Director, Professional Development and Meetings

AMDA: The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine

Columbia, MD

Education is central to AMDA’s mission of providing up-to-date clinical and management information for medical directors and attending physicians in Long Term Care settings. AMDA delivers its educational content through live programs, self-study activities, and joint sponsorship. Among its educational offerings, AMDA hosts an annual conference, and provides online CME, live webinars and self-study programs. The organization is accredited by ACCME (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.)

The next Director, Professional Development and Meetings will replace a dynamic incumbent (leaving due to relocation) who masterfully executed her role of helping AMDA members with their lifelong learning needs.


  • Serving as liaison to the Education Committee, subcommittees, task force, workgroups, and Board of Directors on educational activities
  • Overseeing content development for medical director “core curriculum;” launch of certificate program for attending physicians (late summer 2015); annual conference; and online learning programs
  • Directing ACCME reaccreditation process through 2016
  • Building online library of asynchronous learning and active set of webinars
  • Managing $2.5M budget and developing ideas for new revenue generation channels
  • Supervising staff of six (three managers and three support staff)
  • Collaborating on management decision making as member of AMDA senior staff


  • Bachelors degree + senior level experience managing educational programs in a medical association
  • Substantive experience directing ACCME reaccreditation process
  • Experience delivering live meetings, online programs, and live webinars
  • Strong supervisory skills, ability to motivate a team and manage diverse personalities
  • Solid budgetary management experience
  • Strategically minded yet focused on executing details with excellence
  • Ability to speak authoritatively yet persuasively in group settings
  • An inquisitive mind that isn’t afraid to ask the tough questions
  • A “fail-up” attitude that embraces intelligent risk taking


  • Entrepreneurial mindset with an understanding of business dynamics and maximizing profit
  • Experience with meeting planning including site selection, contract negotiation and logistics planning
  • Familiarity with curriculum design


Please send your cover letter, including salary expectations and resume to Shira Harrington, Purposeful Hire at This is an exclusive, retained search. All candidates must be vetted by Purposeful Hire.