The Physician Leadership Career Network (PLC-Network) created an Advisory Board comprised of some of the best minds in the physician and physician leadership recruitment industry. The goal of the board is to help guild PLC-Network in the areas of services provided, site content, functionality and our physician leader’s site experience. We are humbled and honored to have such a distinguished group of professionals guide and support our mission and vision for the future.
A sincere thank you from our PLC-Network team!
Founder & CEO
Advisory Board Members:
Tammy D. Hager, MBA, FABC, CRPR, is the Executive Director of Recruitment and Privileging for Surgical Affiliates Management Group, Inc. (SAMGI), a surgicalist group, based in Sacramento, CA. Tammy has an operational background in a variety of multi-specialty physician practices, hospital-based clinics and health systems and has a successful track record in physician and provider recruitment. She has also worked on the vendor side of recruitment with PracticeLink, the widely used physician job board and magazine. She is a Fellow with the Advisory Board Company, as well as with the Association for Advancing Physician and Provider Recruitment.
Shawn M. Kessler
Partner – Recruitment Marketing
As one of five agency partners, Mr. Kessler helps lead the recruitment marketing team at Aloysius Butler & Clark (AB&C), one of the largest full-service agencies in the mid-Atlantic and one of Adweek’s 50 “Top Shops” in America. An agency that is obsessive about results and combines research, creativity and technology to move people to action.
Over his 20 years of advertising and marketing experience, Shawn has helped his clients achieve the highest levels of marketing excellence. He is a recipient of the Association of American Medical Colleges’ Award of Distinction and has won numerous advertising awards for his campaign work.
Mr. Kessler has also had articles published in the Ragan’s Health Care Communication News, the Journal of the Association of Staff Physician Recruiters, the New England Journal of Medicine’s Recruiting Physicians Today, PracticeLink Magazine’s newsletter and Spectrum, Newsletter of the Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development. Additionally, Shawn has been quoted in multiple HealthLeaders Media articles and other national publications.
Emerson is a Regional Director of Clinical Talent Acquisition for Optum, the largest employer of physicians in the United States. Her team supports physician and advanced practice clinician recruitment across Optum’s North Central, Northeast and Tri-State markets. A seasoned leader in the provider recruitment space, Emerson has 20 years of experience working across the country in a broad array of care delivery models, spanning academic health systems to start up primary care practices. She is also the current President of the Board of Directors for the Association for Advancing Physician & Provider Recruitment (AAPPR).