Physician Leadership Forum

The American Hospital Association's Physician Leadership Forum (PLF) is a new way for physicians and hospitals to advance excellence in patient care. Through the Forum, the AHA will work more closely with the medical community to identify best practices and deliver value-based care. Participating physicians and hospitals will commit to improve the quality, safety, and efficiency of care delivery. The American Hospital Association's Physician Leadership Forum also offers physicians a unique opportunity to participate in AHA policy and advocacy development process while preparing to collaboratively lead the hospitals of the future.

What's New

  • Governance of Physician Organizations - Registration Now Open

    Join your physician and hospital executive colleagues on Saturday, July 25 from 11:30 am – 5:00 pm at the Marriott Marquis in San Francisco, CA for a half-day complimentary program to hear highlights of the Blue Ribbon Panel report on Governance of Physician Organizations, including case study presentations from three leading-edge physician organizations. To learn more or 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 »