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
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The Changing Landscape of Rural Recruitment

By Liz Mahan, CPRP AAPPR Physician Recruitment Advisor   Like the communities they serve, rural health systems are unique and, unsurprisingly, have unique challenges.  In September, AAPPR hosted a series of member roundtable discussions on the topic of rural recruitment.  A common theme to all the discussions was how much has changed in the last […]

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Find Your Hidden Passion with AAPPR

When I was offered an opportunity to start a new Onboarding program for our faculty practice 11 years ago, there were very few successful programs out there to replicate. Fortunately for me, I was a member of AAPPR and was able to rely heavily on my colleagues to bounce around ideas and they were always […]

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The Unique Skill and Care Provided by AIR

What is an Academic In-House Recruiter (AIR)? Several definitions seem to apply. A niche group within a niche group in the world of physician and provider recruitment. An often overlooked and behind the scenes, yet critical component of today’s complex health care industry. The invaluable connectors between the hospitals, faculty, researchers, and the healers. Officially, […]

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Physician and Provider Recruitment is not a Job – It’s a Lifestyle

  Being part of AAPPR has made a huge impact on my career. I volunteered to present during an AAPPR conference in Minnesota about Applying Lean Principles to Physician Recruitment. Unbeknownst to me, the CEO of American Hospital Dubai was in the audience. Within a few months I was recruited to the Middle East to […]

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Number of Days Needed to fill Physician Primary Care at Five-Year Low

Purchase 2020 Benchmarking Report Number of Searches per Health Care Organization Continues to Rise   OKEMOS, MI / ACCESSWIRE / October 7, 2020 / According to a recent physician and provider recruitment benchmark study filling Surgery and Primary Care physician positions took less time last year – a five-year low for Primary Care placements. The […]

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AAPPR Members Stand Together

“As president of AAPPR, I champion the advancement of our profession through the development of our members.” Lynne Peterson, CPRP, is the Senior Director and Ambassador of Provider Recruitment and Retention at Bluestone Physician Services. Reflecting on what AAPPR means to her, Lynne states, “AAPPR members are unique in that they start the physician and […]