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Board of Directors Opportunity

Apply Before March 31, 2023!


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One year. Per bylaws, may be elected to this position for consecutive years not to exceed Board of Directors term.


The Vice President Member Engagement is responsible for strategic input and leadership of implementation related to member growth and satisfaction. The time commitment is expected to be 5 - 15 hours per week. Along with other officers and support staff the Vice President Member Engagement will participate in member communications and input to the Executive Committee on policy and procedure needs.

Principal Activities

  1. Participates as a member of the Executive Committee of the ACPA Board.
  2. Oversees and/or implements the production of professional e-mail communications, website maintenance, advertising plans, social media offerings, and other related College communication pathways.
  3. Serves as the primary responsible party for the ACPA social media accounts (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook) along with FrontlineCo (, ACPA’s professional management company. Utilizes social media on a regular (at least bi-weekly) basis to promote the College and College programs. This includes unique posts, targeted sharing, and interactions with the social media community.
  4. Works with the management company to periodically review the ACPA website to ensure quality and content, administrative functions, and other strategic aspects related to member use of the website.
  5. Helps in responding to member (or potential member) questions.
  6. Oversees activities to promote membership in the College.
  7. Reviews and approves member activities such as surveys, special communications and requests, and provides guidance on member engagement documents, policies, and action plans.


  1. The nominee must be an active member of ACPA.
  2. The nominee must have been in the physician advisor role for a minimum of three years. The nominee must also have a minimum of five years in active clinical practice prior to transitioning to the physician advisor role.
  3. Leadership role preferred with management experience. Please provide specifics (e.g., served as chairman of a department, chaired a committee).
  4. Prefer evidence of active participation in ACPA or publications.
  5. Ability to travel twice a year for the ACPA’s National Physician Advisor Conference (NPAC) (which typically takes place in the Spring), and the ACPA Board of Director’s retreat (typically takes place in the Fall).

Exceptions or changes to the above principal activities and criteria may be made with ACPA Board of Directors approval.



Members of the Board of Directors develop the policies for ACPA and monitor the execution of those policies. The Board determines its present and future direction including long-range planning, governance, financial management, and personnel policy. In addition, ACPA expects of all Board members the following:

  1. Maintain active ACPA membership
  2. Promote the ACPA mission, vision, and core values
  3. Ensure financial solvency and adhere to fiduciary responsibilities related to ACPA activities
  4. Attend required board meetings
  5. Serve as a chair of one board committee, serve as an officer, or participate on a committee or special project as assigned by the President or President Elect
  6. Complete and submit on a timely basis all reports appropriate to volunteer positions
  7. Sign ACPA’s Conflict of Interest Statement and uphold its beliefs and values
  8. Participate in any ongoing board development process, including nominations of board leadership and committee chairs as appropriate
  9. Lead/participate in annual planning, budgeting, and leadership orientation activities
  10. Support the efforts of the officers and chairs by actions such as 1) reviewing committee recommendations and materials presented to the board; and 2) encouraging member and nonmember participation in ACPA programs
  11. Ensure that all activities are in adherence with ACPA’s bylaws, policies and procedures.

ACPA Mission

To promote and enhance the instrumental role of physician advisors across the continuum of healthcare through education and professional development.


To be the professional home of physician advisors where industry standards are set through education, certification, mentorship, innovation, and advocacy.


  • Integrity – ACPA demonstrates its moral conduct in every decision being made guided by the commitment to the physician advisors’ community.
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) – ACPA respects and recognizes differences including age, gender, ethnicity, race, religion, and physical abilities as a source of strength, and embraces the diversity of thoughts.
  • Collaboration – ACPA is stronger with cohesive teamwork rather than individual performance. Our accomplishments are the fruits of the collective wisdom of the team.
  • Leadership – ACPA supports physician advisors so they can have a positive impact on their community and the profession.
  • Mentorship – ACPA is committed to motivating and guiding physician advisors to grow professionally and fulfill their aspirations.

Corporate Purposes

The Corporation is a nonprofit corporation and is not organized for the private gain of any person(s). The purposes for which the Corporation is organized are to exclusively engage in business league activities within the meaning of section 501(c)(6) of the Internal Revenue Code (or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code Section 501(c)(6), with the specific purpose of advocating for quality patient care by providing physician education in clinical documentation improvement, effective hospital resource utilization, and responsible management of health care reimbursement; while establishing and promoting high standards of excellent within the physician advisor profession.