The Physician Management & Leadership Program is a ten module accredited certificate program designed to prepare physicians (and other healthcare professionals working in medical administration) to become effective leaders and managers.

The program has been developed collaboratively by the Faculty of Medicine (Office of Professional Development) and the Faculty of Business Administration (Gardiner Centre) of Memorial University, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

Using a combination of online, onsite and blended approaches to learning, the program has been designed so that participants can study around their busy schedules. For organizations interested in training teams the program can be customized to fit their requirements.


Who is the program for?

We invite physicians and other senior healthcare providers to apply.

Format and Duration

  • 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


  • Each Group Learning module in the Program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the Office of Professional Development, Memorial University for Mainpro+ credits.
  • Each module in the Program is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by Memorial University for Maintenance of Certification (Section 1) credit hours.

Dates and Time Commitment

  • September – July: 4 weekends in St. John’s, NL and completion of three online courses.
  • Approximately 52 hours. This includes prep and pre reading of material and submission of an applied learning report at the end of the program.


The cost* for this program is $5,550 plus HST.

The maximum number of seats accepted annually is 40.

*The Faculty of Medicine at Memorial University and the Regional Health Authorities in the province fund a number of seats for members of their respective organizations. If you intend to apply for one of these seats, please indicate this on the registration form.


The Gardiner Centre
4th Floor, Faculty of Business Administration
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, NL  A1B 3X5

Application Requirements

We will follow-up with all program applicants by email.

Thank you for your interest in the Physician Management & Leadership Program.