Annual Educational Conference

2018 NWSPR Educational Conference

Thank you to all the attendees, speakers, and sponsors who attended and participated in this year’s conference!
We look forward to seeing you in 2019. The conference committee is currently working to secure dates and a venue. If you are interested in 2019 sponsorship opportunities or would like to submit a speaking proposal please contact Jana Mastandrea, NWSPR President at:
Below you will find a link to all of the 2018 speaker’s presentations below. Don’t forget to submit your 8.5 hours of continued education to ASPR. Again, thank you to all of our fantastic speakers!


Saturday, October 5th 

Plenary Sessions:

  • Moving ASPR and the Industry Forward

Presented by: Carey Goryl, Executive Director of ASPR

Please email for a copy of Carey’s Slides

  • Physician Recruiting Challenges and Solutions: 2018 and Beyond

Presented by: Kurt Mosley, Vice President of Strategic Alliances, Merritt Hawkins

Physician Recruiting Challenges and Solutions

  • The Mobile Generation: Recruiting Physicians with Social Media

Presented by: Sharon Thompson, Regional Manager of Business Development, Jackson Physician Search

The Moble Generation

Breakout Sessions:

  • 1B: How to Avoid Post and Pray

Presented by: Li Felsen, West Coast Account Director, Health eCareers

Avoid Post and Pray

  • 2A: Population Health Era Medical Staff Development Planning

Presented by: Ron Flowers, Vice President. 3D Health, Inc.

Population Health Era Medical Staff Development Planning

  • 2B: What Physicians Want vs. Placement Trends

Presented by: Jacob Simon, Executive Vice President, The Medicus Firm

What Physicians Want vs Placement Data 2018

Saturday, October 6th

Plenary Sessions:

  • From Adversaries to Allies: Managing Relationships with Difficult Partners

Presented by: Sarah Ledbetter, Physician Recruiter, Providence Health & Services

From Adversaries to Allies

  • Sourcing for Challenging Locations: A guide to locating a unicorn

Presented by: Melinda O’Bryan, Director of Custom Sourcing, PracticeMatch

Sourcing for Challenging Locations

Breakout Sessions:

  • 3A: Becoming the Employer of Choice for International Graduates

Presented by: Mary Ryan, Attorney, Taylor & Ryan

Becoming the Employer of Choice for International Graduates

  • 3B: Grow and Thrive – Using Digital Marketing to Hit your Goals

Presented by: Chris Matthews, COO, The Inline Group

Grow and Thrive Using Digital Marketing to Hit Your Goals


2018 Corporate Sponsors:





Barton Associates

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Pacific Companies


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Evening Reception Sponsors:



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