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MedPro International’s Executive Vice President International Operations, Patty Jeffrey Named AAIHR President

Sunrise, Fla. – The American Association of International Healthcare Recruitment (AAIHR) announced today that Patty Jeffrey, Executive Vice President International Operations for MedPro International is named president

AAIHR President Patty Jeffrey

of the association. As president, Jeffrey will meet the new challenges facing AAIHR in the interests of international healthcare recruitment.


Jeffrey, a licensed RN, possesses over 30 years of healthcare industry experience and is recognized as an industry leader in international healthcare recruitment. Prior to her appointment as President, Jeffrey was a founding and active board member for AAIHR. At MedPro, Patty leads the International Operations and Recruitment Teams and is responsible for liaising with regulatory and compliance agencies in Washington D.C. to protect and advance the international recruitment industry.


Jeffrey states, “I’m deeply honored to accept the role as president of AAIHR. My priority continues to uphold the association’s rigorous code of ethics and advocate on behalf of AAIHR in addressing the U.S. nursing crisis to our legislators and State Department in Washington, DC. The next phase of the pandemic and the future of the U.S. nursing workforce will heavily depend on foreign-educated nurses and I am proud to be part of this solution.”

MedPro Healthcare Staffing’s CEO Liz Tonkin is a licensed RN with more than 40 years of experience and has worked with Patty Jeffrey in many facets over her career. “I can’t think of a more qualified fit for the role of AAIHR president. Patty has dedicated her life to advancing the international healthcare recruitment industry. She will undoubtedly make a positive impact on the future of healthcare in this country and lead the charge for change.”


About MedPro International
MedPro International is a Joint Commission-certified and leading provider of healthcare placement services to facilities across the U.S. We have successfully placed more foreign-educated healthcare professionals than any other company in our industry. For more information, please contact Stacey Edwards at (954) 228.7534.


The American Association of International Healthcare Recruitment (AAIHR) is a Delaware not-for-profit 501(c)(6) organization that is the voice of the international healthcare recruitment industry.  AAIHR was formed in 2006 to represent the mutual interests of U.S.-based organizations that participate in the recruitment of foreign-educated healthcare professionals, and to promote legal, ethical, socially responsible, and professional practices for international healthcare recruitment.