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.
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,
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:
Articulate the difference between technical and adaptive problems.
Detail the results of a 360-degree Leadership Circle Profile, outlining
their current problem-solving style.
Articulate the use of adaptive leadership techniques based on the work
of Ron Heifetz.
Receive and give feedback on a range of complex, adaptive problems and
This three-day course is limited to 12 physicians. Interested participants
must email program manager Alyssa Crawford at email@example.com to determine eligibility. If determined eligible, you will be invited to
a brief interview and/or to submit a letter of recommendation by a mentor,
supervisor, or peer. The cost of the course is $2,600 and includes a
360-degree Leadership Circle Profile.
The course will be held Oct. 5–7, 2023. The deadline to register is
Sept. 6, 2023. 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.
Register for the Leadership Masterclass
Register online for the Leadership Masterclass. Questions? Contact Alyssa Crawford
at 206.956.3637 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Refunds are available for live event registration depending on when the
refund is requested in relation to the start of the course.
91 days or more until start of event: a 100% refund
less a $100 processing fee per person
- 61 – 90 days until start of event: a 75% refund
- 31-60 days until start of event: a 25% refund
- 30 days or less until start of event: no refund
The WSMA reserves the right to cancel the course. If so, preregistered
participants will be notified, and full refunds provided. No shows will
receive no refund. Registrations may not be transferred to another person
at any time. A participant may transfer registration one time to the next
available course if space permits. All subsequent transfers of
registration will incur a change fee of $250. All refunds will be issued
to the original form of payment.
For in-person courses, the WSMA cannot be held responsible for other costs
or expenses, including cancellation/change charges assessed by airlines,
travel agencies, or hotels.