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Darney/Landy Fellow

ACOG / American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
United States, D.C.
October 23, 2022

Darney/Landy Fellow
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Grant Funded


The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), a membership organization dedicated to improving the lives of all people seeking obstetric and gynecologic care, their families, and communities through supporting our members, is currently seeking a Darney/Landy Fellow.

The Darney/Landy Fellow position is a one-year, post- Complex Family Planning Fellowship placement for obstetrician-gynecologists that honors the clinical excellence of Phil Darney, MD, and the collaborative advocacy of Uta Landy, PhD. This position offers individuals the opportunity to influence and support the advancement of ACOG's clinical guidance and programmatic work on abortion, contraception, and early pregnancy loss; develop a deep knowledge of and relationship with ACOG; cultivate networks within the family planning community and other subspecialties; and build advocacy, leadership and management skills.

Application (cover letter and resume) must be completed and submitted by October 21, 2022.


    Serve as an internal clinical consultant and family planning content expert as needed by divisions and departments across ACOG, including the Practice Division, Government Affairs, Legal, and Communications.
  • Provide clinical expertise and comment, as needed, for externally facing media and other inquiries, including responding to interview and other media requests.
  • Participate in relevant Committee and Work Group meetings, including the Committee on Health Care for Underserved Women, the Contraceptive Equity Expert Work Group, and the Abortion Access and Training Expert Work Group; assist with document and resource development and review, literature reviews, and implementation activities.
  • Serve as a clinical expert and trainer for departmental training initiatives on a variety of topics, including immediate postpartum LARC, manual vacuum aspiration, medication abortion, and effective conversations about abortion.
  • Provide periodic briefings for ACOG staff, leadership, and partner organizations on emergent issues in reproductive health care.
  • Support efforts to develop ACOG members into formidable physician advocates and leaders.
  • Represent ACOG at professional meetings, conferences, coalitions, and events related to reproductive health care.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • MD degree and board-certified or board-eligible in obstetrics and gynecology
  • Graduate of the Complex Family Planning Fellowship/Fellowship in Family Planning.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications with the ability to communicate concepts in an understandable and concise way.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Excellent judgement and high emotional intelligence, particularly in dealing with controversial issues or uncertainty.
  • Excellent time management skills with the proven ability to work on multiple projects and stay within scope, schedule, cost, and quality specifications.
  • Prior collaboration with ACOG staff and/or leadership at the national, district or section level preferred.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or other related software.

About ACOG

Home to more than 61,000 health care professionals, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is a membership organization leading advancements in obstetric and gynecologic health. When you become part of the ACOG team, you're a part of an organization that values communicating evidence-based, peer-reviewed information about health to members and the general public. ACOG supports its members by maintaining authoritative clinical guidance, providing continuing medical education resources, patient education materials and more. Together with our members, we are working to transform the future of obstetric and gynecologic health by delivering a compelling member experience, supporting the ob-gyn profession, and advocating for improved health. ACOG is a 501 C (6) organization.

Our Perks

Paid Parental Leave - Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace - Flexible work schedule - Commuting Allowance - Generous Paid Time Off - Holiday Pay - Life Insurance - Community Volunteering Opportunities - Generous 401(k) Company Contributions - Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance - Learning Opportunities and Tuition Reimbursement - Company-Sponsored Team Outings - and more!

ACOG is an EEO employer committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. As a federal government contractor and in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and Executive Orders, the College takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants and employees covered are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religion, national origin, sex (gender), age, disability, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, personal appearance, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic that is protected by applicable law. For more information about your equal employment opportunity rights, please view this poster: EEO is the Law. The College also participates in E-Verify.