Physician Leadership Program
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Availability
On-Demand
Cost
$0.00
Credit Offered
No Credit Offered

The Physician Leadership Program, created in partnership with the American Association of Psychiatric Administration and Leadership (AAPAL), is geared towards early career psychiatrists who may be taking on administrative roles for the first time or more experienced psychiatrists interested in brushing up on their leadership skills. This program will introduce learners to important elements of leadership training in a practical and pragmatic manner.

The Physician Leadership Program has the following modules:

  • Career Development and Negotiation
  • Leadership Theory
  • Influence and Working Within a System
  • Fiscal Management in Healthcare
  • Quality Improvement and Leading Change

Course References

  • Johnson, J.M. & Stern, T.A. Preparing Psychiatrists for Leadership Roles in Healthcare. Acad Psychiatry. 2013 Sep;37(5):297-30.
  • Saeed, S.A., Silver, S., Buwalda, V.J.A. et al. Psychiatric Management, Administration, and Leadership: a Continuum or Distinct Concepts? Psychiatric Q. 2018 Jun; 89(2):315-328.
  • Sidhu SS, Jeffrey J. Contract negotiation for academic psychiatrists. Acad Psychiatry. 216;40:835-838.

Course Format

Enduring material

Learning Objectives

  • Identify various components of leadership in psychiatry
  • Outline important career dynamics to consider when presented with leadership opportunities in psychiatry
  • Improve capacity to function as a psychiatric leader
  • Identify avenues for further career development
  • Apply physician leadership techniques, including negotiation, quality improvement, financial management,and leadership theory to daily work and future career as a physician in leadership

Target Audience

Psychiatrists, Residents/Fellows

Estimated Time to Complete

Estimated Duration: 4 hours
Begin Date: February 23, 2021
End Date: February 23, 2024

How to Earn Credit

Participants who wish to earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ or a certificate of participation may do so by completing all sections of the course including the evaluation. After evaluating the program, course participants will be provided with an opportunity to claim hours of participation and print an official CME certificate (physicians) or certificate of participation (non-physicians) showing the completion date and hours earned. 

Continuing Education Credit

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

The APA designates this enduring CME activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty and Planner Disclosures

Program Presenters

  • Tobias Wasser, M.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Associate Program Director, Psychiatry Residency, Yale School of Medicine; Chief Medical Officer, Whiting Forensic Hospital. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • Manish Sapra, M.D., MMM, Executive Director, Behavioral Health Service Line, Northwell Health & Assistant Professor, Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • Victor Buwalda, M.D., PhD, Chief Medical Officer, Training and Research Director, Novadic-Kentron. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • Luming Li, M.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, Associate Medical Director of Quality Improvement, Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital, & Medical Director of Clinical Operations, Yale New Haven Health System. Disclosure - Grant/Research: American Medical Association Innovation Grant for education product.
  • James Rachal, M.D., Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry, Atrium Health. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • Sy Atezaz Saeed, M.D., MS, FACPsych, Professor and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • John Wilkaitis, M.D., MBA, CPE, MS, DFAPA, Medical Director, Canopy Children’s Solutions. Disclosures - Stock: Giles's, Takeda, United Healthcare, Bristol-Myers Squibb, BMY.RT; Consultant: Centene.

Program Planners

  • Tobias Wasser, M.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Associate Program Director, Psychiatry Residency, Yale School of Medicine; Chief Medical Officer, Whiting Forensic Hospital. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • Manish Sapra, M.D., MMM, Executive Director, Behavioral Health Service Line, Northwell Health & Assistant Professor, Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • Tristan Gorrindo, M.D., Director of Education, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • Ally Brown, Senior Instructional Designer, Online Learning, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.

Accessibility for Participants with Disabilities

The American Psychiatric Association is committed to ensuring accessibility of its website to people with disabilities. If you have trouble accessing any of APA’s online resources, please contact us at 202-559-3900 for assistance.

Technical Requirements

This internet-based CME activity is best experienced using any of the following:

  • The latest and 2nd latest public versions of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Safari
  • Internet Explorer 11+

This Web site requires that JavaScript and session cookies be enabled. Certain activities may require additional software to view multimedia, presentation, or printable versions of the content. These activities will be marked as such and will provide links to the required software. That software may be: Adobe Flash, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Windows Media Player.

Optimal System Configuration:

  • Browser: Google Chrome (latest and 2nd latest version), Safari (latest and 2nd latest version), Internet Explorer 11.0+, Firefox (latest and 2nd latest version), or Microsoft Edge (latest and 2nd latest version)
  • Operating System: Windows versions 8.1+, Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) +, Android (latest and 2nd latest version), or iOS/iPad OS (latest and 2nd latest version)
  • Internet Connection: 1 Mbps or higher

Minimum Requirements:

  • Windows PC: Windows 8.1 or higher; 1 GB (for 32-bit)/2 GB (for 64-bit) or higher RAM; Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM driver; audio playback with speakers for programs with video content
  • Macintosh: Mac OS X 10.5 or higher with latest updates installed; Intel, PowerPC G5, or PowerPC G4 (867MHz or faster) processor; 512 MB or higher RAM; audio playback with speakers for programs with video content

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