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Getting Through The Pandemic & Beyond

The Chief of Staff Boot Camp 2025 will be focused on moving through the pandemic with a concentration on how leadership changes during a crisis, lessons learned during the surges, and effective ways to communicate broadly.

Live Event

Join our nationally recognized faculty to learn take aways you can use at your hospitals immediately. Define the duties and responsibilities of hospital medical staff leaders, administrators, and Board members. Understand the tools for effective quality improvement including credentialing and privileging, peer review, physician coaching to improve performance, and accreditation survey processes.

Book Your Room

Call Matthew Martinez, Jonathan Club Rooms Reservations Coordinator at 213-312-5204, and indicate you are part of the Chief of Staff Boot Camp Group.

Boot Camp Tuition 

  • Tuition $2195

Complimentary Tickets

  • CEOS, Chief Medical Officers, or Medical Staff Coordinators may each attend for free with purchase of two tickets for physicians


Notable Past Keynote Speakers

  • Astronaut Dr. Anna Fisher
  • Carmela Coyle, CEO, California Hospital Association
  • Tom Priselac, CEO, Cedars Sinai Health System

The Institute For Medical Leadership

We have provided physician leadership and coaching services to

  • Over 800 Hospitals
  • 37 Medical Societies
  • Large and Small Medical Groups
  • Academic Institutions
  • Critical Access Hospitals
  • And other Healthcare Providers in every state of the Union

Medical Leadership Programs

We teach leadership skills and provide coaching services to physicians and healthcare executives so they can succeed in today’s rapidly changing healthcare marketplace.

VirtualCMO™ Services

The VirtualCMO was designed to provide much needed services at an affordable price. Cost effective CMO services for small, rural, and critical access hospitals.

A minimum of 10 hours per month provided by highly qualified physician executives who have served as members of hospital senior management teams.

  • Virtual and part-time
  • On site monthly visits
  • Strengthens quality improvement and patient safety initiatives
  • Provides conflict resolution and disruptive behavior coaching
  • Develops current medical staff leaders
  • Assists in physician recruitment and retention
  • Improve quality outcomes, patient safety, patient satisfaction, and reimbursement

Physician Leadership Development

“I highly recommend Dr. Susan Reynolds as a provider of leadership development, training programs and one to one counseling for physicians.”

Maria E. Minon
MD, F.A.A.P.
VP Medical Affairs & CMO, CHOC Children’s

Physician Executive Coaching

“Dr. Reynolds helped focus the direction of my practice and nurture my leadership qualities in order to become a leader in the medical community.”

David Ghozland
MD, Ob-Gyn
President-elect for LACMA District 5

Medical Institute Programs
Dr. Susan Reynolds
Susan Reynolds, MD, PhD

The Institute for Medical Leadership™ | President and CEO
Chief of Staff Boot Camp™ | Program Director

A former emergency physician, emergency medical center CEO, White House health care advisor, executive search consultant, Chief Medical Officer, and author of Prescription for Lasting Success: Leadership Strategies to Diagnose Problems and Transform Your Organization, Dr. Reynolds developed the highly acclaimed Chief of Staff Boot Camp® in 2003, and has trained thousands of physician leaders and healthcare executives through these programs.

“Dr. Susan Reynolds is an excellent speaker and contributes a wealth of information on any medical staff issue. The Medical Staff and Hospital Board gave her rave reviews at our leadership conference.”

Kenneth Nakamoto, MD
VPMA Pomona Valley Hospital