Administrative, Clerical, Support, Education and Training
4 Year Degree
We are the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), an innovative professional medical association located in Darien, IL, a southwest suburb of Chicago. Established in 1975, the AASM is a professional, forward thinking membership organization dedicated to the advancement of sleep medicine and related research. Our mission is to assure quality care for patients with sleep disorders, promote the advancement of sleep research and provide public and professional education. We represent the professional interests of over 9,000 sleep medicine clinicians and researchers worldwide and accredits thousands of sleep centers in the United States.
In pursuit of improving sleep health and promoting high quality patient-centered care for all people, the AASM is dedicated to fostering a culture that is committed to excellence, inclusive, flexible, collaborative, appreciative, supportive and innovative. We strive to live out these core values each day and are looking for others who would like to do the same.
We have an immediate need in our Education department for a Graduate Medical Education Specialist. In this key role, you will serve as the dedicated staff liaison on multiple committees, programs, groups and webinars in support of our education efforts for sleep medicine fellows.
As an ideal candidate, you have at least one year of work experience in a nonprofit association. Not only are you the ultimate multi-tasker, but you are also skilled with committee and/or volunteer management. Experience with producing meeting minutes are a plus!
Responsibilities and Duties
Serve as first line of contact for sleep medicine follows and fellowship program directors.
Manage the administration of the Advancing Innovation in Residency Education (AIRE) pilot programs (part-time and blended models), including facilitation of all curriculum measurement tools, data collection and dissemination.
Serve as staff liaison to all committees/subcommittees related to fellows, including the Fellowship Models Advisory Panel and the Sleep Medicine Fellowship Directors Council (SMFDC).
Facilitate content development and administration of monthly SMFDC webinars.
Oversee the development and administration of the Sleep Medicine Fellows’ Boot Camp at the annual scientific conference, SLEEP Meeting.
Organize and prepare, in conjunction with the committee chairs, monthly meeting agenda, supporting materials, and monthly assignments (conference calls and in-person meetings).
Schedule and facilitate evaluation tools for AIRE fellows (OSCEs), including simulation exercises.
Compile participant & activity data from multiple AIRE measurement activities within multiple institutions.
Prepare and submit the required quarterly reports to the AASM Board of Directors, reflecting accurate fellow, program and committee data.
Prepare, monitor, and maintain the budgets for the Fellowship Models Advisory Panel and the Sleep Medicine Fellowship Directors Council.
Communicate with fellowship programs regarding facilitation of the Match program and the Sleep Medicine in Training Examination (SMITE).
Serve as staff liaison for SMIGs, including promotion of fellowship engagement.
Maintenance of all Fellows/Fellowship content on the AASM website, including the ChooseSleep webpages.
Attend conferences, courses, and meetings as assigned.
Additional tasks and responsibilities as assigned by the Director.
This position may require very limited travel, which may include weekends.
Qualifications and Skills
Bachelor's degree (B. A. or B.S.) from four-year college or university or equivalent experience
Minimum one-year related experience in a nonprofit association; committee or volunteer management experience required
Experience in information management systems, i.e. maintaining databases (collecting, compiling, entering)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong interpersonal relationship skills
Strong planning and organizational skills with great attention to detail; prior project management experience
Nonprofit medical association experience in residency and fellowship programs
Familiarity with medical fellowship training models
Aside from the great job opportunity, we offer a collaborative and fun work culture with amazing benefits.
Affordable medical & dental coverage for you and your family
Free life & disability insurance
3 weeks of PTO (personal/vacation/sick time) plus paid company holidays
PAID parental leave
Business casual environment
Generous 401(k) plan
Flexible spending & dependent care accounts
Discounted fitness membership
Weekly “Wellness Wednesdays” with walk, stretch and healthy snack breaks
Twice daily “plank breaks”
Monthly birthday celebrations, Lunch and Learns & seasonal staff events
Onsite yoga classes
Additional Salary Information: Eligible for annual bonus
Internal Number: 201911
About American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Established in 1975, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) is a professional membership organization dedicated to the advancement of sleep medicine and related research. The AASM’s mission is to improve sleep health and promote high quality patient centered care through advocacy, education, strategic research, and practice standards. The AASM represents the professional interests of over 9,000 sleep medicine clinicians and researchers worldwide and accredits thousands sleep centers in the United States.
From insomnia to sleep apnea, the AASM considers sleep disorders an illness that has reached epidemic proportions. Board-certified sleep medicine physicians in an AASM-accredited sleep center provide effective treatment. AASM encourages patients to talk to their doctors about sleep problems or visit www.sleepeducation.com for a searchable directory of sleep centers.