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 2022

Addressing Concerns and Considerations Surrounding the Inclusion of Pregnant and Lactating Populations in Research

Hosted by SWHR

Pregnant and lactating women have historically been excluded from clinical trials. Federal policies from the 1970s that excluded “women of childbearing age” from research led research to use male participants, limiting our knowledge base. Although a 1994 report from the Institute of Medicine recommended that pregnant women be presumed to be eligible to participate in clinical studies and that lactating women not be excluded from clinical studies, concerns remain about including pregnant and lactating populations in research. During this virtual…

December 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

March 2023

SWHR Policy Advisory Council Meeting

Hosted by SWHR

SWHR’s Policy Advisory Council will meet for its quarterly closed-door meeting. The Policy Advisory Council is a forum for industry, nonprofit, and other health care stakeholders to partner with SWHR to support emerging scientific research and public policy that will improve women’s health. Council members will have an opportunity to work collaboratively to develop policy positions, promote research, and create materials designed benefit women’s health. LEARN MORE

March 8, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
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One event on June 14, 2023 at 12:00 pm

One event on September 13, 2023 at 12:00 pm

One event on December 6, 2023 at 12:00 pm

June 2023

SWHR Policy Advisory Council Meeting

Hosted by SWHR

SWHR’s Policy Advisory Council will meet for its quarterly closed-door meeting. The Policy Advisory Council is a forum for industry, nonprofit, and other health care stakeholders to partner with SWHR to support emerging scientific research and public policy that will improve women’s health. Council members will have an opportunity to work collaboratively to develop policy positions, promote research, and create materials designed benefit women’s health. LEARN MORE

June 14, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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One event on June 14, 2023 at 12:00 pm

One event on September 13, 2023 at 12:00 pm

One event on December 6, 2023 at 12:00 pm

September 2023

SWHR Policy Advisory Council Meeting

Hosted by SWHR

SWHR’s Policy Advisory Council will meet for its quarterly closed-door meeting. The Policy Advisory Council is a forum for industry, nonprofit, and other health care stakeholders to partner with SWHR to support emerging scientific research and public policy that will improve women’s health. Council members will have an opportunity to work collaboratively to develop policy positions, promote research, and create materials designed benefit women’s health. LEARN MORE

September 13, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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One event on June 14, 2023 at 12:00 pm

One event on September 13, 2023 at 12:00 pm

One event on December 6, 2023 at 12:00 pm

December 2023

SWHR Policy Advisory Council Meeting

Hosted by SWHR

SWHR’s Policy Advisory Council will meet for its quarterly closed-door meeting. The Policy Advisory Council is a forum for industry, nonprofit, and other health care stakeholders to partner with SWHR to support emerging scientific research and public policy that will improve women’s health. Council members will have an opportunity to work collaboratively to develop policy positions, promote research, and create materials designed benefit women’s health. LEARN MORE

December 6, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
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One event on June 14, 2023 at 12:00 pm

One event on September 13, 2023 at 12:00 pm

One event on December 6, 2023 at 12:00 pm

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