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
We know that as physicians mature in their roles, they face increasingly complex problems. Early in their careers, physician medical directors rely on technical skills such as meeting management, basic finance, quality improvement, and tactical management skills that are helpful in running clinics. With experience, leaders recognize the problems they are trying to solve are complex, adaptive problems that involve personal style, group dynamics, and cultural components that resist easy solutions.
The WSMA Leadership Masterclass 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. Designed to expand awareness of adaptive leadership solutions, the course is not a one-size-fits-all "fix." Rather, it provides an individualized framework building on each leader's style and gifts in order to help them achieve a delicate, but deliberate, management approach.
This three-day course is limited to 12 physicians. Interested participants
must email program manager, Monica Salgaonkar at
firstname.lastname@example.org to determine
eligibility. If determined eligible, you will be invited to submit a
letter of recommendation by a mentor, supervisor, or peer. The cost of the
course is $2,500 and includes a 360-degree Leadership Circle Profile.
The Spring 2021 live class will be held June 3-5, 2021 via Zoom. The
deadline to register is May 3, 2021. This activity has been approved for
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Details on CME credit are included in
the curriculum information below.
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 Leadership
For more information about upcoming dates for the course, contact
Monica Salgaonkar at
email@example.com or 206.956.3641.
The WSMA Leadership Masterclass examines the challenges physician leaders will encounter and provides the tools needed to solve those challenges. The course provides an individualized framework building on each leader's style and gifts in order to help them achieve a delicate, but deliberate, management approach.
The course facilitates development of new, higher-level leadership skills by immersing participants in interactive problem-solving with peers facing similar situations. This learning experience equips developing leaders with self-knowledge about their reactive and creative problem-solving tendencies, while enabling them to test higher-order skill sets as they receive real-time feedback from peers.
At the end of this course, participants will be able to:
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 activity.
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.