science events

SWHR routinely convenes meetings of diverse scientific experts, clinicians, patients, and health care stakeholders to effect change in women’s health.

SWHR’s science events often serve as the foundation for our multiyear programs, known as SWHR’s Interdisciplinary Science Networks, which seek to identify research gaps and address unmet needs in diseases and conditions that disproportionately or differently affect women.

Upcoming Science Events

Join us for discussions around the latest research in women’s health.

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January 2024

Empower Health Center Staff to Raise Awareness about Maternal Health Warning Signs: Tap Into the CDC Hear Her Campaign

Hosted by National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC)

More than 80% of pregnancy-related deaths could be prevented, and yet in the U.S., the number of women dying after pregnancy is rising. Join Dr. Wanda Montalvo, Director, Evidence-Based and Integration Strategy at NACHC, Dr. Lisa Hollier the Senior Medical Advisor on the Maternal Mortality Prevention Team in the Division of Reproductive Health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Brittany Behm from the CDC’s Division of Reproductive Health for an eye-opening discussion that challenges health centers to…

January 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

How WHAM’s 3Not30 Goals Will Reshape Women’s Health

Hosted by Women’s Health Access Matters (WHAM)

Achieving WHAM's 3Not30 Goals: a series of five virtual roundtables focused on how WHAM and our partners will accelerate research, innovation, and investment in women's health in the next three years. Join the first dialogue in our series, "How WHAM's 3Not30 Goals Will Reshape Women's Health," to discuss the state of women's health today and the goals we have set for the next three years. REGISTER  

January 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

Screening & Treating Maternal Mental Health Conditions: Understanding & Utilizing the New Clinical Practice Guidelines from ACOG

Hosted by Association of American Medical Colleges

This is part of the AAMC Maternal Mental Health Learning Series. Screening for perinatal mood disorders is critically important and often the first step towards having a conversation about proper treatment with a health care provider. Depression and anxiety in the perinatal period effect on average 1 in 5 birthing persons with rates more than doubled for birthing persons of color. For this webinar, the speakers will discuss the new ACOG clinical practice guidelines published in June – Screening and Diagnosis…

January 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

Us vs. HPV Week

Hosted by AMWA

The National HPV Vaccination Roundtable's mission is to create a collaborative community dedicated to educating clinicians and the public about the HPV virus, its disease consequences, prevention, and management. Embracing participants from all walks of life and backgrounds, they are energized by the goal of “All-of-Us” working together to launch our “power-full” cancer initiative. Us vs HPV is a one-week series of webinars, social media campaigns, local events and more to promote awareness about HPV and HPV-related diseases. Organized by…

January 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
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Elevating Endometriosis to a Public Health Crisis

Hosted by SWHR

SWHR hosts this virtual public forum to discuss the impact of endometriosis on women’s health and to highlight persistent gaps in diagnosis and treatment. 

January 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

February 2024

10th Annual Healthy Hearts for Women Symposium

Hosted by University of Kentucky

Join the host on Feb. 2, 2024 for the 10th annual Healthy Hearts for Women Symposium! The event will begin at 8 a.m. in CTW 127 and will be followed by lunch with short presentations. This event is sponsored by the UK College of Medicine Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences; Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Gill Heart and Vascular Institute; Saha Cardiovascular Research Center; and Women in Medicine and Science. Panelists: Licy L. Yanes Cardozo, MD, Associate Professor,…

PCORI 2024 & Beyond Webinar

Hosted by Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)

Join Executive Director Nakela L. Cook, M.D., MPH, and other PCORI leaders for an information-rich webinar on Wednesday, Feb. 7, at 2 pm (ET) to learn what’s in store for 2024, including upcoming funding opportunities, and how you can get involved with PCORI. During this 30-minute webinar, you will hear about funding announcements for patient-centered comparative clinical effectiveness research (CER) as well as engagement and dissemination and implementation projects. You’ll also learn about ways to share your experience and knowledge…

February 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

THE REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH INNOVATION SUMMIT 2024

Hosted by Kisaco Research

RHIS provides a platform that enables the industry to collectively improve reproductive health outcomes across both male and female sectors. Through uplifting partners, facilitating connections, and providing access to senior leaders, RHIS enables businesses to thrive. As we look forward to the 4th RHIS, we continue to uphold its commitment to meeting the essential demands of the reproductive health landscape. REGISTER

February 13 - February 14

Heart to Heart: A Chat About Heart Disease Risk in Women

Hosted by SWHR

https://youtu.be/z2kly5I87sA Ischemic heart disease (IHD) refers to the reduced blood flow and oxygen supply to the heart, usually caused by plaque buildup in the arteries surrounding the heart. IHD is also known as coronary artery or coronary heart disease. IHD is a leading cause of death for women in the United States, yet there are significant awareness gaps about the impacts of IHD in women. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), IHD is the cause of…

February 14 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm EST

Unveiling the Hidden Burden: Gender Disparities in Obesity Exposed

Hosted by SWHR

SWHR is convening an interdisciplinary Obesity Policy Working Group of health care providers, researchers, patients and patient advocates, and health care policy leaders for a closed, roundtable meeting in February 2024. During the roundtable, the Working Group will discuss the impact of obesity on women’s health, with an particular emphasis on the impact of obesity on cardiovascular disease, health care costs, and related health disparities. Following the roundtable, the Working Group will support SWHR in developing a call to action…

February 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
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