Jul 18, 2018

Staff Editor I-Philadelphia, PA

$51,000 - $54,000 yearly
  • American College of Physicians
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA
Full-Time Design Health Care Marketing Media - General Publishing - Printing Skilled Labor

Job Description

The Medical Education Division of the American College of Physicians (ACP) is seeking candidates for the position of Staff Editor I for the Self-Assessment and Educational Programs (SAEP) department.  


ACP, a national organization of internists with headquarters in Philadelphia, is the largest medical specialty organization and the second-largest physician group in the United States with 152,000 members worldwide. 


Responsibilities of the Staff Editor I include, but are not limited to:

  • Administering the development of SAEP products from the planning stage through production.
  • Working with authoring committees to develop content according to needs assessment data and ACP guidelines; ensuring assignments are completed according to program specifications and on time.
  • Substantively editing all SAEP materials, including syllabus text, tables, figures, figure legends, and multiple-choice questions (MCQs).
  • Representing ACP and SAEP at committee meetings and recording content-related meeting notes.
  • Understanding all facets of production, from file conversion through electronic production.
  • Collaborating with production staff and graphic services on the production of graphics.
  • Assisting with proofreading of products in all print and electronic production stages using standard proofreading conventions.



  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in English, Journalism, or Biology; and two-plus years of work-related experience in a medical editing environment.
  • Ability to substantively edit medical content and reorganize as needed, conforming to departmental style and usage.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of electronic and print production; knowledge of test development principles and concepts in self-assessment and continuing medical education is desirable.


ACP offers a competitive salary, superior benefits and a supportive work environment.  Find out more about ACP at: https://www.acponline.org/working_at_acp/. Interested candidates should apply online:  https://www.acponline.org/working_at_acp/jobs/.


ACP is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate against any of the following classes: veterans, any disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity.




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