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.
Safe, cost-effective, and quality care can only be achieved when
physicians and administrators are strong partners in leadership. Forging
such a partnership effectively connects the culture of patient care with
the culture of business, yielding better outcomes and real change.
Teamwork is necessary to achieve better outcomes. Having the
whole team on the same page for the
right reasons is crucial to drive real change.
The WSMA Dyad Leadership Course is designed as a working “retreat”
focusing on three aspects of leadership development:
This WSMA Dyad Leadership Course develops leadership knowledge and skills
based on the ongoing operational needs of the physician and their
administrative partner. The course is adapted to fit the specific clinical
culture of participating teams. At the end of the course, participants
will have a greater understanding of how to enhance leadership and
operational success within their clinical system.
The fall 2021 dyad course will be held Oct. 15-Nov. 12. The in-person
classes will be held Friday and Saturday, Oct. 15 and 16. Note: All
in-person classes will now take place via Zoom. Course participants will
then have four weeks of online instruction and interaction, finishing with
a third in-person session on Friday, Nov. 12. The deadline for registering
is September 17, 2021.
The course is limited to 10 dyads. The tuition for the course is: WSMA
Member: $3,000 per dyad; Non-member: $4,000 per dyad.
This activity has been approved for
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Details on CME credit are included in
the curriculum information below.
For cancellations received less than thirty days before the first day, the
registrant will be charged 50% of tuition, and have the opportunity to
attend a future course, where we will collect the remaining 50%.
This course is led by Edward A. Walker, MD, MHA,
professor emeritus in the departments of psychiatry and behavioral
sciences and health services at the University of Washington in
Seattle and senior physician advisor for the WSMA Center for
To register for the WSMA Dyad Leadership Course, physicians must have
completed the WSMA Physician Leadership Course or be on a leadership track
within their practice or organization. Learn more about the
Physician Leadership Course.
for the Dyad Leadership Course. Questions? Contact Monica Salgaonkar at
206.956.3641 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Payment for the course is accepted by credit card or check. To pay by
credit card, you may do so when registering online. To pay by check,
please remit payment to the address below, and we will send you an email
confirming you and your dyad partner’s registration. It is important we
receive payment prior to the first day of the course.
Washington State Medical Association
ATTN: Abby Vincent
2001 6th Avenue #2700, Seattle, WA 98121
The WSMA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical
education for physicians.
The WSMA designates this Live activity for a maximum of
24 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only
the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the
This activity meets the criteria for up to 24 hour(s) of Category I
CME credit to satisfy the relicensure requirements of the Washington
State Medical Quality Assurance Commission.
The content of this activity is not related to products or services of
an ACCME-defined commercial interest; therefore no one in control of
content has a relevant financial relationship to disclose and there is
no potential for conflicts of interest.