The American Medical Association (AMA), the nation’s largest professional Association of physicians, has a dynamic opportunity for the right individual. As part of the AMA’s Physician Engagement team, the Policy Analyst will contribute to the development and effectiveness of the Medical Student Section in coordination with the Director by implementing projects assigned to the unit, with an emphasis on policy and governance.
Policy Development: Research and analyze emerging legislative and regulatory issues that affect the Medical Student Section; Guide the elected leadership and membership of the Section throughout the policy-making process; Respond to inquiries on legislative, regulatory, and related issues.
Program Administration: Assist Section leadership and staff with development and execution of education programs as well as contribute to planning and execution of Section Governing Council meetings.
Physician Engagement: Gather and provide insights to help inform Market Segment Team and collaborate with the Team to ensure flow of information from Sections to relevant internal units.
Bachelor’s degree in health care administration, public policy/administration, health policy, public health, or other relevant field required. Experience in health care or policy development preferred.
Broad-based knowledge of U.S. health policy required. Specific knowledge of hospital/health system governance preferred.
Excellent written communication skills, including demonstrated ability to write a diverse range of material, develop well thought-out policy positions, and edit content prepared by others.
Polished interpersonal skills including well-developed relationship building with physicians and staff at various levels within the organization. Experience working with medical student committees / work groups preferred.
Strong organization and prioritization skills.
Well-developed project management skills including the ability to initiate, manage, and execute multiple policy projects in a fast-paced team environment under tight time constraints.
Strong analytical and conceptual skills.
PC literacy expected. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite including Microsoft Excel required.
Occasional travel and extended work hours required.
The AMA offers competitive salaries, including an incentive plan; excellent benefits and progressive technology. Our office is a business casual environment and we respect work-life balance. https://ama-assn.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=481&source=AF. The American Medical Association is located at 330 N. Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 and is convenient to all public transportation in Chicago.
We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in our workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. As an EOE/AA employer, the American Medical Association will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and veteran or disability status.
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