Physician Leadership Academy  


Physician Leadership Academy (PLA) of South Florida

The PLA experience will help physicians who want to build and/or improve their leadership skills. Interactive classes will enable physicians to enhance organizational management skills, develop continuing relationships with colleagues and strengthen their leadership roles in the diverse communities of South Florida. The program will include six sessions. Effective physician leadership continues to be critical as healthcare systems evolve. With attendance at all sessions, the Physician Leadership Academy will offer participants:

  • At least 30 AMA Category 1 CME credits (with full attendance)
  • A diverse array of leadership skills training
  • Vital information about health care issues
  • Access to a growing professional network

This program is held under the auspices of the Palm Beach County Medical Society/Services in partnership with Broward County Medical Association and Dade County Medical Association. The program is funded through a grant from The Physicians Foundation and is endorsed by the Florida Medical Association.

Participants will be responsible for participating in a group leadership project. The leadership project will be a vehicle to develop personal leadership and communication skills.

Tuition Fee:

There is no cost to the participant, thanks to a grant from The Physicians Foundation.

Application Process:

Candidates must be members of the Broward County Medical Association, Dade County Medical Association or Palm Beach County Medical Society. Physicians can self-nominate.

All sections of the Application form must be completed.

Application Form Instructions:

Please type the information requested in the fillable word document application. Attach other supplementary documents.

While a CV or resume must be attached, please do not write “See attached CV” in response to any section in the Application.

Please submit it by the September 24th deadline. The PLA Advisory Committee will review all applications and all who apply will be notified if they were or were not selected by September 30, 2021.

Printable Instructions 
2021-2022 Schedule 

Interested? Contact Karen Harwood at 561-433-3940 x119 or [email protected]