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AACOM Open Position

Graduate Medical Education Research Intern


POSITION TITLE: Graduate Medical Education Research Intern 
CLASSIFICATION: Intern - Paid Hourly, Non-Exempt
STATUS: Temporary, Full-time
REPORTS TO: Executive Director, AOGME and Director, GME
LOCATION: Bethesda, MD
DATE: January 21, 2020     


The Organization

The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) was founded in 1898 to lend support and assistance to the nation's osteopathic medical schools, and to serve as a unifying voice for osteopathic medical education. The association is guided by its Board of Deans of member colleges of osteopathic medicine, and various other member councils and committees. AACOM represents and advances the continuum of medical education by:

  • supporting our member institutions as they educate the future physician workforce;
  • increasing awareness of osteopathic medical education and osteopathic medicine;
  • promoting excellence in medical education, policy, research, and service; and
  • fostering innovation and quality throughout medical education.

AACOM’s strategic plan is focused on operating a fiscally responsible organization that embraces the use of technology to enhance member service, leverage business intelligence, and support communication and collaboration across its diverse communities of administration, faculty, and students of the osteopathic medical colleges in the United States.


The Graduate Medical Education & Research Intern will perform Internet-based research, participate in quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis, summarize information on medical education, and support the development of reports and initiatives.  


The Intern will assist in or be responsible for the following: 

  • Supports project work with relevant quantitative and qualitative research and analysis, including conducting literature scans and summarizing findings
  • Identifies resources to be shared with membership and key stakeholders
  • Assists with the development online resources for constituents
  • Contributes to the development of new resources and initiatives
  • Utilizes Microsoft Office products
  • Prepares spreadsheets with data interpretation
  • Aids in meeting preparation including meeting materials, presentations and logistics
  • Performs related duties in support of project efforts
  • Works with various databases and data entry
  • Supports communication efforts, as needed
  • Other duties as assigned.


The ideal candidate will be a graduate student pursuing a master’s or PhD degree. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must have excellent computer skills including knowledge of spreadsheet, database and Word processing software packages (i.e. Microsoft Office, SharePoint), and share an interest to learn new software programs. 
  • Professional, courteous, and flexible manner is required. 
  • Good customer service skills and the ability to work effectively on a team. 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills 
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and produce quality work is expected. 

Working Conditions

Normal office work with computers. 

The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).