PYA understands physicians benefit from additional training in order to meaningfully participate in the ongoing transformation of the healthcare industry. The PYA Physician Leadership Academy facilitates the development of strong leadership skills among physicians. Upon completion of the program, physicians will be prepared to act as leaders in multiple capacities and core aspects of healthcare delivery within the healthcare community. Physician attendees will gain skills and frameworks for innovative and strategic thinking, as well as financial and business acumen.


The PYA Physician Leadership Academy consists of twelve modules that address the physician leadership needs of integrated delivery systems. By the end of each session, the participant should have familiarity with and/or mastered the skills necessary to accomplish each learning objective. The modules include:

  1. Quality and Patient Safety
  2. Leadership
  3. Communication
  4. Regulation: Federal and State Transformation Programs
  5. Finance
  6. Information Technology
  7. Payment Reform
  8. Strategic Planning
  9. Project Management
  10. Cross-Disciplinary Team Building
  11. Population Management Skills
  12. Systems Thinking

This content can be delivered in a variety of formats so that it is tailored to meet the specific needs of each client organization. It has been successful as a weekend retreat and a week-long leadership event as well as a quarterly or year-long comprehensive program.

PYA is prepared to deliver the Physician Leadership Academy in a manner that best serves your organization.