Atlanta, GA, June 2012 вЂ” Craig Fowler, Pinnacle Health GroupвЂ™s Vice President of Recruiting, Training and Public Relations, was recently presented with a вЂњDistinguished Service Award,вЂќ from the National Association of Physician Recruiters (NAPR). The award, presented during the NAPRвЂ™s 2012 Annual Convention in Scottsdale, Arizona is given by the organization for leadership, expertise and creativity in supporting NAPRвЂ™s mission to promote the highest level of excellence and integrity in physician recruitment.
Fowler has been actively committed to the association for many years, serving on many of the organizationвЂ™s committees, as well as chairing the annual convention. Fowler has also served on the board of NAPR for several years, most recently as Secretary / Treasurer and was elected NAPR Vice-President during the convention. Fowler is also Chairman of the Education Committee, in charge of the associationвЂ™s educational programming, including the School of Healthcare Recruitment.
Established in 1984, NAPR is a nationally recognized organization whose purpose is to promote excellence, ethical standards, innovation and a spirit of cooperation in the delivery of services to the health care industry. The organization currently consists of over 200 members including physician recruiting organizations, in house recruiting departments and individual recruiters.
Mike Broxterman, COO of Pinnacle Heath Group said, вЂњWe are proud of CraigвЂ™s dedication and achievement. Through CraigвЂ™s involvement with NAPR over the years the organization has delivered dynamic educational programs that have provided professionals in our field with the information necessary to respond to changes in the healthcare industry.вЂќ Broxterman previously served as the President of NAPR.
Fowler is a regular speaker for the NAPR and has also spoken at various conferences across the country such as the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) on topics such as вЂњKeys to Effective Physician Recruitment.вЂќ Most recently, Fowler was a featured speaker at the 2012 Kentucky Hospital AssociationвЂ™s Annual Conference in Louisville, KY, and the National Association of Managed Care ProfessionalsвЂ™ 2012 Spring Forum in Orlando, Florida.