ASH Advocacy Leadership Institute
Are Now Being Accepted for the 2017 ASH Advocacy Leadership Institute Being
Held September 27-28, 2017 in Washington, DC
ASH is committed to
educating its members on how to become effective advocates for hematology
research and practice. The ASH Advocacy Leadership Institute was created in
2011 to provide additional opportunities for ASH members to learn more about
advocacy, health policy, the legislative process and to become engaged in the
The seventh annual
Advocacy Leadership Institute will take place on September 27-28, 2017, in
Washington, DC. This two-day leadership workshop is an opportunity for ASH
members who wish to gain a better understanding of the Society and its
activities, and to learn about legislation and health policy affecting
hematology research and practice.
The first day of the
Institute will focus on learning about the legislative process and health
policy; it will include training in the policy-making process, advocacy, and
media relations. Sessions will feature guest speakers from Congress, the
Administration, and the National Institutes of Health, as well as other health
agency officials. On the second day, participants will visit their respective
congressional delegation on Capitol Hill to apply what was learned on the first
are being accepted through June 16, 2017. Self-nominations are
welcome and individuals may nominate more than one colleague. We are looking
for a group of participants from across the country, with diverse experience
and hematologic interests (i.e., malignant and non-malignant), and from
different practice/research settings. Candidates must be current ASH members,
U.S. citizens, interested in health policy and advocacy, and want to become
more involved in ASH activities.
The selection of
participants is based on the review of nominations and participants will be
notified of acceptance by mid-July.
To nominate yourself
or a colleague please click here. Nominations must be
received by June 16, 2017.
If you have any
questions about the ASH Advocacy Leadership Institute, please contact ASH
Legislative Advocacy Manager, Tracy Roades, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (202) 776-0544.
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