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​Leadership strategies for sustainable physician engagement

This course is available in-house only.

Physician engagement is vital to the success of Canadian health reform. This program provides physicians with the knowledge, skills and abilities – and the opportunity – to use those attributes to construct an action plan. Participants can become active leaders, bringing about effective physician engagement wherever they work ― whether as clinicians in primary or hospital care or as system administrators.

Return on investment

  • Assess the impact of physician engagement on the health system, and its importance in improving the quality of patient care.
  • Review the evidence underpinning efforts to improve physician engagement.
  • Increase your awareness and in-depth knowledge of current efforts underway across Canada to improve physician engagement.
  • Determine the optimal processes of physician engagement to discriminate good practices from bad practices, and personally determine the degree to which you might wish to be involved in such enterprises.
  • Explore what effect organizational efforts to improve physician engagement would have on your personal experience at work.
  • Construct your personal action plan for improving physician engagement in the context of your own workplace in relation to your personality, work-life balance needs, and professional goals.


2 days

Maximum class size

40 participants

Faculty team

Graham Dickson, PhD
John Van Aerde, MD, MA, PhD, FRCPC

For open-enrolment PLI course information please call 800-663-7336 x8455 or e-mail