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August 2017 - Volume 14 - Issue 2


Physician Leadership Academy of South Florida ‘17-’18 Accepting Applications

Palm Beach County Medical Society Services is pleased to announce that applications for the Physician Leadership Academy (PLA) of South Florida are available. The academy, which received excellent reviews in its first year, will offer a select group of South Florida physicians:

- local and national speakers,
- leadership skills training on public speaking, media relations and advocacy,
- at least 40 AMA Category 1 CME credits (with full attendance),
- tools which enable participants to take on significant leadership roles,
- vital information about health care issues facing Floridians, and
- access to a vast and diverse professional network.
The program, held under the auspices of the Palm Beach County Medical Society/Services in partnership with Broward County Medical Association and Dade County Medical Association, is funded through a grant from The Physicians Foundation and is endorsed by the Florida Medical Association. Eighteen physicians will be selected from the three counties to become members of the 2017-2018 PLA class. The class will meet once a month from October, 2017 through May 2018. Physicians can self-nominate or present nominations for consideration as candidates for the Physicians Leadership Academy of South Florida. Application Submission Deadline: August 25, 2017.

To request an application or for more information, contact Jim Sugarman at (561) 433-3940 ext. 103 or

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