This is a members-only webinar.

Overview


To provide AcademyHealth members with a unique glimpse of the year ahead—based on the progress made thus far in 2018—a few of AcademyHealth’s Board of Directors and staff will convene for the annual Meeting of Members webinar. This year, the featured speaker, Emily Holubowich will provide an overview of how the outcome of the midterm elections may impact health services research and health policy.

Dr. Lisa Simpson will kick off the webinar with an overview of what lies ahead for the health services research and health policy fields. She will also addres how AcademyHealth is navigating the climate in Washington, D.C.

Craig Thornton, treasurer, will review the organization's finances and activities from the year. Angelica Rodriguez will review membership information and summarize how AcademyHealth is acting to meet member needs. Lucy Savitz will provide an update on AcademyHealth’s advocacy initiatives. The webinar will then focus on the featured speaker, Emily Holubowich, detailing how the 2018 midterm elections may affect the fields of health services research and health policy.

Learning Objectives


  • Understand how AcademyHealth is responding to the changing environment to better meet the needs of its members and the field
  • Become familiar with the advocacy initiatives AcademyHealth has conducted over the year and how they affect the membership experience
  • Discuss the implications of the 2018 midterm elections on health services research and health policy

Faculty


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Presenter

Emily Holubowich, M.P.P.

Senior Vice President - CRD Associates

Ms. Holubowich has 15 years of experience in health and fiscal policy, government relations, strategic communi... Read Bio

Lucy Savitz
Board Member

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

Vice President for Health Research - Kaiser Permanente - Northwest Region

Lucy Savitz has led a wide-ranging career. She brings a unique mix of perspectives having served as Economist... Read Bio

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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

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