Policy & Regulatory Analyst

05 Nov, 2020


Policy & Regulatory Analyst

Association of American Medical Colleges
Washington, DC

Who we are:

The Association of American Medical Colleges is a not-for-profit association dedicated to transforming health care by supporting the entire spectrum of medical education, medical research, and patient care conducted by our member institutions. We are dedicated to the communities we serve and steadfast in our goal to improve the health of all. The AAMC strives to make a positive impact not only in your career, but in your life. We offer a comprehensive benefits package which features:
· Significant employer 403(b) contribution
· Public transportation subsidy
· Generous paid time off program
· Tuition reimbursement
Wellness program that includes: discounted gym membership, onsite yoga and sponsored sports teams

How will you make an impact?

As a Policy and Regulatory Analyst at the AAMC, you will join our Health Care Affairs team supporting the nation’s teaching hospitals, faculty physicians, and the patients they serve. You will bring a passion for policy and an interest in the issues that impact academic medicine, the providers that are dedicated to the missions of patient care, teaching, research, and engaging with and supporting their communities. You will focus on physician payment issues including coding, documentation and billing, alternative payment models, telehealth, and the quality payment program. In addition, you will work on issues impacting clinical care in the Veterans Affairs program. You also will monitor and analyze various government regulations affecting physicians, especially those in faculty practices.

You will work with our Regulatory and government relations teams to develop policies and to review relevant proposals from lawmakers and others. This will include the preparation of summaries, helping to draft comment letters to Federal agencies, public/private entities, and other organizations. In addition, you will write articles for internal and external AAMC publications and attend external meetings, such as MedPAC, CMS meetings, and meetings of other associations. You will work with others to identify the policy impact of Federal regulations and promote AAMC policy recommendations in response to these regulations. You also will  present information to our constituents via webinars, teleconferences, and in person. You will be seen by AAMC staff and members as a valuable resource.

What will you bring to the role?

  • Bachelor’s degree and relevant policy experience required. Masters degree in Health Administration or Health Policy or law degree preferred
  • Minimum three years related work experience.
  • Must have superior verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze, summarize, and explain complex Federal regulations relating to physician payment and quality performance issues to constituents and relevant stakeholders.
  • Must have experience drafting policy recommendations in response to Federal regulations, legislation, and other relevant materials.
  • Ability to support the development of policy through qualitative research, consensus building from AAMC constituents and collaboration with external stakeholders (government agencies, public/private entities, and peer associations, among others).
  • Proficiency in Windows environment, with experience in Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to use website editing software a plus.


If a bachelor’s degree is required, related work experience may be substituted in some positions.  One year of college course work at an accredited institution is equivalent to one year of related work experience.

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative​​ Action Employer.  The AAMC is committed to the policy of an equal employment opportunity in recruitment, hiring, career advancement, and all other personnel practices. The AAMC will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, past or current military service, or any other legally protected characteristic.

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The AAMC’s (Association of American Medical Colleges) strong sense of community and professionalism fosters an environment that supports the career and personal goals of its staff. Through development opportunities, employee support and activity groups, and other resources, employees can work in an environment where innovation and new ideas are encouraged.

The AAMC is a not-for-profit association dedicated to transforming health through medical education, health care, medical research, and community collaborations. Its members are all 155 accredited U.S. and 17 accredited Canadian medical schools; more than 400 teaching hospitals and health systems, including Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers; and more than 70 academic societies. Through these institutions and organizations, the AAMC leads and serves America’s medical schools and teaching hospitals and their more than 179,000 full-time faculty members, 92,000 medical students, 140,000 resident physicians, and 60,000 graduate students and postdoctoral researchers in the biomedical sciences. Additional information about the AAMC is available at aamc.org.

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Job posted: 2020-11-05