Merritt Hawkins

Physician Jobs and Search, Recruiting and Advanced Practice Staffing Firm

Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is the largest permanent physician and advanced practitioner recruiting and consulting company in the United States. For more than three decades, Merritt Hawkins has specialized in matching healthcare organizations with providers seeking opportunities to enhance their professional careers and personal lives. Merritt Hawkins is acknowledged as the industry’s leading source of permanent physician, advanced practitioner and allied recruiting and consulting expertise.

Merritt Hawkins

Services Provided

In addition to providing physician search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins generates data and analyses that have become standard benchmarks and reference points for healthcare professionals throughout the county. These resources are developed both to provide Merritt Hawkins’ associates with the information they need to be effective in the marketplace and to help inform fellow healthcare professionals regarding trends in the healthcare staffing market. Third parties such as federal government entities, nonprofit groups, and universities now retain Merritt Hawkins to conduct thought leadership projects on their behalf. Referenced in media outlets including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USA Today, Fortune, Forbes, and many others, this information is derived from various surveys, white papers, educational programs, articles, and other sources.

MHA Endorsed Business Partner


Healthcare thought leadership from Merritt Hawkins is respected across all facets of the sector, covering topics such as population health, physician shortages and hospital/physician relations. Detailed surveys are also conducted on physician compensation, revenue generation and resident practice preferences.

  • White Papers: Recent white papers include the Physician Supply and Demand Fact Sheet, The Growing Use and Recruitment of Hospitalists, and Family Medicine Recruiting Trends and Recommendations.
  • Surveys: Recent surveys include the 2019 Physician Inpatient/Outpatient Revenue Survey, and the 2018 Survey of America’s Physicians: Practice Patterns and Perspectives. .
  • Reports: Recent reports include a physician career guide from Merritt Hawkins and the Patient Physician Access Index.

This ongoing commitment as a leader in healthcare strategies and solutions helps Merritt Hawkins help both clients and candidates make informed physician recruitment and medical career decisions.

Contact Information

Brandon Schumacher
Director of Client Partnerships
Phone: (605) 415-8546

Merritt Hawkins website