Health Equity Senior Data Analyst
Chicago, IL (Hybrid)
The American Medical Association (AMA) is the nation's largest professional Association of physicians and a non-profit organization. We are a unifying voice and powerful ally for America's physicians, the patients they care for, and the promise of a healthier nation. To be part of the AMA is to be part of our Mission to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health.
We continuously work to embed equity in our internal practices and are committed to increasing the diversity of our staff across all levels of the organization. We intentionally work to create the right conditions to enable our employees to feel that they can be their authentic selves and fully participate in the life of the enterprise.
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We have an opportunity at our corporate offices in Chicago for a Health Equity Senior Data Analyst on our Health Equity team. This position can be hybrid (working from both office and home), with a schedule to be determined by business needs.
As a Health Equity Senior Data Analyst you will pursue equity-focused data analysis supporting the Center for Health
Equity’s priorities. Extend the Center for Health Equity’s capabilities at the
intersection of health services research, health care systems, public health, social
epidemiology, and critical race theory. Support the implementation of research
projects rooted in the AMA’s Strategic Plan to Embed Racial Justice and Advance
Data Collection and Analysis
- Contribute to analyses of the structural and social determinants of health with a focus on health care inequities; advise colleagues on selection of statistical methods and interpretation of findings
- Collaborate AMA-wide to provide technical and statistical guidance in implementing an equity lens for Enterprise-wide projects involving public and private databases
- Develop and publish relevant manuscripts, fact sheets, reports; contribute data-related content for presentations and trainings
Health Equity Research Roadmap
- Develop a health equity research agenda that examines inequities in health care access, utilization, and outcomes through analysis of a wide range of data sources and integrates with and builds upon the CHE’s priorities
- Identify and implement opportunities to collaborate AMA-wide to embed a health equity perspective in data projects impacting health policy, health outcomes, and the practice of medicine
Enhance Data Use Capacity
- Develop relationships with internal groups to embed health equity across the AMA focusing on data use, analysis, and reporting; train colleagues on how to identify and integrate health equity data in analysis
- Collaborate and share knowledge on “data for equity” to build and strengthen organizational capacity of other data, research, and evaluation staff across the enterprise
May include other responsibilities as assigned
- Graduate degree or equivalent experience required; Master’s degree or PhD with specialization in health services research or another related field preferred.
- Minimum of 7 years’ experience in data analytics, with knowledge of healthcare and/or public health information; minimum of 3 years’ experience in health equity data, research and/or evaluation.
- Highly proficient with social and structural analysis to advance health equity with expertise in race (racism), gender identity, and sexual orientation data collection and analysis.
- Demonstrated ability to analyze primary and secondary data from large public and private sources, including cleaning and formatting data, with multivariate statistical techniques including logistic and OLS regression, similar experience with qualitative data analysis highly preferred.
- Strong statistical and conceptual analysis skills; mastery of analytical tools, such as Stata/SPSS/SAS/R and data visualization tools such as ArcGIS/Tableau/D3.
- Experience establishing and maintaining collaborations with external stakeholders
- Polished communication skills, both verbal and written; skilled at presenting in a clear, concise, convincing manner.
- Effective time management and organizational skills, including ability to accurately gauge project duration, deliver on deadlines, and manage a workload with possible conflicting priorities.
- AMA’s safety and policy protocols require proof of full vaccination against COVID19 for employment at AMA (including booster when eligible). Employees may apply for a religious or medical exemption from getting the vaccine.
The American Medical Association is located at 330 N. Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 and is convenient to all public transportation in Chicago.
We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in our workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. As an EOE/AA employer, the American Medical Association will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and veteran or disability status.
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