Course Overview

The Influential Management course provides leadership skills specific to the incorporation of meta-leadership styles, driving culture change through specific leadership behaviors and actions, financial storytelling, effective professional negotiation with proven techniques and more.

Participants engage in several table-top exercises throughout the four-day course, encouraging an interactive learning environment with world-renowned faculty.

The Influential Management course is recommended for early-to mid-level career hospitalists and hospitalist leaders desiring to enhance their leadership skill set in specific areas.

Course Objectives

  • Drive cultural change in their institutions through specific leadership behaviors and actions.
  • Use financial reports to drive clinical/operational practice decision making
  • Use advanced communication skills that will help:
    • Recruit and retain the best physicians for their groups
    • Build exceptional physician satisfaction
    • Communicate effectively with other high-level hospital leaders
  • Engage in effective professional negotiation activities using proven techniques
  • Use evidence-based techniques in everyday hospitalist group management
  • Identify and employ personal meta-leadership tactics to develop action plans for your organization/group


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Non-member rate: $2,595

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2019 Accreditation

Accreditation Statement
The Society of Hospital Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Statement
The Society of Hospital Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 22.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

MOC Statement
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 22.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

AAFP Credit Statement
This Live activity, Leadership Academy: Influential Management 2019, with a beginning date of 11/04/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 20.75 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AOA Credit Statement
The Leadership Academy program has been accredited by the American Academy Family Physicians CME Credit System Department and the Commission on Continuing Professional Development (COCPD). This program is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 credits™. The Leadership Academy Program you identified will receive 20.75 AMA Category 2-B CME credits: Influential Management.

2021 Faculty

  • Jeffrey Glasheen, MD, SFHM, MHM
  • Mike Guthrie, MD, MBA
  • Russell L. Holman, MD, MHM
  • Leonard J. Marcus, Ph.D
  • Nancy Spector, MD
  • Maryellen Gusic, MD

“I loved Dr. Marcus’ talk on the difference between authority and influence and how you don’t necessarily need authority to have influence. It really empowers people who are early on in their career like me.”
Jabraan Pasha, Influential Management 2018