Lauren Adams, M.A.
Lauren Adams, M.A., is senior director of communications and marketing at AcademyHealth, where she oversees th... Read Bio
Your work matters. Do the right people know? This online course is designed to help researchers sharpen their communication skills and grab the attention of health system leadership, media, policymakers, funders, and other end users.
Registration is now closed for the March 2023 offering of this course. Please complete this form to receive updates, and announcements regarding future offerings of this course.
Strategic communication is a key aspect of moving evidence into action. There’s nothing worse than painstakingly producing a body of work only for it to go unseen by the stakeholders who could benefit from it the most.
AcademyHealth’s “Communicating for Impact” course is specifically designed to help mid-career researchers bridge the gap between their expertise and those who can use it in policy and practice. Through the use of real-world scenarios, toolkits, and live calls with leading experts, enrollees will obtain the skills to effectively disseminate their work for maximum impact.
The best communicators develop a deep understanding of three key things:
This three-week course will focus on these important topics one at a time, showing how they build upon one another. By the end of the course, enrollees will have developed an audience profile, an elevator speech tailored to that audience, and versions of that speech they can use across different channels, including social media.
See here for a course breakdown by week. Questions? Please email email@example.com.
We wish to keep this a small and intimate meeting format to provide personalized instructions to enrollees. For the March course offering, we will cap enrollment at 40 individuals.
This course will teach you how to:
All cancellations must be received in writing or via email by Friday, February 10, 2023 in order to receive a refund, less a $100 processing fee. Registration fees for cancelled registrants may not be applied to future AcademyHealth meetings.