Manager, Federal Regulatory Affairs

09 Jun, 2020


Manager, Federal Regulatory Affairs

American Academy of Family Physicians
Washington, DC

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This positions is located in Washington, DC
TRAVEL: Approximately 10 days annually

Job Description

The Federal Regulatory Manager will manage the division’s regulatory activities. These include reviewing daily the Federal Register in which proposed regulations are published; identifying issues of importance to family physicians; working with appropriate staff to develop organizational responses; developing and coordinating statements submitted by AAFP during the public comment period and informing chapters and members of opportunities to add their comments, when it is appropriate; arranging for timely meetings between AAFP principals and staff and agency personnel; monitoring the resulting regulations for impact on family medicine and consistency with legislative intent and ensure appropriate staff and members are informed.

Other duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree in an academic field directly related and essential to the job or through  equivalent work experience plus a minimum of four years related work experience. Demonstrated knowledge of federal health care regulatory processes (especially in HHS agencies) needed. Must excel in public speaking and have the ability to communicate at organizational settings or Academy related groups. In addition, the ability to accomplish multiple priorities, and excellent analytic and writing skills are necessary.

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Job posted: 2020-06-09