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.
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Upcoming Policy Events
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Upcoming Events › Policy
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.
A Dialogue with Stakeholders & FDA on Keeping Pace with Innovation & Patient Needs
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.
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.
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.
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.