2018 Annual Research Meeting


June 24-26, 2018 | Seattle, WA


At the 2018 record-breaking Annual Research Meeting, close to 3,000 individuals, over two and half days, convened in beautiful Seattle to share and strengthen the evidence needed to inform the decisions that affect the health of individuals and communities.

2018 Program

2018 Plenary Videos

The 2018 Annual Research Meeting  featured two lively, thought-provoking plenary panels. If you missed one or would like to watch the plenaries again – we've got you covered!

We've made available the recordings of both plenary panel sessions. Watch the esteemed panelists discuss some of the pressing issues.

  • Plenary #1: Will Evidence Matter in a World of Misinformation? And What is the Role of Media? - Watch Video
  • Plenary #2: Innovation and the Future - Watch Video

Continuing Education Credits

Annual Research Meeting (ARM) attendees are eligible to earn up to 17.25 hours of continuing medical education (CME) and continuing nursing education (CNE) credits for attending approved sessions. To redeem your CME or CNE certificate, please complete the attendee evaluation. Your certificate will be emailed to you upon completion of the online evaluation.

2018 Attendee List

Getting Social at the ARM

Check out the Twitter activity from this year's conference.

  • Impressions: 36.98 Million
  • Tweets: 8,215
  • Participants: 2,218

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Hotel Information

Sheraton Seattle
1400 Sixth Avenue
Seattle, WA  98101
Rate: $265.00 single/double occupancy per night, plus 15.6% tax, + $2.00 per night flat tourism fee

Westin Seattle
1900 5th Avenue
Seattle, WA  98101
Rate: $289.00 single/double occupancy per night, plus 15.6% tax, + $2.00 per night flat tourism fee.

Student Hotel:
The Paramount Hotel
724 Pine Street
Seattle, WA 98101
Rate: $249.00, plus 15.6% tax, + $2.00 per night flat tourism fee.

About the Annual Research Meeting

AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting (ARM), the premier forum for health services research (HSR), convenes the foremost experts at the intersection of health, health care, and policy to share important findings and showcase the latest research on how the health system works, what it costs, and how to improve it.

The largest meeting of its kind, the ARM is packed with new research, cutting edge methods, and robust discussions of HSR’s impact on health policy and practice. The meeting features compelling sessions, panels on critical and emerging issues in health services research, and presentations of high quality peer-reviewed research.

2018 ARM Supporters

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Center for Health Studies





Fair Health GHPC


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