Continuing professional development, leadership and more 

You went to medical school to gain the clinical knowledge and skills to become a physician but what about management and leadership acumen? Learning on the job as you go can be frustrating. Whether you’re looking for non-clinical continuing professional development to help you build skills like communication, influence and negotiation, or for comprehensive leadership development, we’ve got you covered. 

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"Physician Leadership Institute courses are important ways for physicians to remain engaged and resilient in today’s complex health care system."

Dr. Caroline Gérin-Lajoie

Continuing professional development

After medical school, it is common for a physician to encounter situations that could benefit from additional skills development. Joule offers continuing professional development solutions through its Physician Leadership Institute (PLI) courses as well as its Medical Assistance in Dying curriculum. To investigate which courses might best address your needs, please review our course listing or complete a short survey and we’ll help you pick. 

Leadership development

At Joule, we believe that by nature, physicians are leaders. Whether managing an operating room, a health team or sitting on a Board of Directors, leadership skills like influence, communication, and financial acumen are important indicators of success. Joule offers a full continuum of leadership development to help you stand out as a well-rounded leader. Want help getting started? Want to know what you should take next?

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Connect with peers from across the country at the time and place most convenient to you. 


Engage on topics unique to your profession with colleagues from across the country in a classroom setting. 


All courses can be customized and brought to your organization, meeting or conference. 

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The above face-to-face and online PLI courses are also available in-house. In addition, there are other courses exclusively available in-house. Check them out today.

A 25% discount is available for CMA members (50% for residents) on face-to-face and online courses.

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Medical Assistance in Dying
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Practice Management Curriculum for medical residents 

Joule & World Health Innovation Network executive education program — for health systems 

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