WSMA & UW Physician Leadership Course

UW-WSMA Leadership course


Course information

In partnership with the University of Washington Graduate Programs in Health Administration, and UW Professional and Continuing Education, the WSMA is offering a 40+ hour hybrid-distance leadership skills-development course. 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 spring 2015 course will be held March 6 - May 8. The in-person classes will be held Friday and Saturday, March 6 and 7 in Spokane. Course participants will then have eight weeks of online instruction and interaction, finishing with a third in-person session on Friday, May 8, also in Spokane.

Presentation of your capstone project on the final day is 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 $2550 for non-members. A 5 percent discount is offered for groups of five or more.

This live activity, WSMA/UW Physician Leadership Course with a beginning date of April 8, 2011, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 24 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This enduring material activity, WSMA/UW Physician Leadership Course Online, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 16 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of participation in the activity.

Application process

If you are interested in the course or have a physician(s) or physician assistant(s) in your organization you would like to nominate for the spring 2015 course, please submit a cover letter outlining the applicants interest in the course and goals they hope to accomplish, a CV and a letter of recommendation by Friday, Jan. 30 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/UW Physician Leadership Course, please contact Lynda Sue Welch at (206) 956-3622 or lyndasue@wsma.org.

CME accreditation

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.

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 40 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.