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ASPR Weekly

November 13, 2012

Sneak Peak of 2013 ASPR Annual Conference: Tucson

Fall Issue of JASPR Now Available

Past Webinars Available Free On Demand – Get CE Credit

CE and Fellowship Certificates Available in My ASPR

Reminder: Conference Call for Proposals Due December 21

Sneak Peak of 2013 ASPR Annual Conference: Tucson

The 2013 ASPR Annual Conference will be held in Tucson, AZ from August 10-14 at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Report and Spa. The resort is located just outside of Tucson at the base of the Tucson Mountains in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. Starr Pass is a unique destination resort complete with world class spa facilities and nationally acclaimed Arizona golf courses.  Each evening guests can join a Tequila Master on the patio for a complimentary and lively Tequila Toast to the "Legend of Arriba, Abajo" and every morning they can participate in the Native American “Mitakuye Oyasi Morning Ritual”.

The Annual Conference brochure will become available and registration will open around May 1. The conference will hold the Fellowship Certification programs on Saturday and Sunday. The main conference sessions will be held Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and will end at noon on that last day. The Evening Event will be held on Tuesday night. The Education Committee is in the process of finalizing the Evening Event plans, but we can assure that you it will be a fun filled night with some western flair!

As you budget for 2013, please note that the hotel room block offers a rate of $169/night (plus tax) and conference registration fees will be as follows:


Member By 7/17

Member After 7/17

Non-Member By 7/17

Non-Member After 7/17

Single Fellowship Module





Main Conference





Main Conference + One Fellowship Module





Main Conference + Two Fellowship Modules





The 2013 ASPR Annual Conference Call for Presentations is now open and are due by Friday, December 21, 2012Visit our website for details and the proposal submission form. Please feel free to contact ASPR Executive Director, Jennifer Metivier, FASPR, with any questions at

We’re looking forward to seeing you all in Tucson!

Fall Issue of JASPR Now Available

JASPR Fall 2012 IssueThe Journal Committee is pleased to announce that the Fall issue of JASPR is now available online. Read the entire issue online or download a PDF. Here are some highlights from this issue:

  • Greatest Learning Opportunity of the Year
  • Social Media: Defining an Online Presence
  • Onboarding and Retention - Key Areas of Focus Gleaned from ASPR Conference
  • Doctor Shortage Likely to Worsen with Health Law
  • The Partial Changing Face of GME
  • Video Interviewing: The New Frontier
The Journal Committee is always looking for new articles and topic ideas. If you would like to submit an article or idea for JASPR, please contact one of the JASPR editors at

Past Webinars Available Free On Demand – Get CE Credit

You missed that ASPR Monthly Webinar that you really wanted to see? Don’t worry! You can view it on demand at any time. These free webinars are a cost effective and time efficient way to obtain continuing education to help you advance in your career. At work, at home, any time.

Taking advantage of these free webinars is like getting a free annual conference! At the 2012 Annual Conference you could attend 10 different presentations….with the free ASPR Monthly Webinars….you have access to 11 different presentations without even having to leave your office. Take advantage today!

 Here is a list of the 13 webinars currently available in the ASPR Webinar Archive:

  • Integrating Physician Recruitment and Physician Relations
  • ACOs: Taking an Organizational Approach that Makes Sense
  • Using Metrics to Improve the Physician Recruitment Process
  • How Physicians Search for Jobs
  • Stand Out! Understanding what physicians are looking for and how to reach them
  • Rural Recruitment and Retention – If it was Easy, They Wouldn’t Need Us
  • First impressions are Lasting Impressions - Is Your Onboarding Program Leaving the Impression You Desire?
  • Invest in Your Future – Keep the Physicians You Recruit
  • Developing a Successful Physician Mentor Program
  • The Doc Whisperer – the Art and Science of Engaging Physicians
  • Looking at the Past to Predict the Future: Using Behavioral Interviewing to Find the Right Candidate Match
  • Trends in Video Enabled Interviewing
  • How to Succeed at the Most Complex Recruitments
  • Knock, Knock, Knockin’ on Residency Program Doors
  • Primary Care Practice Acquisition and Employment: Best Practices
  • Building Your Professional Equity: How to Get Invited to the Executive Table

CE and Fellowship Certificates Available in My ASPR

Tracking your Continuing Education credits? Need a certificate for your CE? Any educational programs offered by ASPR that you’ve attended are now all tracked in your My ASPR profile. Not only do you have access to a full listing of your ASPR CE programs in your profile, you can also print CE Certificates for the programs you attended.

In addition to being able to track CE and print CE certificates for the ASPR Annual Conference and ASPR Monthly Webinar Series, you will now also be able to print your Associate and Diplomate certificates for the Fellowship Program. The Fellow Certificate will continue to be mailed to members who complete the Certification program, but the Associate and Diplomate certificates will now only be available by downloading them from your My ASPR profile.

CE certificates will be available within two business days of the conference or webinar that you attended. Fellowship certificates will be available within one month of passing your exam.

You can view your CE credits, download your CE record, or print your CE and Fellowship certificates using the instructions below. If you have any questions or problems, please contact Jessica

1. Log into your membership portal at
2. Select the Professional Development link at the top right
3. Review the items on the list for a quick record of your attendance and credits
4. Select the white paper icon next to the session to print a full certificate
5. Select the white paper icon at the top of the list to print an unofficial summary of CEs

Update your profile and add your picture to your My ASPR Profile!

Reminder: Conference Call for Proposals Due December 21

The Call for Presentations for the 2013 ASPR Annual Conference is currently open! Annual Conference breakout sessions are designed to provide strategies, practical tips, and tools for improving processes and operations within the physician recruitment and retention profession. In order to ensure a balanced conference program, all submissions are reviewed, evaluated, and selected by the ASPR Education Committee.
Topics for proposals are listed in the Call for Presentations and fall into three Learning Tracks (Marketing and Sourcing, Trends in Healthcare/Health Policy, and Adding Value…Other Duties as Assigned).

Share your expertise with your colleagues or recommend someone to submit a presentation proposal. Presentation proposals must be submitted online via the ASPR website by Friday, December 21, 2012. Please feel free to contact ASPR Executive Director, Jennifer Metivier, FASPR, with any questions at

Important Dates
Helping Physicians Become Great Leaders
Details and Registration
2013 ASPR Annual Conference Call for Presentations Deadline
Submit a Presentation
2013 ASPR Annual Conference Begins

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