roundtables

SWHR routinely convenes interdisciplinary scientific roundtables to bring fresh thinking and thought leadership to critical areas of women’s health.

Our roundtables promote discussion among health care professionals and patients on timely women’s health topics and promote the discovery of new ideas in sex-based biology. For more information on our scientific roundtables, please contact science@swhr.org.

Roundtable Goals

  • Assess the state of the science for a specific disease or condition.
  • Identify knowledge gaps in research, clinical practice, policy, or education.
  • Develop recommendations to address research, clinical, policy, or education gaps.
  • Communicate recommendations widely to promote innovation and eliminate barriers to research and care.
POLICY, ROUNDTABLE, SCIENCE

Fertility Options for Women: Improving Awareness, Access, and Outcomes

Hosted by SWHR

SWHR is convening an interdisciplinary working group for a closed roundtable meeting to discuss how to eliminate barriers to access and reduce health disparities related to treatments for infertility in women.

September 20-21 @ 1:00 – 5:00 pm EDT

past roundtables

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January 2020

Identifying Knowledge Gaps in Chronic Osteoarthritis Pain in Women

Hosted by SWHR

To address the significant impact of chronic pain on women, SWHR will assemble a group of researchers, clinicians, patients, and health care thought leaders for a meeting on chronic pain in women, with a particular focus on osteoarthritic pain.

January 27, 2020 - January 28, 2020
Cosmos Club, 2121 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States

June 2020

Assessing Gaps and Unmet Needs in HPV-Related Disease

Hosted by SWHR

SWHR convenes a diverse group of interdisciplinary researchers, clinicians, and patients for a closed-door virtual roundtable meeting on HPV-related disease in women.

June 1, 2020 - June 2, 2020

September 2020

Assessing Research Gaps and Unmet Needs in Uterine Fibroids

Hosted by SWHR

SWHR convened a closed-door virtual roundtable meeting to discuss the gaps in research, clinical practice, and patient education that need to be filled to improve health outcomes for women with fibroids.

September 21, 2020 - September 22, 2020

October 2020

Understanding Women’s Vision Health Across the Lifespan

Hosted by SWHR

SWHR will convene an interdisciplinary group of researchers, clinicians, and other relevant stakeholders for a closed roundtable meeting on women's vision health.

October 7, 2020 - October 8, 2020

January 2021

Exploring the Impact of Menopause on Women’s Health

Hosted by SWHR

SWHR convened a diverse group of basic and clinical researchers, health care providers, patients/patient advocates, and thought leaders for a closed roundtable meeting to discuss the impact of menopause on women’s health.

January 11 @ 10:00 am - January 12 @ 2:00 pm EST

June 2021

Identifying Knowledge Gaps and Unmet Needs in Autoimmune Skin Conditions

Hosted by SWHR

SWHR will convene a working group of basic and clinical researchers, health care providers, patients/patient advocates, and policy leaders for a closed, two-day roundtable meeting to discuss the health, social, and economic impacts of alopecia, atopic dermatitis, and psoriatic arthritis on women.

June 23 @ 11:30 am - June 24 @ 3:30 pm EDT

July 2021

Noninvasive Prenatal Screening: Eliminating Barriers to Access and Reducing Disparities

Hosted by SWHR

SWHR convened an interdisciplinary working group for a closed roundtable meeting to discuss how to eliminate barriers to access and reduce health disparities related to genetic screening, with a focus on noninvasive prenatal screening (NIPS) and expanded carrier screening (ECS).

July 27 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT
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Expanded Carrier Screening: Eliminating Barriers to Access and Reducing Disparities

Hosted by SWHR

SWHR is convening an interdisciplinary working group for a closed roundtable meeting to discuss how to eliminate barriers to access and reduce health disparities related to genetic screening, with a focus on noninvasive prenatal screening (NIPS) and expanded carrier screening (ECS).

July 29 @ 11:00 am - July 30 @ 3:00 pm EDT

Noninvasive Prenatal Screening: Eliminating Barriers to Access and Reducing Disparities

Hosted by SWHR

SWHR convened an interdisciplinary working group for a closed roundtable meeting to discuss how to eliminate barriers to access and reduce health disparities related to genetic screening, with a focus on noninvasive prenatal screening (NIPS) and expanded carrier screening (ECS).

July 30 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT
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August 2021

Women’s Immunization Education Initiative: Preventing Infectious Diseases through Vaccinations

Hosted by SWHR

SWHR is convening a working group of public health researchers and professionals, community leaders, patient advocates, and health care providers for a closed, 1-day roundtable meeting in August 2021 to discuss eliminating barriers to information and access and reducing health disparities through the development of educational materials designed to reach women as immunization recipients and decision-makers.

August 9 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm EDT
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