Mark Douyard, MBA FASPR

Member at Large
Mark Douyard, MBA FASPR

Mark has been the Sr. Physician Recruiter at Bayhealth Medical Center since March 2016.  Bayhealth Medical Center is a two-hospital health system in Central and Southern DE.  Mark and his team focus their efforts on the Bayhealth Medical Group, a growing multi-specialty practice with over 20 locations and 95 physicians.  In addition, they provide recruitment services to other service lines in the hospital as well as some practices in the community. 

Mark is a member of AAPPR and MAPRA and serves on the MAPRA Board as well as Conference Committee.  As with most physician recruiters Mark says “I never thought of a career in physician recruitment prior to 1999, but I couldn’t imagine working in a more rewarding field.  We have the opportunity to work with a diverse group of candidates, wonderful people and provide a distinct and useful service to the community.  Over the years it is amazing to see the impact we have on the health of the communities we serve.”

Prior to joining Bayhealth Medical Center, Mark was the Executive Director of River Medical Recruiting in New Windsor, NY from 2008 to 2016.  River Medical Recruiting was a division of MedExcel USA, a contract management company focusing on Emergency Medicine and Hospitalist services for a dozen hospitals and over two dozen Urgent Care centers in NY, CT and NJ.  Mark and his team were responsible for managing the recruitment, credentialing and staffing of those contracts as well as providing agency services in physician recruitment to other hospitals.

Mark began his career with Weatherby Healthcare prior to its acquisition by CompHealth  twenty years ago.  He started on the EM perm team and went on to manage the EM and Primary Care teams in the Norwalk CT and then transferred to Fort Lauderdale where he managed the Primary Care and Emergency Medicine teams.  

Mark earned a MBA in Management from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT in 2002 and continued as an Adjunct Professor in the business school until relocating to Fort Lauderdale in the Fall of 2005.

Mark and his wife Barbara enjoy living in Smyrna DE.  They enjoy visiting Mark’s two sons and their three grandchildren in WA and CT