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ASPR Weekly

April 3, 2012

ASPR Annual Conference: What is LA Live?

Get a Jump Start on the Conference: Take Physician Recruitment 101

April Webinar: The Doc Whisperer — The Art and Science of Engaging Physicians

JASPR Feature: ASPR Chapter and Special Interest Group Updates

Question of the Week

Annual Conference: What is LA Live?

This year’s Annual Conference will be held August 11-15 at the JW Marriott at LA Live in Los Angeles, CA.  Our Hollywood inspired theme this year is Mission imPossible: Recruiting the Stars of Tomorrow.  Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to join your colleagues at this educational conference designed specifically for in-house physician recruitment professionals.

What is LA Live you ask?  LA Live is an entertainment and sports district in downtown Los Angeles. The JW Marriott is located in LA Live and venues such as the NOKIA Theatre, Club NOKIA, The Grammy Museum, the Conga Room, ESPN Zone, Lucky Strike, and the Staples Center are just a few steps away.

LA Live venues have presented major indoor sporting events such as the NHL and NBA All-Star Weekends and ESPN’s X Games and hosted red carpet awards including the Grammy Awards, Emmy Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, ESPY Awards, American Music Awards, American Idol Finale, and many more.

There are also a variety of excellent restaurants in LA Live all within walking distance of the JW Marriott.    Here are just a few of the options to choose from:

  • The Farm of Beverly Hills
  • Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar
  • Katsuya
  • Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill
  • Yard House

Take a moment to review what’s available within walking distance of the hotel and begin making your plans now.  Registration is expected to open in April, so keep your eyes peeled for additional details and the official Conference Registration Brochure!


Get a Jump Start on the Conference: Take Physician Recruitment 101

There are in-house physician recruiters — and then there are in-house physician recruitment professionals who are certified Fellows of ASPR. What’s the difference? Plenty.

As a certified Fellow of ASPR (FASPR), you demonstrate to your peers, employer and physicians your commitment to continuing education and excellence in the discipline of physician recruitment. Through our educational program, you’ll gain the knowledge, understanding and tools to attract, recruit and retain physicians who are valuable assets to your organization.

Get a jump start on the Fellowship program before the Annual Conference by taking the Physician Recruitment 101 Module via the on-demand webinar series.  Get your Associate level under your belt and be prepared to take Physician Recruitment 201 at the Annual Conference in Los Angeles!

April Webinar: The Doc Whisperer — The Art and Science of Engaging Physicians

Register today for this free webinar being held on April 25 at Noon CDT.

Date: April 25, 2012
Time: 10:00 am PT / 12:00 pm CT / 1:00 pm ET
Presenter: Dr. Michael Barber, Lead Consultant, Barlow/McCarthy
Cost: Members/Free; Non-members/$99
1.5 hours CE credit

With hospitals making ever increasing investments in physician recruitment and employment in preparation for health reform and to deal with market competition, physician engagement has become increasingly important. It is no longer sufficient to recruit and onboard physicians in organizations that are moving toward the creation of integrated systems that require significant physician engagement. In this webinar, Dr. Barber will provide the science behind effective physician engagement as well as share his experience of engaging physicians. He will explain the inner workings of the physician social network in a medical community and explore how it can be used to engage physicians.


Details and Online Registration

JASPR Feature: ASPR Chapter and Special Interest Group Updates

Onboarding and Retention: New Special Interest Group Forming

By Gina Truhe, AASPR, Health Quest, LaGrangeville, NY

We are pleased to announce that a new special interest group, Onboarding and Retention (OAR) is officially beginning as of February. The mission of OAR is to support its members in the creation of best practice onboarding and retention strategies that can be implemented in their local organizations. We will use regular conference calls to discuss “hot” issues in these pertinent topics.

Read More About The Onboarding Special Interest Group

Question of the Week

We are looking for a few more responses to this week’s Question of the Week: Do you provide training to the physicians within the practices that you recruit for to help them improve their interviewing skills and process?

  1. Yes
  2. No

Answer the Question of the Week

Important Dates
ASPR Live Webinar Series — The Doc Whisperer: the Art and Science of Engaging Physicians
Details and Registration
ASPR Live Webinar Series — Looking at the Past to Predict the Future: Using Behavioral Interviewing to Find the Right Candidate Match
Details and Registration
ASPR 2012 Annual Conference Begins

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