WSMA Physician Leadership Course


Course information

The WSMA Physician Leadership Course is a 40+ hour hybrid-distance leadership skills-development course developed by the WSMA in partnership with the University of Washington Graduate Programs in Health Administration and UW Professional and Continuing Education. The course combines face-to-face and online learning to enable course participants to begin developing and honing their leadership skills at their convenience. Click here for a detailed curriculum.

Dates

The Fall 2016 course will be held Oct. 21, 2016 - January 13, 2017. The in-person classes will be held Friday and Saturday, Oct. 21 and 22 in Seattle. Course participants will then have eight weeks of online instruction and interaction, finishing with a third in-person session on Friday, January 13, 2017. The weeks of Thanksgiving and Christmas will be not be considered working weeks for the online session.

Presentation of your capstone project and completion of an online module quiz on the final day are required as assessment for the online portion of the course. No partial AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ can be awarded for the online activity.

Tuition

The course is limited to 30 participants. Individuals or group/system teams are encouraged to apply. The tuition for the course is $2000 for WSMA members and $2800 for non-members. A 5 percent discount is offered for groups of five or more.

Application process

To apply, please submit a letter of interest along with your CV by July 29, 2016  to Lynda Sue Welch at lyndasue@wsma.org or to the WSMA Seattle office:Attn: Lynda Sue Welch, 2001 6th Ave, Suite 2700, Seattle, WA 98121. If you have any questions about the WSMA Physician Leadership Course, please contact Lynda Sue Welch at (206) 956-3622 or lyndasue@wsma.org.

CME accreditation

Live activity

The WSMA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The WSMA designates this live activity for a maximum of 24 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity meets the criteria for up to 24 hours of Category I CME credit to satisfy the relicensure requirements of the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission.

Internet Enduring Material

The WSMA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The WSMA designates this online enduring material for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity meets the criteria for up to 16 hours of Category I CME credit to satisfy the relicensure requirements of the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission.

Disclosure

The planning committee and faculty for this activity have indicated no relevant financial relationships with a commercial interest.