“The new APEX Leadership Program is a unique offering for all orthopaedic surgeons. We’ve taken careful consideration to develop this program with the specific needs of our surgeons in mind. In this dynamic everchanging environment, these personal leadership and executive skills are more important than ever.”
– Theodore W. Parsons, MD, FACS, FAOA Professor and Chair, Henry Ford Hospital APEX Program Ambassador

Partnership with USC
With a long history of developing leadership programs for the healthcare industry, the AOA is honored to partner with the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business, Executive Education (USC MSBEE) to launch the APEX Leadership Program. USC is consistently ranked as one of the best business schools in the United States and is recognized for its intellectually rigorous, engaging, and cutting-edge curriculum.

Who Should Attend?
Orthopaedic leaders who wish to achieve prime leadership status in the orthopaedic community and in their workplace will find value in this experience. Have you considered an MBA or aspired to enhance your leadership position, but time constraints were a barrier? AOA’s signature blend of leadership development, with direct relevance to orthopaedics and issues confronting medicine, allows individuals at any stage of their career to expand their knowledge and leadership skills. 



To download an easy-to-share PDF flyer about APEX, click here.