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Program Specialist, Continuing Professional Development (CME)


American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Published 4 days ago


American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), a membership organization dedicated to the advancement of women's health care in Washington, DC, is currently seeking a Program Specialist, Continuing Professional Development (CME) to support the Continuing Professional Development Department with organizing and facilitating the retention of continuing medical education documentation required for accreditation. The Specialist will also administer ACOG Jointly Provided programs.


Jointly Provided Program

  • Provides support for all aspects of jointly provided activities for approximately 60 jointly provided CME programs under ACOG's accreditation.
  • Monitors compliance with the Standards for Commercial Support according to ACCME and ACOG Policy.
  • Coordinates advertisement for Jointly Provided Programs as a source of revenue.
  • Maintains the ACOG database for approximately 60 jointly provided programs.
  • Supplies written summary of evaluation data to the Jointly provided partner.
  • Reviews presentations for jointly provided programs.
  • Maintain department Jointly Provider database.
  • Prepare monthly partner updates in the form of a newsletter or e-blast

Cognate Program

  • Reviews and researches transcripts of CME activity to answer inquiries from participating physicians.
  • Enters cognate data into the computer. Researches questionable entries and composes correspondence.
  • Prepares and mails Annual Meeting certificates upon request.

Committee on Continuing Medical Education

  • Assists with preparation of the annual Committee on Continuing Medical Education (CCME) Meeting – hotel accommodations, report requests, take minutes, prepare minutes for distribution, all CCME meeting requests.
  • Assist with CCME research as required by the ACCME
  • Work with CCME onsite at the Annual Meeting

Institutional Review Board

  • Maintain IRB application files (paper and electronic).
  • Send reminders to IRB committee and applicants.

Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)

  • Assists with the ACCME reaccreditation process
  • Maintains files for the reaccreditation process
  • Assists Senior Director with ACCME Annual Report to be submitted in PARS system

Department of Continuing Professional Development

  • Maintains CME webpage on ACOG website.
  • Upload necessary CME information onto ADM meeting app includes presentations, disclosures, and evaluations – for all participating Districts
  • Assists Senior Director with securing grants for the Annual Meeting and Annual District Meetings.


  • Bachelors degree required
  • Minimum of five (5) - seven (7) years of relevant experience is required; Association experience is a plus
  • A self-directed and motivated individual, able to work without close supervision
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Possess editorial skills and be able to work accurately
  • Ability to perform detailed work under strict deadline requirements
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workflow, working on several assignments from different sources
  • Experienced in computer applications/Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Publisher, Internet, and Website applications

About ACOG

Home to more than 58,000 women's health care professionals, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is a membership organization leading advancements in women's health. When you become part of the ACOG team, you're part of an organization that values communicating evidence-based, peer-reviewed information about women's health to members and the general public. ACOG supports its members by maintaining authoritative clinical guidance, providing continuing medical education resources, patient education materials and more. Together with our members, we are working to transform the future of women's health by delivering a compelling member experience, supporting the ob-gyn profession, and advocating for improved women's health.

Our Perks

Paid Parental Leave – Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace – Flexible work schedule – Commuting Allowance – Generous Paid Time Off – Holiday Pay – Life Insurance – Community Volunteering Opportunities – Generous 401(k) Company Contributions – Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance – Learning Opportunities and Tuition Reimbursement – Company-Sponsored Team Outings – and more!

ACOG is an EEO employer committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. As a federal government contractor and in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and Executive Orders, the College takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants and employees covered are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religion, national origin, sex (gender), age, disability, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, personal appearance, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic that is protected by applicable law. For more information about your equal employment opportunity rights, please view this poster: EEO is the Law. The College also participates in E-Verify.



American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), a membership organization dedicated to the advancement of women's health care in Washington, DC, is currently seeking a Program Specialist, Continuing Professional…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional


Washington, DC

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