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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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Associate, Center for Patient Partnership in Healthcare

Department: Center for Patient Partnership in Healthcare
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

The American College of Physicians (ACP) is looking to hire an Associate for the Center for Patient Partnership in Healthcare (CPPH).  

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 155,000 members worldwide.  

The Associate plans, implements, and evaluates patient health education and patient and family partnership project activities, and ensures all deliverables are met and achieved according to project timelines. Some of the responsibilities include: conducting research and writing content for health literate patient education materials, writing proposals for funding, developing internal and external promotional plans to increase sales and distribution of  products, and maintaining sales and distribution reports.

The successful candidate will have experience in the field of patient education, health literacy, or public health, will be highly organized and pay strong attention to detail. A bachelor’s degree is required, but a master’s degree in a health-related field is preferred. Must have demonstrated project management skills, preferably in a professional membership-based or other healthcare organization, and possess excellent PC skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and the Internet. Excellent oral and written communication skills are a must, including strong research, writing, and editing skills. Familiarity with grant administration is a plus.

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Chapter Liaison/Web & Project Specialist

Department: Board of Governors and Chapter Activities
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 individual to provide vision and support for ACP’s chapters by developing strategic plans to meet goals and objectives, building relationships with members to cultivate chapter leaders, managing websites, and overseeing complex department projects.

Reporting to the Chapter Programs and Development Manager, this individual will:

  • Serve as primary point of contact in the development of strategic plans, identify new strategies and programs to enhance member participation, and train chapter staff in the essentials of chapter management and meeting planning.
  • Manage Leadership Web site to ensure quality and consistency of content and branding elements on all pages, develops standards where necessary, evaluate content against internal policies and industry standards, identify areas for improvement and works with respective staff on changes. Work with staff to train and build web site pages in a Content Management System (Drupal).
  • Oversee the yearlong transition program for Governors-Elect (new Chapter Leaders). Work with Chapter Liaisons to guide activities in relation to the transition plan for their chapters.
  • Administer the development, enhancement, and maintenance of chapter communications including websites and blast emails. Create web pages using Content Management System (Drupal). Assist in design of web pages using Drupal, reconfigure layout, and enhance content information and photography.
  • Direct the John Tooker Evergreen Awards Program. Works with others to develop program, categories, and scoring criteria each year. Oversee online scoring process and facilitates selection of recipients.
  • Coordinate development of continuing education programs in the chapter. Edit and proofread programs and coordinate the production process with internal staff.
  • Travel to Governors meetings, as needed, to network with leadership and enhance one-on-one relationships.

The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree and equivalent work-related experience preferably in a professional membership-based organization. Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills required. Proven experience in marketing, statistical analysis, and leadership development. Project management experience required to plan, implement, and analyze complex projects. Knowledge of baseline medical terminology and health care issues beneficial. Excellent PC skills required; website management experience, especially HTML and Content Management Systems (Drupal preferred), Adobe Acrobat, PaintShop/Photoshop, and scanning technology for web page production strongly preferred. Familiarity with graphic/web design is desirable.

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Direct Mail and Postal Coordinator

Department: Direct Mail and Postal Coordinator
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

Duties:

The Direct Mail and Postal Coordinator is responsible for the execution of direct mail promotions to members and customers and will approve mail piece designs to meet mail house processing requirements.  Direct Mail responsibilities include:

  • Serves as direct mail account representative and liaison between internal customers and vendors.
  • Resolves questions and performs daily duties adhering to established guidelines.
  • Maintains Quality Assurance standards.
  • Supports Production Manager with print bid specifications for Graphic Services.

This position will serve as the department’s secondary point of contact for the United States Postal Service (USPS) and other domestic and international mail processors, and will provide support in the following areas:

  • Maintaining national network of postal permits, administering Postal One! online processes and reports, and interceding on all exceptions and compliance issues with relevant Post Office departments. 
  • Reviewing and approving all mail pieces to ensure compliance with postal regulations and to achieve maximum postage discounts.  

Requirements:

Experience in a Direct Mail specification-bidding environment is required. Qualified candidates must also possess excellent PC skills to include network applications, Excel, and Word; good mathematical aptitude as applied to the review of rate structures, discounts, and invoicing; and ability to follow the sequence of events in the life cycle of a mailing effort or project and determine the appropriate action.  Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential to interact with College staff and to effectively interface with management. 

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Vice President, Medical Education

Department: Medical Education
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

Duties:

The Vice President, Medical Education is responsible for design and implementation of clinical education products and grants, for external collaborations with relevant physician organizations and societies, and for advancing College medical education services. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Education Products – Ensures high quality of design, content, delivery, and evaluation for ACP education products, embracing and exploring innovations in education to meet member learning needs.
  • Oversees design, content, and production of the annual internal medicine In Training Examination (ITE).
  • As Associate Editor, edits assigned content for the Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program, including self-study questions and related online products.
  • Supports clinical skills education and special educational initiatives at Internal Medicine Meeting, providing direct teaching and event support as delegated.
  • Curricular Initiatives - In conjunction with the Senior Vice President (SVP), designs and implements curricular initiatives, including live meetings, web-based products, written materials, audio deliverables, and innovative formats.
  • New Product Development - With support from College business development staff, makes formal recommendations for new product development initiatives and follows through on project management of approved initiatives.
  • External Collaborations - As delegated by the SVP, represents the College as a liaison for component groups of the Council of Medical Specialty Societies and other external professional organizations, foundations, and agencies.

Requirements:

Qualified candidates must possess an MD, DO, or MBBS, along with extensive medical education experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Other requirements include: 

  • Demonstrated success in building and working with teams in order to design and implement educational projects. Experience in formal medical education program leadership desired.
  • Excellent project management and program development skills are essential. Must be familiar with contemporary, technology-facilitated, educational techniques.
  • Preferred skills include medical education question writing, writing and management of external educational grants, and knowledge of the CME process.

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Publishing Internship

Department: Publishing
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

The American College of Physicians (ACP), the largest medical specialty organization and second largest physician group in the United States, is seeking third and fourth year undergraduate student interns for its Publishing Division. This division is responsible for a variety of digital and print publication products, including the premier journal, Annals of Internal Medicine; as well as ACP Hospitalist; ACP Internist; Annals Virtual Patients online simulations; and a personalized literature updating service, ACP Journalwise.

These unpaid internship opportunities are based in the Philadelphia Center City office and successful candidates will learn and assist with the production and management of our products and services. These include scientific and scholarly print publications, Web sites, and apps. Activities can include product research, media production, data analysis, quality assurance and defect resolution, and other assignments applicable to a state-of-the-art publishing business.

Interns will learn and experience the various roles and activities that make up a publishing division and be part of a team that creates and manages electronic and print products. The activities primarily focus on the key skills needed within the publishing/media industry and is structured in such a way so as to enhance learning opportunities. During the course of the internship, the intern will often partner with various publishing team members to learn about their responsibilities, tasks, and goals. Daily activities will range from participating in day-to-day business to independent work on projects.

Internship Goals:

  1. Participate in a range of professional experiences, including team projects, inter-colleague communications, and working in a contemporary office environment.
  2. Learn through challenging and meaningful activities.
  3. Improve individual marketability to potential employers by developing real-world business experience.
  4. Apply existing knowledge, skills, and experience to projects and problem solving.
  5. Obtain exposure to career opportunities in publishing, with a focus on scientific and scholarly topics.
  6. Gain awareness of resolution strategies for organizational issues and challenges.

Requirements:

  • Students must be eligible to receive academic credits for the internship in order to apply
  • Students applying should be in their third or fourth year of an undergraduate program majoring in Journalism, English, Business, Communication, Media, or a related area of study
  • Interns must be able to travel to the ACP office, located in Center City Philadelphia
  • Interns should be able to work a minimum of 15 hours per week Monday through Friday, with more hours highly preferred. Hours are flexible depending on the student’s schedule.

To apply for an internship, please complete our Internship Application, and submit it with your resume via email to Caitlin Frontino at recruiting@acponline.org. Please state in your email which term/semester you are seeking the internship for.

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Senior Research Scientist, Center for Evidence Reviews (CER)

Department: Clinical Policy Department
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

Duties:

Contributes to all stages of the Guideline development and systematic evidence review process. Understands and applies established methods (quantitative and qualitative), standards, and procedures to identify scientific abstracts and articles; extracts information; performs analyses (meta-analysis and network meta-analysis); and drafts evidence reports. Assists with the interface between the CER and Guideline development team.

Manages multiple research projects, develops work plans and timelines, coordinates project team work, organizes and attends regular meetings related to various, parallel, deadline-driven reports under development.

Requirements:

Graduate degree (PhD or Master’s) in epidemiology, health services research, biostatistics, or related field; plus experience in developing evidence reviews. Five or more years of demonstrated and progressive work experience highly preferred.  Must have experience in conducting systematic reviews, expertise in methodological research in the area of systematic reviews, clinical epidemiology, and meta-analysis, including network meta-analysis.

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Health Policy/ Communications Coordinator

Department: Health Policy and Regulatory Affairs
Location: Washington, DC Office

The American College of Physicians (ACP), a prestigious medical membership association for doctors of internal medicine, is seeking a Health Policy/Communications Coordinator for our Washington, DC office. This professional position is an excellent first step for someone interested in a career in health and public policy. The Health Policy/Communications Coordinator provides general administrative support, and assists with research, analysis, and writing for the Health Policy and Regulatory Affairs department and DC Communications staff.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conducting topic-specific research and analysis on public policy issues.
  • Responding to inquiries and requests regarding ACP public policies.
  • Assisting with media relations projects to increase visibility of issues with members, policy makers, and the press.
  • Contributing and reviewing content of website.
  • Providing support for committee meetings (travel plans, meeting logistics, agendas and minutes)
  • Maintaining databases, contact lists, and coordinating mailings.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably with a major or interest in health and public policy.
  • Ability to conduct research and work independently with effective organizational skills.
  • Strong written and interpersonal communications skills to interact with ACP members and outside policymakers, media, and the public.
  • Strong PC skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Web page development.

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