policy events

SWHR hosts congressional briefings and other policy-focused events on a variety of women’s health and research-related subjects.

Attended by congressional staff, federal agency personnel, and advocacy group representatives, these events inform attendees about issues important to women’s health. SWHR’s Policy Advisory Council also meets quarterly to discuss current policies affecting women’s health and SWHR’s positions and engagement in these areas.

Upcoming Policy Events

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December 2019

12th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health

Hosted by NIH

The Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health helps realize the full potential of evidence to optimize health and health care by bridging the gap between research, practice, and policy.

December 4 - December 6
Crystal Gateway Marriott Arlington, DC United States

Friends of Cancer Research Senate Briefing

Hosted by Friends of Cancer Research

A Dialogue with Stakeholders & FDA on Keeping Pace with Innovation & Patient Needs

December 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
Dirksen Senate Office Building, 50 Constitution Ave NE, Room 430
Washington, DC 20002 United States

National Comprehensive Cancer Network Patient Advocacy Summit

Hosted by National Comprehensive Cancer Network

The NCCN Patient Advocacy Summit will highlight the patient perspective related to delivering value-based and high-quality cancer care, implications associated with the term value, and the application of the value proposition within policymaking and clinical decision-making.

December 11 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm EST
The National Press Club, 529 14th Street, NW, 13th Floor
Washington, DC 20045 United States

February 2020

2020 Health Datapalooza

Hosted by AcademyHealth

Health Datapalooza offers participating patients and private-sector innovators more and better insights into how regulation and policy impact the use of data to improve health and health care delivery.

February 10, 2020 - February 11, 2020
Marriott Marquis, 901 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States

AcademyHealth 2020 National Health Policy Conference

Hosted by AcademyHealth

The AcademyHealth National Health Policy Conference provides a platform to identify challenges, discuss solutions, and define the research needed to inform and evaluate policies to improve health and the performance of the health care system.

February 10, 2020 - February 11, 2020
Marriott Marquis, 901 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States

June 2020

The Health of Women 2020

Hosted by VCU Institute for Women’s Health

Presented by the VCU Institute for Women’s Health and VCU Health Continuing Education, in collaboration with the Journal of Women's Health, Women's Health Reports, and U.S Food and Drug Administration.

June 25, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - June 28, 2020 @ 1:00 pm EDT
Hilton Norfolk the Main, 100 E Main St
Norfolk, VA 23510 United States
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