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, CPRP Physician Recruiter, Reliant Medical Group
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Industry Experts Report Concerning Physician Recruitment Trends

AAPPR White Paper Reveals Significant Findings A recent focus group conducted by the Association for Advancing Physician and Provider Recruitment (AAPPR) uncovered troubling themes of operational and physician candidate pipeline challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic and exacerbated by weary recruitment leaders and departments met with decreasing funds and limited resources. Findings from the […]

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AAPPR Board Corner – Keeping Your Team Together

By Marjorie Alexander-Vermeulen, MBA, CPRP Board Member   Has anyone noticed how much higher recruiter turnover is these days? Or employee turnover in general? There are a lot of people “on the move”.  Many of us are reached out to for positions weekly, and sometimes daily. We are all sought after, and we are all […]

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AAPPR Learning Center Update

AAPPR Members –   We’re excited to announce that, in early November, the AAPPR Academy will be launching! The Academy will be the new hub for AAPPR learning, with a more user-friendly experience to track your progress and locate desired webinars. The online CPRP certification course, live and on-demand webinars, resource library, and much more […]

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Physician Shortage Worsens Nationally, Impacted by COVID-19

Study Reports Significant Increase in Physician Vacancies A recent national study of physician vacancies reports health care organizations nationwide are facing increased challenges and competition for physician talent. The Association for Advancing Physician and Provider Recruitment — a leading authority in the physician and provider recruitment to retention continuum – reports a 40% increase as […]

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AAPPR Board Corner – Creating C-Suite and Leadership Advocates

By Allan Cacanindin   It’s Friday, and you have a physician who starts Monday, and the medical staff office hasn’t cleared them for a start. Meanwhile, you have a recent hire who has questions about their offer letter. Oh wait, you have to work with the department for another physician for last-minute coverage? But hang […]

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Call for 2022 Advancing Connections Annual Conference Presentation Proposals

Deadline: Tuesday, September 28, 2021   AAPPR is seeking your participation at the 2022 Advancing Connections Annual Conference at the McCormick Place in Chicago on April 24-26, 2022. To apply, click on the link below and review all the information needed to complete the form before starting your submission. It must be completed in its […]

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Upcoming AAPPR In-Person Courses!

AAPPR has developed comprehensive education in all aspects of physician and provider recruitment that allow you to stand apart from the crowd. We’re excited to announce we will begin hosting in-person courses this Fall for those who enjoy hands-on and face-to-face learning! Courses to be offered include our prestigious CPRP Certification, as well as our […]