Redefining Recruitment to Retention

AAPPR Board Announces President-Elect

We are thrilled to announce that Allan Cacanindin, CPRP, has been named President-Elect for the Association for Advancing Physician and Provider Recruitment (AAPPR) Board of Directors.  This two-year appointed term, once complete, will transition to Board President for 2025 – 2027.  Both he and the current Board President, Aisha DeBerry, will work closely with the board, CEO and staff to ensure a strategic direction for the Association.

In his employed role, Allan is the Vice President of Executive and Provider Recruitment for SSM Health – a faith-based, mission-focused Catholic health system with 12,800+ providers and 40,000 employees.

Nationally recognized, Allan provides innovative recruitment strategies to enhance SSM Health’s competitive advantage for hiring exceptional talent. He and his team of leaders are responsible for best-in-class permanent recruitment practices, locum tenens utilization, and interim executive staffing for their 23 hospitals, 300+ physician offices, 13 post-acute facilities, homecare, and hospice services, a pharmacy benefit company, a health insurance company, and an accountable-care organization. Together, they annually recruit 500+ physicians and advanced practice providers.

Allan lives in St. Louis, Missouri, with his wife and children. On weekends, you can find him at an ice rink (usually somewhere in the Midwest) where he enjoys watching his children play elite hockey. Please join us in congratulating Allan Cacanindin on this remarkable achievement by connecting with him on LinkedIn at