About the Physicians Committee
The Physicians Committee is leading a revolution in medicine—putting a new focus on health and compassion. The Physicians Committee combines the clout and expertise of more than 12,000 physicians with the dedicated actions of 150,000 members across the United States and around the world. Our efforts are dramatically changing the way doctors treat chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and cancer. By putting prevention over pills, doctors are empowering their patients to take control of their own health. And we are also building a new way of viewing research. Since 1985, the Physicians Committee has been working tirelessly for alternatives to the use of animals in medical education and research and advocating for more effective scientific methods. Our staff of physicians, dietitians, and scientists is working with policymakers, industry, the medical community, the media, and the public to create a better future for people and animals.
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The Physicians Committee is a nonprofit 501c3 organization headquartered in Washington, D.C.
Work with the Physicians Committee
The Physicians Committee is an equal-opportunity employer with career opportunities in variety of fields such as preventive medicine, nutrition, toxicology, advocacy, public/government relations, communications, law, publications, and nonprofit administration (fundraising, human resources, office services, information technology, and finance). See below for a list of the Physicians Committee's current openings. You can also learn more about our Compensation and Benefits and Employment Process.
The Physicians Committee has received several awards from the Alliance for Workplace Excellence, including the Workplace Excellence Award (2011), the Health & Wellness Trailblazer Award (2011), and the EcoLeadership Award (2013). Click here for more information about the Physicians Committee's commitment to the principles of workplace excellence, health, wellness, and sustainability.
As an organization dedicated to promoting preventive medicine and good nutrition, the Physicians Committee has a vegan office environment, as well as a workplace wellness program with staff education sessions on health and nutrition issues.
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