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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Past Events › Policy

September 2020

Congressional Briefing on Advancing Respectful, Accountable Maternal Care in Medicaid

Hosted by March for Moms

In this virtual Congressional briefing, speakers will share research and evidence-based models of respectful, person-centered maternity care that can be engaged to address maternal health inequities through Medicaid policy change.

September 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

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

October 2020

Childbirth Should Not Be a Death Sentence: Global Maternal Health and the Impact of COVID-19, Part 2

Hosted by Women’s Congressional Policy Institute

The Women’s Congressional Policy Institute hosts the second installment in a new webinar briefing series on COVID-19 and maternal mortality.

October 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

Briefing: Addressing Disparities in Women’s Health Through Research

Hosted by Women First Research Coalition

Join the Women First Research Coalition for a virtual briefing focused on the research needed to address disparities in women’s health,

October 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

November 2020

Opportunities for Innovation in HPV-Related Disease

Hosted by SWHR

SWHR will host a virtual public forum on the need for innovation in HPV-related disease screening and treatment for women.

November 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm EST

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

Telemedicine for Women: Challenges, Promises, and the Road Ahead

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

Save the date for this Connors Center conversation on the way ahead for telemedicine and women's health.

November 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 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

Pandemics, Politics and Privilege: The Good, Bad & Ugly US Legacy in Global Health

Hosted by Global Health Council

Global Health Council's virtual 2020 summit this November will focus on Pandemics, Politics, and Privilege: The Good, Bad, & Ugly U.S. Legacy in Global Health.

November 19 - November 20
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