The National Association of Physician Recruiters (NAPR) and the National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations (NALTO) were established for the purpose of crafting national organizations through which professional physician recruiters could work together to maintain standards of excellence within the industry and ensure the highest degree of quality in recruitment services.
The Convention theme was “Curing Your Recruiting Blues.” The NAPR/NALTO School of healthcare Recruitment 101 track for beginner recruiters was held April 30, 2008 before the convention. The School of healthcare Recruitment 201 track for advanced recruiters was held May 3, 2008 after the Convention ended. Tracks for Locum Tenens and Managers completed the full complement of sessions offered to attendees. Special guest speakers included RAD Kenneth P. Mortisugu, MD, MPH, FACPM. Former Acting Surgeon General and Vice president of Global Strategic Affairs, LifeScan; Charles Lauer, FHIMSS, Corporate VP, Crain Communications; Linda Lawrence, MD, FACEP, Col, USAF, MC, President of American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) and Earl Taylor, PhD, Dale Carnegie.
About Eskridge & Associates. Eskridge & Associates (http://www.eskridge-associates.com/) is a service disabled, veteran owned, small business (SDVOSB), recruiting Physicians of all specialties for locum tenens (contact) and permanent employment opportunities in hospitals and practices nationwide.
About the National Association of Physician Recruiters (NAPR). NAPR (www.napr.org) provides healthcare recruiting and consulting services to the growing healthcare industry. NAPR services its membership through continuous and dynamic educational programs, by promoting a positive industry image and by requiring its members to adhere to a practical, but strict, Code of Ethics.
About the National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations (NALTO). NALTO (www.nalto.org) is to provide a foundation of industry standards and ethical guidelines for companies offering locum tenens recruitment services. In addition, they are committed to continuous education for locum tenens physicians, recruiters, and clients.