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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

Public Relations Associate

Department: Public Relations
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

Duties:

Work as liaison with other College departments and staff to create compelling content and tranform 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. Candidates 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.

Requirements:

A Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Communications, Marketing, or related field is required with 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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Site Licensing Sales Associate

Department: Publishing
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

Duties:

The Site Licensing Sales Associate assists in developing new site license business and retaining site license renewals for Annals of Internal Medicine to hospitals, medical schools, group practices, libraries, and other institutions. Primary responsibilities include building and maintaining relationships with major subscription agencies; capitalizing on opportunities for up-selling and cross-selling of institutional site licenses, and preparing and delivering sales presentations.

The Site Licensing Sales Associate will also:

  • Assist management in the negotiation of site license contracts.
  • Respond to quote requests and troubleshoot issues related to customer access and payments.
  • Maintain and document clear and accurate prospect and customer data in ACP’s Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system (Salesforce).
  • Invoice site license customers for new orders and renewals.
  • Reconcile customer and sales data from CRM, fulfillment, and finance, and communicate inconsistencies accurately and clearly.

Requirements:

A college degree is preferred with five years of experience in a professional sales environment, ideally in the Scientific-Technology-Medicine (STM) market.  The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Demonstrated understanding of healthcare libraries, consortia, and sales networks in the site license arena.
  • Experience in lead-generation and customer relationship building.
  • Ability to negotiate and work with contracts.
  • Good working knowledge of Word, Excel, and CRM systems (e.g., Salesforce). 
  • Excellent communication skills.

Some travel may be required to meet with new and existing accounts, or to attend industry conferences.

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Direct Mail Representative

Department: Administrative Services
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

The Administrative Services Division of the American College of Physicians (ACP) is seeking a full-time Direct Mail Representative. 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 152,000 members worldwide. 

The Direct Mail Representative is responsible for USPS mail production, including variable data digital output, and will prepare, format, coordinate, edit, and process mail lists for domestic and international mailings. Responsibilities include:

  • Analyzing and verifying information on job requests, assuring accuracy and compliance with postal regulations and variable output qualifications
  • Preparing digitally produced print components to be used for direct mail and fulfillment projects, including mail merge, multi-piece match mailing and letter shop activities
  • Generating and maintaining all required postal reports and statements, and archive for postal audits
  • Handle inventory management for USPS/UPS supplies and materials
  • Assisting in programming and operating production networked digital printers: color and black & white
  • Preparing finished product for bulk shipments or further processing through assembly and distribution using USPS or UPS
  • Providing back-up support to other Mail & Copy Center staff

The successful candidate will have five or more years of progressive work experience in fixed mail and variable mail projects. Excellent PC skills to include Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and experience using BCC Mail Manager and PrintShop Mail or similar programs. Candidates should have the ability to analyze proposed projects and recommend appropriate production and distribution methods for the project needs.

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Executive Assistant to the EVP/CEO

Department: Executive Office
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

The Executive Office Division of the American College of Physicians (ACP) is looking to hire a full-time Executive Assistant to the Executive Vice President/Chief Executive Officer (EVP/CEO). 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 152,000 members worldwide. 

Primary responsibilities for this position include maintaining schedules and calendars, and coordinating meeting arrangements and travel itineraries for the EVP/CEO. In addition, the Executive Assistant provides back-up support to the Executive Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer (COO); manages various activities and projects for the Executive Office; and provides operational support to the Supervisor of Executive Administration and the Director of the Board of Regents and Governance Activities.

A bachelor’s degree is preferred with five or more years of experience providing support to C-level executives. Qualified candidates will possess excellent PC skills with advanced knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat. Strong attention to detail, and superior communication and organizational skills are essential, along with the ability to demonstrate a high degree of diplomacy, professionalism, and confidentiality.

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Credentials Coordinator

Department: Member and Customer Service
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

Duties:

Processes Membership and Fellowship applications received from domestic and international physicians, and resolves outstanding issues with applicants, ACP Governors, and ACP Leadership. Processes transactions (applications payments, Fellowship initiation fees, orders, dues payment batches, dues adjustments) for all College products/program lines. Assists the Customer Service area by providing information and assistance on College programs, products and services to members and customers via incoming calls and email correspondence.

Requirements:

Associate’s degree preferred, though relevant work experience may be substituted.  Customer service experience with demonstrated problem resolution skills is required.  Good verbal and written communication skills essential to interact with College leadership, members, customers, and staff. Demonstrated PC skills in Word, Excel, and database querying reporting software.

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Program Administrator

Department: Clinical Programs
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

Duties:

The Program Administrator’s primary responsibility will be the management of ACP’s Well-Being and Professional Satisfaction initiative, a multi-faceted effort that includes a task force, well-being champions, tools and resources, and an online presence. The Administrator may also be tasked with managing other programs or portions of other programs in the Clinical Programs department, including, but not limited to, the Patient Priorities Care grant and/or ACP’s High Value Care initiative.

Learn more about ACP’s Physician Well-being and Professional Satisfaction initiative.

Requirements:

A bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in education, health, or social services, and candidates must have at least three years of demonstrated project management experience. Candidates must possess strong writing skills to create content for articles, surveys, newsletters, and web pages. The successful candidate will be highly organized, creative,  resourceful, and collaborative.  Strong PC skills (Word, Excel, and Power Point), along with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to cultivate and maintain positive relationships are a must.

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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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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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