Membership Information

Membership Criteria

Membership shall be open to individuals who are directly involved in or are engaged or have interest in the recruitment, on-boarding, and/or retention of physicians and other healthcare providers and who are employed or singularly contracted to staff by that same health related organization and
who have interest in networking and education in Illinois.

Cost of Membership

2021 Annual Membership Dues: $100 per member
Dues are billed electronically in the first quarter of each year. Members who join in the last quarter of the year shall pay the full fee; this will also be considered payment for the following year.

How to Apply

Please print and complete the Membership Application and return it to Jennifer Goodwin. If you have any questions please call Jennifer at 815-705-1470 or email at jgoodwin@morrishospital.org .

Meetings

ISPR will conduct at least one member business meeting per year in person or via tele/web conference. The place and time of this meeting will be set by the Board of Directors. At the annual meeting, the Board shall report the activities of the association to the members. Other meetings and educational meetings

Networking

ISPR members benefit from being included in an email network both in Illinois and Nationally. Both networks provide an invaluable tool for recruiters to bounce ideas off of peers and to ask about experience with various topics. Members are free to respond to topics that interest them or that they have experience with.

The ISPR network is only open to ISPR members and provides the opportunity gather information that may be exclusive or pertinent to Illinois recruiters, providers and health systems. ISPR Members are automatically signed up for the ISPR E-mail Network upon application and receipt of dues. Instructions will be provided at sign up.

The National Network is managed by Cass Greene. She can be reached at amba@lisco.com, or at (828) 268-0047. Cass keeps a backlog of specific topics from the network, which is an invaluable tool to a recruiter needing information. She also manages the network by sending the emails and responses. Currently, this network represents over 14,000 hospitals, practices and clinics!

AAPPR (Association for Advancing Physician and Provider Recruitment) is a national association provided for inhouse recruiter’s as well. They also offer an email network on various topics of interest on a daily basis, as well as their annual conference and various other benefits. Contact AAPPR at www.aappr.org to learn more about their membership requirements and benefits.

Complimentary Online Job Posting

ISPR Members are offered the opportunity to post one free job posting on the ISPR Website, powered by PracticeLink. PracticeLink representatives are available to help recruiters set up their posting if they do not already have a PracticeLink account.

ISPR Online Resource Catalog

ISPR members are given access to the exclusive “Members Only” section of the ISPR website. The Members Only area of the website includes a long list of relevant presentations and white papers pertaining to such topics as:

  • The Effect of Health Care Reform on Physician Recruitment
  • Using Social Media and Generational Recruitment
  • Medical Staff Alignment
  • Current Immigration and GME Updates
  • Retention Strategies

ISPR Midwest Recruiters’ Annual Conference

Since 2000, ISPR has sponsored and organized an educational forum for  recruiters. The Midwest Recruiters Conference is one of the largest In-House physician recruitment educational conference in the United States.  The conference gives both new and experienced in-house recruiters the opportunity to gain information vital to the success of their organization. Recruiters also have the opportunity to build a strong network of colleagues within the in-house recruitment profession, and hear about the latest recruitment tools in our sponsors/vendors room. You will leave this conference with new ideas, new connections, and new perspective.

Career Fair

The Midwest Recruiters Conference is strategically scheduled the day after the PracticeMatch Chicago Career Fair. Maximize your time by participating in the career fair the night before the conference. Registration with PracticeMatch is required.

Discounts on Professional Services

ISPR has teamed up with a number of companies that provide physician recruitment support services and tools to offer eligible ISPR members discounted rates.