ASH Advocacy Leadership Institute
The nomination period for the 2017 Advocacy Leadership Institute is now closed. Please check back in early 2018.
ASH is committed to
educating its members on how to become effective advocates for hematology
research and practice. Since 2011, the ASH Advocacy Leadership Institute has provided additional opportunities for ASH members to learn about
advocacy, health policy, and the legislative process and to become engaged in the
The seventh annual
Advocacy Leadership Institute will take place 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
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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