BackTable / ENT / Podcast / Episode #121
Recruiting the Next Generation of Otolaryngologists
with Robert Glazer
In this episode of BackTable ENT, Robert Glazer, executive vice president of ENT and Allergy Associates LLP joins Dr. Ashley Agan to speak about his process for recruiting the next generation of otolaryngologists, things otolaryngologists should look for in choosing a practice to join, and general tips and advice for otolaryngology residents to think of in their plans post residency.
BackTable, LLC (Producer). (2023, July 24). Ep. 121 – Recruiting the Next Generation of Otolaryngologists [Audio podcast]. Retrieved from https://www.backtable.com
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Robert Glazer is the executive vice president of ENT and Allergy Associates LLP.
Dr. Gopi Shah
Dr. Gopi Shah is a practicing ENT at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX.
Dr. Ashley Agan
Dr. Ashley Agan is a practicing ENT and assistant professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX.
Dr. Agan begins the episode by having Robert Glazer discuss his background in the healthcare field with over 40 years of healthcare experience in finance and operations, managed care contracting, physician recruitment, and healthcare marketing. Glazer discusses his beginnings in healthcare starting back in 1976 by getting a job as a clerk in NYU medical center in the grants and contracts division, helping physicians fill out grants for their medical research. During his nine years at NYU he went and got his masters degree in public administration with a focus on healthcare, and takes us through how these early jobs and his further promotions, led him to ENT & Allergy Associates LLP.
Next, Glazer explains what he looks for in recruiting otolaryngologists to his practice and advice for resident physicians looking to apply to the job market. Residents should take into consideration different practices and the importance of networking and meeting individuals at a particular practice. Glazer tries to meet candidates in their PGY2 and PGY3 years to get to know them and learn more about why they are interested in being in the NYC region. He also discusses some of the key questions that residents should be asking during the interview trail and discusses the importance of transparency in learning more about a practice.
Lastly, Glazer talks about strategies that he has found to be successful in recruiting new otolaryngologists to his practice and discusses COVID has changed recruitment and how physicians can manage burnout post-COVID.
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