Associate Director, PHC Strategic Initiatives

TITLE: Associate Director, Strategic Initiatives

DIVISION: Physicians for a Healthy California

REPORTS TO: Director, Strategic Initiatives




This position will implement current high-priority strategic initiatives as well implement new initiatives that further PHC’s mission to improve community health, grow a diverse physician workforce, and promote health equity. These programs include Network of Ethnic Physician Organizations (NEPO), Cultural and Linguistic Competency and Implicit Bias (CLC/IB) physician education, and Women Physicians of Color (WPOC) Wellness Project. Activities may include developing and executing projects, fund development, conducting research, and providing overall operational support for projects. 


  • Develops work plans, implements, and evaluates NEPO priorities such as developing and implementing a NEPO strategic plan and coordinating the annual NEPO summit

  • Develops work plans, implements, and evaluates WPOC priorities such as supporting research activities, analyzing data, and working with an advisory council 

  • Develops work plans, implements, and evaluates CLC/IB priorities such coordinating physician education activities, researching articles, developing collateral materials, etc. 

  • Tracks emerging issues impacting access to care and physician workforce and develops recommendations for potential opportunities

  • Conducts policy and program research

  • Research and pursue funding proposals


  • Bachelor’s degree or five years’ equivalent experience preferred
  • Project management and strategic initiative experience preferred
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, Publisher, Access, and Outlook
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Highly organized and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Discretion in handling confidential information
  • Works with minimum supervision
  • Some travel required

To learn more about the Physicians for a Healthy California, please visit our website at www.phcdocs.org.

PHC is an equal opportunity employer.

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To apply, please download the application form and email your cover letter, resume and completed application form to Human Resources.