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ASPR Weekly

September 27, 2011

Question of the Week: What is the Patient Load for the Physicians in your Local Hospitalist Program?

ASPR Committee Spotlight: Education Committee

ASPR Member Referral Program

Webinar Tomorrow: How Physicians Search for Jobs

Reminder: Physician Recruitment 101 Webinar Starts Today


Question of the Week

This week’s “Question of the Week” is: What is the Patient Load for the Physicians in your Local Hospitalist Program?

  1. Less than 10
  2. Between 10 and 12
  3. Between 13 and 15
  4. Between 16 and 18
  5. Between 19 and 21
  6. More than 21
  7. The hospital does not have a Hospitalist program
  8. I don’t know

Answer the Question of the Week

Thank you to all of you who participated in last week’s “Question of the Week”.   There were 84 respondents and the results of the survey were:

Does your local Hospitalist program utilize advanced practice providers?

42%   No, only physicians are utilized
27%   Yes, both Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants are utilized along with physicians
4%    Yes, Physician Assistant’s are utilized along with physicians (no Nurse Practitioners)
21%  Yes, Nurse Practitioners are utilized along with physicians (no Physician Assistants)
4%    The hospital does not have a Hospitalist program
2%    I don’t know


ASPR Committee Spotlight: Education Committee

The Education Committee is probably one of the more well known committees within ASPR due its responsibility for the planning the very visible ASPR Annual Conference.   The current Education Committee Co-Chairs are Marlene Yates, from Cone Health in Greensboro, NC and Mary Lu Leatherman from Mid-Atlantic Emergency Medicine Associates, Charlotte, NC.

Members of the Education Committee are involved with the selection of the Annual Conference theme, program content, and social events.  This past year, the Committee utilized a Call for Proposals for speakers and was tasked with sorting through the many proposals to identify the highest quality content and speakers for the 15 breakout sessions that were offered.  They also developed three learning tracks that focused on different aspects of physician recruitment and/or retention.  One of the most fun aspects of being a committee member is the selection of the Monday Night Event venue and entertainment.  This year’s event at the House of Blues was definitely a hit!

The Committee meets via conference call on Tuesdays.  Meetings vary from once a month to weekly depending on the phase of planning.  If you’re interested in joining the committee, please contact ASPR’s Executive Director, Jennifer Metivier, at jmetivier@aspr.org.

ASPR Member Referral Program

Have you heard?  ASPR has a Member Referral Program!  It’s been in place for many years, but we’re not so sure you know about it!   Here’s how it works:  Whenever a new member joins ASPR, they are asked how they became aware of our organization.  If they were referred by an ASPR member, the name of that member is requested.  For every member referral that ASPR receives, $10 is placed in a “pot”.  Every time YOUR name is listed as someone who referred a new member, your name is entered into a raffle for a chance to win the “pot”.  If the pot gets large enough (and it usually does), we divvy it up into two or more cash prizes.   The raffle drawing takes place at the ASPR Annual Business Meeting to reward a few lucky members for their referrals.  Prizes are typically in the $250-$275 range….that’s no chump change! 

Refer someone to ASPR today (and every day) and make sure your name is entered for a chance to win the 2012 drawing!  The more referrals, the bigger the “pot”, and the more chances you have to win!  Thanks for the referrals!  Keep ‘em comin’!

Webinar Tomorrow: How Physicians Search for Jobs

Register today for this free webinar being held on September 28 at 2:00 EDT.

Speaker: Cathy Mai, Marketing Manager, Recruitment Advertising, NEJM

New England Journal of Medicine
Sponsored by The New England Journal of Medicine

NEJM CareerCenter has commissioned a number of physician studies and surveys to help physician recruiters better understand attitudes, trends, and behaviors among job-seeking physicians, in an effort to assist with physician recruitment and retention efforts. The findings of the most recent study help uncover useful information that is most compelling to recruiters. When do young physicians search for jobs? What job search sources do they use? What factors are most important to them? For anyone involved in recruiting young physicians, these are crucial questions. This is especially true given today’s extreme shortage of qualified candidates. The New England Journal of Medicine commissioned Zeldis Research Associates, Inc. to conduct an independent, blind study of young physicians, residents and fellows. The results provide an overview of when and how today’s young physicians search for jobs. Armed with this information, recruiters can adjust their strategies to recruit physicians more effectively.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to understand attitudes, trends, and behaviors among job-seeking physicians, in an effort to assist with physician recruitment and retention efforts. This will help recruiters better understand current drivers of recruitment decisions by young physicians.

Details and Registration

Important Dates
SEP
28
Live Webinar Series: How Physicians Search for Jobs
Details and Registration
OCT
4
ASPR’s Physician Recruitment 101 Fellowship Module Live Webinar Series (Part 3 of 6)
Details
OCT
26
Live Webinar Series: Stand Out! Understanding what physicians are looking for and how to market
Details and Registration

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