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Opportunities

The lifeblood of ACPM is the work of the many members who volunteer their time, expertise, and knowledge to the College. Enhance your career while advancing Preventive Medicine and ACPM!

Below is a listing of open and general volunteer and other opportunities available to ACPM members. Learn more about each and follow application instructions. Most applications can be submitted by completing the interest form at the bottom of this page.

Volunteers wanted: help now!

ACPM Groups 

  • Resident Network Liaisons – The Resident Physician Section (RPS) is seeking one resident from each Preventive Medicine residency program to increase awareness of undergraduate and graduate medical education opportunities among residency training programs, to maximize local stature and enhance national networking opportunities in the field of preventive medicine. Interested individuals should apply at their earliest convenience.
  • Medical Student Section – ACPM is seeking motivated ACPM student members to participate on the Medical Student Section. Duties include acting as a sounding board for ACPM initiatives, representing the College and preventive medicine on your university campus, and disseminating important preventive medicine resources as needed. Commitment is for one year. Second year medical students are encouraged to apply, but all are welcome! To apply, complete the interest form.
  • Global Preventive Medicine Special Interest Group – A special interest group to address issues in global health is being organized by ACPM members. Those with an interest in the topic are encouraged to complete the interest form.
  • Healthy Aging Special Interest Group – A new special interest group to address issues in healthy aging is being organized by ACPM members. ACPM members with an interest in the topic and participating in the group are encouraged to complete the interest form.

Members may complete the interest form join one of ACPM's committees, sections, academies, or special interest groups. Most groups are open to all members and appointments are typically made in conjunction with the annual meeting. Watch for future calls for volunteers!

PREVENTIVE MEDICINE 2019

  • Social Media Influencers – Do you consider yourself a social media influencer or have a significant following? Are you excited to spread the word about the power of social media in medicine? The Prevention 2019 conference planning committee seeks your assistance and influence! Volunteer and help educate and expand the reach and exposure of social media in medicine—and your own network! Contact Jessica Bradshaw (jbradshaw@acpm.org) for more details or to volunteer.

External Positions / Opportunities

  • Residency Program Director - The Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) is seeking a program director for its newly established residency program in Public Health and General Preventive Medicine at the rank of Associate Professor. In addition to educational responsibilities, the selected candidate will contribute to the clinical and research missions of the department. Specifically for the clinical mission, the residency director will serve as an attending physician in its growing Lifestyle Medicine clinic which is an excellent venue for residents to apply knowledge in primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
  • Public Health Fellow The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Public Health/Preventive Medicine Residency Program (PH/PM RP) is currently recruiting its next Fellow in Public Health Practice. The Fellowship will provide on-the-job training and mentoring to a recent preventive medicine residency graduate or early-career physician with a Master of Public Health degree or other relevant public health experience. Fellows will develop skills in the areas of graduate and undergraduate medical education, public health practice, and residency administration to prepare them for a future leadership position. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.
  • Director, Center for Innovation in Population Health – The University of Kentucky (UK) Center for Innovation in Population Health (CIPH) is a new transdisciplinary campus-wide Center, that will build health in the Commonwealth through community-engaged research and collaborations by creating population health solutions that serve as a model to other communities. UK seeks a Director with an accomplished academic and research background, who is dedicated to exploring the policies and forces that shape the health and well-being of populations. Applications will be accepted until all positions have been filled..
  • Health Equity Workshop – The NIH is hosting a Pathways to Prevention Workshop on Achieving Health Equity in Preventive Services to assess the available scientific evidence on achieving health equity in the use of clinical preventive services in a health care setting. To be held June 19 and 20, the 1.5-day workshop will focus on the three leading causes of death in the United States: heart disease, cancer and diabetes. The workshop is free and open to the public; registration is required.
  • Tobacco Control Fellowships – The Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education is offering Postdoctoral Fellowships in Tobacco Control Research. The fellowship supports two years of postdoctoral training in all aspects of tobacco control research. Fellows gain exposure to diverse training, including both didactic coursework and individualized mentoring to build a personalized research program. Applications will be accepted until all positions have been filled.
  • Preventive Medicine Fellowships – The ACPM Resident Physician Section (RPS) maintains a list of fellowships for graduating preventive medicine residents. Review the list if you or a colleague are looking for an opportunity. We also encourage members and institutions offering a fellowship to upcoming graduates to contact RPS officers.
Volunteer!

Interest Form

Complete and submit the below form to apply for a volunteer opportunity offered by or in conjunction with ACPM. If you have any questions, contact Ben Butz. Thank you for your interest.







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All applications and placements are subject to fulfillment of eligibility requirements and committee chair approval in relevant opportunities.
Some ACPM committees and groups are not listed above due to specific bylaws or policy requirements regarding the selection of volunteers.

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