Physician Leadership Institute (PLI)

CMA Joule - SMA In-House Leadership Courses


2022 PLI In-House Course Schedule - TBD*

*Please check back shortly for upcoming courses. 

Due to the pandemic, all CMA Joule - SMA PLI in-house courses will be held virtually until further notice.

Why choose a CMA Joule - SMA In-House PLI course?

No matter where you are in your career - practising physician, medical student or resident - the Physician Leadership Institute (PLI) will prepare you to be a more effective leader. The PLI is the CMA Joule's leadership development program.

With targeted funding, the SMA has brought the CMA Joule PLI series in-house, delivering the courses at a reduced cost to our members.

When you enroll in a PLI course, you can be confident that:

  • course content and examples will be practical and relevant to health care and medical practice in Canada
  • instructors are subject-matter and education experts with an intimate knowledge of Canada’s health care environment
  • learning approaches incorporate multiple perspectives, include real-life, real-time activities and promote rich problem-solving among peers
  • ​classmates are medical and health care professionals with interests and needs similar to your own


PLI In-House Course Schedule held in 2021:

January 22, 23 | Leading Change  
February 26, 27, 28 | Coaching for Excellence 
September 18 & 24* | Leadership Strategies for Sustainable Physician Engagement
October 15 & 23* | Personal Leadership: Identifying your Core Values & Visions
November 19 & 27* | Leading High-Performance Culture
November 25, December 2 & 9* | Developing and Leading System Improvement 

*Please note the dates of this course - training is held one week apart to allow for more effective learning. 

Registration Information:

  • Registration/Payment: All registrations and credit card payments will now be done through CMA Joule through the "Register HERE" links provided on this web page. If a member would like to use a credit obtained from a previous cancelled course, has a seat sponsorship, is a student/resident, or would prefer to pay by cheque, please contact Delilah Dueck (306) 244-2196 or for further instructions.  
  • Cancellation Policy: Registrants who cancel within one month of the course date will be issued a credit to be used towards a future CMA Joule - SMA in-house course. This credit will have a one year expiration date. Cancellations received prior to one month, will be given a full refund. Please contact Delilah Dueck (306) 244-2196 or for cancellations. 
  • Eligibility to Attend: These courses are open to Saskatchewan physicians, medical learners and associated stakeholders. SMA/CMA membership is mandatory to attend our in-house PLI courses.  If you are an associated stakeholder and would like more information on how to register, please contact Delilah Dueck at (306) 244-2196 or
  • Maximum capacity - 30 seats per course. 


CMA Joule - SMA In-house PLI Fees:

  • $500/seat per course-VIRTUAL 

Attention: Medical students and residents

The SMA will sponsor four seats for medical students/residents per course. If you are interested in one of these sponsored seats, please contact Delilah Dueck (306) 244-2196 or  to have your name added to the student/resident waiting list for each course. A draw may be done to award these seats. 


For more information on In-house PLI courses:

Please contact Delilah Dueck (306) 244-2196 or