A regional group is comprised of in-house physician recruitment professionals within a specified region of the US or Canada. Some regional groups are incorporated as independent non-profit organizations and some are less formal groups designed to encourage cooperation, collaboration, and/or education for their members.
The Canadian Association of Staff Physician Recruiters (CASPR) is a professional organization from across Canada whose members primary role is to recruit physicians for their communities, local hospitals and other healthcare organizations. CASPR membership is exclusive to community and hospital based recruiters – our members are not headhunters or agency recruiters. Membership is open to non-profit Physician Recruiters employed or retained by hospitals, hospital corporations, clinics, health care regions or authorities, public sector, government agencies or communities to recruit and retain physicians for that entity. Learn more at http://caspr.ca.
President: Cindy Snider
For information on CASPR’s Board of Directors, click here.
Membership Fee: $175/yr
MINK MidwestMD is an association of organization-based physician recruitment and retention specialists from Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska and Kansas (MINK). We work for the hospitals and health systems we represent and live in the communities we serve. Learn more at new.mink-midwest.org.
President: Christine Meyer
For information on MINK MidwestMD’s Board of Directors, click here.
Membership Fee: $200/yr
SWPRA is a group of in-house physician recruitment professionals dedicated to the personal and professional development of its members. The association is committed to providing its members with opportunities for professional growth through educational meetings, networking, best practice exchange, and access to recruiting, retention and other related information. Member recruiters represent practice opportunities in the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah. Learn more at swpra.org.
President: Kara Balliet
For information on SWPRA’s Board of Directors, click here.
Membership Fee: ASPR Member: $45, Non-Member: $50
Wisconsin Staff Physician Recruiters (WSPR), is an organization of healthcare professionals employed directly by the healthcare systems, clinics and hospitals in Wisconsin. The primary commitment of WSPR is to provide effective, ethical recruitment and retention of high quality healthcare providers to the state of Wisconsin, advocacy for issues critical to provider recruitment and continuing professional education. Learn more at wiphysicianrecruiters.org.
President: Marci Jackson
For information on WSPR’s Board of Directors, click here.
Membership Fee: Only open to in-house recruiters from Wisconsin clinics, hospitals and healthcare systems
Illinois Staff Physician Recruiters (ISPR), founded in 1997, is a non-profit professional association dedicated to the development of in-house physician recruiters in their efforts to locate and retain quality physicians and allied health professionals. Learn more at www.isprnet.org.
President: Kip Aitken
For information on ISPR’s Board of Directors, click here.
Membership Fee: $100 per member
Indiana Staff Physician Recruiters (INSPR) exists to provide an opportunity for in-house physician recruiters in the state of Indiana to network and collaborate on the challenges and potential for recruiting and retaining physicians and other medical professionals. The intent is to utilize INSPR as an outlet for educational opportunities and the ultimate goal to recruit and retain well qualified physicians in and to the state of Indiana. Learn more at www.inspr.org.
President: Terri Daniel
For information on INSPR’s Board of Directors, click here.
Membership Fee: $75
The Michigan Recruitment & Retention Network is a "model of excellence" whose commitment to collaboration, education and professionalism is reflected in its membership throughout the State of Michigan. Through networking and educational development we seek to minimize risks and maintain a selective, knowledgeable approach to the recruitment, retention and acquisition of physicians and allied health care providers. Learn more at www.mrrn.org.
President: Jennifer Feddersen
For information on MRRN’s Board of Directors, click here.
Membership Fee: $150
The purpose of the Ohio Network of Physician Recruiters shall be to promote professional interests and cooperative action among hospital physician recruiters/physician service professionals in Ohio. Learn more at ohiohospitals.org.
President: Paul Olzak
For information on ONPR’s Board of Directors, click here.
Membership Fee: Prepaid by OHA member hospitals
The Mid-Atlantic Physician Recruiter Alliance, Inc (MAPRA) is an organization comprised of in-house recruiters located in hospitals and health systems within the mid-atlantic region of the United States. Learn more at www.maprainc.org.
President: Stephanie Hutchens
For information on MAPRA’s Board of Directors, click here.
Membership Fee: $100
The Northeast Physician Recruiter Association (NEPRA) is a professional association that was formed in 1999 by a small group of in-house Physician Recruitment professionals as a networking and educational resource dedicated solely to in-house Physician Recruiters. Since then, we have broadened our membership to include not only in house Physician Recruiters but also those with direct involvement in the recruitment and retention of Physicians, Physician Assistants and other medical staff. Our goal is to support and enhance the careers of our members by providing resources, opportunities for networking and an annual educational conference. Learn more at www.nepra.org.
President: Nicole Goswami
For information on NEPRA’s Board of Directors, click here.
Membership Fee: ASPR Member: $100, Non-ASPR: $150
Upstate New York Physician Recruiters (UNYPR) is a non-profit organization with members encompassing over 40 hospitals across the state.
- Education and training for recruiters
- Greater advertising exposure for your opportunities
- Networking with other in-house recruiters
- Relationship-building with Residency Programs
President: Ginny Olsen
For information on UNYPR’s Board of Directors, click here.
Membership Fee: Limited to physician recruiters in NYS.
Annual organizational fee: $5000