Physician Leadership Immersion Program

The Physician Leadership Immersion Program is a special getaway for physicians to gain leadership training in teamwork, collaboration, conflict resolution and media and communications. Expert facilitators lead interactive discussions and training courses on core topics. Classes take place over two weekend in-person meetings and two webinars. 

The program is open to TMA members only. Tuition is $1,000.

Educational Content

  • Orientation and Leadership Overview: Introduction to medical leadership, decision making, teamwork, collaboration and influence and negotiation.
  • Collaboration and Influence: Self-assessment, interpersonal skills, group dynamics and leadership with stakeholders.
  • Decision Making, Conflict Resolution and Negotiation: Successfully negotiating various situations to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Medical Advocacy, Media and Communications: Presentation skills, written documents and media training; legislative process, approaches to medical advocacy and grassroots movements.

This program is funded in part by a generous grant from The Physicians Foundation.

2017 Class

The Physician Leadership Immersion Program for 2017 will kick off on Friday, July 28. The deadline to apply is Friday, April 28.



Nominations and applications are accepted each year. Each nominee or applicant is required to complete and submit an application form and CV. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance.