This 6-month certificate program will be delivered through a combination of Zoom virtual sessions and in-person sessions held at the Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED) in Mechanicsburg, PA.  Comprised of 13 modules designed to enhance knowledge and improve skills in the domains of senior management, governance, and finance. Participants will engage with the content through experiential learning sessions, hands-on application, and online discussions targeted for practiced physician managers.

Senior management  

  • Strategy – Strategic Decision Making, Strategy Formulation, Strategic Planning, and Strategic Execution/Implementation
  • Leading Change
  • Negotiation
  • Conflict Management


  • Boards and Governance Overview
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • HR Law


  • Capital Budgets
  • Operating Budgets
  • Payroll
  • AP/AR
  • RVUs

Program schedule: 

Courses will be conducted monthly from April through September 2024. A virtual orientation will be held on April 3, 2024, via Zoom for all registered participants and/or interested candidates. All courses will be held in-person at PAMED Headquarters unless noted as a Zoom session.

  • April 3, 2024: Virtual Orientation (Zoom, 7 - 8 p.m.)

  • April 11, 2024: Governance 101 (Mechanicsburg, PA, 6 – 9 p.m.)

  • April 12, 2024: Negotiation for Physician Leaders in Healthcare (Mechanicsburg, PA, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.)

  • May 30, 2024: Mergers and Acquisitions (Zoom, 7 – 9 p.m.)

  • May 31, 2024: Developing & Executing Organizational Strategy (Zoom, 9 a.m. –  4 p.m.)

  • June 6, 2024: Capital/Operating Budgets, RVUs, Payroll (Mechanicsburg, PA, 6 – 9 p.m.)

  • June 7, 2024: Financial Statements, AP/AR  & Game of Income/Outcome (Mechanicsburg, PA, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

  • July 19, 2024: Regulatory Compliance and HR Law (Mechanicsburg, PA, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

  • August 16, 2024: Conflict Resolution (Zoom, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

  • September 27, 2024: Leading Change & Presentation of Certificates (Mechanicsburg, PA, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.)


Program fee 

Includes CME credit, all participant materials, and food at in-person sessions. Any lodging or travel costs are the responsibility of the participant.

PAMED Member:  $300
Non-PAMED Member: $1,500
For this year only! 

Questions? Email cmeadmin@pamedsoc.org to register for the virtual orientation or with general program questions.


The Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

PAMED designates this live activity for a maximum of 44 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with their participation in the activity.

No one involved in the planning or delivery of this activity has any relevant financial relationships to disclose