NCMS Director of Rural Health Initiatives Speaks at Recruitment and Retention Summit

20140918_ncms0569The North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) Director of Rural Health Initiatives Franklin Walker was among the participating faculty at the Physician Recruitment and Retention Summit, Dec. 9-10, 2014, in Philadelphia. He spoke about the NCMS Foundation’s Community Practitioner Program, which celebrated its 25th anniversary last year, and presented a video of current CPP participants talking about their part in the program. He also demonstrated the FutureDocs forecasting tool developed at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill with the support of The Physicians Foundation and the help of the NCMS Foundation.

The summit brought together various recruitment and business development executives to discuss how to build a retention program that meets the needs of a community and how to bring in the best and brightest physicians.


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