Physician Leadership Forum

As part of the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) ongoing mission to improve the health of patients and communities, AHA introduced the Physician Leadership Forum to engage and partner with physicians to collaboratively advance excellence in patient care. AHA’s Physician Leadership Forum also seeks to gather input from physicians to inform AHA policy and advocacy efforts while advancing physician leadership within the health care delivery system.


What's New

  • Better Collaboration, Better Care: Improving the Value of CME in the Health Care Setting - Webinar Registration Open

    Please join the AHA's Physician Leadership Forum and the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) for a webinar to identify key steps in positioning CME and continuing professional development as a strategic resource to strengthen collaboration between physicians and hospitals and help transform the delivery system. The webinar will help participants understand and overcome the challenges in providing CME. To learn more and register, click here »

  • Physician Leadership Education: 2.0 - Webinar Presentation Available

    Physicians are being called upon to bring their clinical expertise to bear on the management of the health care system in collaboration with other hospital leaders. Ensuring they are prepared to participate in that leadership requires an understanding of today’s complex systems of care and the education and training essential for success. This webinar, from the AHA’s Physician Leadership Forum and the American Association for Physician Leadership, features two innovative programs that are developing physician leaders. To learn more and view the presentation, click here »

  • AHA – AMA: New Guiding Principles on Integrated Leadership

    Providing guidance on best practices for reimagining traditional relationships between physicians and hospital executives, AMA and AHA released a new set of guiding principles to foster more collaborative and cohesive decision-making at hospitals and health systems. To learn more or download the principles, click here »

  • Elective Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Toolkit

    A 2013 AHA white paper, Appropriate Use of Medical Resources, identified five areas where hospitals, in partnership with their clinical staff and patients, should look to reduce non-beneficial care. The PLF is releasing toolkits on each recommended areas. The latest toolkit addresses the appropriate use of elective percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for patients with acute heart disease. Previous toolkits focused on patient blood management, antimicrobial stewardship and ambulatory care sensitive conditions. To download the toolkit, click here »