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This is a members-only webinar.


The 2020 Meeting of Members webinar examined the political landscape and how it’s shaping the field of health services research and health policy. Attendees got an inside peak on AcademyHealth and direction in which it is helping the field move.

The featured presentation for 2020 was “The Impact of the 2020 Election on Health Services and Health Policy Research.” AcademyHealth’s senior manager for Government Affairs, Josh Caplan, provided an overview and potential implications of the election outcomes on the field.

John Ayanian reviewed the organization's finances and activities from the year. Fadia Shaya reviewed membership information and summarized how AcademyHealth is acting to meet member needs. 

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the session, participants will be able to:

  • Gain insight into the implications of the 2020 election cycle on health services research and health policy
  • Understand how AcademyHealth is responding to the current environment to better meet the needs of its members and the field
  • Become familiar with the initiatives AcademyHealth has conducted over the year and how they affect the membership experience

Speaker List



John Z. Ayanian headshot
Board Member

John Z. Ayanian, M.D., M.P.P.

Director - University of Michigan

John Z. Ayanian is the Director of the Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation, and the Alice Hamilton ... Read Bio

Josh Caplan headshot

Josh Caplan, M.A., M.P.P.

Senior Manager for Government Affairs - AcademyHealth

Josh Caplan is the Senior Manager for Government Affairs at AcademyHealth, overseeing advocacy and public poli... Read Bio

Fadia Shaya
Board Member

Fadia Tohme Shaya, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Professor and Director of Informatics - University of Maryland School of Pharmacy

Fadia Tohme Shaya is Professor at the University of Maryland Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine, and Director of... Read Bio