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Carolina is currently the Director of Provider Recruitment, Onboarding and Retention, at UMass Memorial Health, the largest health care system in Central Massachusetts and clinical partner of the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School. Her career in Physician Recruitment began in July 2014, within 2 months she attended her first national physician recruitment conference and found her tribe. Carolina's career spans 20+ years in Recruitment and Human Resources, but nothing compares to the "3D Tetris" that is Physician Recruitment. ... Carolina lives less than an hour from Boston and less than 20 minutes from Cape Cod, she loves all that Massachusetts and the Northeast has to offer. Carolina has served as NEPRA Co-Chair for the 2018 & 2019 annual NEPRA Educational Symposiums and on the website committee. Carolina has been a member of NEPRA since 2016 and finds it a privilege to get to advocate for her fellow Physician and APP Recruiters and works daily to elevate our work and worth. Carolina likes to emphasize that our value as Physician Recruiter and Advanced Practice Recruiters is far beyond filling requisitions, that we should be recognized for the role we provide in building care teams, creating patient access, generating revenue, and playing a direct role in enriching communities by bringing great, Physicians, and Advanced Practice Practitioners to provide patient care and save lives.
Andrea Leland, MBA, CPRP is the Manager of Physician Recruitment for Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health, New Hampshire’s only academic health system which employs more than 1,800 primary and specialty care physicians. Andrea oversees all aspects of recruitment of physicians and advanced practice providers throughout the system and manages a team of 10. ... She has been employed by Dartmouth-Hitchcock for 17 years, and previously worked in Credentialing and Privileging before joining the Talent Acquisition team as a Physician Recruiter in 2017. Andrea is passionate about healthcare issues related to regulatory compliance, rural healthcare and immigration. She obtained her Yellow belt in Continuous Improvement certification by the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Value Institute for a project on decreasing the cycle time to select and onboard Locum Providers. In her previous role in the Medical Staff Office, Andrea worked with clinical leaders to develop and implement a standardized privileging and scope of practice process in accordance with national accreditation standards for the Dartmouth-Hitchcock system.
Lindsay Hamilton is the System Director for Provider Recruitment and Retention for Northern Light Health, an integrate heath delivery system in Maine consisting of 10 member hospitals and over 12,000 team members. ... Having been in the recruitment industry for 20+ years, Lindsay has a true appreciation for the staffing industry and the importance of recruiting a strong and engaged workforce. Lindsay’s professional experience has been in the education and healthcare industries with a strong focus in strategic leadership and hard to fill positions. She prides herself in finding 'purple squirrels' and connecting them with amazing long-term opportunities. As a board member of NEPRA, Lindsay is able grow provider recruiter networks, mentor provider recruiters, and give back to her colleagues within the provider recruitment field. Lindsay believes that one of the best strategies in recruitment is being able to design strategic plans for recruitment that align with healthcare delivery objectives. In her spare time, Lindsay enjoys the title of ‘sports mom’, cheering her kiddos on from the sidelines with her husband.
Paige is a driven and energetic recruitment professional. She began her career in provider recruitment at WVU Medicine, an academic medical center and West Virginia’s largest healthcare provider; with focus on surgical services, orthopaedics and pediatrics. She also spent time as a Provider Recruitment Coordinator at a community hospital in Northampton, MA giving her diverse experience in both academic and community practice environments. ... Paige focuses on forming strong relationships within the organization to achieve department recruitment goals. She is passionate about building meaningful relationships with her candidates and their families, and she loves being able to make a positive impact of patient care through her recruiting. Her recruiting focus has most recently been on Hospital Medicine, Primary Care, and Cancer Services. Paige also sits on the board for Academic In-House Recruiters (AIR), and believes by joining NEPRA as a Member-at-Large she can share her ideas and make a positive impact.
Ariana began her health care career in 2009 with Baystate Health in Springfield, MA. Baystate Health Baystate Health is a not-for-profit, integrated healthcare system serving over 800,000 people throughout western New England. The organization consist of Baystate Medical Center: a teaching hospital, and the region’s only level 1 trauma center, Baystate Children’s Hospital: the region’s only accredited, full-service children’s hospital, Three community hospitals, A network of more than 80 medical practices, Health New England, a health insurance provider, Home care and hospice services, and a comprehensive regional laboratory and diagnostic center....
Ariana received her bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Management in 2013 and her MBA in Healthcare Leadership in 2015. Ariana has been in the healthcare field since 2009 and has held various roles at Baystate Health. Her experiences include working as a front line staff member on the Cardiac Unit, Bed Management and Talent Acquisition. Since 2015 she has worked as a Physician and Advanced Practitioner Recruiter. Ariana partners with leadership and service line team members to achieve their strategic recruitment goals. She is passionate about the patient experience, diversity and assisting in finding incredible providers to improve the health of our patients and community.
Ariana has been a member of both a NEPRA and AAPPR member since 2015. In 2020 Ariana joined our NEPRA Board as Secretary. She is honored to represent NEPRA and looks forward to collaborating with other physician and AP recruiters alike.
Linda Wiley joined MaineHealth in March of 2014, and is a Talent Acquisition Specialist focusing on physician recruitment for Maine Medical Center/Maine Medical Partners (MMC/MMP). She partners with the in-house recruiter assisting in attracting physicians to all MMC inpatient departments as well as MMP outpatient surgical, specialty and primary care opportunities. ... She manages the financial transactions for MMC's Physician Recruitment Center. Linda is based at Maine Medical Center, MainHealth's largest member and the state's leading tertiary care academic hospital and Level One Trauma Center. MMC has a full complement of Residency and Fellowship programs, the Maine Medical Center-Tufts University School of Medicine Medical School Program, and The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital. Prior to joining MaineHealth, Linda worked in the mental health and public service fields. Linda is a licensed clinical counselor, and has been a member of NEPRA since 2017.
Char has worked in non-clinical Healthcare for over 20 years. Her career path to Physician Recruitment began as a Senior Residency Coordinator for a Family Medicine Residency; HR Business Partner in a tertiary medical center; and then to Physician Recruitment. She has worked in physician recruitment to a children's hospital; for a health system with multiple rural sites; behavioral healthcare; and for an academic health system. ... Char currently works as Medical Staff Liaison for HCA New Hampshire market. Char enjoys people, mentoring and leading. She is originally from the Midwest, having moved to New England about 2 years ago. The transition has been good. She finds that New Englanders to have iron-clad stamina, minds set on their community and very reliable friends