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Darney/Landy Fellow

ACOG / American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
life insurance, vision insurance, parental leave, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, 401(k)
United States, D.C., Washington
409 12th Street Southwest (Show on map)
January 04, 2024

Darney/Landy Fellow
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Regular Full-Time

Grant Funded


The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is the premier not-for-profit membership organization dedicated to improve the lives of all people seeking obstetric and gynecologic care, their families, and communities.

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 develop a deep knowledge of and relationship with ACOG; influence and support the advancement of ACOG's clinical guidance and programmatic work on abortion and contraception; cultivate networks within the family planning community and other subspecialties; and build advocacy, leadership, and management skills.

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* 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 Advancing Equity in Obstetric and Gynecologic Health Care, the Contraceptive Equity Expert Work Group, and the Abortion Access and Training Expert Work Group; assist with document 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
* 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.
* Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
* Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or other related software.

About ACOG

When you become part of the ACOG team, your part of an organization that values communicating evidence-based, peer-reviewed information about women's 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 health by delivering a compelling member experience, supporting the ob-gyn profession, and advocating for improved health for all people seeking obstetric and gynecologic care, their families, and communities.

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.