American Academy of Pediatrics

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is a membership organization of 67,000 pediatricians and approximately 475 staff committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.  The AAP promotes pediatrics and advances child health priorities by developing policy, conducting research, building coalitions, raising public awareness, funding community-based projects, and supporting training and professional education for our membership.

Mission: The mission of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is to attain optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. To accomplish this mission, the AAP shall support the professional needs of its members.

Our fabulous benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, LTD/STD, Vacation, Sick, Holiday pay, 401K/403B, Health and Wellness Reimbursement Program, Goal Achievement Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Life Insurance and AD&D Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts.

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Apr 16, 2024  
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is in search of a passionate individual to conduct prospect management research activities to support AAP individual giving. Reporting to the Senior Manager, Development Services, this position will provide actionable data on prospects and collaborate with Development staff to develop strategies that effectively identify new donor outreach and solicitation. In addition, this role will assist senior leadership with scheduled meeting preparation and report on the productivity of research activities. If you have two years of related experience working with large amounts of data and synthesizing information into actionable recommendations, we encourage you to apply.  Some tasks include: 1.  Identify and conduct comprehensive biographical and financial research on prospective individual and family donors and funding collaboratives using creative and approved internal and external sources. Determine wealth indicators and use this data to...
American Academy of Pediatrics Hybrid (Itasca, IL, USA) Full-Time
Apr 08, 2024  
Seeking a strong leader with excellent communication and diplomacy skills to manage the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Council on Children and Disasters (COCD) and related disaster management initiatives. This manager will also be responsible for managing the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of AAP policy, advocacy and education related to emergency preparedness and disaster management; managing the development of publications related to the topics addressed by the COCD, including policy statements, manuals, professional and caregiver education materials, conference proceedings, etc.; and coordinating the review/approval process of draft policy and other materials and ensure other interested AAP entities provide input as appropriate. Candidates should possess the following: ·       Bachelor's degree in public health, health care administration, or related field required or an equivalent combination of relevant...
American Academy of Pediatrics Hybrid (Itasca, IL, USA) Full-Time
Apr 08, 2024  
The nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, the American Academy of Pediatrics, seeks a detailed and organized seasoned individual to join our Sponsored Programs team housed in our Department of Finance to  to manage assigned sponsored programs in liaison with program staff, as well as, assist with preparation and review of applications, budgets, budget narratives, and expenditure reports to ensure pre- and post-award compliance with legal, reporting, and sponsor requirements.   Some duties/responsibilities include: ·       Ensure compliance with American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policies, financial procedures, GAAP, and program regulations and reporting requirements on assigned sponsored programs (eg, OMB Circulars, Uniform Guidance, FASB standards). ·       Track deadlines and sponsor requirements and assist program staff with timely submissions...
American Academy of Pediatrics Hybrid (Itasca, IL, USA) Full-Time
Apr 08, 2024  
POSITION TITLE: Vice President, Public Affairs   REPORTS TO: Chief Executive Officer/Executive Vice President   STAFF: This role currently oversees a team of 31 staff.   SUMMARY: The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is an organization of 67,000 pediatricians committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.   The VP, Public Affairs will provide strategic oversight and leadership for the development, planning, and execution of comprehensive public affairs strategies for the AAP targeting AAP members, the news media, and the public. Reporting to the CEO, this executive-level role will lead and implement print and digital media relations plans and campaigns to advance the AAP mission and broaden visibility and awareness of AAP programs across varied audiences.   RESPONSIBILITIES: • Oversee all AAP public affairs efforts for...
American Academy of Pediatrics Hybrid (Itasca, IL, USA) Full-Time
Apr 08, 2024  
POSITION TITLE: Senior Vice President, Advocacy REPORTS TO: Chief Executive Officer/Executive Vice President STAFF: This role currently oversees a team of 23 staff. SUMMARY: The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is an organization of 67,000 pediatricians committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. The SVP, Advocacy will provide strategic oversight and leadership on all AAP advocacy initiatives, including the development and execution of strategies to advance AAP priority issues. Reporting to the CEO, this executive-level role will lead and oversee collaborations with Congress, the Administration, and state legislatures on regulatory and legislative issues affecting infants, children, adolescents, young adults, and pediatricians. RESPONSIBILITIES: • Serve as the senior advisor to AAP senior leadership and Board of Directors on federal and state advocacy strategies....
American Academy of Pediatrics Hybrid (Washington, DC, USA) Full-Time
Apr 08, 2024  
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, seeks a public health professional with strong project management skills for a newly created role. This 2-year grant funded position is made possible by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and will manage the development and implementation of the “Building a Race-Conscious Approach to Pediatric Policy and Research” project. The project will establish a scholars’ network to support those engaging in culturally effective, equity-focused research and will foster a supportive ecosystem for health equity research and researchers. Reporting to the Sr Director, Equity Initiatives, some tasks include: Lead and manage efforts to establish the PHESN, including developing network infrastructure; facilitating efforts to recruit and select participants; and facilitating development of the PHESN implementation plan. Manage other related project...
American Academy of Pediatrics Hybrid (Itasca, IL, USA) Full-Time
Apr 08, 2024  
Assist with and provide support for American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) advocacy efforts to Congress, regulatory, and judicial bodies and to other advocacy groups. Monitor and report on legislative and regulatory activities within the portfolio. Provide staff support to AAP chapters, committees, councils, and sections on advocacy issues, including attending committee and other AAP meetings as required. Represent the AAP at meetings with various interest groups, task forces, and child and health care coalitions.    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:    1.     Advance federal policy related to children’s health insurance coverage and access to care, and to the financing, quality, and delivery of health care for children, including in Medicaid and CHIP.  2.    Draft written materials to Congress, regulatory agencies, and AAP committees.  Support AAP in the engagement of committees, chapters, and sections...
American Academy of Pediatrics Hybrid (Washington, DC, USA) Full-Time
Apr 08, 2024  
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, is in search of a proactive individual with strong project management skills to develop, coordinate, implement, and evaluate evidence-based simulation education events. Reporting to the Director of Simulation and Clinical Skills Training, this position will oversee the operations of the simulation lab while collaborating with internal and external content experts to achieve the goals of the simulation program strategic plan.   Some tasks include: 1.         Manage the AAP Section on Simulation and Innovative Learning Methods (SoSILM), including developing and disseminating meeting agendas and minutes and following up on action items. 2.        Collaborate with supervisor, members, instructors, and other relevant AAP staff in identifying, developing, and implementing...
American Academy of Pediatrics Hybrid (Itasca, IL, USA) Full-Time
Apr 04, 2024  
Seeking an effective communicator with good intuition to provide administrative, scheduling, and project support to the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) at the nation’s leading advocacy organization, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).   Some tasks include, but are not limited to: ·       Screen calls and review correspondence and emails, and draft responses for the CMO as appropriate; identify inquiries requiring advanced and/or priority responses and escalate to the CMO or other appropriate AAP leadership. ·       Manage an extremely active and frequently changing calendar of appointments for the CMO; assist with prioritizing travel and appointments in alignment with work priorities and ensuring adequate workflow and preparation time between commitments. ·       Arrange complex and detailed travel plans and itineraries, prepare and compile necessary documents and materials, and process expense reports in a timely manner. ·       Assist with...
American Academy of Pediatrics Hybrid (Itasca, IL, USA) Full-Time