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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September 2020

Focus on Fibroids: What Do Women Need for Better Care?

Hosted by SWHR

SWHR will host a virtual panel discussion to raise awareness about research gaps and unmet needs related to diagnosis, treatment, and access to care for uterine fibroids.

September 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm EDT

30th Anniversary of the NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health

Hosted by Women’s Congressional Policy Institute

Please join the Women's Congressional Policy Institute in celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Research on Women’s Health!

September 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

November 2020

POSTPONED: 2020 National Summit on the Health of Women

Hosted by Mary Horrigan Connors Center for Women’s Health & Gender Biology

The Mary Horrigan Connors Center for Women’s Health & Gender Biology will host a daylong interactive educational forum and community building event.

November 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EST

Women in Government State Directors Conference/Healthcare & Technology Summit

Hosted by Women in Government

Women In Government (WIG) hosts their State Directors Conference/Healthcare & Technology Summit to educate and inform state legislators on critical public policy topics facing their state.

November 18 - November 21
Hilton Buena Vista Palace, 1900 E Buena Vista Dr
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830 United States

December 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.

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