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Policy Fellowship

The Association for Molecular Pathology , Rockville, Maryland

Position Description:
AMP's Policy Fellowship Program provides opportunities for early career scientists or public health professionals to gain skills and experience in and exposure to a variety of policy issues and aspects affecting molecular laboratory medicine. This Program is an excellent foray into all aspects of clinical molecular laboratory policy and the fellow will develop a deep understanding of principle regulatory and reimbursement issues impacting this vital area of medical practice.

The fellow will work directly with the AMP Director of Public Policy and Advocacy in AMP's headquarters, located just outside of Washington D.C., and will participate in a range of science and healthcare policy research, communications, and advocacy activities. S/he will participate in the activities of AMP's Economic Affairs and Professional Relations Committees and attend meetings with federal agencies, on Capitol Hill, and with various stakeholders and coalitions. The fellow serves for 12 months, with a potential extension of an additional 6-12 months.

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To Apply:
You will submit the follow items by April 30, 2018:

  • Resume
  • One-page cover letter expressing motivation for the position and future career interests with two letters of recommendation attached
  • Writing Sample: Explain in 500 words or less a policy issue which you are deeply interested in. Your essay should:
  • Briefly summarize the issue
  • Outline the (potential) impact of the issue on patients and / or clinical professionals
  • Provide recommendations for a policy solution to the issue (other than increased funding)