The Canadian Association of Staff Physician Recruiters (CASPR) is a professional organization from across Canada whose members primary role is to recruit physicians for their communities, local hospitals and other healthcare organizations. CASPR membership is exclusive to community and hospital based recruiters – our members are not headhunters or agency recruiters. Membership is open to non-profit Physician Recruiters employed or retained by hospitals, hospital corporations, clinics, health care regions or authorities, public sector, government agencies or communities to recruit and retain physicians for that entity.
CASPR was initially formed as a Regional Chapter of the Association of Staff Physician Recruiters and maintains a liaison relationship with the parent organization.
CASPR offers a means for Canadian Physician Recruiters from coast to coast to share best practices, techniques and tools for physician recruitment and retention.
CASPR will be the leading national resource on physician recruitment and retention.
CASPR enhances and promotes a national membership of physician recruiters through education, networking, best practices and advocacy.
We do this by: Collaboration and partnerships
Physician recruiters can work in a variety of settings, including government, hospitals, clinics, universities, and communities as a full-time or part-time employee or even as a volunteer. Their primary duties may be solely physician recruitment, or physician recruitment may be part of their overall portfolio.
CASPR membership is open to those individuals who are engaged in the recruitment and retention of physicians to serve the healthcare needs of the community(s) they represent, and who are employed by organizations including hospitals, hospital corporations, clinics, health regions or authorities, public sector municipal, provincial or federal government agencies. Employees from third-party search firms, or who are affiliated with a third-party search firm, are not eligible for CASPR membership. Consultants or employees who work for management companies are not eligible for membership.