Redefining Recruitment to Retention

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

Sponsored Webinar: Assessing the Impact of COVID-19 on Physician Job Satisfaction and Career Search Habits

Register here Assessing the Impact of COVID-19 on Physician Job Satisfaction and Career Search Habits Sponsored by Wolters Kluwer Time: 1:00-2:00 pm EDT / 12:00-1:00 pm CT / 11:00 am-12:00 pm MT / 10:00-11:00 am PT Cost: Free Webinar Overview This presentation will look at how COVID-19 has shifted healthcare professionals (HCPs) media habits, how they personally […]


AAPPR Stay Interviews Guide

The high cost of turnover in health care and the ever-present provider shortage validates the importance of strengthening physician and provider retention strategies in every organization. A study by the University of Virginia Health System determined that physicians were more likely to leave their positions if they felt they were spending too much time in […]


Physician Recruitment Amid COVID-19

Download COVID-19 Impact & Response Infographic Over three months after the United States began restricting movement to flatten the curve of COVID-19, in-house physician recruitment teams are still innovating and adapting to a new form of recruitment and hiring.  AAPPR recently queried of its members through both an online survey and personal interviews to hear […]


AAPPR Webinar: Recruiting During the New Normal: Tips and Tricks

Virtual pandemic recruitment tactics will remain post-Covid.  The adaptation to virtual interviews, offers, and on-boarding on both sides of the equation has streamlined recruitment and cut costs.  Join us to discuss how you can harness the radical advancement in technology and still capture the “candidate experience” that is essential to every organization and its culture.  […]



Health care is a human-centered experience and, as an organization of health care professionals, it is heartbreaking and tragic that in 2020 we find ourselves still struggling with issues that are so fundamental to human dignity. The deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and so many countless others bring to the forefront the […]


AAPPR Guide to Building Your Professional Brand

As recruitment professionals, we are keenly aware of our organization’s brand and branding strategy, but have you given the same thought to your brand? What does your professional brand say about you? Like your organization’s brand, your professional brand establishes who you are and what you value. Your professional brand can not only help you […]


SEPRA Webinar: Employment Branding: Differentiating Yourself from the Pack

Register here Human capital management is an organization’s most significant competitive advantage. Employers are forced to become creative when it comes to attracting/retaining “A” level talent. Recruiting is marketing. Your product is your company and your consumer is the candidate. As competition increases, the key adjustment in recruitment strategy is focusing on relationships. Central to […]


AAPPR September Roundtables: Rural Recruitment

Dates & Times: Wednesday, September 2 at 1pm EDT – Register here Tuesday, September 15 at 1pm EDT – Register here Thursday, September 24 at 1pm EDT – Register here   Cost: Members/Free, Non-members/$99 Roundtable Overview The September roundtable sessions will take an in-depth look at Rural Recruitment.  Recruiting in a rural community poses unique challenges, from sourcing […]


AAPPR Virtual Interview Tips

In collaboration with our members and the feedback, resources, and insights they have shared through Member Chat, AAPPR has compiled the following suggested tips for virtual interviews.