Dr. Gaskin is professor of health economics at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in the Depa... Read Bio
Please join AcademyHealth’s Board of Directors and staff for a unique glimpse of the year ahead—based on the progress made thus far in 2017 – during the annual Meeting of the Members webinar.
Board Chair Darrell Gaskin will begin the webinar by providing participants with an overview of the ‘state of the organization’ for AcademyHealth. Following his remarks, Dr. Lisa Simpson will discuss the landscape for health services research and how AcademyHealth is navigating the climate in Washington, D.C., and Vice President Kristin Rosengren will discuss AcademyHealth’s advocacy and public policy efforts.
Craig Thornton, treasurer, will review the organization's finances and activities from the year. Don Goldmann will review membership information and summarize how AcademyHealth is acting to meet member needs. Lucy Savitz will provided an update on AcademyHealth’s Committee on Advocacy and Public Policy.
At the conclusion of the session, participants will be able to:
- Understand how AcademyHealth is responding to the changing environment to better meet the needs of its members and the field, and
- Become familiar with the advocacy initiatives AcademyHealth has conducted over the year and how they affect the membership experience.
Dr. Goldmann is Chief Medical and Scientific Officer at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) and Cli... Read Bio
Kristin Rosengren is Vice President, Strategic Communications, at AcademyHealth, leading the organization’s pu... Read Bio
Dr. Simpson has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of AcademyHealth since 2011. A nationally recog... Read Bio
Dr. Savitz is the former Assistant Vice President for Delivery System Science in the Institute for Healthcare ... Read Bio
Craig Thornton directs Mathematica's Health Services Research Division. During his more than 30 years at Mathe... Read Bio