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Annual Conference Highlight – House of Blues
Annual Business Meeting Agenda
Just Announced: ASPR’s Physician Recruitment 101 Fellowship Module Live Webinar Series
ASPR Physician Recruitment Professional Opportunities

Annual Conference Highlight – House of Blues

The Annual Conference infamous Monday evening social event will be held at the legendary House of Blues! Join us at this incredible venue where we will have live music, great food, beverages, and a sensory experience you won’t forget. Entertainment will be provided by local Chicago band The Fundamentals — everybody’s party band!

Don’t forget: Early Bird registration rates end tomorrow, July 13!

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Annual Business Meeting Agenda

In accordance with the ASPR Bylaws, please find below the 2011 Annual Business Meeting Agenda. The Annual Business Meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at the Marriott Downtown Chicago.

12:30 p.m. Business Meeting Call to Order and Approval of 2010 Annual Meeting Minutes
12:35 p.m. President’s Report
12:45 p.m. Committee Highlights Presentation
1:00 p.m. Recognition of ASPR Board of Directors, Committee Chairs, Fellows
1:15 p.m. Recognition of ASPR Corporate Contributors
1:30 p.m. Meeting Adjourns

Just Announced: ASPR’s Physician Recruitment 101 Fellowship Module Live Webinar Series

New to the field of In-House Physician Recruitment? Need to brush up on current trends? Ready to become certified as a Fellow of ASPR? ASPR is pleased to offer the Physician Recruitment 101 Fellowship Module webinar series!

The ASPR Physician Recruitment 101 Fellowship Module will be presented via live webinar series for you to attend in the comfort of your own office. No travel costs, no time out of the office! The six individual webinars will also be recorded to participate in on-demand presentations which can be attended anytime, anywhere! Take advantage of this convenient and cost effective Webinar series!

Webinars will be held on Tuesdays from 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET beginning September 20:

Getting Organized for Recruiting – September 20 - Scott Lindblom, FASPR
Learn what pre- and post-hire tools and processes you need to get organized for successful physician recruitment.  Discussion includes position justifications, medical staff manpower plans, recruitment committees, establishing compensation, and available tools for sourcing and screening candidates.

The Magic of Sourcing – September 27 – Marci Jackson, FASPR
Review cutting edge sourcing methodologies including databases, mailings, print ads, career fairs, internet postings, social media, and much more.  Realize how candidate tracking tools are essential to an organized recruitment department.  Understand how current training trends and physician demographics impact your sourcing and marketing efforts.  

Screening Candidates: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly – October 4 – Michael Griffin, FASPR
Understand how a comprehensive screening, credentialing and background investigation program can help ensure a successful match and reduce turnover.   Learn how to screen candidates throughout the process from identifying red flags on CVs, telephone screening, reference checks, behavioral interviewing, personality testing, credentials verification, and backgrounds checks.

Impressive Interviews: Rolling Out the Red Carpet – October 11 - Laura Screeney, FASPR
How do you develop an extraordinary itinerary to make a great first and lasting impression?  This session will focus on pre-interview planning, educating the hiring practice, interview logistics, and itinerary development to effectively address the professional aspects of the opportunity and personal needs of the physician and their family.  Learn how to personalize the site visit to ensure a positive interview experience for your candidates!

Immigration Primer – October 25 – Robert D. Aronson, JD
Discover how your organization can employ Foreign Medical Graduates.   Learn about J1 and H1B visas and the J1 waiver process.  You will also gain an understanding of the pathway to permanent residency through National Interest Waivers or Labor Certification Applications. Get practical advice on how to make immigration work to assist your recruitment program.

Establishing a Recruitment Budget – November 1 – Scott Lindblom, FASPR
How many placements are required to “break even” with an in-house physician recruitment program compared to using search firms?   In this session, you will learn the answer to this question as well as how to determine your recruiting costs per physician hired.  Review how one organization evaluated its recruitment expenses to understand variations between rural and urban locations and between primary care and specialty recruitment.  You will also receive advice on how to develop a realistic physician recruitment budget for your department. 

$400 (members) or $625 (non-members) for the Series which includes presentations, supporting resource documents, and registration fee for the Associate (101) Exam.

**You must be a current member of ASPR to take the Associate Exam.

Register today!

ASPR Physician Recruitment Professional Opportunities

Did you know that not only does ASPR have a Physician Job Board, but we also have a job board for you too? ASPR is pleased to offer our members access to a listing of in-house physician recruitment professional job opportunities from across the US and Canada.

If your department is growing be sure to post your positions for free on the ASPR Physician Recruitment Professional Opportunities Job Board. And if you’re in the market for a new opportunity, make sure that ASPR is where you being your search!

Important Dates
Last day for ASPR Conference Early Registration Rates
Last day to reserve lodging at the ASPR Room Rate. Reserve your stay today.
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