American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
Washington, DC

Tracking Code43-17Job Description

This position manages the Government Relations Division’s efforts to provide analysis and education to the AAFP, AAFP’s state chapters and other AAFP components concerning state and federal legislative and regulatory issues affecting family medicine in the state capitals. Approximately 20-30 days travel per year.


Other duties as assigned.


Required Experience

Bachelor’s degree (graduate degree preferred) in a discipline directly related to this job or equivalent work experience and at least six years of related work experience.  Must have strong health policy background, preferably in state government relations.  Must excel in public speaking to outside organizations and/or Academy related groups.  Must have strong health policy analytical skills and knowledge of political process at both the state and federal levels.  Must have the ability to multi-task, adhere to quick turn-around deadlines, the ability to organize a conference, and possess excellent writing skills.  Must have the ability to travel and have the physical stamina to work long hours.


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Job Posted: September 9, 2017