Physician Leadership Development and Challenges

1.0 CME Credit

1.0 CE Credit

ABQAURP sub-specialty credits: Physician Advisor 1.0, Patient Safety/Risk Management 1.0, Case Management 1.0

Physician leaders are essential to improving the safety, efficiency, and accessibility of health care. Where do you find such a leader and what are the keys for success? This session advises on the selection, development, support, challenges, and accountability of successful physician leaders.

Now is the time to gain an in-depth understanding of what is required to be a successful practitioner under the ACA. Protect your practice and improve the health of both your patients and community in this new environment. Be among the leaders who have a winning Affordable Care Act-era practice.

At the conclusion of the activity, attendees will be able to:

  • Identify and recruit potential physician leaders – from "It’s your turn" to "It’s your time!"
  • Develop physicians as successful leaders
  • Recognize and avoid the pitfalls preventing physicians from becoming successful leaders
  • Reinvent organizational models for front line clinical leadership and management
  • Make choices that best suit you on your personal leadership journey
This session was recorded live at our 2016 Annual Health Care Quality & Patient Safety Conference and is a portion of the online course entitled: Quality Under the Affordable Care Act: Keys to Success.

This course is intended for Physicians of all specialties, Nurses, and Other Health Care Professionals with appropriate CME credit and nursing contact hours offered for each profession.

The American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, Inc. (ABQAURP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

ABQAURP designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABQAURP is an approved provider of continuing education for nurses. This activity is designated for 1.0 contact hour through the Florida Board of Nursing, Provider # 50-94.

This program is approved for Category 2 credit by the American Osteopathic Association.

All participants must achieve a final assessment score of at least seventy percent (70%) for recertification and continuing education credits. You have 60 days to complete the course after ordering. Please note: Exam candidates taking the Core Body of Knowledge and Diplomates renewing their certification may have less time to complete, as determined by deadlines imposed. This activity is valid from July 12, 2016 through March 15, 2019.

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COURSE FEES: Diplomate $29.00      Member $34.00      Non-Member $42.00

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About The Authors
Members of the CME Committee, Planners, and Faculty have disclosed to ABQAURP any relevant financial relationships. No relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest exist in regard to the content of this activity.


Dr. Frank Byrne was named president emeritus of St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin, in January 2015, after serving as president for the prior eleven years. During his tenure, St. Mary’s completed a multi-million dollar expansion, transitioned to a HIMSS Stage 7 electronic health record, and opened a free-standing satellite emergency center. A widely celebrated organization, St. Mary’s is part of SSM Health, the first health care organization to earn the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. Dr. Byrne has been active in a number of professional organizations, serving on the board of the American College of Physician Executives and the Board of Governors of the American College of Healthcare Executives. Dr. Byrne has significant corporate governance experience, as well as not-for-profit hospitals and health systems, health plans, multi-specialty physician practices, foundations and other not-for-profit organizations.

Craig P. Tanio, MD

Dr. Craig Tanio is Chairman of the Maryland Health Care Commission, a regulatory body focused on improving health care quality, information, and access. Previously, he was Chief Medical Officer of JenCare, a joint venture between ChenMed and Humana that created a high intensity primary care model for low to moderate income seniors with multiple chronic conditions. He developed multiple clinical innovations including robust physician and physician leadership training programs, redesign of shared care management capabilities between payor and provider, interdisciplinary care coordination models, and integrated transitions of care programs. Craig formerly was a partner at McKinsey and Company for 12 years, where he helped multiple payors, providers, and international health systems develop and implement strategies to better manage health care costs and improve quality. In addition to practicing medicine, he holds appointments at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Jefferson Medical College and the Florida Atlantic University Charles Schmidt College of Medicine.

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