About The Program

The Physician Management & Leadership Program (PMLP) draws on the results of a comprehensive needs assessment, the latest research, and innovative educational practices to deliver a unique educational experience. Participants will explore a range of topics pertaining to leadership and management. The topics are designed to prepare participants for leadership roles in the province’s health care system.

Key Features

  • Combination of live, online and blended approaches
  • Includes in-depth assessments and feedback, leadership and team problem-solving activities
  • Problem-based, interactive format using cases and role-playing exercises
  • Keynote speakers and distinguished faculty from academia and health practice
  • Practical take-home resources to support ongoing access to leadership tools and developments
  • Customizable delivery method to suit your organizational requirements


The Program recognizes that there are frameworks in place at the professional colleges to recognize continuing professional development (CPD) activities. The PMLP has applied the MainPro+ framework of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Maintenance of Certification framework of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada to the development of each module in the Program.

Please consult the online content for each module for more detailed information on the CPD credits available.


The Physician Management & Leadership Program is a collaboration between Memorial University (Office of Professional and Educational Development, Faculty of Medicine and the Gardiner Centre, Faculty of Business), the provincial Regional Health Authorities and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador – Department of Health and Community Services.

Office of Professional and Educational Development (OEPD) , Faculty of Medicine, provides innovative, accredited continuing medical education/continuing professional development (CME/CPD) in a variety of formats to promote lifelong learning, facilitate recruitment and retention, and enhance competencies and performance of health care professionals, faculty and students. OPED is an accredited provider of university continuing medical education/continuing professional development by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME) of the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) and manages the development and implementation of all CME programs, whether live or online, that are approved for credits related to the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC).

The Gardiner Centre is the outreach arm of the Faculty of Business Administration at Memorial University. We develop and deliver non-credit programs that advance business and leadership knowledge and skills for you and your organization. Aspiring supervisors, managers, executives, and entrepreneurs grow and develop through our open enrolment seminars, client-specific training, and student consulting solutions. The Gardiner Centre connects participants with the expertise and experience of Memorial’s Faculty of Business Administration instructors and other business leaders, educators and partners.