Massachusetts Medical Society: Training Physician Leaders to Advance a More Just Workplace

Training Physician Leaders to Advance a More Just Workplace

Training Physician Leaders Program

Online registration is now closed. Please email with any questions.

Date: Thursday, March 2 – Sunday, March 5, 2023 (In-Person)

Location: Babson Executive Conference Center,
1 Snyder Drive, Babson Park,
Wellesley, MA 02457

The program will be held at the Babson Executive Conference Center. The best address to use for the conference center is 231 Forest Street, Babson Park, MA. This will bring you to the front entrance of the Babson College campus. Once you are on the Babson College campus, follow the signs for the BECC (Babson Executive Conference Center). Free on-site parking is available. Please email with any questions.

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Program Description

In today’s evolving health care environment, physicians need exceptional leadership skills to manage rapid change in their workplace. This program is designed to train physicians to be leaders or to advance their current leadership skills. Sessions will address optimizing opportunities and negotiating challenges in the workplace, including the impact of racial and gender-based bias and inequity within health care organizations. The program will also empower participants to return to the workplace with a clear understanding of the imperative for action and a more robust toolkit to inspire positive change. This program is open to physicians interested in advancing their careers and accelerating their leadership skills, while building inclusive work environments.

Key Faculty

  • Kevin B. Churchwell, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer, Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Jon A. Chilingerian, PhD, Professor and Founding Director of the Executive MBA for Physicians Program at The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University

Activity Objectives

After participating in this activity, physicians should be able to:

  1. Establish themselves as confident, effective leaders in their health care organizations.
  2. Manage the power dynamic and culture within their organizations.
  3. Develop strategies to lead their organizations through rapid change and uncertainty.
  4. Address challenging issues such as implicit or explicit bias, difficult conversations, and workplace conflicts utilizing communication and negotiation skills.
  5. Promote the importance of health equity and diversity in the health care work force to improve patient care.
  6. Identify and connect with mentors to empower their professional development.
  7. Cultivate and leverage a community of colleagues to provide support and networking opportunities.
  8. Reflect on feedback from 360-performance review and consider strengths and areas of improvement.


Thursday, March 2 – 8:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Friday, March 3 – 8:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 4 – 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 5 – 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Course Fees

Massachusetts Medical Society Member Physician or Resident – $1,800
Non-Member Physician or Resident – $2,000

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Massachusetts Medical Society and the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. The Massachusetts Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement

The Massachusetts Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 35.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 13.00 risk management study credits.

Total AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM awarded is subject to change pending confirmation of final agenda.

For questions or additional information, please email

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