New York State Academy of Family Physicians Joins National Healthcare Career Network
Terri Pla, Vice President with the , has announced the addition of the NHCN’s newest partner, the New York State Academy of Family Physicians (). In a statement to the press, Pla said, “With the continuing shortage of family practice doctors, NYSAFP is working diligently to ensure a well-prepared pipeline through its service to medical students and residents in family practice. We welcome the NYSAFP to our Network and know that our partnership will help employers find excellent talent.”
Incorporated in 1948, NYSAFP is the New York State Chapter of the American Academy of Family Physicians with a mission to promote family practice among medical students, while improving the quality and stature of family medicine. NYSAFP has developed programs for the clinical and leadership development of residents and young family physicians, and many of today’s leaders in family medicine are products of the numerous initiatives that NYSAFP has created and promoted over the years. According to NYSAFP’s executive vice president, Vito Grasso, MPA, CAE, “We strive to provide value to our members with programs and services that support them throughout their careers. As part of the NHCN, we can now offer them direct access to exciting opportunities with employers in New York and across the country.”
Built on a sophisticated technology platform, the NHCN’s current roster includes over 280 partners. As Pla explains, “Our Network is comprised of some of the most prestigious associations and societies in healthcare. They choose to join us because their members want and need support in their career pursuits. With hundreds of jobs to review, the NHCN’s partner sites also feature relevant career advice and tools for self-marketing such as customized profiles and automated job alerts. We make it easy for candidates to be found by top employers.”
Pla reported that NYSAFP’s new career center is expected to launch in six to eight weeks and said, “We look forward to a long and mutually rewarding partnership with NYSAFP. It’s a great addition to our Network and a unique value to NYSAFP’s members … a win-win!”
Established in 2008, the National Healthcare Career Network (NHCN) connects employers with top talent in a wide range of healthcare disciplines. Comprised of over 280 associations and societies representing nearly 3 million members, the NHCN offers efficient, cost-effective solutions for recruiters and a myriad of no-cost tools and services for job-seekers.