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May 7, 2013

2013 ASPR Annual Conference Registration Now Open

Annual Conference Scholarships Available

Congratulations to ASPR’s Newest Fellows

Antitrust 101 Webinar Tomorrow

JASPR Feature – Budget Planning: Beginning at the End

2013 ASPR Annual Conference Registration Now Open

Reserve your seat at the 2013 ASPR Annual Conference held August 10-14 at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort and Spa in Tucson, Arizona.

Register for the 2013 ASPR Annual Conference, August 10-14 in Tucson

Join your colleagues at the 2013 ASPR Annual Conference which is designed specifically for in-house physician recruitment professionals. As you strive to meet the challenges and opportunities of the evolving healthcare environment, your informational needs are greater than ever before. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to meet with colleagues and receive cutting-edge information critical to success in the field of physician recruitment and retention. There are many reasons to attend, including:

Keynote Sessions
Attend keynote sessions designed to provide up-to-date information on topics critical to the in-house physician recruitment professional. The healthcare industry is constantly evolving and your ability to stay abreast of changes, trends, and issues will improve your ability to be successful.

  • Nice Bike — Mark Scharonbroich, CSP, CPAE
  • Connecting the Dots of Healthcare: Better Health Care through Mutuality — M. Tray Dunaway, MD, FACS, CSP
  • Physician Recruitment in a Post-Reform Era — M. Shane Foreman, Principal & Founder, 3d Health Inc.

Breakout Sessions
Choose from 21 breakout sessions that will allow you to specifically target topics that are of most interest. Whether you are new to the field or a seasoned professional, there is something for everyone!

Topics include marketing, sourcing, screening, onboarding, retention, physician-hospital alignment, immigration, compensation models, physician coaching, medical staff development planning, healthcare trends, and much more!

ASPR Fellowship Certification
The ASPR Fellowship Certification Program will also be offered at the 2012 ASPR Annual Conference. The ASPR Fellowship Program is the most comprehensive authoritative resource for individuals seeking to develop and test their skills and knowledge in the physician recruiting profession. Earn your certification as a Fellow of the Association of Staff Physician Recruiters (FASPR)!

Register by July 17th for early bird discounts! Reserve your seat today!

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Register to Attend

Annual Conference Scholarships Available

ASPR provides four scholarships for attendance to the conference each year. Scholarships include conference registration for the Physician Recruitment 101, 201, or 301 program and the main educational conference, hotel lodging (room and tax only) for up to four nights, and roundtrip economy or coach class airfare or rail fare (not to exceed $600) to Tucson, AZ in August, 2013. The recipient is responsible for making all travel, hotel, and registration arrangements (air travel must be secured with a 21-day advance fare) and will be reimbursed by ASPR upon submission of receipts. All prizes are non-transferrable and cannot be used in conjunction with other prizes/awards. Apply online by June 14, 2013.

Congratulations to ASPR’s Newest Fellows!

Congratulations to the following ASPR members for recently becoming certified as Fellows of ASPR (FASPRs)!

  • Jill Little, Borgess Health, Kalamazoo, MI
  • Kathryn Norby, Sanford Health, Fargo, ND
  • Emily Stenson, St. James Healthcare, Butte, MT

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

Antitrust 101 Webinar Tomorrow

Register today for this FREE webinar held May 8 at 1:00 PM EST. Can’t make it? View it later On Demand!

Speaker: Heidi Christianson, Attorney, Nilan Johnson

This webinar will educate you regarding the most common types of antitrust concerns that you should be aware of as an in-house physician recruitment professional. ASPR has recently required re-registration for the Chat listserv with a focus on educating members on antitrust issues. Many members have questions about what is and is not ok and legal to ask others electronically (Chat), at meetings, on the telephone, etc…regarding physician compensation and benefits packages and other related questions.

This webinar will discuss the most common “off limit” topics of discussion, the types of activity against which regulators have taken action, and penalties for engaging in antitrust behavior. We will discuss hypotheticals to bring this topic to life. Learn how to protect yourself, your employer, and ASPR by becoming educated on antitrust and what you can and cannot discuss with others.

Register today!

JASPR Feature – Budget Planning: Beginning at the End

Budget planning: Beginning at the end!

By Jennifer Metivier, MS, FASPR, ASPR Executive Director, 800-830-ASPR (2777)

So your new boss has just asked you to develop next year’s departmental budget. Your immediate thoughts are “Oh no! My old boss used to do this for us! I’ve never had to develop a budget before…where do I begin?” Well, a good place to begin…is at the end. The end of last year, that is!

Here is an example of one way to develop your budget. Begin by gathering data on what your department spent last year and where that money went. You’ll also need to know some benchmarking data — including the number of open positions, candidate interviews, and placements made. Hopefully you’ve tracked expenses in a manner that allows you to determine exactly how much was spent and where. If not, I bet you will plan to do so for the coming year!

Read more in the Winter issue of JASPR

Important Dates
Webinar: Antitrust 101
View details and register online
Webinar: Advancing Your Onboarding Efforts
View details and register online
Webinar: How to Recruit Physicians Using Social Media
View details and register online
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