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Chapter Liaison & Program Coordinator

Department: Global Engagement
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

The American College of Physicians (ACP) is looking to hire a Chapter Liaison & Program Coordinator for the Global Engagement Department, which seeks to enhance ACP’s global leadership position through implementation of key components of the College’s vision and mission.

ACP, a diverse global community of internal medicine specialists and subspecialists with headquarters in Philadelphia, is the largest medical specialty organization and the second-largest physician group in the United States with 163,000 members worldwide. 

The Chapter Liaison & Program Coordinator coordinates activities for a variety of department projects including, the Ambassador program, the ACP Internal Medicine Meeting and Global Affiliate. As a Chapter Liaison, this position serves as a point of contact and facilitator to international governors, chapter leaders, and chapter staff in the development and operation of the chapter to better serve the College membership. It also assists in the development of strategic plans to meet chapters’ and the College’s goals and objectives. This position will be based in Philadelphia, and we are looking for candidates in the Greater Philadelphia area.

Duties include:

  • Coordinates the Global Ambassadors Program, which invites and sends speakers to selected chapters and non-chapter meetings. Communicates with host as needed to ensure Ambassador’s participation is successful and assists in coordinating travel arrangements for the Ambassadors for non-virtual meetings.
  • Assists governors in the development of strategic plans and goals to help guide the mission of the chapter. Analyzes data for assigned chapters and identifies areas for growth.
  • Supports governors-elect in the transition to their new role as Governor of the chapter, and trains chapter staff as needed.
  • As assigned, travels to chapter meetings and other international meetings, sets up and staffs ACP booth, networks with elected leadership and collects chapter members’ feedback on membership satisfaction. May participate in town halls and council meetings, whether virtually or in-person.
  • Assists with chapter budget development, monitors chapters financial status and alerts of any unusual or negative circumstances that may arise.
  • Provides logistical support for international activities at the annual scientific meeting, and holds meetings with chapter leaders and other members as needed.
  • Responsible for supporting department’s virtual meetings and webinars, such as scheduling, saving recordings, transcripts and chats.
  • Maintains strong knowledge of internal medicine landscape/activities in assigned chapter regions, and collects information for department use.
  • Assists with development of graphics, posters, creating or editing flyers, and other materials for meeting/exhibits.
  • Runs reports and tracks data to support department’s initiatives.

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally (maximum 10%).
  • Experience in a professional membership organization with knowledge of chapters/components is highly desired.
  • Experience in a global environment and/or high sensitivity to verbal and non-verbal cultural differences.
  • Excellent knowledge of PC skills required, including experience with Microsoft suite and use of HTML and databases.
  • Strong writing, editing and proofreading skills.
  • Demonstrated ability in preparing formal and detailed reports and supportive documentation. 
  • Experience with online survey tools and social media platforms preferred.
  • Proficiency in video conferencing platforms.
  • Experience in using a relational database and ability to work with graphics is highly desired. 
  • Proficiency in a second language (preferably Portuguese and/or Japanese) is desired.

Ideal candidates will be excellent problem solvers with ability to prioritize and thriving in a fast-paced environment. Must be able to communication professionally (oral/written) to all levels of the organization and with third parties. Strong intuitive and analytical skills will be critical in guiding chapters in their development. 

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Corporate Communications Associate

Department: Public Relations
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

The American College of Physicians (ACP), a prestigious medical membership association for doctors of internal medicine located in Philadelphia, is seeking an experienced Corporate Communications Associate to write pro-active corporate communications for a variety of mediums and channels to support ACP initiatives.

Reporting to the Public Relations Director, this individual will write and create content in different voices and formats for different stakeholder audiences and purposes. They will develop strategies and create compelling content in journalistic style and storytelling pieces that embody ACP’s brand and support ACP’s membership value proposition for various communications channels and in a variety of digital formats including web, video, and multi-media.

The successful candidate must be able to create compelling content and transform ideas into words and pro-active communications for a variety of channels and formats to drive awareness, support engagement, organizational brand and membership value proposition. They must have demonstrated experience in writing in various styles, for various audiences with consistent and clear language and implementing communication projects through full lifecycle (research, writing, approvals, editing, proofreading, and distribution). Strong project management skills, and the ability to work on multiple projects on deadline, are required.

A Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Communications, Marketing, or related field is required.  At least five years’ experience in corporate communications or related field. Qualified candidates must possess strong writing, editing, and project management skills. Candidates should also have an understanding of best practices in corporate communications, public relations, and marketing-communications to include understanding of all aspects of electronic and print journalism, social media for business, and an ability to analyze health-care information and knowledge of the U.S. medical system.  Experience with media relations, video and multi-media production and editing is a plus.

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Program Coordinator of Executive Office

Department: Board of Regents and Governance Activities
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

The American College of Physicians (ACP) is seeking an organized, detail-oriented team player to join our Executive Office division as a Program Coordinator. 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 163,000 members worldwide. 

The Coordinator provides technical and administrative support to their department Manager and Director in the planning and preparation of meetings and activities of the Board of Regents, the Executive Committee Board of Regents, and the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee. Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparing meeting agenda materials, writing minutes, and tracking meeting follow-up items, ensuring all tasks are completed
  • Maintaining accurate governance information on assigned areas of the College’s information systems, web site, and internal documents
  • Providing back-up coverage for responsibilities related to LeaderNet, a website dedicated to delivering resources and information to members of the ACP leadership community
  • Offering support and assistance to BOR and Committee members as needed related to their College responsibilities

Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor’s and have 2-3 years of experience in an administrative role. The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, including editing and proofreading, along with the ability to track and maintain large amounts of information across databases. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint, and Adobe Acrobat is required. Preference will be given to those candidates with extensive related work experience, preferably in a professional medical organization, including knowledge of and experience in organizational or institutional management and governance, including associated policies and procedures.

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Marketing Associate I

Department: Public Relations and Marketing
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

The American College of Physicians (ACP), the largest medical-specialty association in the world, is seeking a Marketing Associate to assist management and other staff in developing and implementing marketing strategies and plans to promote ACP products and services. The Marketing Associate responsibilities include:

  • Working collaboratively with marketing management and staff, and cross-divisionally with product/service client areas to plan and implement activities, ensure work quality, and report progress and results.
  • Coordinating multi-channel, integrated marketing promotions from concept to completion.
  • Developing marketing project concepts and creative copy for emails, ads, digital marketing, social media, direct mail campaigns and events, as well as other promotional efforts that are consistent with goals and objectives of ACP.
  • Providing creative direction to graphic designers, coordinating audience segment and list selection, and designing and deploying targeted email communications for a variety of products and audiences.
  • Completing marketing projects on time and within budget.

A bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising, Communications, or other related fields is required, with at least two years of marketing experience, preferably in a healthcare or membership organization. Qualified candidates will possess strong project management, writing and editing skills, and the ability to develop creative copy and materials for various communications channels including email, web, and social media. Experience with a marketing automation program is desirable.

The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a team-based environment and have experience in cultivating and maintaining positive relationships through a collaborative and service-oriented approach. The position, based at ACP headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, will be remote initially with the expectation that when conditions allow, it will require in-office work.

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Manager, Global Learning & Content

Department: Global Engagement
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

The American College of Physicians (ACP) is looking to hire a Manager, Global Learning & Content, for the Global Engagement (GE) Department, which seeks to enhance ACP’s global leadership position through implementation of key components of the College’s vision and mission.

ACP, a diverse global community of internal medicine specialists and subspecialists with headquarters in Philadelphia, is the largest medical specialty organization and the second-largest physician group in the United States with 163,000 members worldwide.

The role strategically oversees and manages design, development and implementation of specific educational activities and resources for ACP’s global audience.  These include, but are not limited to online, in-person and hybrid programs, content curation, development of resources and execution of delivery methods including webinars, podcasts and others. This role is a full-time position with the possibility of a partial work-from-home arrangement.

The manager will work with subject matter experts to create innovative and engaging learning experiences and will collaborate with internal and external stakeholders. This position will manage several other high-priority initiatives for the department, including Global Physician Scholar (GPS) Program and Online Communities, and offers the opportunity to use creativity and innovation while building projects from the ground up.

Responsibilities include:

  • Expands ACP’s global portfolio of education programs, both online and in-person by identifying and prioritizing education needs/gaps for audiences in targeted world regions.  Manages programs from inception to delivery.
  • Works with subject matter experts to develop the content and create learning objectives, and manages process for course approval. Oversees flow of content and makes recommendations as needed to ensure adult learning and e-learning best practices, including the use of newly developed or updated technology tools for interaction and assessment. Works with faculty and host to determine and implement any content customization
  • Oversees content of GE web pages, in particular the Education Resources, which are quarterly vetted by the GE Committee. Manages development and oversees a page dedicated to portfolio for organizations looking for either online, in-person or hybrid programs for their physicians.
  • Manages an observership program (GPS) available to young physicians outside the US and Canada.
  • Develops models for implementing online communities in order to create member engagement in areas where there are significant number of internists but chapter or global affiliate models are either not feasible or desirable.
  • With oversight from Director, GE, responsible for operational support of assigned activities, including strategic planning, budget development, staff resourcing, performance goal setting, training and mentorship.

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree is required; a master’s degree in education, communications, or international business is preferred.
  • Applicants should have a minimum of eight years of experience in an international setting, preferably in association management (healthcare).
  • Four years of supervisory experience including managing staff and budgets.
  • Demonstrated success in managing education programs/CME and/or adult learning programs, and proven experience with Learning Management Systems (LMS) and Web-based technologies.
  • Ability to collaborate and work across College departments to ensure approved projects move forward.
  • Demonstrated ability to research and examine data in order to identify key elements/trends, their strengths and weaknesses.
  • Demonstrated experience in negotiating agreements with third parties.
  • Ability to interact and negotiate with internal and external parties as needed.
  • Experience with grant-funded programs desired.
  • Ability to adhere to deadlines, handle stressful situations with composure and adapt to constant changes.
  • Travel required for approximately two domestic destinations, and two-three overseas trips during the year; varies depending on travel restrictions and College travel safety guidelines.

Ideal candidates must possess excellent diplomacy and cross-cultural communication skills; exceptional written and oral communication skills with the ability to prepare quality documentation. Excellent project management skills, problem-solving and critical thinking abilities are needed for success in this role. Bilingual or multilingual preferred.  

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Production Editor I

Department: Production and Electronic Publishing
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

The Publishing division of the American College of Physicians (ACP) is seeking a full-time Production Editor to join the staff responsible for copyediting and producing Annals of Internal Medicine, a prestigious, high-impact journal for internists. 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 163,000 members worldwide.

The position involves copyediting and proofreading nonclinical journal content with moderate supervision. The successful candidate will edit non-clinical material, perform structural editing tasks, and take ownership of some electronic projects. The Production Editor will also edit documents for Marketing, Communications, and other College departments. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting in the production of non-clinical articles
  • Performing quality assurance checks on assigned articles that are staged on the journal's Web site, including all associated elements (multimedia, disclosures, related links, and other ancillary content), before online publication
  • Performing technical reviews for manuscripts tentatively accepted for publication, including estimating page length and evaluating length requirements; evaluating clarity and relevance of artwork; and communicating and negotiating further changes through an iterative process with the author
  • Copyediting and proofreading all Editorial Services work, which includes but is not limited to marketing brochures and mailings, Chapter brochures, and all materials for the Internal Medicine meeting

A bachelor's degree and at least one year of copyediting experience is required, with knowledge of medical terminology highly desired. Successful candidates will be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, have good oral and written communications skills, and will have knowledge of XML and HTML. Preference will be given to applicants who have experience with AMA and/or Chicago Manual of Style.

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Editorial Production Supervisor

Department: Publishing
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

The Publishing Division is seeking an Editorial Production Supervisor to supervise all phases of Editorial Production team activities related to the design, production, and delivery of assigned series, segments, or types of print and electronic deliverables. This position will also supervise the Editorial Production staff, including hiring, training, evaluating, disciplining, and terminating.

Primary responsibilities include:

Personnel Management

  • Oversees reporting staff in all aspects of daily activities and professional development, including hiring, training, evaluating, disciplining, and terminating personnel
  • Trains and evaluates new editors in copy editing, house style, and context mark-up
  • Trains and supervises editorial support staff
  • Recruits, qualifies, and evaluates the work of freelance editors, proofreaders, and indexers
  • Participates in cross-divisional project teams, committees, and work groups

Production

  • Allocates resources to complete multiple projects on time and within budget
  • Oversees and coordinates multiple internal production schedules and processes and externally provided schedules and processes by outsourced teams
  • Builds and maintains a stable of qualified freelance editors, proofreaders, and indexers from which to select candidates for recruitment for particular assignments
  • Serves as senior copy editor, providing training, guidance, and support to more junior editors, and reviewing copy-edited work as needed to ensure quality and conformance with standards
  • Performs or assigns copy editing, proofreading, and indexing of clinical and non-clinical content
  • Is responsible for the journal online search taxonomy and editing of all taxonomy terms and updates
  • Is responsible for the accuracy of content production and process control measures to ensure the highest level of quality
  • Performs or assigns all production supervision tasks
  • Interacts with offshore and US based suppliers as needed for production work assigned and managed to outside companies
  • Works with suppliers to ensure the most efficient, accurate and timely process is employed to ensure projects are running on schedule and budget
  • Carries out special projects as assigned

Structural Editing

  • Carries out automated editing and production steps as instructed and can train others as needed to accomplish the same processes
  • Checks content page-by-page on web sites prior to public release for general "look-and-feel", application of style templates, conversion of special characters, completeness of all links, conversion of tables, figures, and images, integration of current files into past issue, author, topic, and other indexes, etc. Identifies bug and ensures their resolution
  • Electronically delivers content files to outside vendors and licensees

Qualified candidates will have a bachelor's degree and 8 -10 years of medical/scientific editing and production experience. Candidates must possess knowledge of:

  • Medical terminology and style manuals (e.g., such as AMA, CSE, Words Into Type, Chicago Manual of Style), including proper formatting/editing of tables, figures, and reference citations; and,
  • Electronic page and composition production processes, document management systems, and reference sources for medical/scientific journals (Dorland's/Stedman's; PDR; PubMed, etc.).
  • Ability to supervise the delivery of multiple products. 
  • Significant, proven computer literacy including Microsoft Word
  • Ability to evaluate work from internal staff editors, freelancers, and/or outside vendors. 
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience in previous positions held.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills essential to communicate effectively with colleagues regarding processes, procedures, and workflow and to discuss and explain revisions to authors/originators, internal staff editors, freelancers, Graphics Services, and outside vendors.
  • Remote work experience required

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Instructional Designer

Department: CME & Instructional Design
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

The American College of Physicians (ACP), a prestigious medical membership association for doctors of internal medicine located in Philadelphia, is seeking an Instructional Designer in ACP’s Medical Education Division.

The Instructional Designer will collaborate with a wide variety of subject matter experts to support the planning, design, and implementation of effective and engaging learning experiences for physician members. Specific responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing instructional design projects and educational technology initiatives to create online and blended learning experiences, as well as collaborating in the creation of face-to-face events, for the ACP member community
  • Providing project management support including consulting with SMEs and advisory committees, reviewing learning objectives, conducting needs analysis, drafting project documents, and tracking progress towards deliverables
  • Providing consultation, support, and guidance on instructional design projects and in the effective use of educational technologies
  • Collaborating with faculty and staff to develop, edit, or curate learning materials that include clinical content and images, multimedia, and references
  • Tracking analytics and metrics for assigned programs, including learner data, and creating periodic reports
  • Conducting presentations in a variety of formats to address the instructional design and educational technology training needs for division staff and other stakeholders

A bachelor’s degree is required; a Master’s degree and/or professional certification in a related field such as education, educational technology, or medical education is strongly preferred. Qualified candidates must have at least three years of relevant experience in a medical education or non-profit setting, at least one year of experience with Web-based learning development platforms (Articulate Rise, Articulate Storyline), and excellent project management skills. Experience with HTML, CSS, multimedia editing and graphic design, and assessment technologies is a plus. Strong verbal and written communication skills are needed to interact with all levels of staff and other stakeholders.

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Associate, Performance Measurement

Department: Clinical Policy
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

The American College of Physicians (ACP) is looking for an experienced Associate, Performance Measurement for its Clinical Policy department. 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 163,000 members worldwide. 

The Associate will oversee projects related to performance measurement, including the review of performance measures relevant to the practice of internal medicine, the development and dissemination of policy papers related to performance measurement, and the College’s activities in the arena of performance measurement. Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Identifying, reviewing, evaluating, and critiquing performance measures that are developed by external organizations
  • Providing staff support to the Performance Measure Committee (PMC) in carrying out its charge to lead, formulate, and oversee the development and dissemination of policies related to performance measurement
  • Supporting activities/relationships between the PMC and other clinical policy committees and College committees
  • Keeping current on external performance measurement activity, and updating the clinical policy leadership and PMC as needed
  • Planning, writing, and editing papers on performance measures
  • Serving as liaison and representative of the ACP to external organizations/institutions as needed

Qualified applicants must possess a Master’s degree, clinical degree (RN, NP, or PA), or PhD in a relevant field, in addition to at least three years of work experience in performance measurement, quality improvement, or health services research. Experience with an emphasis on the development, evaluation, and outcome measurement related to performance measures and other quality initiatives is highly desired. Excellent writing skills are required, with a record of published articles in peer-reviewed journals. Understanding of health information technology, particularly electronic health record systems, is strongly preferred, along with experience in facilitating committee or large work group meetings.

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Senior Associate, Regulatory Affairs

Department: Regulatory Affairs
Location: Washington, DC

The Governmental Affairs & Public Policy Division of the American College of Physicians (ACP) is looking to hire a Senior Associate, Regulatory Affairs based out of its Washington, DC office. ACP, a national organization of internists, is the largest medical specialty organization and the second-largest physician group in the United States with 163,000 members worldwide.

The Senior Associate, Regulatory Affairs will analyze the impact of federal regulatory and legislative proposals related to Medicare Quality Payment Program (QPP) and other value-based payment and delivery system initiatives, develop ACP policy positions, and advocate positions to officials representing government and other organizations. Specific responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Composing and developing policy papers, letters, documents, and reports to support ACP viewpoints with a high degree of detail and understanding
  • Developing and maintaining communication channels with CMS, the CMS Innovation Center, other federal and state agencies, and other relevant organizations to help ACP provide feedback on and influence their activities that relate to value-based payment and delivery system initiatives
  • Creating and presenting reports to the ACP Board of Regents, ACP Chapter leaders, and members
  • Providing lead staff support for the Council of Subspecialty Societies (CSS), and assisting in the staffing of other related committees
  • Collaborating with other staff on the Regulatory Affairs team, as well as with other departments within the College, regarding issues related to Health IT, medical coding and payment, and alternative payment models

A bachelor’s degree is required; a master’s in public health, public policy, or health services administration is highly desired, with at least three years of relevant experience. The successful candidate will have:

  • Knowledge of federal regulatory and legislative processes with an emphasis on the Medicare QPP, other value-based payment and delivery system programs, and demonstrated policy analysis experience
  • Experience in government relations and in addressing physician issues regarding Medicare and private payer policies and payment reform, preferably with a medical organization
  • The ability to understand and analyze complex health regulation/legislation issues, to develop letters, position papers, and material that summarizes them
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with the ability to interact with and make presentations to leaders and members of the College, as well as government officials

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