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ASPR Weekly - December 11, 2012
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ASPR Weekly

December 11, 2012

A Holiday Message from the Executive Director

Gear Up for the 2013 Benchmarking Survey — Open January through March

Last Chance to Submit Proposals to Speak at 2013 Annual Conference

Congratulations to New ASPR Fellows

JASPR Feature: Video Interviewing: The New Frontier

A Holiday Message from the Executive Director

Jen Metivier, fASPR

This will be the last ASPR Weekly of 2012. Since the first issue in 2011, 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 2013.

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 and healthy holiday season!



Jennifer Metivier, MS, FASPR
Executive Director

Gear Up for the 2013 Benchmarking Survey — Open January through March

The 2013 ASPR In-House Physician Recruitment Benchmarking Survey will open in January 2013. The upcoming Survey will collect recruitment data for searches conducted in 2012. Remember that if you participate in the survey you will receive the final report, organizational benchmarking report, and access to the searchable data for FREE! This is a value of $300!

New in 2013: The Benchmarking Committee has heard your suggestions and beginning in January you will have the optionto enter data on a year round basis! More information will be available with the opening of the survey.

Learn more about the ASPR In-House Physician Recruitment Benchmark Survey

Access the 2012 ASPR In-House Physician Recruitment Benchmarking Report and Executive Summary

Last Chance to Submit Proposals to Speak at 2013 Annual Conference

The Call for Presentations for the 2013 ASPR Annual Conference is currently open! Annual Conference breakout sessions are designed to provide strategies, practical tips, and tools for improving processes and operations within the physician recruitment and retention profession. In order to ensure a balanced conference program, all submissions are reviewed, evaluated, and selected by the ASPR Education Committee.

Topics for proposals are listed in the Call for Presentations and fall into three Learning Tracks (Marketing and Sourcing, Trends in Healthcare/Health Policy, and Adding Value…Other Duties as Assigned).

Share your expertise with your colleagues or recommend someone to submit a presentation proposal. Members receive a $500 stipend to apply towards travel or conference registration. Presentation proposals must be submitted online via the ASPR website by Friday, December 21, 2012. Please feel free to contact ASPR Executive Director, Jennifer Metivier, FASPR, with any questions at

Congratulations to New ASPR Fellows

Congratulations to Jeannie Virden, FASPR from Lone Star Circle of Care (Georgetown, TX) for recently becoming certified as Fellows of ASPR (FASPRs)!

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: ASPR Fellowship Certification Program

JASPR Feature: Video Interviewing: The New Frontier

By Michele Ellner, Montage Talent,

Video interviewing is the new frontier of hiring, and organizations that embrace its capabilities are more likely to succeed in engaging today’s top talent than those that don’t. It’s catching on with top companies nationwide but there is still a long way to go to educate likely buyers and users. This article will discuss and define what video interviewing is, some common misperceptions, and ideas on how to get started.

Read more: Video Interviewing
Important Dates
2013 ASPR Annual Conference Call for Presentations Deadline
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