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Psychiatry Chair Search Experts

Bo Claypool

02-19-2014

Does your organization have a chair, vice-chair or other director-level psychiatry position it needs filled? Monroe & Weisbrod is the industry leader in this very specific area. All we do is psychiatry, so our ability to exhaustively search for the very ideal Chairperson for your Psychiatry Department is unsurpassed...

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Am I just paying a psychiatrist's free vacation?

Bo Claypool

04-23-2014

People like free stuff; “If it’s free, it’s for me.” This will never change and as psychiatry recruiters we have found that relatively high net worth physicians are no different in this regard. At Monroe & Weisbrod, we actually have a “blacklist” organized by location of the “do not interview” psychia...

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Is the psychiatrist I am trying to recruit telling me the truth?

Bo Claypool

11-11-2013

It is a simple fact of human nature or mere observation of the affliction that is the human condition: people lie.Therefore, it reasonably follows that psychiatrists you are seeking to recruit could potentially lie to you. Certainly a lack of truth is not necessarily endemic to psychiatrists being recruited, nor am...

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Are your clients ever in major cities?

Bo Claypool

09-30-2013

We have observed that there is a belief among psychiatrists, psychiatry group practice administrators and others that only mental health organizations in non-major metropolitan areas should engage or should need professional, agency assistance when it comes to psychiatry recruitment. While it certainly stands to rea...

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Why do your psychiatry recruiters still cold call?

Bo Claypool

07-17-2013

It was not long ago that I had a relatively successful physician recruiter, not affiliated with Monroe & Weisbrod, ask why we still had our psychiatry sourcers making cold-calls or “dialing for psychiatrists” as we like to call it. For those unfamiliar with where this question comes from, I will provide a little b...

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Are the MGMA numbers accurate?

Bo Claypool

01-06-2013

First off, let me begin by giving nothing whatsoever but a rave review for the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA). They are truly an excellent organization dedicated to the furtherance of medical groups and healthcare in general. They provide an exceptional amount of resources...

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Is there really a shortage of psychiatrists?

Bo Claypool

08-12-2012

I tend to take a stance on the so-called physician shortage that is quite unpopular within the world of agency physician recruiters. While there is obviously some degree of scarcity present, which I go into below, I really think it is to an extent exaggerated and a concept propagated by agency...

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