The annual Meeting of the Members webinar provides AcademyHealth members with a unique glimpse of 2018—based on the progress made in 2017

In this webinar, Dr. Lisa Simpson discusses the landscape for health services research and how AcademyHealth navigated the climate in Washington, D.C. and Vice President Kristin Rosengren discusses AcademyHealth’s advocacy and public policy efforts.

Treasurer Craig Thornton reviews the organization's finances and activities from the year; Don Goldmann reviews membership information and summarizes how AcademyHealth acted to meet member needs; and Lucy Savitz provides an update on AcademyHealth’s Committee on Advocacy and Public Policy.

Learning Objectives

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.

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Don Goldmann
Board Member

Don Goldmann, M.D.

Chief Medical and Scientific Officer - Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Dr. Goldmann is Chief Medical and Scientific Officer at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) and Cli... Read Bio

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Kristin Rosengren

Vice President, Strategic Communications and co-Director, AcademyHealth Translation and Dissemination Institute - AcademyHealth

Kristin Rosengren is Vice President, Strategic Communications, at AcademyHealth, leading the organization’s pu... Read Bio

L Simpson CEO Headshot
Board Member, Committee Member, Staff

Lisa Simpson, MB, BCh, M.P.H., FAAP

President and CEO - AcademyHealth

Dr. Simpson has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of AcademyHealth since 2011. A nationally recog... Read Bio

Lucy Savitz photo
Board Member

Lucy A. Savitz, Ph.D., M.B.A.

Director, Center for Health Research, Northwest & Hawaii, Vice President for Research - Kaiser Permanente; AcademyHealth CAPP Chair

Lucy Savitz, PhD, MBA is a health services researcher with extensive experience translating scientific finding... Read Bio

Craig Thornton
Board Member

Craig V. Thornton, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President - Mathematica; AcademyHealth Board Treasurer

Craig Thornton directs Mathematica's Health Services Research Division. During his more than 30 years at Mathe... Read Bio