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Conference Details

We are excited to announce our upcoming conference for 2024!

Where : The Carolina Inn, Chapel Hill, NC
When: November 18-19, 2024

Stay tuned for upcoming registration and hotel reservation details. We look forward to seeing you!

CAPS Conference 2023 Agenda

Day 1 - Sunday, 2/26/2023

  • 3:00pm-5:00pm - Attendee Registration & Vendor Move In - "Let's Turn and Burn!"
  • 3:30pm-5:00pm – Recruiter 101 Course - "You don't have time to think up there!"
    Dennis Burns/Robin Revels
  • 5:30pm-6:30pm - CAPS23  Welcome Reception
  • 7:00pm-10:00pm – Vendor Dinner/Activity - "Talk to me Goose!"

Day 2 - Monday 2/27/2023

  • 7:30am–8:00am - Vendor Booths Open
  • 8:00am-9:00am - Breakfast with Vendors
  • 9:00am-9:30am - President's Welcome
    Dennis Burns/Kirk Sears
  • 9:30am-10:30am - AAPPR Updates + The Four Tendencies - "It's not the plane, it's the pilot." Which Tendency are you?
    Carey Goryl. CEO, AAPPR
  • 10:30am–11:00am - Energy Vendor Break
  • 11:00am – 12:00pm - Better Together: High Impact Diversity Recruiting Strategies to Fuel your Pipeline
    Mitzi Kent/Barlow McCarthy Partner
  • 12:00pm-1:00pm – Lunch with Vendors
  • 1:00pm-2:00pm - Request to Buzz the Tower - The 4 Disciplines of Execution in Physician Recruitment 
    Clint Rosser/PracticeMatch
  • 2:00pm-3:00pm - Fun is Good...Finding Your Joy and Passion 
    Mike Veeck - Keynote Speaker
    *All attendees will receive a FREE copy of his book, Fun is Good!
  • 3:00pm-3:330pm - Break with Vendors
    Book signing with Mike Veeck - THANK YOU Harold Livingston for FREE books for all attendees and vendors!
  • 3:30pm-4:30pm - Rural Recruitment  & Sourcing - "I feel the need, the need for speed." Round Table & Breakout Session
    Libby Anne Inabinet/Mitzi Kent
  • 4:30pm-5:00pm - CAPS Business Meeting
    Dennis Burns/Kirk Sears
  • 6:00pm-6:45pm - Reception
  • 6:45pm-10:00pm - Dinner/Entertainment
    "Great Balls of Fire!"

Day 3 - Tuesday 2/28/2023

  • 7:30am-8:00am - Vendor Booths Open
  • 8:00am-9:00am - Vendor Breakfast 
  • 9:00am-10:00am - Top Gun Recruiter: Boost your placements and lower costs with student loan solutions - 
    Joy Sorensen Navarre, President, Navigate Student Loans
  • 10:00am-10:30am - Energy Vendor Break
  • 10:30am-11:45am - Staffing and Recruitment Done Differently - Dr. Aaron Morgenstein 
  • 11:45am-12:15pm - Vendor  Thank You & Prize Drawing
  • 12:15pm-1:15pm - Lunch with Vendors
  • 1:15pm-2:15pm - Aim Well with Attracting IMGs: Immigration Update
    Patrick Cont/MUSC
  • 2:15pm-3:30pm - "How to Recruit from Within"
    Physician Panel:
    Dr. Brett Van Leer-Greenberg-GI practicing physician, Dr. William Greenberg-MUSC Internal Medicine +Radiology fellow, Dr. Aaron Morgenstein - Orthopaedic Surgeon.
    Diane Lewis/Jessie Ballard/PracticeLink
  • 3:30pm-3:45pm - Closing Remarks "Take me home or lose me forever..."
  • 4:30pm-5:00pm - Job Fair set up
  • 5:00pm-8:00pm - CAPS/PracticeMatch Physician Career Fair

AAPPR’s and CAPS’ top priority is the health and safety of our conference participants.

CAPS has adjusted our safety precautions for the conference based on updated CDC guidance and the State of North Carolina policies. The following precautions will be in place as long as the COVID-19 Community Level remains at Low or Medium in Chapel Hill.

Attendees are encouraged to:
  • Wear a mask based on your personal preference, informed by your personal level of risk.
  • Stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines.
  • Wear a mask or respirator that provides you with greater protection if you are at risk for severe illness.
  • Test yourself which can give you information about your risk of spreading COVID-19.
  • Stay home if you test positive, regardless of whether you are experiencing symptoms.

CAPS will continue to monitor the situation and adjust plans as warranted. CAPS will enforce any federal, state, or local mandates as they exist at the time of the event. Those who don’t comply will be asked to leave the event.

For everyone’s safety, please do not arrive to the meeting ill or with any symptoms of COVID-19 or any other communicable disease. CAPS is not responsible for losses in airfare/hotel due to non-attendance for any reason. Please plan accordingly when making reservations. If you develop symptoms while at the meeting, please quarantine yourself and notify CAPS and call in confidence to Kirk Sears at ph. 860-402-2466

Annual Conference Speakers

Mike Veeck

Keynote Speaker

Fun is Good...Finding Your Joy and Passion

Mike Veeck is an author, Co-Owner of several minor league baseball clubs (including the Charleston Riverdogs), restaurateur, college teacher & Founder of Fun Is Good - Employee ...

Clint Rosser

CEO Practicematch

The 4 Disciplines of Execution in Physician Recruitment

Clint Rosser is the CEO of PracticeMatch. He has been with PracticeMatch since 2016. He has overseen several departments within PracticeMatch ...

Dr. Aaron Morgenstein

Orthopedic Surgeon

Staffing and Recruitment Done Differently

Dr. Morgenstein is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and founder,, a fully transparent marketplace for physicians to find new clinical and non-clinical opportunities ...

Joy Sorensen Navarre

New Resident Loan Forgiveness Options

Would you like to reduce your physicians’ student loan stress and save them thousands of dollars? (Please pause 1-2 seconds so they can answer in their heads) ...

Mitzi Kent


Better Together: High Impact Diversity Recruiting Strategies to Fuel your Pipeline

Mitzi is a partner with Barlow/McCarthy, where she offers more than 25 years of progressive healthcare experience working with Fortune 500 companies such as HCA, Gentiva, and LifePoint Health. ...

Diane Lewis


How to recruit from within

Diane has been an Account Executive at PracticeLink since 2008. In her role, she strives to build strong relationships with clients and customize ways to meet their recruitment needs. ...

Jessie Ballard


How to recruit from within

Jessie has been a Customer Success Manager at PracticeLink since 2012. She joined the company as an intern in 2008 and later worked in Physician Relations. ...

Carey Goryl


AAPPR Updates + The Four Tendencies

Carey Goryl serves as the CEO of the Association for Advancing Physician and Provider Recruitment, the leading voice in the physician and provider recruitment continuum. In her role, Carey is responsible for providing her members with the tools, research and strategies they need to move physician and provider recruitment forward. ...