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2014 ASPR Monthly Webinars Announced

JASPR Feature: Immigration: Tools for long-term retention

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2014 ASPR Monthly Webinars Announced 2014 ASPR Monthly Webinar Series has been confirmed and we have a great lineup in store!   We experienced close to a "full house” for each of our 2013 sessions so we will continue to offer all webinars on demand. The 2014 webinars will be helpful in not only remaining up to date with current trends and best practices, but also in maintaining your CE requirements for our FASPR recertification.

The following webinars are scheduled for 2014. Registration for these FREE webinars will open in January.

  • January 29: What’s in Your Sourcing Toolbox?
    Speakers: Carey Osborne, Director of Clinical Staffing, MEDNAX Services, Inc. and Pat Parnell, MEDNAX Services, Inc.
  • February 26: Screening Candidates and the Law
    Speaker: Anna Jarecki, AccuCheck
  • March 26: Coaching for Successful Interviews
    Speaker: Sheri Shaw, Physician & Advanced Provider Recruiter, Indiana University Health Physicians
  • April 23: Credentialing
    Speaker: Renee Aird Dengler, RN, MS, CPMSM, CPCS, Director, Medical & Professional Affairs, Advocate Health Care
  • May 28: Pay for Performance – Impact on Hiring for Quality
    Speaker: Dr. Greg Schoen, Fairview Health Services and Lynne Peterson, Fairview Health Services
  • June 25: Fit Happens: How to Build the Culture You Need to Recruit and Retain Physicians
    Speakers: Vivian Luce, Cejka and Dan Whitlock, MD, Physician Wellness
  • July 23: Rural America: The Race to Recruit Physicians
    Speaker: Carrie Galbraith, Director of Recruitment, Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network
  • August 20: Stress Less! Know How!
    Speaker: Iris Grimm, The Balanced Physician Program
  • September 24: The Who, What, When and Why of Reporting to Administration
    Speakers: Lauren Judd, Department Manager, Office of Physician Recruitment, Cleveland Clinic; Nathan Elting, Physician Recruiter, Office of Physician Recruitment, Cleveland Clinic; Michael Palinchik, Physician Recruiter, Office of Physician Recruitment, Cleveland Clinic
  • October 22: Incorporating Telemedicine into Your Recruitment Plan
    Speaker: Crystal Peterson, Director, Physician Recruitment, Specialists On Call, Inc.
  • November 19: A New Day for Primary Care: Will Medical Schools Deliver the Goods
    Speaker: Scott Shipman, MD, MPH, Research Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and of Community & Family Medicine, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice

Visit the Education Section of the ASPR website to learn more about these webinars!

JASPR Feature: Immigration: Tools for long-term retention

Immigration: Tools for long-term retention Farhad Sethna, Attorney, Adjunct Professor of immigration law, The University of Akron, School of Law

In August, I was privileged to speak at the ASPR Annual Conference in Tucson, AZ. What a unique experience that was! It was the first time that I had ever seen a forest of saguaro cacti. It reminded me of western movies, with Clint Eastwood squinting out into the blazing sun! Those thorny cacti got me comparing the harsh desert environment with immigration challenges, especially in the context of recruiting international medical graduates (IMGs). Just as the saguaro cacti have evolved to survive, we too can learn how to recruit and retain IMGs for the long-term in a seemingly bleak environment utilizing creative immigration options.

Read more…

Welcome to our Newest Corporate Contributor:

The growth and success of ASPR is attributable in large part to the support of ASPR’s Corporate Contributors Please join us in welcoming our newest Bronze Corporate Contributor, and if you do business with them, please thank them for their support. When you have a need for products or services, please consider our Corporate Contributors, many of which offer ASPR Member discounts. Experience, Exposure, Expertise

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Important Dates
2014 ASPR Annual Conference Presentation Submissions Due
Webinar: What’s in Your Sourcing Toolbox?
Webinar: Screening Candidates and the Law

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