Register today for the 2018 Leadership Development Conference

Registration is now open for the 2018 Leadership Development Conference, which will be held on May 18-19 at Campbell’s Resort on Lake Chelan.

This popular, 1 ½ day annual conference features a mix of plenary and interactive breakout sessions designed to enhance your leadership skills and provide practical information and skills that can be used in any setting—at work, in the community or in organized medicine. If you are seeking a leadership position in your career, the conference presents an excellent opportunity, regardless of the type or size of your organization.

Held at Campbell's Resort on beautiful Lake Chelan, you'll have time to spend with family, play golf, tour some of our state’s finest wineries and relax. Or consider bringing your clinic’s board and have your own strategic planning retreat.

Conference details will be announced very soon. Register and reserve your spot today!

Scholarships available for 2018 Leadership Development Conference
The WSMA is offering a limited number of scholarships to members who have been identified as potential future leaders of medical organizations, with an emphasis placed on nominees younger than 40 or those in practice for less than 10 years.

Scholarship nominees:

  • Are members of the WSMA.
  • Have not attended a previous Leadership Development Conference.
  • Have been recommended by an officer or trustee of the WSMA, large group leader, or by leadership of a county medical or state specialty society.

The scholarship covers the conference tuition fee and two nights lodging. To nominate a WSMA member, please submit a letter of recommendation, the nominee’s CV and a personal statement from the nominee to Brendan Cox at Nominations are due Feb. 5.

Corporate partners

The WSMA wishes to thank the following corporate partners for their generous contributions. For more information on becoming a partner, review our corporate partners brochure or call Pauline Proulx at 206.441.9762 or email


PI logo   Founded in 1981 under the auspices of the WSMA, Physicians Insurance A Mutual Company is the Northwest's leading medical professional liability insurance company, physician-owned and exclusively endorsed to this day by the WSMA. For over 30 years, Physicians Insurance has remained the stable, committed and local insurer for physicians, clinics, facilities and hospitals, providing risk-management consulting, continuing medical education and claims administration services to more than 7,000 members in Washington, Idaho, Oregon and Wyoming.


Premera logo    Premera Blue Cross’ mission is to provide peace of mind to our members about their healthcare. We provide health insurance and related services to 1.9 million people in Washington and Alaska. Premera Blue Cross has operated in Washington since 1933 and Alaska since 1952 and is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.
FCH logo   First Choice Health is a Seattle-based, physician and hospital owned company that serves the Northwestern United States. We have provided network, administrative and client services since 1985. Just under one million people use our array of products and services in Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and select areas of North Dakota and South Dakota. 
Hall Render logo
  Hall Render is the largest health care-focused law firm in the country, with over 40 years of experience in health law business and 200 attorneys serving health care clients. 

  Washington Permanente Medical Group is a multi-specialty group practice of nearly 1,400 physicians, physician assistants, optometrists, midwives and psychologists in Washington state, united by a commitment to excellence, collaboration, compassion, stewardship and innovation. 
Online registration
May 18-19, 2018

Event location
Campbell's Resort on Lake Chelan

$350 for WSMA / MGMA Washington members

$550 for non-members

A limited number of rooms are available at the WSMA special rates of $166 for a traditional room and $194 for a deluxe room. Call the resort directly and ask to reserve at the special rates (800.553.8225).

Contact WSMA at
206.441.9762 or
800.552.0612 or