Redefining Recruitment to Retention

Join the Movement: Be a Volunteer

Step into a world of exciting projects that align perfectly with your profession, passions, skills, and availability. By embracing volunteer opportunities, you can refine your leadership skills, make an impact within your organization, contribute to AAPPR’s growth, and drive positive change in the physician recruitment and retention realm.

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Four Reasons to Volunteer with Us

Volunteering at AAPPR goes beyond mere contribution – it’s about shaping a brighter future for the industry, nurturing leadership abilities, and forging lasting connections. When you join the AAPPR volunteer pool, you’ll experience a more flexible, meaningful, and tailored engagement. Here’s why becoming a volunteer is a smart choice:

  1. Easy Path to Giving Back: We want every member interested in volunteering to find a clear path. Our Volunteer Pool matches your skills and interests, making it easy to get involved.
  2. Inclusive Opportunities: Your time matters, and we respect that. Engage in projects and discussions that suit your schedule and passions. The Volunteer Pool offers a diverse range of involvement options, fostering inclusivity and flexibility.
  3. Impact the Profession: Your efforts directly impact outcomes. By contributing to projects that resonate with your expertise, you play a pivotal role in advancing AAPPR’s mission and industry objectives.
  4. Staff Support: AAPPR staff collaborates closely with volunteers for seamless communication and strategic alignment. Engage in both ongoing and future projects, ensuring your time is well spent.


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Spotlight on Volunteer Excellence

During Physician and Provider Recruitment Professionals Week (PPRP Week), AAPPR takes a moment to celebrate the outstanding member volunteers who amplify our mission. Before this annual event’s launch, AAPPR awarded Volunteer of the Year and Lifetime Achievement honors from 2013 to 2021. Take a glimpse into the remarkable recipients of these awards who have enriched our journey.

Volunteer of
the Year Award

The Volunteer of the Year Award recognizes a member or members for their contributions to the organization made as a volunteer.

List of recipients:
  • 2021 | Scott Manning
  • 2018 | Allen Kram and Donna Ecclestone
  • 2017 | Rachel Reliford
  • 2016 | Judy Brown and Suzanne Anderson
  • 2015 | Robin Schiffer
  • 2014 | Miranda Grace
  • 2013 | Kate Rader


The AAPPR Lifetime Achievement Award is the most prestigious award a health care recruitment professional can receive in the industry. The purpose of this award is to recognize and honor an AAPPR member for a distinguished career and significant contributions made to the field of physician and provider recruitment.


2021 | Scott Manning

Scott Manning, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, CPRP is the Chief Human Resources Officer at District Medical Group (DMG). Scott possesses more than 35 years of human resources and physician recruitment experience and is recognized as an expert in his field.

Throughout his career, Scott has volunteered his time in many AAPPR leadership roles, including the Board of Directors, where he served as President. He has been a part of AAPPR since its inception in 1992. He also served as the Education Committee Chair and helped define the AAPPR competency model. Scott continues to share his time and talent as core faculty of our certification program. He’s been an educator, friend, mentor to many in the profession.

List of past recipients:
  • 2019 | Judy Brown
  • 2018 | Bill Norris, Donna Loy and Laura Screeney
  • 2017 | Marci Jackson
  • 2013 | Scott Lindblom
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