The Health Management Academy

Physician Leadership Program

A National Program for Aspiring Physician Leaders

The Physician Leadership Program is a nine-month immersive program designed to transition physicians into high-performing physician leaders. The program is rooted in the power of peer-learning with core curriculum aligned with health system needs including business acumen, diverse team management, executive presence and deep industry knowledge. Graduates finish the program equipped to lead next-generation health systems and are positioned favorably for The Academy GE Fellows program.

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Program Overview
High-Potential Physician Leaders

Selective cohort of high-potential and diverse physician candidates from across the nation’s Leading Health Systems, nominated by senior system-wide physician executives.

Leadership Curriculum

Curriculum designed to enhance leadership effectiveness through real-world case examples and exercises that can be applied immediately.

Experienced Mentors

Experienced executives serve as true mentors through seminars and workshops and small-group discussions facilitated by health system experts and Executives-in-Residence.

Core Curriculum Aligned with Health System Needs

  • Leading Through Influence
  • Transformation in Healthcare
  • Managing Teams
  • Transition to Leadership
  • Healthcare Governance
  • Negotiations
  • Workforce Transformation
  • Leading Organizational Change
  • Health Equity
  • Finance Fundamentals
  • Health Policy
“The PLP is a much needed community of fellow learners in health care management, supported by the timely expertise of those who have successfully navigated the complexities of healthcare leadership already. The wide range of topics are all immediately relevant: Each one gave me an answer to something I’d been trying to learn in my home institution.” Kristin Edwards, M.D., Chief Wellness Officer and Section Chief of Palliative Care, Bridgeport Hospital, Yale New Haven Health
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