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2018 SEPRA Education Conference

October 22nd, 2018 at
Atlanta, GA

When: October 22 – 23

Where: The Ritz Carlton Atlanta



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2018 SEPRA Annual Conference Call for Presentations

SEPRA Conference sessions are designed to provide strategies, practical tools and education for in house physician recruitment, retention & onboarding professionals.

Most sessions are 60 minutes in length. Sessions should incorporate multiple learning tools which may include Power Point, audio/video, and interactive audience exercises.

Some suggested topics, based on feedback from past attendees include:

Legal Issues Around Contracting with Physicians & APPs

  • Legal updates in healthcare
  • Vendor contracting & management
  • Locum & Search firm agreements
  • Contract negotiation with physicians- navigating Stark

Provider Engagement

  • Retention
  • Onboarding
  • Leadership Development

Recruit, Screen, & Source for the Right Candidate

  • Rural Recruitment strategies
  • Academic recruiting
  • Primary Care
  • Finding your organization’s next healthcare leader

Developing & Managing a Provider Recruitment Department

  • Budgeting
  • Medical Staff Development Planning
  • Staffing ratios
  • Leading through conflict

Compensation & Benefits for Physicians & APPs

  • Work Force Planning
  • Structuring a reasonable & competitive incentive  plan
  • Fringe benefits for the employed physician

Review Process

The SEPRA conference committee will review presentation proposals. The committee will ask the question, “How can SEPRA members use this information when they return to their jobs after the conference?” The committee will be using the following criteria:

  • Practical application
  • Clearly defined learning objectives
  • Innovation
  • Relevance
  • Overall quality and focus
  • Expertise of Presenter(s)
  • Lack of commercial bias

All proposals should be submitted by midnight, April 27th. All speakers will be notified by May 14th.

To submit a proposal, fill out the application on the SEPRA conference website:



Lee Moran, SEPRA Education Chair –