Manager, Policy, Programs & Partnerships

Job Type

Full Time




800 Maine Avenue Southwest
Suite 900
District of Columbia
United States



The Manager, Policy, Programs and Partnerships supports the Chief of Policy, Programs and Partnerships in the management and execution of initiatives and programs within the Division of Policy Programs and Partnerships and will work across the three Departments: Reimbursement Policy, Practice Management and System Delivery, and Parity Compliance and Implementation to coordinate activities and joint programs, as well as assist in the development and execution of current and future partnership opportunities with outside organizations.


  • Manages current and future partnership activities with the Chief of PPP through program development and coordination with appropriate divisions and members
  • Manages AMA Section Council activities
  • Work with Chief and Director of Reimbursement Policy on review of resolutions and alignment with APA policy
  • Manage scheduling and coordination of meeting activities for the groups including oversight of meeting logistics
  • Provide administrative support to material development, meeting scheduling prior to and during the meetings
  • Facilitate the development of agendas, analyze and prepare meeting materials including ensuring the review of proposed reports and resolutions by relevant members of the AMA administration
  • Manage election grid and the development of campaign materials, scheduling etc.
  • Write minutes and reports, as needed
  • Acts as staff liaison to the Council on Healthcare Systems and Financing
  • Work with Chief, Policy Directors, and other Division and APA staff to manage Council activities
  • Advance and coordinate the work of the Council by moving forward work products and seeking Council feedback/expertise as necessary on policies and activities under their purview
  • Manage work flow/activities between the Council and other councils
  • Draft and disseminate meeting minutes, JRC reports etc.
  • Manages activities of ad-hoc workgroups and committees, as needed
  • Research information and trends relating to psychiatry and the care for patients with mental health and substance use issues
  • Ongoing review of pertinent literature and studies.
  • Provide editorial support and review of documents, as needed
  • Performs other duties as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree in any field from an accredited college
  • 2-3 years of work and/or internship experience; within a professional medical association preferred
  • Knowledge of mental health and substance use treatment preferred 
  • An understanding of federal and state regulatory processes, federal regulatory bodies that monitor and implement health programs, and healthcare policy development preferred
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently, as well as in multi-disciplinary teams
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills and strict attention to detail

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement