Monday, June 14, 2010

Federal Regulatory Advocacy Coordinator--American Academy of Family Physicians


Position Opening Announcement

DATE: June 1, 2010

POSITION: Federal Regulatory Advocacy Coordinator/Grade PW8 (Job #11)

Government Relations Division

Location: Washington, DC

Supervisor: Kevin Burke

HOURS: Monday - Friday, 37.50 hours per week - Additional hours as necessary

TRAVEL: Approximately 10 days per year

The Federal Regulatory Advocacy Coordinator would 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.


Academy employees who wish to express interest in this position are asked to complete the online application through Kronos Employee Self Service. (Click on Job Openings - Under Company Information to complete the online application). Others interested in this position may apply online at For more information regarding AAFP's culture, benefits and employee rights, please see  Minorities are encouraged to apply.


We thank all respondents for their interest in AAFP. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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