Latest ACPE Stories

2011-04-05 06:50:00

TAMPA, Fla., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The American College of Physician Executives and Thomas Jefferson University School of Population Health in Philadelphia are teaming up to offer an important new advanced degree aimed at physicians who want to improve the quality of health care. The Masters of Science in Healthcare Quality and Safety Management will prepare physicians and others in the medical industry to be leaders and advocates in the effort to make health care more...

2011-03-04 07:10:00

TAMPA, Fla., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Barry Silbaugh, MD, CEO of the American College of Physician Executives, announced today that he will be stepping down at the end of this year. Silbaugh, 63, will assist ACPE's Board of Directors in a national search for the next physician CEO. He has agreed to stay with the organization until the successor is in place. The search will begin in April. During his nearly four years as the first physician CEO of the College, Silbaugh led staff...

2009-09-30 09:43:00

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Signaling the increased value placed on top performing physician executive leadership, the attainment of a post-graduate business degree can garner a 10% greater salary, and be a significant door-opener for increased professional opportunity for physicians in administrative roles. This and other findings are reported in the 2009 Physician Executive Compensation Survey conducted by the American College of Physician Executives (ACPE) and Cejka Search....

2009-06-15 16:56:00

BALTIMORE, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Harry Leider, M.D., MBA, FACPE, Ameritox's Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, has been elected as President and Chairman of the Board for the American College of Physician Executives (ACPE), a national organization consisting of more than 10,000 physician leaders. Dr. Leider became an ACPE member 20 years ago. He served as a core faculty member within the College for 13 years teaching courses on improving the quality of healthcare. He was...

2009-04-14 06:48:00

ACPE and AONE announce new partnership TAMPA, Fla., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Screaming matches in the OR. Surgical instruments hurled across the room. Ominous threats, biting insults and dripping sarcasm. When doctors and nurses can't get along, no one wins. In addition to creating an unpleasant working environment, patient safety can be severely compromised. Now two of the nation's leading health care associations are joining forces to stamp out disruptive behavior. Together, the American...

2009-03-10 06:30:00

TAMPA, Fla., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- More physician leaders are embracing technological advances, such as electronic medical records, but most still consider them clunky and unresponsive to their needs. Those are the results found in a recent survey by the American College of Physician Executives (ACPE). The findings were published in the March/April issue of the Physician Executive Journal, ACPE's journal of medical management. ACPE conducted the same survey back in 2004. Five years...

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