Redefining Recruitment to Retention

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What is AAPPR?

The Association for Advancing Physician and Provider Recruitment (AAPPR) is redefining recruitment to retention and is the only professional organization where physician and provider recruitment leaders and others who influence recruitment, onboarding and retention can connect, learn and advance their careers.

  • Connect
  • Learn
  • Advance
"You can’t put a price tag on the value of networking with your AAPPR peers! "
— Kate Rader Director School of Medicine Faculty Recruitment, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
"AAPPR provides an excellent space for networking and building relationships with peers, as well as developing a better understanding of how to do our jobs at our highest potential."
— Cressa Coldsmith Provider Recruiter, Summit Health
"I believe the AAPPR membership is extremely valuable to the success of my job as a Physician Recruiter. The online assistance, the networking and the educational opportunities are amazing. I wouldn’t be the recruiter I am, without AAPPR."
— Robin Schiffer, FASPR Director Physician Recruitment & Public Relations, OhioHealth MedCentral Hospitals
"I always enjoying the networking and relationship building that takes place at AAPPR. It is great to be part of a like minded community!"
— Stephanie Jackson, FASPR Physician Recruiter, Reliant Medical Group

AAPPR Live Webinar: Preparing Your Trainees for Their Career

Register Here Time: 10:00 am PT / 12:00 pm CT / 1:00 pm ET Presenters: Melissa Hale, Lead Senior Recruiter, Baystate Health; Jennifer Kambies, Director, Special Initiatives, Cleveland Clinic Health System Cost: Members/Free, Non-members/$99 This session will discuss programs developed at Cleveland Clinic and Baystate Health to assist trainees in their transition from training to their first job.  […]


Congratulations to Our Newest FASPR Members

The AAPPR Fellowship Certification lets you stand apart from the crowd because it demonstrates you have received comprehensive education in all aspects of physician and provider recruitment. The AAPPR Fellowship Program is the most comprehensive, authoritative resource for health care professionals seeking to develop and test their skills and knowledge within a broad spectrum of […]


Award Winners Announced at the 2019 AAPPR Annual Conference

The Association for Advancing Physician and Provider Recruitment announced the recipients of the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award and the 2018 Volunteer of the Year Awards during the 2019 Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida on April 9, 2019. Lifetime Achievement Award The Lifetime Achievement Award is the most prestigious award a health care recruitment professional can […]


2020 Annual Conference

After a record breaking year in Orlando, AAPPR is thrilled to invite you to Las Vegas for the 2020 AAPPR Annual Conference. Join more than 600 of your fellow physician and provider recruitment professionals, physician liaisons, administrators, CEOs, CMOs, VPs and others involved in recruitment, onboarding and retention. AAPPR’s Annual Conference consistently receives high marks […]


AAPPR Announces Strategic Partners for 2017-19

New program fosters stronger relationships with corporate supporters   The Association of Staff Physician Recruiters (ASPR), the leading authority on physician recruitment, onboarding, and retention, is pleased to announce its five strategic corporate partners for three-year terms beginning in 2017. The partnership initiative is a new program by which ASPR seeks to build stronger relationships […]


Introducing the Association for Advancing Physician and Provider Recruitment

Redefining the recruitment to retention continuum starts with new members, services, programs, alignment, and name.   After a year-long disciplined and strategic process that included input from hundreds of members, partners and other stakeholders, the Association for Advancing Physician and Provider Recruitment, or AAPPR, has been introduced as the new name for the organization formerly […]


The Medicus Firm and Doximity join physician recruitment thought-leaders as AAPPR Strategic Corporate Partners

Expands voice of the Association to more than four-million physicians   (Detroit, MI) – February 11, 2019 – The Association of Staff Physician Recruiters (ASPR), the leading authority on physician recruitment, onboarding, and retention, announced today two new strategic corporate partners for 2019 – The Medicus Firm, the leading source for locating physician jobs, and […]