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Health Serv Res. 2007 June; 42(3 Pt 1): ix–x.
PMCID: PMC1955262

AcademyHealth Update

HSR IMPACT AWARD—CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Deadline: Tuesday, July 31, 2007

AcademyHealth requests nominations for its third annual HSR Impact Award, which recognizes health services research that has made a positive impact on health policy or practice.

  • The award will be presented at the 2008 National Health Policy Conference in Washington, DC.
  • AcademyHealth will work with the awardees to publish and disseminate the winning research as a part of its HSR Impact series.

Winners Receive

  • $2,000 cash prize
  • Complimentary registration and travel to the 2008 National Health Policy Conference

For more information on the award, including eligibility criteria and the application process, visit http://www.academyhealth.org/awards/hsrimpacts.htm or contact Jennifer Muldoon at 202.292.6700 or gro.htlaehymedaca@noodlum.refinnej.

INTERNATIONAL HEALTH STUDY TOURS

October 13–19, 2007

Germany

Join AcademyHealth and facilitator Uwe Reinhardt, PhD of Princeton University as we undertake a study tour of the German health system. The tour, conducted in partnership with the Bertelsmann Foundation, includes general briefing sessions on the German system, reform of its historic financing system and challenges of demographic change and medical advancements.

The tour enables participants to meet with leading experts and high-level policymakers who address critical issues in the country. The study tour is the second in a series that aims to stimulate new ways of thinking about specific health policy issues by interacting with international experts facing similar challenges. For more information visit http://www.academyhealth.org/studytours/

SAVE THE DATE - HEALTH POLICY ORIENTATION

October 22–25, 2007

Washington, DC

Join us for the AcademyHealth Health Policy Orientation: Behind the Scenes of Decision Making in Washington on October 22–25 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 http://www.acadmeyhealth.org/orientation.


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