The Washington Academy of Family Physicians (WAFP) is hiring a Director of Research & Policy to enhance our members’ ability to serve patients and improve Washingtonians’ access to equitable and affordable health care.
Family physicians are critical to a well-functioning healthcare system, providing patients with high-quality, evidence-based, and cost-effective care. We encourage our members to see themselves as a key part of the solution in healthcare, and we advocate on their behalf. If you are interested in helping the Academy’s physician, resident, and student membership (more than 3,500 members strong!) influence the development of Washington’s health care policy, learn more by reviewing the job description, our website wafp.net, and key legislation we supported last session.
If this role seems like a good fit for you, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your resume and an expression of interest. We anticipate starting the position between $80,000 - $90,000 annually (commensurate with experience) and offer comprehensive benefits. We are remote or in the office as required by work style preference and job needs.
Education and Experience
Minimum five years relevant and progressively responsible work experience in policy research and advocacy or equivalent experience in a related field
Experience with - and understanding of - the social determinants of health and barriers to health equity.
Understanding of health care and public health policy and experience working with legislative processes
Transparent, high integrity manner of working with others
Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to effectively communicate with team members, Boards of Directors, membership, and community stakeholders
Demonstrated ability to produce high-quality, accurate materials such as reports and summaries
The Washington Academy of Family Physicians represents approximately 3,950 physicians, residents, and students. We provide advocacy, education, development, research and leadership for the specialty of family medicine.