The 2021 Meeting of Members provided AcademyHealth members with an inside look on where the field is headed. Speakers discussed leading issues and provided a deep dive into the pressing advocacy initiatives impacting the health services and health policy research field. Members of the AcademyHealth Board of Directors spoke about the state of the organization and how you can get the most for your membership.

This was a members-only event.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Understand how AcademyHealth is responding to the current environment to better meet the needs of its members and the field.
  • Learn how to take advantage of the various members-only opportunities AcademyHealth launched in 2021 and get more value for your membership.
  • Learn how to amplify your voice in a complex legislative and regulatory period.

Speaker List



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Board Member

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

Director - University of Michigan AcademyHealth Board Treasurer

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

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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

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Kristin Rosengren

Vice President, Strategic Communications - AcademyHealth

Kristin Rosengren is Vice President, Strategic Communications, and co-director of the AcademyHealth Translatio... Read Bio