Redefining Recruitment to Retention

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 new certificate in onboarding and retention.

As we continue planning, we’re asking you to indicate your interest in our course offerings. Descriptions of both courses are provided below. Please use the sign up button to receive emails from AAPPR as more information is made available!

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Onboarding and Retention Certificate Course

Members $699 | Non-Members $899

The Onboarding and Retention certificate provides strategies for effective onboarding, identifies resources to help you develop and implement successful onboarding programs and share best practices and methodologies to maximize retention efforts. The learning program will provide you an opportunity to engage deeply with a targeted onboarding framework. Each participant can expect to gain tools, tips and tricks to enhance onboarding at whatever level your program is at.


  • Donna Ecclestone, CPRP
  • Terri Christensen, PhD

Certification / Renewal Requirements:

  • Completion of a capstone project
  • No renewal required


January 24-25, 2022 | Raleigh-Durham, NC

The course will be two full days and is only offered in-person at this time.

Certified Physician and Provider Recruitment Profession (CPRP) Course

AAPPR Members Only | $1,300

The CPRP certification is the most comprehensive, authoritative resource for health care recruitment professionals seeking to develop and test their skills and knowledge within a broad spectrum of topics including physician and provider recruitment, onboarding and retention, human resources, and relevant legal issues.

The CPRP program takes the certification experience a step further, allowing recruitment professionals to polish those skills they already have and acquire additional knowledge to stay ahead of the curve in this fast-paced industry.


  • Scott Manning, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, CPRP
  • Tom Farrington, MS, CPRP
  • Liz Mahan, CPRP

Certification / Renewal Requirements:

  • A passing grade of the CPRP exam
  • A total of 24 hours of continuing education must be obtained every three years to renew certification

Tentative Dates:

November 9-10 | Chicago, IL

This will be the only in-person CPRP course offered this year. The course is two full days. Members can also take the CPRP course and exam online.

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