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HSR Workforce Development

One way AcademyHealth works to improve both the supply and quality of health services research is by assessing the skills and composition of the HSR workforce, and building programs that respond to emerging needs. This section includes evidence on the makeup of the HSR workforce as well as programs to improve and support its diversity and relevance.

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AcademyHealth Chair’s Remarks: Reflecting on What We Learned from the Pandemic

At the 2021 Annual Research Meeting (ARM), AcademyHealth Board Chair Bruce Landon delivered the Chair’s Address at the “Rock Stars of HSR” session. He highlights three areas of focus for the future including scientific innovation in research, broader and more impactful dissemination, and advances in diversity, equity and inclusion in the field of health services research (HSR).
Posted Jun 23, 2021 By Bruce Landon, M.D., M.B.A., M.Sc.

Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Health Services and Policy Research Workforce

Advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in health services research (HSR) requires an equity-minded approach where there is genuine commitment and infrastructural support from people in positions of power. It also takes investment in long-term and targeted approaches, and constant assessment of the impact of these efforts.
Blog Post       #MoreThanAMeeting: The Top Challenges Facing Health Services Researchers and How AcademyHealth is Responding

#MoreThanAMeeting: The Top Challenges Facing Health Services Researchers and How AcademyHealth is Responding

AcademyHealth provides benefits to our members beyond our upcoming Annual Research Meeting. Our Membership Director Angélica Rodríguez and Board Member Fadia Shaya highlight ways we assess and meet the needs of the field and provide members with learning opportunities to advance their careers.

The Blueprint: April 2021 Paradigm Project Updates

This month’s edition of The Blueprint takes a closer look at innovative alternatives to peer review in funding decisions such as grant lotteries, includes an interactive tool to assess whether research and policy advances health equity, and describes a new study on why your tweet about your scholarly article probably won’t get many clicks.