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Health Serv Res. 2006 August; 41(4 Pt 1): ix–x.
PMCID: PMC1797086

AcademyHealth Update

2006 ARM Archives Presentations and abstracts from the 2006 ARM are available online at

Board of Director Elections The 2006 member election for the AcademyHealth Board of Directors will be held September 5–22. The election will be online and all votes are confidential. All AcademyHealth individual members active as of August 1, 2006, are eligible to vote. Members will receive specific voting instructions in early September.

Health Policy Orientation October 23–26, 2006Washington, DC

Join us for the AcademyHealth Health Policy Orientation: Behind the Scenes of Decision Making in Washington on October 23–26 in Washington, DC. With a one-to-one ratio of faculty to participants, the orientation offers an in-depth introduction to the key players, formal and informal policymaking processes, and critical health policy issues. Learn more at

NCHS/AcademyHealth Health Policy Fellowship: 2007 Call for ApplicationsDeadline Monday, January 8, 2006

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) and AcademyHealth are seeking applicants for their 2007 Health Policy Fellowship. This program brings visiting scholars in health services research-related disciplines to NCHS to collaborate on studies of interest to policymakers and the health services research community using Center data systems.

Applications are welcomed from doctoral students through senior researchers/faculty. For more information about the Fellowship and application requirements, visit or e-mail AcademyHealth at gro.htlaehymedaca@shcn.

2007 National Health Policy Conference February 12–13, 2007Washington, DC

This policy conference provides participants from the public and private sectors with a health policy scan of the year ahead. Each year, leading experts from the administration, Congress, academia, and the health industry share their insight into the key health care issues confronting policymakers.

Gain insight on core issues following one of this year's topic tracks:

  • Paying for Quality
  • Covering the Uninsured
  • Strengthening the Workforce
  • Advancing Pubic Health

Register online at beginning September 1.

2007 Annual Research Meeting June 3–5 Orlando

Mark Your Calendar Now!

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