American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), a membership organization dedicated to the advancement of women’s health care in Washington, DC, is now accepting applications for the Darney/Landy Family Planning Fellow position, a one-year, post-Family Planning Fellowship placement honoring the clinical excellence of Phil Darney, MD, and the collaborative advocacy of Uta Landy, PhD. Open to obstetrician-gynecologists trained by the Fellowship in Family Planning, this position offers individuals the opportunity to: develop a deep knowledge of and relationship with ACOG; influence and support the advancement of ACOG’s clinical guidance and programmatic work on abortion and contraception; cultivate networks within the family planning community and other subspecialties; and build advocacy, leadership and management skills.
1. Serve as an internal clinical consultant and family planning content expert as needed by divisions and departments across ACOG, including the Advocacy Division, Government Affairs, Legal, and Communications
2. Provide clinical expertise and comment, as needed, for externally facing media and other inquiries, including responding to interview and other media requests
3. Participate in relevant Committee and Work Group meetings, including the Committee on Health Care for Underserved Women and ACOG LARC Work Group; assist with document development and review, literature reviews, and implementation activities
4. Serve as a clinical expert and trainer for departmental training initiatives, including immediate postpartum LARC insertion, manual vacuum aspiration, and medication abortion trainings
5. Provide periodic briefings for ACOG staff, leadership, and partner organizations on emergent issues in reproductive health care
6. Support efforts to develop graduates of the ACOG Family Planning Fellowship Advocacy Rotation into formidable advocates and leaders
7. Represent ACOG at professional meetings, conferences, coalitions, and events related to reproductive health care
All interested applicants must submit a resume and cover letter for consideration.
The deadline to submit application materials is September 15, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. EST
Eligible candidates must be board-certified or board-eligible obstetrician-gynecologists and have graduated from the Fellowship in Family Planning. Successful completion of the ACOG Advocacy Rotation during Fellowship is preferred, but not required.
Home to more than 58,000 women’s health care professionals, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is a membership organization leading advancements in women’s health. When you become part of the ACOG team, you’re part of an organization that values communicating evidence-based, peer-reviewed information about women’s health to members and the general public. ACOG supports its members by maintaining authoritative clinical guidance, providing continuing medical education resources, patient education materials and more. Together with our members, we are working to transform the future of women’s health by delivering a compelling member experience, supporting the ob-gyn profession, and advocating for improved women’s health.
Paid Parental Leave – Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace – Flexible work schedule – Commuting Allowance – Generous Paid Time Off – Holiday Pay – Life Insurance – Community Volunteering Opportunities – Generous 401(k) Company Contributions – Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance – Learning Opportunities and Tuition Reimbursement – Company-Sponsored Team Outings – and more!
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