Provides essential cross-departmental program support for the successful planning and execution of educational program activities, specifically in relation to the accreditation of such programming. Assist Education Department leadership with the planning and execution of clinical symposia including faculty interaction, employment of adult learning theory principles, and event management skills in order to achieve organizational business objectives. Increases overall operational efficiency of the Education Department and works to streamline processes where appropriate.
Assist Education Department leadership with the planning, execution and budgeting of clinical symposia each year, assuring compliance with Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and American Medical Association (AMA) guidelines and achievement of organizational business objectives.
Oversee day-to-day management of joint sponsorship program in a manner compliant with the ACCME standards.
Serves as support or Staff Liaison to some clinical symposia and the Continuing Education committees.
Manages the accreditation process for all ASPS medical education activities offering credit for healthcare professionals. This includes, but is not limited to, collecting the necessary documentation, keeping up to date and accurate records of program development, and reporting required information to ACCME including annual Program and Activity Reporting System (RARS) data collection.
Assists with needs assessments and gap analysis for clinical symposia and online educational activities.
Maintains understanding of all ACCME, Office of Inspector General (OIG), and AMA requirements as well as related ASPS policies to ensure compliance in educational planning, development, and implementation of educational activities.
Maintain understanding of ASPS strategic plan updates to ensure existing programming meets plan objectives and suggest innovative opportunities for new programming.
Acts as the primary contact point for ASPS member and educational programming participant accreditation questions and maintains updated member CME records.
Facilitate collection and remediation of conflict of interest disclosures with Continuing Education committee members and staff liaison.
Assist with the planning and onsite implementation of hands-on cadaver/simulation/skills courses.
Actively partner with cross-functional teams in the planning and execution of meeting logistics, on-site AV, symposium marketing, evaluation and outcomes measurements, and corporate support funding for educational events.
Ensure implementation of safety guidelines when live surgical and/or technique demonstrations are offered.
Research new options and participate in department initiatives to leverage emerging trends in physician education and new technology.
Travel 5 to 10% required
Other duties as assigned
Experience: 3-5 years of educational programming and/or ACCME accreditation management with 3 years of office experience utilizing computer skills including the Microsoft Office Suite with SharePoint or equivalent. Medical background is beneficial.
Certifications: Not required but desirable
About American Society of Plastic Surgeons
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ASPS is conveniently located in northwest suburban Chicago (Arlington Heights), close to O’Hare Airport and just off the Northwest Tollway (Arlington Hts Road Exit).