Submit Proposals for Presentations at AAPL's 2018 Meeting in Boston

By AAPL Staff
November 8, 2017

Presentations should fit into one of the six areas of focus: relationship management, patient quality, career, finance, health law and policy, or communication.  

The American Association for Physician Leadership is inviting physician leaders to submit proposals to present at its annual meeting in Boston, Massachusetts, on April 29-30, 2018.

Presenters must be members of the association and must meet all deadlines and requirements. Deadline to submit is Dec. 8, 2017.

Submissions should fit into one of the six areas of focus for the meeting:

Relationship management: Coaching colleagues, unifying teams, eliciting focus and inspiring change through ideas.

Patient quality: Spotting patterns and trends, identifying critical factors and iterating on processes to find success.

Career: Creating worthwhile goals, leveraging resources, seeking support and establishing strong values.

Finance: Speaking the language of finance and understanding the links between value, revenue and profit.

Health law and policy: Monitoring changes to policy, embracing change and adapting processes to handle new challenges.

Communication: Practicing empathy, listening actively and adapting communication to each unique audience.

Click here for the submission form.  Submissions should include the presentation’s objectives, a description of the content and how the presenter will engage the audience.

A peer-review committee will provide feedback on the relevance of the content and the level of interactivity described in the proposal.

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