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Specialty Topic Editor - Health Disparities (Contract) 1

Date:  Nov 15, 2021

remote, MA, US, 01938

Company Name:  EBSCO HealthDecision

EBSCO Information Services (EIS) provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, and research databases — all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of our end-users. Headquartered in Ipswich, MA, EIS employs more than 3,300 people worldwide. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and top-notch workforce. EIS, a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., based in Birmingham, AL, is ranked in the top 200 of the nation’s largest, privately held corporations according to Forbes magazine. EBSCO is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow. We are looking for the best. If you are too, we encourage you to explore our unique opportunities.

EBSCO’s Clinical Decisions suite of products are the leading provider of evidence-based clinical information, healthcare business intelligence, and peer-reviewed medical research tools for the global healthcare community. Our editorial team is made up of physicians, nurses, and scientists who are committed to improving patient care by providing evidence-based information to clinicians.


The Specialty Topic Editor will consult with the Clinical Decisions Health Disparities Task Force as well as product team leads to help guide health equity efforts. Projects would include but not be limited to: 

·         Review in-house Inclusive Style Guide for all clinical products

·         Offer strategic guidance on the development of new content areas focused on promotion of health equity at the point-of-care 

·         Assist with triaging current health disparities research relevant for point-of-care 

      • Consult on shared decision-making tools as needed for issues around inclusive language, presentation, and inclusion of social determinants such as race and gender in risk calculation tools, as well as other relevant discussions related to shared decision-making

·         Assistance and collaboration for harmonized scope for care team inclusion with nursing-related cultural care content at the point-of-care including ensuring sensitive language and appropriate coverage of various cultural groups

This role requires a breadth and depth of knowledge in the field of health disparities and social determinants of health as demonstrated by clinical experience, teaching, research, and a publication track record. Familiarity with and interest in evidence-based medicine is also preferred.  


Editorial work requires less than 10% time commitment and can be completed remotely. 

EBSCO Industries, an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.  EBSCO strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

EBSCO complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.


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