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​​​​​​Joule’​s Physician Leadership Institute courses

Interested in enhancing your leadership skills? Here are just a few reasons you should consider taking Joule’s Physician Leadership Institute (PLI) courses

  1. Developed specifically for physicians and are highly interactive
  2. Accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the College of Family Physicians of Canada
  3. 98% satisfaction rate

As a CMA resident physician member you receive a 50% discount on PLI courses — start your leadership journey today!​​

Courses are available in two formats:

  • Face-to-face: learn with your colleagues from across the country, and discuss issues and share experiences unique to your profession. You can also choose to book an in-house course specifically for a group of your resident colleagues.
  • Online:learn at a time and place most convenient to you and connect with your peers without having to leave your office or home.

Consider the following core courses:

  • Engaging others
    ​ Learn core practical skills that you’ll need to lead and manage others in health care organizations, working across functions, distance and cultures. Discover what it means to be engaged — and to engage others — by tapping into people’s potential.
  • Leading change
    Course topics include creating a resilient work environment, anticipating and learning from failure, and dealing with the impact of change on yourself and others.
  • Dollars and sense: leadership in the delivery of cost-effective health care
    How much is enough health care? Just how many tests should you order? Is the care you’re delivering cost-effective? Learn how to resolve these and other fundamental economic dilemmas in health care.
  • Leadership begins with self-awareness
    This discussion-based, facilitated online course will help you examine your own values and principles, thinking patterns, assumptions and emotional skills, strengths and limitations.
  • Self-awareness and effective leadership
    Delve into the dynamics of leadership. Explore how to communicate more effectively to create positive, enduring work relationships and enhance your ability to influence and lead others.
  • Conflict management and negotiation
    Learn how to avoid the difficulties that conflict can create for relationships, and how the effective management of conflict can enhance creativity and innovation.