CHLM Approved Programs


CHLM approves conferences, live events, webinars and other programs containing curriculum that parallels our mission of optimizing provider practice and advancing provider teams.

Our approval program helps healthcare providers identify programs that will equip them with the knowledge they need for professional and leadership growth.

2019 NJSSPA Spring CME Conference: Focus on the Future

March 23, 2019 in Morristown, NJ

Our vision is to be recognized and respected by the healthcare community and the public as the prominent physician assistant state organization. We are dedicated to promoting education, advocacy, and partnership to achieve quality, cost-effective healthcare.

This one day conference includes concurrent leadership and genetic tracks with lectures on Emotional Intelligence, Leadership Styles, Pathways to Leadership, Understanding Cancer Genetics, Genetics in Primary Care, and more. Kicks-off with keynote speaker, Alice Lazzarini, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neurology at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and concludes with clinician and researcher, Robert Smith, DHSc, PA-C, DFAAPA presenting the PA Profession of Today, Tomorrow and Yesterday.

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Air Force PA Refresher Course 2019

February 18-22, 2019 in San Antonio, TX

To promote quality, cost-effective and accessible health care and to promote the professional and personal development of the Air Force PAs. PAs are required to maintain current knowledge in multiple medical career fields. This course is designed to obtain updates from multiple specialties.

The first day of our conference is solely focused on cultivating an environment of leadership and mentorship to PAs of all ranks. We have organized various panels of senior leaders discussing how to step into military leadership roles within the clinic as well as communication and interpersonal skills. Senior leaders will discuss how to navigate your career both through updating the right records as well as our new assignments system. At one point we will break down by rank/years of practice and give specific examples of ways PAs in their respective years of practice can lead within not just their medical team, but at higher levels. Lastly, we will hear from 8 different specialties about educational opportunities that can provide leadership opportunities.

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NYSSPA Leadership Conference

November 16, 2018 in Greenvale, NY

This program builds on previous conference years and focuses on helping PAs become leaders and be more effective in their leadership roles. Lectures will cover OTP, economic policy, finance, conflict resolution, and strategic planning. This event further promotes the education and development of PAs who are interested in broadening their careers from the clinical realm to administrative, managerial, and supervisory levels.

PA Leadership Professional Development Workshop

March 21, 2018 in Cleveland, OH

This is an all-day professional development leadership workshop for PA Directors/Managers and Coordinators. This program is designed to inform PA leaders on how to facilitate debriefing sessions, review the Alternate Payment Model and how it impacts PAs, and discuss OTP and how to move forward with state legislation.

Leading Across Professions: Rethinking Leadership for Learning & Care

April 5-6, 2018 in Boston, MA

This two day conference is designed for clinical managers, educators, and professionals who have a responsibility for optimizing interprofessional clinical learning and practice environments. It will focus on the question of what the future interprofessional environment would look like if you were to create it. Attendees will dive into the what, why and how in rethinking leadership across healthcare professions.

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Association of Physician Assistants in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery

2nd Annual APACVS Leadership Tract: Chief PA Primer Courser Part II

April 7, 2018 in Miami, FL

The APACVS is the leader in Cardiovascular and Thoracic education and professional development of PAs who practice in cardiac, thoracic and vascular surgery and critical care. The values in which the Association is founded are Education, Professionalism, Advocacy, Teamwork, and Service. The APACVS is the only society dedicated to representing the unique needs of cardiac, vascular and thoracic surgical PAs.

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AASPA 17th Annual CME Meeting & Surgical Update

October 19-22, 2017 in San Diego, CA

The AASPA Leadership Summit Series is to develop the knowledge and skills to help the PA become more effective in their career.

They will learn techniques to build their program, hiring, orientation, formal onboarding process, learn if a terminal degree is right for them. They will learn business models, leadership techniques, how to improve resiliency and retention from leaders in the industry about different business models, and identify their own and their team’s strengths and weaknesses.

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Connecticut Academy of PAs 30th Annual Charter Oak Conference

April 2–5, 2017 in Groton, CT

The Connecticut Academy of Physician Assistants Charter Oak Conference (COC) is one of the premier PA Academy conferences in the country. The COC has built a reputation for the quality of its programs, faculty and attendees. As usual, we have an exciting lineup of lectures covering a wide range of clinical topics.

Association of Physician Assistants in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery

1st Annual APACVS Leadership Tract: Chief PA Primer Course

March 5, 2017 in New Orleans, LA

About 50 people attended the CTV PA leadership tract – Chief PA primer course, at the 36th annual APACVS conference in New Orleans March 5, 2017.