The Education Council is currently chaired by Dr. Nir Menachemi from Indiana University and comprised of 20 members. The Education Council meets twice per year, in the summer at the Annual Research Meeting, and in the fall via a web-based meeting.

The EC has three primary responsibilities:

  1. Advise the Board of Directors and AcademyHealth leadership on the priorities and trends in the educational needs of our members and the field of HSR;
  2. Inform the planning, development, implementation, review, and evaluation of existing and new member benefits, programs, and services that are responsive to the education needs of our members and the needs of those providing training and education to our members; and
  3. Facilitate collaboration among the Education Council and other AcademyHealth Councils, AcademyHealth members and the Board on AcademyHealth’s activities related to education.


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Committee Member

Nir Menachemi, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Professor and Department Chair - Health Policy and Management – Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health

Dr. Menachemi is professor and department chair of Health Policy and Management at the Indiana University (IU)... Read Bio

Vice Chair


Jane L. Holl, M.D., M.P.H.

Director and Professor of Pediatrics - Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Dr. Holl is a Professor of Pediatrics, Preventive Medicine, and Medicine and Director of the Center for Health... Read Bio

Learn more about the 2019 Education Council members here.