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

  • Physician Leadership Education: 2.0 - Webinar Registration Open

    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. Join us for the next webinar from the AHA’s Physician Leadership Forum and the American Association for Physician Leadership to hear about two innovative programs that are developing physician leaders. To learn more and register, 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 »