The Stanford Advanced Practice Provider Leadership Certificate Program is a 4-month cohort-based learning experience for early to mid-career Advanced Practice Providers (APPs). The program utilizes the curriculum framework of the Physician Leadership Certificate Program, enriching our participants with the same high standards and valuable leadership principles to excel in their roles and contribute significantly to the healthcare landscape.
Key Features
  • Evidence-based framework for personal growth
  • Peer and Professional coaching supports participants in cultivating interpersonal, management, and leadership skills.
  • Psychometric tools that shed light on personal competencies
  • Earn CE credits
Curriculum Highlights
The individual courses are across four fundamental themes:
  • Leadership Essentials
  • Amplifying Leadership Influence
  • Mastering People Skills
  • Synergizing Leadership Strategies
August - November, 2024
Application Opens May 6, 2024
Application Closes: June 21, 2024 

Virtual  |  US $3,500
Self Paced Lesson Modules
Alisa Richardson
Education Program Manager
Program at a Glance
Note: Program is subject to change

Power and Influence
Emotional Intelligence
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion


Team Development
and Dynamics
Situational Leadership
Project Management

Conflict Management
Facilitation Skills
Communication Skills

Business of Medicine
Navigating Organizational Politics
Capstone Project

"The APP Leadership Program at Stanford helped me better understand my role as a leader and give me the tools to effectively lead my team and be an influential member of my division and in my hospital."

— Sarah J Walters, PA-C