Senior Regulatory & Policy Analyst

18 May, 2020


Senior Regulatory & Policy Analyst

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

Why us, why now?

As a Sr. Regulatory and Policy Analyst at the AAMC, you will join our Health Care Affairs team supporting the nation’s teaching hospitals as a key policy expert in financing of graduate medical education. You will focus on all aspects of Graduate Medical Education financing by Federal payers—Medicare, Medicaid, VA, HRSA (Teaching Health Centers and Children’s GME, eg), and other federal programs– and will have a working knowledge about ACGME requirements. You will be the AAMC’s go-to person on GME financing and policy. You also will monitor state efforts to expand funding of GME. You also will monitor and analyze various government regulations affecting AAMC member teaching hospitals. You will work with our Regulatory and government relations teams to develop policies on GME and to respond to proposals to change the current payment system. This will include the preparation of summaries, draft comment letters, and presenting information to our constituents via webinars and teleconferences. You may will have and maintain personal contact with regulatory agency staff and staff at other associations, with key government regulators and other important stakeholders, and will be seen by AAMC members as a valuable resource.

How will you make an impact?

  • Apply in-depth knowledge of Federal rules—Medicare, Medicaid, VA, HRSA, and other federal programs– related to payment for graduate medical education and other issues that affect teaching hospitals.
  • You will monitor efforts by states to expand funding for GME
  • You will be the resource for AAMC members, staff, and federal agencies on GME financing
  • Analyze various Federal regulations and legislation from n​ational organizations affecting payment for graduate medical education and recommend AAMC’s response to AAMC leaders.
  • Conversant with ACGME policy as it has an impact on GME payments.
  • Draft AAMC comment letters to federal agencies Federal agencies, public/private entities, and other organizations.
  • Formulate and promote AAMC policy recommendations in response to regulations on issues in this position’s portfolio. Work with AAMC Government Relations staff to review legislation to identify the implications for teaching hospitals.
  • Assist Government Relations staff in preparing for Hill briefings.
  • Lead webinar presentations to AAMC constituents on issues in this position’s portfolio.
  • Maintain effective relationships with staffs of government agencies/entities and peer associations. Represent the AAMC on various partner calls.
  • Write articles for internal and external AAMC publications.
  • ​ ​Work with Senior Director on amicus briefs and on lawsuits in which the AAMC is a plaintiff. These suits generally relate to challenges to regulatory actions taken by Federal agencies.

What will you bring to the role?

  • Bachelor’s degree required plus 5-7 years of relevant work experience
  • Law degree (concentration in health law), Masters of Public Health or Masters of Healthcare Administration is strongly preferred.
  • Excellent presentation and written skills.
  • You’ll be curious, like new challenges, and have creative ideas about how to best represent our members’ interests.
  • You’ll be excited to read through a regulatory or legislative proposal and able to identify the key ways in which it will have an impact on AAMC members.
  • Ability to connect to members and work with them.
  • Feeling comfortable working with data 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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Job posted: 2020-05-18