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ASPR Weekly

July 24, 2012

Annual Conference Sneak Peak – AIR, OAR, and CHIRN Meetings

New Job Board at Annual Conference: Post a Job – Find a Job

Congratulations to ASPR’s Newest Certified Fellows

Webinar Tomorrow - How to Succeed at the Most Complex Recruitments

AIR Mail - July

Resource Library – Have Something to Share?

Annual Conference Sneak Peak – AIR, OAR, and CHIRN Meetings

AIR: AIR (Academic In-House Recruiters), a Chapter of ASPR, cordially invites you to attend an educational session they are hosting at the Annual Conference on Monday, August 13th from 3:30-4:30 PM in the Platinum AB conference room. The title of the presentation is Developing Community Networks in Physician Manpower Planning presented by Lisa Anastos. This session is open to all attendees; you don’t have to be an AIR member to attend.

Lisa Anastos is the Executive VP for Clinical Practice and Business Development at the University of Chicago Medical Center. She has spent over 24 years in academic medical centers in a variety of positions including serving as the Chief Operating Officer for the Brigham and Women’s Physicians Organization in Boston, Executive Vice President and COO at Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation, and Department Administrator for the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Do you recruit physicians into faculty-affiliated jobs? AIR also welcomes you to attend their annual business meeting which will be held on Monday, August 13th from 4:30-5:00 PM in the Platinum AB conference room. Stop in and learn about the benefits of AIR membership or contact Frank Gallagher, President, at!

OAR: The new Onboarding and Retention (OAR) special interest group (soon to be Chapter of ASPR) invites you to join them on Tuesday, August 14th from 4:00-5:00 PM in the Platinum AB conference room. The mission of OAR is to support ASPR members in the creation of best practice onboarding and retention strategies that can be implemented in their local institutions. OAR utilizes regular conference calls to discuss “hot” issues and pertinent topics. If you have questions or would like to join OAR, please stop in or contact Gina Truhe, President, at

CHIRN: The Children’s Hospital In-House Recruiters Network (CHIRN), a special interest group of ASPR, also extends a warm welcome to their annual meeting which will be held at the Annual Conference on Sunday, August 12th from 4:30-6:00 PM in Platinum C conference room. If you recruit for pediatric specialties, please consider attending this meeting and becoming involved with CHIRN. For more information on CHIRN, contact Diana Dieckman at (800) 788-8410 or

Download the Annual Conference brochure and register today for the 2012 ASPR Annual Conference! It’s only a few weeks away and we’d like to see YOU in LA!

New Job Board at Annual Conference: Post a Job – Find a Job

TipASPR is offering a new Physician Recruiter Job Board at the 2012 Annual Conference. If you’re looking for a recruiter or are in the market for a new job, plan on stopping by the ASPR Physician Recruiter Job Board.  Post a position or peruse opportunities.  Arrange for a personal interview while you’re there!

The Job Board will be located next to the Registration desk in the Platinum Foyer of the JW Marriott at LA Live. You may post a job in one of two ways; you may print your job description on a single sheet of paper and post it on the board yourself or you may email a one page document in advance of the meeting to Julie Cygan at  and we will post it for you. The second option is also available to those who will not be in attendance at the meeting.

Remember: ASPR has an online job board as well where you can post positions or search opportunities for free. It is located on the lower right side of our home page. 

Check it out!

Congratulations to ASPR’s Newest Certified Fellows

Congratulations to the following members who recently became certified as Fellows of ASPR (FASPRs)!

Dean Richardson, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, FL
Bob VanderPloeg, Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, MI
Cyndy Emerson, The Children’s Medical Center of Dayton, Dayton, OH
Vicky Hill, Wythe County Community Hospital, Rural Retreat, VA

As a certified Fellow of ASPR (FASPR), you demonstrate to peers, employers, and physicians your commitment to continuing education and excellence in the discipline of physician recruitment.

Are you interested in becoming certified as a FASPR? ASPR’s Fellowship Program is the most comprehensive, authoritative resource for individuals seeking to develop and test their skills and knowledge within a broad spectrum of topics including physician/provider recruitment, onboarding and retention, human resources, and relevant legal issues.

Whether you are new to in-house physician recruitment or a seasoned veteran, there’s tremendous value in attaining Fellowship certification. We’ll provide an in-depth view of recruiting basics such as sourcing, screening, and interviewing, as well as delve deeply into more advanced topics such as interpreting benchmarking metrics and understanding/ implementing medical staff development plans. This cost effective and affordable program provides invaluable first-hand information taught by experienced experts and provides you with resources, best practices, and cutting edge training specific to in-house physician recruitment professionals.

Learn more

Webinar Tomorrow - How to Succeed at the Most Complex Recruitments

How to Succeed at the Most Complex Recruitments

Date: July 25, 2012
Time: 10:00 am PT / 12:00 pm CT / 1:00 pm ET
Presenter: Judy Rosman, President, RosmanSearch
Cost: Members/Free; Non-members/$99
1.5 hours CE credit

Details and Online Registration

Recruiting candidates in high demand, particularly those with complex practices, such as neurosurgeons and stroke neurologists can be a difficult, complex recruitment. Learn how specialists evaluate their job opportunities and strategies for sourcing, reference checking and closing the deal with a great candidate.

This webinar will tell you everything you need to know to successfully recruit a hard to recruit specialist to your program. Judy Rosman will discuss how specialists evaluate job opportunities, how to locate and evaluate the critical data you need to best understand the available pool of candidates, the use of recruitment incentives, how to overcome obstacles typical in complex recruitments, and how to use a site visit to make sure that your candidate comes away wanting the job.

AIR Mail - July

AIR MailAIR (Academic In-house Recruiters, a Chapter of ASPR) has announced the nominees for Leadership in 2012- 2013! Elections will be held at their meeting in Los Angeles on Monday, August 13. A web based ballot will be sent to all AIR members the week of July 23rd. The web based ballot is only to be completed by those members not attending the All Member Meeting in LA on August 13. Minutes from the meeting and election results will be forwarded to all AIR members in August.

The following have been nominated for AIR Leadership:

President: Clara Irizarry, MPA
Academic Administrative Manager for the Office of Academic Recruitment, Office of the Physician-in-Chief, Memorial Hospital , Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC)

Vice-President: Emerson R. Moses, MBA, FASPR, CMSR
Senior Physician Recruitment Consultant,Tufts Medical Center Physicians Organization
New England Quality Care Alliance

Secretary: Donna Ecclestone, FASPR
Associate Director, Physician Integration/Onboarding, Duke Medicine

Treasurer: Jennifer Kambies, MBA
Director Special Initiatives, Cleveland Clinic

Resource Library – Have Something to Share?

The ASPR Resource Library has many valuable offerings including sample policies, procedures, letters, forms, and presentations. Resources on topics such as onboarding and retention programs, sourcing and advertising strategies, candidate screening, immigration, relocation, and benchmarking are among the many that you’ll find accessible at your fingertips. Many new additions have been made to the Resource Library in recent weeks, so take a moment to pop in and peruse!

Here is a listing of some of the most recent additions:

Do you have something to share? Please send us your documents that you feel may be helpful to your colleagues. Thank you to all of you who have made contributions to the Library!

Important Dates
ASPR Live Webinar Series — How to Succeed at the Most Complex Recruitments
Details and Registration
2012 ASPR Annual Conference Begins

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