The Vanguard Program is designed to provide high-level programming and networking to match seasoned physician leaders’ sophisticated degree of experience in leadership, education, achievement, and dedication to improving the industry. This program leverages the historic Vanguard Group first created under the leadership of Robert Schenke, our founder and past CEO, with a focus on giving back through leadership, mentorship, and sharing of best practices and knowledge.
A member of the Vanguard group for the American Association for Physician Leadership signifies a physician leader, that is a member of the association, has attained the Certified Physician Executive credential or other advance medical management degrees in addition to demonstrating a commitment to physician leadership through membership, tenure, and experience.
Below are the upcoming events and ways for Vanguard program members to participate.
Custom education and networking opportunities are available at the association’s live events. These are invitation-only events where physician participants can network with other top physician leaders and address current trends and challenges in the healthcare marketplace.
Vanguard members serve on review panels, analyze, and abstract topical discussions, write articles for the association’s publications, and represent it at events with the media. Comprising the upper echelon of medical leaders, their counsel is sought by the association's board of directors and they help guide its future.
A private online network is available for Vanguard members to share and discuss current medical management issues.
The latest career-advancement opportunities are made available to vanguard members, as are coaching for writing and presentations, and preparation to become full-time or part-time consultants.