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American Association for Physician Leadership
American Association for Physician Leadership

May/June 2020

When many of us think of leading a medical practice, one of the first things that comes to mind is a traditional hierarchical structure. As Lyon1 explains, “Traditional leadership sees the people lower in the pyramid of leadership, lower in this stru...

May/June 2020

Medicine has cross-pollinated with many other disciplines. Chemistry, physics, biology, optics, astrology, numerology, alchemy, voodoo, and religion, as well as magic, are among the subjects comingled with medicine. In primitive times, medicine was i...

May/June 2020

Medical scribes follow physicians around in their individual fields of practice, keeping detailed notes of every patient, their background, and their diagnosis at the end of the visit. The physician still signs patients out after reviewing each chart...

May/June 2020

This article discusses a new method of collaboration among multiple disciplines and even multiple institutions that will improve diagnosis, treatment, and management, and even enhance patient compliance and convenience regarding their medical care.

May/June 2020

The state of healthcare for patients navigating the care continuum is not ideal. Transitions of care are traps with unintended adverse outcomes that patients and overburdened staff have to navigate, especially vulnerable populations. Lack of continui...

May/June 2020

Physician executives who work in industry and large healthcare organizations tend to assimilate the characteristics of their nonmedical counterparts and psychologically distance themselves from practicing physicians.

May/June 2020

Emotional support animal (ESA) requests are becoming more prevalent during patient encounters for primary care physicians. This process is fraught with challenges, including navigating malingering, patient well-being, and rental property agreements. ...

May/June 2020

This article explores the many complexities and challenges faced when collaborating across 26 administrative departments to successfully plan and implement a multifaceted practice acquisition.

May/June 2020

Hip and knee replacements are among the most common total joint replacement surgeries performed in America. With an increased demand and looming costs to Medicare, the CMS has implemented a mandatory bundled payment program called Comprehensive Care ...

May/June 2020

Burnout and depression continue to be a major source of distress among physicians worldwide.1 In the United States, over 50% of physicians report significant symptoms of burnout, a rate more than twice that of other professionals.2 In addition to the...

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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.

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