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ASPR Weekly

A Holiday Message:

This will be the last ASPR Weekly of 2011.  Since the first issue on May 10 of this year, ASPR Weekly has been keeping you apprised of important ASPR news and events. I hope that you’ve found it to be informative and that you’ll continue to read it regularly throughout 2012. 

As the year comes to a close, I would like to say thank you to our volunteer Board of Directors and Committee Chairs for their time and dedication they give to ASPR as leaders of our organization.   Their efforts and guidance are what make ASPR the wonderful educational and networking resource that it is.   I would also like to thank our many volunteer committee members who dedicate their time, opinions, ideas, and expertise on the many projects and initiatives of our organization.  And last, but certainly not least, I’d like to thank all of our members for making the decision to become and remain a member of ASPR. 

I wish you all a very happy holiday season!



Jennifer Metivier, MS, FASPR
Executive Director

December 13, 2011

ASPR in the News

Welcome to ASPR New Corporate Contributors

Chance to Win an iPad2

Question of the Week: How much does your organization offer for student loan assistance?

ASPR in the News

First published in Hospitals & Health Networks (H&HHN)

Docs, Advanced Practice Providers Tougher to Recruit

Hospitals are having more difficulty filling open positions, the “2011 ASPR In-house Physician Recruitment Benchmarking Survey”, finds.  At the end of 2010, more than one-third of open positions remained unfilled, a 22 percent increase over 2009, “which indicates the impending physician shortage is no longer pending, it is here,” the Association of Staff Physician Recruiters said.  Read more.

First published in Healthcare Finance News - December 06, 2011

8 tips for improving physician recruitment

By Michelle McNickle

Having a hard time finding physicians who are the right fit for your organization? You’re not alone. A recent article posted by the MGMA e-Source recognized the looming physician shortage, and it mentioned the need for qualified physicians is projected to be worse than originally thought.  Read more

Welcome to ASPR New Corporate Contributors

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 Corporate Contributors 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.



AHA Career Center

Chance to Win an iPad2

ASPR Benchmarking Survey QuestionsWonder how your salary compares to other in-house physician recruiters?

Ever wish you knew how long it took everyone else to recruit a Urologist?

Wonder how everyone is sourcing their candidates?

Here is your chance to find out!

We invite you to participate in the 2012 ASPR In-House Physician Recruitment Benchmarking Survey!  The survey will help answer these questions and many more…

The ASPR In-House Physician Recruitment Benchmarking Survey provides credible industry data for the in-house physician recruitment profession. The survey data will show national industry trends and how you compare to others with respect to recruiter compensation, services offered, and overall performance.

Win an iPad 2 from ASPRData collection began on December 1 and will continue through the end of February.  We need your participation!  Everyone who participates will receive a free copy of the results and access to the analyzable data ($300 value) and a chance to win an iPad2!

Visit to participate.



Question of the Week: How much does your organization offer for student loan assistance?

Question of the Week is: How much does your organization offer for student loan assistance?

  1. Nothing, we don’t offer this as a recruitment incentive
  2. Less than $25,000
  3. Between $25,000 and $49,999
  4. Between $50,000 and $74,999
  5. Between $75,000 and $99,999
  6. $100,000 or more

Answer the Question of the Week

Thank you to all of you who participated in last week’s “Question of the Week”.   There were 99 respondents and the results of the survey were:

Are you responsible for a formal provider onboarding program in your organization?

48%: Yes
28%: No – someone else in my organization is in charge of provider onboarding
23%: No – we don’t have a formal provider onboarding program


Important Dates

Dec 1 - Feb 28
Benchmarking Survey open
for submissions
Benchmarking Survey Details

ASPR Webinar Series: First impressions Are Lasting Impressions - Is Your Onboarding Program Leaving the Impression You Desire?
Details and Registration
Deadline to submit a session proposal for the ASPR 2012 Annual Conference
CFP Details and Submission Form
ASPR 201 Fellowship Module at the PracticeMatch Conference in Miami, FL
Details and Registration

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