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|ASPR Weekly - November 17, 2015|
The ASPR Education Committee has been hard at work finalizing the speakers for the 2016 ASPR Annual Conference, which will be held in New Orleans, Louisiana, May 14 - 18 at the New Orleans Marriott.
This year, the conference will feature two excellent keynote speakers. Here is a glimpse at what you may expect from them:
On Monday, Lt. General Russel Honoré, USA (Ret.) will present his keynote experience, The New Normal: Leadership and Preparedness in the 21st Century. If anyone knows how to successfully lead and execute a mission, it's Lt. General Russel Honoré, USA (Ret.), who saved a city by taking swift charge of military relief efforts in Hurricane Katrina-battered New Orleans in 2005.
Drawing from 37 years of military experience, Gen. Honoré brings his bold, no-nonsense leadership approach to businesses and organizations to help them better identify and prepare for the challenges of the future. With an emphasis on the importance of innovation, risk assessment and social entrepreneurship, he provides valuable insight and strategies for the public and private sector to solve a broad array of issues—from jobs and energy to healthcare and technology. He also reveals leadership tactics that optimize efficiency and effectiveness of operations for all sectors and outlines the importance of developing the next generation of problem-solvers. This keynote incorporates bold leadership strategies and insight on preparedness, the “New Normal,” and how the world has changed in the 10 years since Hurricane Katrina.
Tuesday’s keynote will be presented by Seth Mattison, an internationally renowned expert on workforce trends and generational dynamics. Seth is the Founder and Chief Movement Officer of FutureSight Labs, Mattison advises many of the world’s leading brands and organizations on the key shifts happening around talent management, change and innovation, leadership and the future of work.
Seth will discuss the multigenerational workplace and in doing so, will help participants:
Stay tuned for much more detail on the quickly approaching 2016 ASPR Annual Conference! Registration will open in early 2016. Updates and conference highlights will continue to be provided via ASPR Weekly, so keep your eyes open!
Webinar Date Change: Managing the Growth and Implementation of the Physician Recruitment Role to Advance Your Career, While Making Sure You Don’t Get Scalped
Date: Dec. 2, 2015
The purpose of this webinar is to share some of the experiences that we have had in starting or growing a physician recruitment department. Many of us are called upon to start, take over or develop (often from scratch), a robust physician recruitment department. Regardless of the size of your team, growing a department can be a challenging and often rewarding experience, but in other cases it can be rife with unforeseen challenges and unintended consequences. In today’s environment with mergers and consolidations and a push for efficiencies, many physician recruitment professionals are finding themselves in positions where we have to take on roles outside of their comfort zone.
We intend to assist in building the framework for a successful implementation by not only providing some tools and resources, but insights into how to thrive within today’s new health care environment. Through the prism of the presenter's 25 years of recruitment experience, with the last 12 as a physician manager, we will explore some of the lessons learned, battles to avoid, and places to hold firm to your convictions. Whether you are a new recruiter, growing your department, taking over the recruitment function at a multi-hospital system, or just considering changing organizations, we will look at the building blocks to develop a positive, customer-friendly recruitment culture, from sourcing to onboarding through offboarding.
Tweaks to medical school education have altered the type of physician skills produced from medical training; that training and the resulting skills will not only impact patients, but also affect staff physician recruiters. Learning about current training for medical students can assist physician recruitment professionals in pinpointing the 21st century skills required to best fill hospital staff vacancies.
Three trends staff physician recruitment professionals should be aware of include innovative use of technology, cost awareness training and the introduction of the humanities into medical school.