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For more than 40 years, we have helped physicians develop their leadership skills through education, career development and thought leadership, by providing a supportive community of peers.

We hold the belief that at some level, all physicians are considered leaders. Our Association helps transform the physician by maximizing the potential of physician leadership to create personal and organizational transformation that benefits patient outcomes and improves health care internationally. We invite you to explore how we can help you develop your leadership skills and advance your career.

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Since 1997, our Certified Physician Executive ("CPE") credential has served as the standard for quality leadership in the health care industry.

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COVID-19 has provided a steep learning curve for healthcare systems managing their supply chain. In a flash, PPE became as difficult to acquire as a popular child’s toy at the holidays. In this

Reshaping Your Career in the Wake of the Pandemic

The pandemic has been an experiment like no other: a vehicle to understand what we need to thrive in our jobs. The authors identify three key aspects of work that the pandemic has impacted and which

Patient and Family Engagement Experience: A New Way to Elicit Patient and Family Feedback

As patient experience and consumer voice are becoming increasingly important in healthcare, healthcare systems wrestle with how to best obtain patient real-time feedback. Traditionally, patient and

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