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If you are a Hiring Manager looking for the best permanent, interim, or consultant Director of Surgical Services, Whitman Partners is your one-stop shop for A-list talent.

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Whitman Partners is more than just Client Partners, Portfolio Managers, Talent Agents, and Consultants. We are everyday people, just like you, who enjoy running marathons, playing chess, cuddling with our fur babies, whaling away on the guitar, and so much more. It’s our passion for life that drives our team to deliver the best results in the business.


Our recognition program runs four times a year, highlighting professionals of different career levels, diverse cultural backgrounds, and varying achievements.

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Hospital CEOs are interviewed on TV. Surgeons make millions of dollars per year. The Directors of Surgical Services need an advocate too. That’s where Whitman Partners steps in.

Our unique business model focuses on search, consulting, and community exclusively for Directors of Surgical Services. This specialized approach means we give Directors of Surgical Services the attention and support they deserve as the critical team leaders of the Operating Room – the primary revenue center of every hospital.

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Connect with Our Network of Stars

Periop Café is the definitive resource for Directors of Surgical Services, and most importantly, a community built for and by the industry’s best and brightest perioperative leaders. You’ll receive access and the ability to contribute to our pool of content, professional development opportunities and partnerships, community support resources, and more.


Periop Café

Perioperative leadership is stronger when working professionals have the resources and access to a forum to share their voice and participate in networking and professional development.

Whitman Partners’ Periop Café is the Director of Surgical Services community built for and by the industry’s best and brightest perioperative leaders.

Our Culture

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We can tell you who’s looking to move back to the east coast to be near their grandkids, who insists on only living where there’s warm weather, or which candidate is ready for that next step in their career.

These are not bullet points on a resume. They are the qualities, nuances, and the secret sauce that makes one candidate the right candidate for the role of a lifetime.

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Diversity hiring in Healthcare Report

The report contains the results of a national online survey of 100 healthcare industry human resource professionals regarding current challenges and opportunities associated with the recruiting, hiring, and retention of select minority populations, including BIPOC communities.

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Recognition Awards

Feature: Tashma Watson is the Assistant Vice President of Surgical Services at the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center.

In 2020, we launched our BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) Perioperative Leaders to Know Recognition Award. This program highlights leaders from diverse cultural backgrounds who bring their unique experience, and leadership to the field of perioperative services.

Our goal is to celebrate achievement but also to give voice to the distinct and meaningful skills and viewpoints these leaders bring to the areas of surgical services management, high-quality patient care, and organizational improvement.

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