the Sheraton Boston Hotel, is a little different than those of the past. The new 2018 AAPL Physician Leadership Summit combines expert speakers, engaging panels, intriguing peer-led workshops and career-enhancing education into an expanded, five-day gathering. It includes the following components:
AT A GLANCE
What: American Association for Physician Leadership’s 2018 Physician Leadership Summit.
When: Thursday through Monday, April 26-30.
Where: Sheraton Boston Hotel, Massachusetts
Highlights: Spring Institute, celebration of CPE 20th anniversary, convocation to recognize seasoned CPE leaders, Beyond Burnout & Resilience workshop, Vanguard Program, peer presentations, Thought Leadership Symposium (discussions on opioids, physician engagement, women MDs and physician leader value proposition, global health accreditation, population health).
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Spring Institute. Educational sessions for leaders seeking opportunities for improvement and reflection. The three-day component (today through Saturday) is an opportunity to build leadership acumen, whether through professional improvement or refreshing an existing body of knowledge.
Beyond Burnout & Resilience. A one-day workshop (Friday) with wellness experts summarizing their approaches to personal, professional and organizational transformation. You’ll gain strategies and techniques you can use to address burnout, plus the tools to increase wellness within your organization.
Thought Leadership Symposium. Featuring keynote speakers, panel discussions and networking opportunities, as well as recognition of some association milestones and award winners. The Saturday-Sunday event presents ideas, concepts and conversations designed to energize and inspire.
Vanguard Program. AAPL’s seasoned physician leaders convene Sunday-Monday for high-level programming and networking that matches their sophisticated degree of experience in leadership, education, achievement and dedication to improving the industry. This event marks the return of exclusive, ongoing engagements for the association’s most experienced leaders.
Among the special events are a celebration marking the 20th anniversary of the first “graduating class” of Certified Physician Executives, announcements of the winners of the association’s Leape Ahead and Schenke awards, announcements of the new members and officers of the association’s board of directors, and more. We’ll tell you more about those events in the coming days.
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