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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January 2020

Webinar: A Patient-Centered Approach to Measuring Value in Health Care

Hosted by Patient Access Collaborative

The Patient Access Collaborative will host the webinar "A Patient-Centered Approach to Measuring Value in Health Care: Use of the Quality-Adjusted Life Year (QALY)."

January 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

Webinar: Patient Organizations as Research and Data Partners

Hosted by FasterCures

In this FasterCures webinar you will hear from practitioners partnering effectively around patient-generated heath data about the promise and challenges.

January 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

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

APHA Policy Action Institute: Improving Community Health

Hosted by American Public Health Association

APHA's Policy Action Institute builds on the 2020 AcademyHealth National Health Policy Conference

February 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm EST
Marriott Marquis, 901 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States

March 2020

SWHR Policy Advisory Council Meeting

Hosted by SWHR

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.

March 4 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
Blake Building, 1025 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20901 United States

2020 Policy & Issues Forum

Hosted by National Association of Community Health Centers

The National Association of Community Health Centers Policy & Issues Forum draws thousands of professionals and leaders in one of the largest national conferences focused on primary care and health policy. Clinicians, executives, administrators, consumers, board members and advocates from all over the country assemble to dialogue and meet with their lawmakers on Capitol Hill.

March 14 @ 9:30 am - March 19 @ 12:30 pm EDT
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Rd NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States

June 2020

SWHR Policy Advisory Council Meeting

Hosted by SWHR

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.

June 3 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Blake Building, 1025 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20901 United States

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

September 2020

NIH Inclusion Across the Lifespan II Workshop

Hosted by NIH

NIH is holding a follow-up workshop to the original 2017 Inclusion Across the Lifespan workshop (IAL workshop summary) to examine the implementation of the NIH policy and discuss remaining opportunities for and barriers to inclusion. The Inclusion Across the Lifespan II (IAL-II) workshop will be held on the NIH campus September 2-3, 2020 and videocast at https://www.videocast.nih.gov.

September 2 @ 9:00 am - September 3 @ 5:00 pm EDT
NIH Main Campus, Ruth L. Kirschstein Auditorium, Natcher Conference Center, Building 45 , 45 Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892 United States
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