The value of exhibiting at a professional medical society meeting
Most physicians attend at least one medical meeting annually where they are able to update their CME and refocus on their specialty. Considering the expense to hire a physician, attending a meeting is a cost-efficient way to recruit, especially a well-attended meeting with additional opportunities for exhibitors to connect with physicians. Many physician meetings now offer the ability to post openings in an onsite Career Center. Some even offer CVs prior to, on site, and post meeting enabling you to directly target interested physicians. The opportunity for personal interaction with candidates at a meeting can save time and money in your recruiting process. One hire can easily justify the cost of exhibiting. If you haven’t exhibited at a professional society meeting recently, maybe it’s time to give it a try, especially if you are recruiting for those all-too-elusive internists and hospitalists!
ACP’s Annual Meeting is ranked by HCEA as one of the Top 50 Largest U.S. Medical Meetings by Professional Attendance, averaging 7,000 attendees, and offers a Job Placement Center. Internal Medicine 2014 is April 10-12 in Orlando. Please contact Margaret Gardner or Maria Fitzgerald at 800-523-154 for more information.