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Jobs at the American College of Physicians (ACP)

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Explore the possibility of a career at ACP! The American College of Physicians is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to age, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, parental status, handicap or disability, or Vietnam-era veteran status or any other military status, political affiliation, or any non-merit based factor.

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Open Positions

Medical Editor I

Department: Medical Education Administration
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office
Salary: $55,000

The Medical Education Division is seeking candidates for the position of Medical Editor I for the Assessment and Education Programs (AEP) department. 

Responsibilities of the Medical Editor I include, but are not limited to:

  • Administering the development of AEP products from the planning stage through production.
  • Working with authoring committees to develop content according to needs assessment data and ACP guidelines; ensuring assignments are completed according to program specifications and on time.
  • Substantively editing all AEP materials, including syllabus text, tables, figures, multiple-choice questions (MCQs), and content presented in various e-learning digital platforms.
  • Representing ACP and AEP at committee meetings and recording content-related meeting notes.
  • Understanding all facets of production, from file conversion through electronic production.
  • Collaborating with production staff and graphic services on the production of graphics.
  • Assisting with proofreading of products in all print and electronic production stages using standard proofreading conventions.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in English, Journalism, or Biology; and two-plus years of work-related experience in a medical editing environment.
  • Ability to substantively edit medical content and reorganize as needed, conforming to departmental style and usage.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of electronic and print production; familiarity with or potential to learn how to edit in e-learning digital platforms is desirable.
  • Knowledge of test development principles and concepts in self-assessment and continuing medical education is desirable.

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Data Analyst

Department: Medical Education Administration
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office
Salary: $65,000-$70,000

The American College of Physicians (ACP), a prestigious medical membership association for doctors of internal medicine located in Philadelphia, is seeking a full-time Data Analyst in its Medical Education division.

The Data Analyst will support the ongoing evaluation and data needs of the Medical Education division by recommending and developing processes to conduct continual data analysis for various departmental projects and programs; analyzing data and preparing reports; conducting educational needs assessments and gap analyses; and supporting criteria for maintenance of ACP’s qualified clinical data registry. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Working with division leadership to strategize approaches to assess data to determine practice gaps, educational needs, delivery preference, etc.
  • Developing data collection systems and learner assessment data strategies
  • Analyzing quantitative and qualitative evaluation data collected from ACP’s medical education offerings
  • Performing primary data analysis for Quality Improvement (QI) projects, including running analyses on QI program data sources such as the Registry database, clinical data reports, clinician surveys, and practice assessment data
  • Preparing data reports and tailoring them for various media and audiences, and presenting findings to stakeholders

Qualified candidates will have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in a field related to data development, generation, and analysis, or educational evaluation
  • At least three years of experience performing work in quantitative data analysis, scholarly research, and/or educational program evaluation
  • Experience in developing reports, white papers, and manuscripts reflecting programmatic evaluation and results
  • Extensive expertise with Excel and software applications supporting data analysis and data warehousing

Strong preference will be given to candidates who have:

  • Project management skills
  • Familiarity with healthcare data
  • Knowledge and understanding of requirements to maintain clinical data registries
  • Experience in evaluating, developing, and/or monitoring healthcare performance measures

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Deputy Editor, Statistics

Department: Annals of Internal Medicine
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office
Salary:  $125 – 130,000

The Annals of Internal Medicine is seeking a Deputy Editor, Statistics to provide leadership of Annals’ statistical editorial team. The Deputy Editor, Statistics will be a member of Annals’ Senior Editorial team who will participate in planning and executing strategic plans and will oversee the work of Annals’ team of Statistical Associate Editors to ensure the timeliness and quality of the journal’s statistical review processes.  Primary responsibilities include:

Oversee Review Process

  • Assign new manuscripts to statisticians and work with Managing Editor each week to determine which statistician will be best suited to work on a particular manuscript.
  • Communicate with other statisticians and Deputy Editors to determine which revised manuscripts require further team discussion and determine plan for further action.
  • Communicate with all statisticians regarding timeliness, work volume, and consistency of reviews.
  • Work with Editors and statisticians on policies regarding statistical review and ways to improve the efficiency of our methods review process.

Review Manuscripts

The Deputy Editor, Statistics will serve as the primary statistician for review and evaluation of a share of Annals manuscripts. This will include:

  • Critically read and evaluate assigned manuscripts in a timely fashion.
  • Review shall include attention to the study design, analysis of the data, and any component of the manuscript relevant to the validity of its conclusions.
  • Prepare comments for the manuscript authors and provide guidance on required changes.
  • Review the revisions of assigned manuscripts and determine if authors satisfactorily addressed concerns.
  • Review all subsequent revisions until manuscript is accepted for publication.

Administration

  • Participate in weekly Editors’ meetings.
  • Plan and lead a mini-statistical retreat each six to 12 months. The retreat will be a half-day meeting of Annals’ statistical Associate Editors and Senior Editors for the purpose of discussing  issues for improving the review process and communications with authors.
  • Participate in the scheduling of upcoming issues of Annals and suggest articles which would benefit from editorials or are in need of statistical talking points.
  • Write or solicit editorials/commentaries on selected statistical / methodological topics.
  • Represent the journal at professional meetings.

The successful candidate will have PhD level training in biostatistics, at least five years experience in the statistical analysis of clinical trials or epidemiological studies, and experience providing editorial review for statistical issues at a medical journal.

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Classified Advertising Sales Representative

Department: Advertising Sales
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

The Classified Advertising Sales Representative is responsible for selling physician recruitment and classified advertisements in ACP’s publications, associated electronic newsletters, and the ACP Career Connection website. The successful candidate will be accountable for prospecting, marketing, selling, and developing existing and new accounts in an assigned territory.

In this role, you will actively maintain sales contacts via email, telephone, and networking at industry functions with written proposals and presentations to physician recruiters, advertising agencies and other potential clients

Responsibilities

  • Maintain existing relationships and establish new client relationships through regular contact by phone, email, and attending conferences and ACP’s annual meeting.
  • Make cold calls on potential clients listed in the contact management database.
  • Provide written proposals, quotes for individuals ads and discuss options based on the client’s needs and budget.
  • Generate new business by researching leads in competitor publications and websites.
  • Follow up on ad renewals and expired renewals with established clients to encourage clients to rerun ads.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Advertising or Marketing preferred.
  • Proven success in the sale of print and digital recruitment ads preferably in the physician and healthcare industries.
  • Proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Goldmine or other advertising contact management database.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple and simultaneous deadlines.

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Director, Clinical Policy

Department: Clinical Policy
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

The American College of Physicians (ACP) is seeking a collaborative Director of Clinical Policy to lead ACP’s performance measurement and scientific medical policy initiatives. ACP, a national organization of internists with headquarters in Philadelphia, is the largest medical specialty organization and the second-largest physician group in the United States with more than 159,000 members worldwide. 

The director will be responsible for all aspects of the planning, development, production, dissemination, and evaluation of products, publications, and derivative projects related to performance measurement and scientific medical policy. The director’s primary responsibilities include:

  • Providing strategic direction related to performance measurement and scientific medical policy
  • Providing methodological leadership and advancing the science for the work of the performance measurement and scientific medical policy committees
  • Overseeing the work of the performance measurement and scientific medical policy committees, ensuring peer reviewed journal papers are of high quality and well written
  • Responding to requests from outside organizations for review and comment on policies and papers

Qualified applicants must possess a Doctoral degree in a health related field and demonstrate strong quantitative and qualitative research skills. Superior oral and written communication skills are essential, with a record of published articles in peer-reviewed journals. Candidates should have at least five years of relevant experience that includes supervising staff, and clinical experience is strongly desired. Preference will be given to candidates who have successfully facilitated large committees or work groups.

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Manager, Academic/Group Programs

Department: Membership
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

The American College of Physicians (ACP), the largest medical specialty membership association for doctors of internal medicine, is hiring a Manager of Academic and Group Programs.

If you are someone with an understanding of the needs of the medical community, especially academic medical centers, large medical practices and hospitals, and have experience in relationship management with strong analytical skills, consider applying today.  

Responsibilities include overseeing programs to recruit and retain medical students and residents to long-term membership in the ACP, and developing and leading strategic efforts to build and sustain the College’s relationships with academic leaders of medicine. Prior supervisory experience is required.

The successful candidate will have a high-level understanding of the healthcare system and medical group practice trends; experience working in academic medical centers, particularly in faculty development; excellent project management, communication, and supervisory skills; and experience with data analytics, research, Excel, and PowerPoint. Candidates holding a master’s degree in a related field, with a minimum of ten years’ experience in business development or association management are preferred.

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Senior DevOps/Systems Administrator

Department: Information Services
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

The American College of Physicians (ACP) is seeking a seasoned Web/Linx DevOps Engineer for its Senior DevOps/Systems Administrator position.

What you’ll do at ACP:

  • Support the day-to-day administration of on premise and cloud-hosted LAMP systems
  • Support continuous integration and automated deployment with tools such as Chef and Jenkins
  • Manage mod security in collaboration with development teams
  • Work with the team to provide forward looking Devop solutions supporting the concept of continuous integration utilizing various technical solutions and concepts
  • Monitor logging and alerting with tools such as NewRelic, OpManager and Splunk to ensure our infrastructure (network configurations, security, database systems, etc.) are functioning at SLA levels

Here’s what we require:

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience with 3-5 yrs. of Linux/Apache administration experience
  • Extensive experience and knowledge required for: Apache, Mod Security, Chef or Puppet, Splunk, Linux Administration, LXC or Docker containers, MySQL, Git, reverse proxy configurations
  • Knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle practices, continuous integration and experience working collaboratively with development groups
  • Familiarity with provisioning AWS (Amazon Web Services) infrastructure
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Windows Administration and AD integration related issues, VMWare or comparable hypervisors and SAN technologies
  • Familiarity with Samba, messaging and mail systems, and backup and recovery procedures

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