Who Should Take Facilitated Courses

A hybrid of interaction and self-direction, these class types fit most physician leaders’ schedules.


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Participants who like access to instructors

You’ll view videos and participate in discussion boards and case studies with faculty interaction.

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Participants who want class structure over a fixed period of time

The class period spans up to six weeks, during which time you participate weekly when it’s convenient for you.

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Participants who need flexibility to fit courses around their schedules

You choose when you can focus on classwork. Daytime, nighttime, before or after work, your weekend, anytime.

Benefits of Facilitated Courses

Led by world-class faculty
Interaction with other participants
Fits around your schedule
Finite beginning and end to classwork
Online access to classwork anytime
Classes count as CME

Available Facilitated Courses

Membership Savings

The American Association for Physician Leadership® is your career building partner. You’ll get information you need in the format you want. You’ll get career guidance, networking and education opportunities to take your leadership to the next level.

Plus, you get:

Up to 15% off education courses for CME

Free subscription to Physician Leadership Journal

Members-only webinars

Discounts on books 

Unlimited access to our physician-focused CareerLink
job board 

Daily Digest email subscription 

Discounts on career services 

Connections to an extensive network of physician leaders in more than 46 countries 

Access to mentoring program

Membership is quick and easy, join online or call us to get started.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I take a facilitated course?

    During the scheduled online session, watch the lectures and read course materials located inside the online classroom according to the instructions inside your classroom. Online activities include discussion board, case studies and in some courses group work projects. You log in to the course website a few times a week to read instructions from the faculty, ask questions or add comments to discussions. It’s not too much to check in every day, but you decide how often you need to participate.

  • How long do the courses last?

    Typically, they last four to six weeks.

  • Will I have homework?

    Yes. Weekly instructions will be provided before the week starts so you can plan your time.

  • How do I claim CME?

    You will take a CME evaluation after each course. If you are in our Master’s or CPE program or a certificate program, you will take an online test to qualify for credit. Tests typically take 30 to 75 minutes, but you have up to 120 minutes. Tests must be taken in one sitting. After passing each test, your transcript is updated automatically. Then you will be able to claim CME right from our website.

  • If I sign up today, when can I start? Must I wait for the class dates?

    You receive access a week before the start date, so you can get familiar with the course layout. Classes are designed to be completed during the span of the scheduled session. You will need to participate in the course during the scheduled session.

  • Is there an evaluation process for these courses?

    Each CME activity includes an evaluation process to determine that the learning objectives have been met and that the activity was of educational value to the target audience and was unbiased. The evaluation also assesses whether or not the CME activity resulted in a change in physician practice behavior and offers participants a method of feedback.