December 18, 2023

Navigating the staffing crisis in healthcare leadership: A Q&A with Whitman Partners

Whitman Partners, a firm that specializes in director of surgical services recruitment, emerged out of the 2008 financial crisis as an example of adaptability and resilience in healthcare staffing. Today, the firm places close to 200 OR directors annually in hospitals across the US. OR Manager sat down with Josiah Whitman, CEO of Whitman Partners, to discuss the impact of the current staffing crisis on healthcare leadership, the dynamics of permanent and interim placements, and the nuanced challenges faced by individuals occupying critical roles in surgical services.

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