How to Advance as a PA Leader

As a PA, you are already a leader in the exceptional care you provide your patients. But if you’re ready to step into a new role in leadership and management, we are here to support you with powerful resources.

Explore CHLM’s offerings and find what fits your timeline and budget. From taking a few online courses, completing a certificate or master’s program, or earning your doctorate, it’s all possible with the right team (and tools) backing you up.

Leadership Educational Opportunities

Executive Leadership Conference

Don’t miss this 3-day conference that will redefine how you approach leadership at your organization through our unique blend of sessions and networking opportunities.

Degree Pathways Program

CHLM Degree Pathways were created for any PA or NP seeking an advanced health care degree with an emphasis on leadership development specific to PA and NP practice.

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CHLM Online Courses

Designed for PAs, NPs, and those who manage them, these one-hour online courses focus on topics such as PA/NP utilization, billing and reimbursement, compliance, leadership, metrics, and advocacy.

Leadership on Demand is your way to access recorded sessions from AAPA and CHLM’s live events and webinars. Choose sessions and bundles from the popular Executive Leadership Conference, AAPA Conference, and more!

  • Earn AAPA Category 1 CME credits on your desktop or mobile device
  • Learn when it’s convenient for you with 24/7 online access
  • Develop your management skills in leadership, finance, recruitment, and more

PA Leader Stories and Insights

Business Ownership and Independent Contracting

Decide whether ownership or working for yourself is right for you.

PA Krisi Gindlesperger’s Path to Leadership

How a PA climbed the leadership ladder, learned the business of medicine, and became a major player in the industry – Krisi Gindlesperger’s inspiring PA career path. Learn more about CHLM’s programs for PA leaders.

PA Executive: Javier Esquivel-Acosta

Physicians have traditionally filled the roles of medical directors. However, with the right background and determination, many PAs have shown they, too, have what it takes to be successful in those positions.

How to Find Your Voice at the Leadership Table

Looking for ways to ensure that your voice is heard at the leadership table? Alisha T. DeTroye, MMS, PA-C, DFAAPA, shares her tips.

PA Finds Leadership and Management Certificate Program Life Changing

Elizabeth “Betsy” Davies, PA-C, calls her experience as a student in the CHLM and Northeastern PA/NP Leadership and Management Certificate “life changing” and thinks the certificate should be required for those who want to move into more administrative roles at their organizations.

Hundreds of open positions with employers hiring PAs