American Urological Association - Open Position for Public Policy Chair


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Open Position for Public Policy Chair

Applications are now being accepted

The American Urological Association (AUA) is searching for the next Chair of the Public Policy.

The Chair oversees the Public Policy Council and is responsible for helping to shape and execute health policy agenda of the AUA. The public policy agenda encompasses national and state legislation, government regulation, private and government reimbursement, performance measurement, practice management, and other related issues of central importance to both front-line urology practitioners and academicians. As head of the Public Policy Council, the chair oversees the component committees reporting to the Council: Coding & Reimbursement, Legislative Affairs, Practice Management, Research Advocacy and State Advocacy. The Public Policy Chair is also a member of AUA's Strategic Response Workgroup. Additional responsibilities include serving as a liaison to various AUA committees and also represents AUA at key external meetings.

The ideal candidate must be an AUA Member (Active category), currently practicing in Urology with extensive knowledge of Public Policy issues. The Chair is a paid consultant to the AUA Board of Directors, its officers and staff, and specifically to the Executive Vice President of Public Policy & Advocacy. The individual selected will serve one-year (non-compensated) as Chair-elect (June 1, 2019 – May 31. 2020) prior to beginning a four-year compensated term as Public Policy Chair (June 1, 2020 – May 31, 2024).

Applicants must submit a statement of interest, Curriculum Vitae and updated disclosure record. Materials are due to Nancy Waid, Committee & Society Affairs via email by midnight January 6, 2019. Finalist will be notified in early February if they are selected to interview on March 3, 2018 in Washington DC. Applicants must be available on this date. Late applications will not be accepted.

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