With its offices in the Chicagoland area and in the nation’s capital, ASA’s goals are far-reaching: We aim to be the best medical society in the world by offering superior educational opportunities and resources for its members. After more than 110 years of existence, ASA still constantly looks to redefine itself. And, we can only do this with the help of skilled, motivated people. We’re looking for highly talented, member-centric people to join our team…and grow with us!
The Editor is responsible for production and editorial review of continuing medical education (CME) programs, SEE and ACE. Works with ASA staff, committee and editorial board members and subject-matter experts (SME) to deliver high-quality programs and products that are consistent in style and error-free. Participates in development and maintenance of CME electronic products. This position is also responsible for various operational activities of the assigned programs, including maintaining assigned databases, providing logistical support, and processing expense reports and check requests related to assigned products.
Edit and proofread content for continuing medical education programs.
Interface with ASA staff, and committee chairs and editorial board members of ACE and SEE as needed, to maintain a consistent editorial style for assigned programs.
Support the SEE program by maintaining the SEE Article Management database, coordinating the quarterly assignment process, and working closely with the SEE medical editor and other editorial board members and SME.
Assist with logistics and support for ACE and SEE editorial board meetings, working closely with meetings staff, managing editors, and editorial board members.
Work with appropriate ASA departments to update ACE and SEE Listservs and coordinate complimentary subscriptions for editorial board members.
Review the ACE and SEE dedicated email inboxes daily, responding to editors and other SMEs in a timely manner.
Serve as back-up for LMS content input for ACE and SEE, working with other staff as assigned. Provide support for electronic product testing as needed.
Assist in preparing content for electronic formats; including files for online posting.
Submit annual honoraria requests for editorial board members; check accuracy and completeness of committee member expense reports.
Maintain working knowledge of CME requirements. Work with Senior Managing Editor and other staff to ensure compliance with ACCME accreditation criteria and AMA PRA requirements; collect disclosures from SMEs and assist with maintaining accreditation files for ACE and SEE.
Bachelor's degree required, preferably in English or journalism.
3 years of experience in content development, working in a publications, communications or professional training environment.
3 years of experience publishing/proofreading/copyediting for print and/or electronic publishing; scientific, technical, and/or medical (STM) field experience required.
Experience editing using AMA Manual of Style, highly desirable.
Competent with web-based publishing and content management systems.
Database management experience, highly desirable.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office software. Adobe InDesign and Photoshop experience preferred.
The American Society of Anesthesiologists® (ASA) is a medical association which serves a growing membership of more than 52,000 physician anesthesiologists, medical students and care team members. At ASA, we strive to be the best medical society in the world by offering superior educational opportunities and resources.
With more than 170 employees, the collaborative nature of our organization e...ncourages us to appreciate each contribution, unique expertise and the vast knowledge that every individual brings to the table. We’re dedicated to our members because they’re dedicated to their patients, and we strive to create an outstanding experience to help them succeed in their practice. This commitment to excellence reaches far beyond our daily to-do list—we set high expectations, exhibit a strong work ethic and take pride in the results we achieve. Our desire to keep improving is the proverbial wind beneath our wings; we seek feedback, pursue knowledge and strategize to enhance our organization for the future.
As a testament to these values, we were named one of Chicago’s Best & Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2017. To continue strengthening the organization, we’re seeking individuals who are talented, knowledgeable, motivated and agile. If these qualities resonate with you, you may be the perfect addition to our growing staff!