Health Equity Program Manager (H.E. Education)

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The American Medical Association (AMA) is the nation's largest professional Association of physicians and a non-profit organization. We are a unifying voice and powerful ally for America's physicians, the patients they care for, and the promise of a healthier nation. To be part of the AMA is to be part of our Mission to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health. 

We continuously work to embed equity in our internal practices and are committed to increasing the diversity of our staff across all levels of the organization.  We intentionally work to create the right conditions to enable our employees to feel that they can be their authentic selves and fully participate in the life of the enterprise. 

We encourage and support professional development for our employees, and we are dedicated to social responsibility. We invite you to learn more about us and we look forward to getting to know you. 

We have an opportunity at our corporate offices in Chicago for a Health Equity Program Manager (H.E. Education) on our Center for Health Equity team. As a Health Equity Program Manager (H.E. Education) you will be responsible for managing activities to develop and implement health equity educational materials, training and initiatives for physicians, innovators, and health system audiences to advance equitable health systems. This position will collaborate and identify partners for educational content development and provide subject matter expertise on health equity including the historical root causes of health inequities and the contemporary health inequities experienced by marginalized individuals and groups. The Program Manager will serve as a primary point of contact and liaison between internal business units collaborating on health equity educational content development.


Program Development and Management 

  • Manage the design and implementation of a portfolio of health equity education projects including defining aims, developing workplans and goal setting
  • Engage and manage strategic relationships, including internal business unit partners and external content partners
  • Serve as a communication liaison between AMA Center for Health Equity and other business units
  • Facilitate internal and external program meetings
  • Support the Director of Social Justice Education and Implementation in the strategic planning process; develop short and long-range plans that support the goals and objectives of the AMA Center for Health Equity CHE
  • Implement evaluation and dissemination strategies
  • Collaborate with the Director of Social Justice Education and Implementation to support internal partners to oversee all aspects of projects/programs and define scope, milestones, and deliverables for each project/program
  • Track and report on the progress of the program

Content and Curriculum Development 

  • Manage and assist with the development of educational content, tools, and resources
  • Review, edit, and provide input on content developed by external partners
  • Coordinate and support internal AMA partners with synthesizing content and addressing reviewer feedback on educational content
  • Collaborate with other AMA business units and serve as an internal subject matter expert on health equity topics
  • Complete background research / literature scan on specific topics, synthesize findings, and produce written summary

May include other responsibilities as assigned


  1. Bachelor’s degrees required. Master’s degree preferred, in health education, public policy, public health, or related fields or equivalent applicable work experience
  2. Minimum 5 years in operational planning, implementation and evaluation of multiple, complex projects, including convening project teams, organizing multi-faceted project plans, managing towards established timelines and project deliverables
  3. Demonstrated knowledge of health equity topics and terminology
  4. Demonstrated experience with developing or implementing curriculum, educational resources, and evaluation tools
  5. Ability to effectively manage time, prioritize work, multi-task across many assignments
  6. Demonstrated ability to work with individuals from different disciplines, contributing as a team member, as well as being self-motivated and a strong individual contributor
  7. Polished interpersonal and relationship management skills
  8. Polished written and verbal communication skills; demonstrated ability to conceptualize issues, synthesize a response and write/develop reports to present in front of an audience
  9. Some travel required

The American Medical Association is located at 330 N. Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 and is convenient to all public transportation in Chicago. 

We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in our workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. As an EOE/AA employer, the American Medical Association will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and veteran or disability status.


The American Medical Association (AMA) is the nation's largest professional Association of physicians and a non-profit organization. We are a unifying voice and powerful ally for America's physicians, the patients they care for, and the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level


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Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Chicago, IL
Associated Location
330 North Wabash, Chicago, IL 60611, United States

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