Job Type

Full Time



Start Date


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New York
United States


RHEDI, Reproductive Health Education In Family Medicine, was established in 2004 to improve abortion and reproductive health training and services in family medicine residency programs across the country. We are looking for a Program Assistant to help coordinate and support RHEDI’s programs and activities. This job would be excellent for someone who is highly organized, self-motivated, comfortable working in a small organization, and interested in abortion and family planning training. 

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:


• Perform administrative duties (e.g. answering telephones, copying, completing paperwork, ordering office supplies and filing) in the Manhattan office and occasionally in the Bronx

• Handle arrangements for conference presentations and travel, exhibits and major functions

• Coordinate resident abortion training rotations; medical student electives for visiting medical students

• Provide administrative support for all of the following and other RHEDI program activities as needed


• Coordinate the RHEDI Scholarship Program which supports residents’ participation in national conferences

• Assist with RHEDI’s communications, branding, website development and informational materials

• Support high-volume abortion training initiatives at NYC-based residency programs

• Support LARC training initiatives at participating residency programs

• Help develop new curricular resources for abortion and contraception training



• Liaise with and foster RHEDI’s growing network of medical students, residents, faculty and partners

• Represent and promote RHEDI by boothing at national medical and abortion related conferences

• Prepare, contribute to and give RHEDI presentations/workshops at national medical conferences

• Develop and promote policy resolutions for state and national professional organizations


• Monitor resident survey implementation and data collection

• As needed, provide logistical and research assistance for quantitative and qualitative research projects

• Perform basic quantitative and qualitative data analysis for research projects

• Edit and prepare publications for submission to scholarly journals, including literature searches, charts and graphs

Additional Qualifications:

• Minimum of 1-2 years related experience in healthcare and/or non-profit setting preferred

• Excellent organizational, critical-thinking, writing and PC skills (Word, Excel, Filemaker, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)

• Willingness to travel locally & nationally at least 6-7 times per year

• Ability to organize one’s time, manage multiple deadlines, multitask effectively and be self-motivated

• Demonstrated commitment to and enthusiasm for reproductive health care and reproductive justice

• Strong communication and marketing skills; web design/development experience is desirable

• Comfort with public speaking is desirable

• Experience with workshop development and facilitation

• Knowledge of research methods desirable


Comprehensive benefits package

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

To apply, email cover letter and resume to