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Open Positions

 The LC is seeking a Program Officer to help conduct projects and research on pressing health policy problems. The NAM seeks an individual with a Master’s degree and at least five years of experience in the field of health policy who is interested in working in a fast-paced environment to foster collaboration across the diverse sectors and perspectives of the United States health system. The Program Officer must have a keen sense of strategic decision-making, excellent interpersonal skills, exceptional writing abilities, and knowledge of the current issues in the field of health policy in general.
Minimum Experience: Master’s degree in a related field or equivalent knowledge, three years of related professional experience
Preferred Experience: Doctoral degree in related field preferred
Work Environment: Hybrid Work Environment

The HPFLP team is looking for a Senior Program Assistant to play a pivotal role on the Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellows Program, a program that provides that nation’s most comprehensive learning experience at the nexus of health, science, and policy in Washington, D.C. Under minimal supervision, the Senior Program Assistant coordinates complex logistical and administrative aspects of the fellowship program.
Minimum Experience: High school diploma, GED, or equivalent knowledge, four years of related experience or educational equivalent
Work Environment: Hybrid Work Environment

Given the recent growth of a few of these programs – namely the NAM Fellowships for Health Science Scholars and the NAM Scholars in Diagnostic Excellence, the HPFLP office is seeking a Part Time Senior Program Assistant who will play a vital role in supporting its effort to develop a cadre of leaders to improve health for all—nationally and globally.
Minimum Experience: High school diploma, GED, or equivalent knowledge, four years of related experience in an office environment or educational equivalent. proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Suite.
Work Environment: Part time, Hybrid Work Environment

 

The Content Specialist will create, curate, and publish engaging content (primarily writing) to highlight the NAM’s programs, members, and leaders and advance strategic priorities. The successful candidate will work closely with both internal and external stakeholders to develop and fulfill content marketing strategies; develop ideas; write and edit content that will be disseminated through the NAM website and various social media channels.
Minimum Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in English, Journalism, Communications or related field, or equivalent knowledge, three years of related professional experience, experience working in complex environments with a high degree of organizational effectiveness.
Work Environment: Part time, Hybrid Work Environment

The NAM is seeking a Senior Program Assistant (SPA) to support projects that improve health for all by advancing science and accelerating health equity. The SPA will initially support the Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic (Action Collaborative) and the Culture of Health Program. As a part of their work, the SPA will perform much of the clerical and administrative tasks in support of the Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic and the Culture of Health Program’s activities and deliverables.
Minimum Experience: High school diploma, GED, or equivalent knowledge, four years of related experience or educational equivalent
Work Environment: Hybrid Work Environment

The Associate Program Officer will be expected to take action to solve routine problems in areas of assigned responsibility, but will receive guidance or expertise from higher-level staff on more complex problems. The APO will establish processes and procedures to ensure the effective and efficient operation of assignments, and will have the ability to apply specific professional-level knowledge to solve problems requiring the identification and analysis of moderately complex variables.
Minimum Experience: Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent knowledge, three years of related professional experience.
Preferred Experience: Advanced degree in a related field (or equivalent experience).
Work Environment: Hybrid Work Environment

Open Fellowships

The NAM has several fellowship and leadership programs. Currently, none are accepting applications. Please visit the Health Policy Fellowships and Leadership Programs page to learn more.

Current Award Opportunities

The NAM presents awards annually to recognize singular individuals in the fields of health, medicine, and science. None of our awards are currently accepting nominations. Please check back in early 2023 for next year’s round.

Questions? Please contact NAMedicine@nas.edu


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