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May 13, 2022

WSMA Courses to Help You Build Your Leadership Skills

Register today for upcoming leadership skill-building courses and seminars from our Center for Leadership Development, recipient of the Profile of Excellence Award in the leadership category from the American Association of Medical Society Executives.

Physician Leadership Course
Sept. 16-Dec. 2, 2022

The WSMA Physician Leadership Course is a 40+ hour hybrid-distance leadership skills-development course for physicians and physician assistants who want to know more about health care leadership. The course combines in-person and online learning to enable course participants to begin developing and honing their leadership skills at their convenience. Designed with a physician's busy schedule in mind, only three in-person classes are required; the remainder of the course is conducted online. Learn more and register. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Dyad Leadership Course
Oct. 14-Nov. 18, 2022

The WSMA Dyad Leadership Course is a month-long course with three live educational workshop days. This course is intended for physicians and their administrative dyad partners who wish to improve team function and achieve greater operational success within their clinical system. Learn more and register. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Health Equity Leadership Development and Action Collective - New!
September 2022-July 2023

This action collective is intended for physicians, physician assistants, and health care professional leaders who are ready to act on the understanding that systemic racism exists within health care, and who are positioned to lead and facilitate change in their organizations and beyond. If you are committed to making lasting, equitable change in your organization, then this course is here to support you on that path. Six two-hour virtual sessions will be held every other month from September 2022 through July 2023. Learn more and register. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Leadership Masterclass
Oct. 6-8, 2022

The WSMA Leadership Masterclass an intensive three-day adaptive-learning course that examines the complex challenges faced by seasoned physician leaders and provides the tools necessary to solve them. This course will provide additional growth opportunities to physicians who have completed our Physician Leadership Course and have moved on to middle levels of management in their facilities. Learn more and register. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Leadership Seminars
Various sessions, Sept. 30, 2022-Feb. 10, 2023

WSMA Leadership Seminars are designed for graduates of the WSMA Physician Leadership Course. Seminars will provide in-depth exposure to the topics that were covered in the Physician Leadership Course, with an emphasis on skill development and practical application of leadership principles using role-playing, demonstrations, and case studies. Seminars range between half-day and full-day sessions depending on the seminar topic, and include:

  • Your Personal Leadership Style: The Key to Unlocking Versatility - Sept. 15
  • Effective Governance Course - Oct. 21
  • Beyond the Basics: Building High-Performing Teams - Oct. 28
  • Harness Your EQ to Change Culture and Influence Colleagues - Nov. 17
  • Communication is a Two-way Street: Tips on Shaping Your Message and Listening Effectively - Dec. 8

2023

  • The Art of Persuasion and Influence in Medical Leadership - Jan. 13
  • A Leader's Guide to Providing Feedback and Managing Conflict - Feb. 10
  • Lessons from a CFO: How to Increase Your Financial I.Q. - Date TBD

Registration coming soon; for now, save the dates! This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Join or renew your membership today!