Physician Leadership Summit
CPE 20 Year Anniversary

2018 Physician Leadership Summit

BOSTON, MA — April 26-30, 2018

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The Summit is fast approaching!

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Wellness and Resilience

April 28–30

Be inspired by thought-provoking keynote sessions, networking, and peer-led labs. Get answers to your most pressing questions during thought-leadership panel discussions. Learn and engage with your fellow physician leaders during peer-to-peer learning sessions and poster presentations. Network with health care's most influential and experienced physician leaders.

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April 26–28

Being a leader means continual improvement and reflection. Spring Institute at the 2018 Physician Leadership Summit offers physicians leadership education whether for improvement or as a refresh. Choose from a selection of actionable education applicable to today’s complex health care management environment while interacting and networking with like-minded professionals.

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2018 Beyond BurnoutResilience workshop

Wellness and Resilience

April 27

Attend our workshop focused on the learnings from our inaugural event in the Arizona desert this past fall. For this event, we will have several peer presentations from leading physician wellness experts summarizing their varied approach to personal, professional, and organizational transformation.

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CElebrate with Us. CPE 20th Anniversary

The value of physician leadership is no longer a secret. Join as our most seasoned certified physician leaders gather to celebrate 20 years of the CPE credential. We welcome our distinguished physicians, as well as those interested in or currently on the credentialing path to join us in augmenting the call for physician leadership.

2018 Physician Leadership Summit Schedule Overview

2018 Summit Schedule Overview
Spring Institute: Choose from a selection of actionable education applicable to today’s complex health care management environment while interacting and networking with like-minded professionals.
Thought Leadership Symposium: CPE 20th Anniversary Celebration, Keynote Address & breaking News Panel Discussion, Peer Presentations, AAPL Business Meetings, and Networking Receptions.
CPE Capstone: The final step towards earning your Certified Physician Executive (CPE) credential. Eligibility requirements for Capstone include a varied set of criteria including leadership experience, managerial oversight, professional credentialing, plus a comprehensive level of leadership education and professional experience.
Beyond Burnout and Resilience: We have invited two of the country’s leading physicians who are widely recognized and respected for their thought leadership in the realm of physician wellness including resilience.
*The Vanguard Program: The Vanguard Program has returned to the association and the first networking opportunity will be at the Summit’s Thought Leadership Symposium. See if you're eligible
*Vanguard members are either Fellows or Distinguished Fellows who have attained the Certified Physician Executive (CPE) designation or other advanced management degrees.
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Live Event Sponsors


Sheraton Boston Hotel

Sheraton Boston Hotel
Sheraton Boston Hotel
39 Dalton Street
Boston, MA 02199
+1 (617) 236-2000
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Group Hotel Rate

*Available for a limited time.

We've negotiated a discounted standard room rate of $279.  This discounted rate expires on April 3, 2018, or when the room block sells out, so be sure to make your reservation now.

To access the group rates page, please click here.

Note: the association does not manage the availbility of the room nights. Please contact the hotel for additional information.