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Leadership in Health Care

Gain essential knowledge to prepare yourself for a career in medical leadership. Learn about skills needed to build your health care team and lead change in health care while fulfilling your mandated Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits.

CME 5 Credits

What makes for a strong leader? As health care changes, it’s important for leaders to identify problems and opportunities, communicate and collaborate with multiple stakeholders (patients, administrators, health care providers and communities), as well as build teams and cultures that promote competency, empathy and diversity. This starts by understanding the fundamentals of leadership and being able to assess the strengths and weaknesses of yourself and your team. 

In this self-paced CME course, you will learn from experts about topics such as change management, promoting cultures that support physician well-being, staffing during a pandemic, creating a diverse and inclusive culture and much more. This course is relevant for U.S. and worldwide physicians, medical students, residents, nurses, physician assistants and other allied medical professionals who are looking to develop leadership skills within themselves and across their teams. 

Start today and expand your leadership skills in the medical field. Topics you will learn about as part of this online CME course include:

1. Leadership Fundamentals – How to establish essential leadership behaviors

2. Leading Health Care Teams – Teaching the mechanics of a good team

3. Leadership in a Pandemic —Building a team equipped to handle public health crises

4. Leadership to Promote Diversity — Keeping equity at the center of medical education and staffing decisions

5. RLI Taking the Lead — Radiology leaders’ practical tips on how to find success across a spectrum of clinical environments and organizations

Who is This CME For?

This self-paced, online course is designed for medical professionals across many specialties such as critical care medicine, infectious diseases, anesthesiology, emergency medicine, endocrinology, family medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pain medicine, pediatrics, preventative medicine, surgery and more. 

For over 170 years, the AMA has worked to advance the betterment of medicine of public health. To provide physicians and other medical professionals with comprehensive, current and informative education, our CME about Health Equity features education from a variety of trusted sources, including the JAMA Network™ and AMA STEPS Forward™.


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