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Health Serv Res. 2008 June; 43(3): ix–x.
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AcademyHealth Update

HSR IMPACT AWARD

Nomination Deadline: July 30

AcademyHealth requests nominations for its fourth annual HSR Impact Award, which recognizes outstanding research that has been successfully translated into health policy, management, or clinical practice and, as a result, had a positive impact on health and health care.

The winner receives:

  • $2,000 and complimentary registration and travel to the 2009 National Health Policy Conference where the award will be presented; and
  • Publication as part of the AcademyHealth “HSR Impact” series.

For more information about the award visit our Web site at http://www.academyhealth.org/awards/hsrimpactsnominations.htm or contact Emily Bass at 202.292.6700.

INTERNATIONAL HEALTH STUDY TOUR: THE NETHERLANDS

September 21–26, 2008

The goal of this health study tour is to stimulate new thinking about U.S. health policy issues by interacting with experts from the Netherlands that are grappling with similar problems. The tour will include senior health services researchers and policy professionals, health plan executives, administrators, and federal and state government officials. Visit http://www.academyhealth.org/studytours for registration information.

HEALTH POLICY ORIENTATION

October 20–23, 2008

With a one-to-one ratio of faculty to participants, the orientation offers an in-depth understanding of formal and informal policymaking processes and the players who shape health policy. The Orientation provides a behind-the-scenes look at health policymaking in Washington, and includes presentations by leading experts, group discussions, hands-on tutorials, and a congressional site visit. For more information, visit the Orientation Web site at http://www.academyhealth.org/orientation. Limited space is available.

ANNUAL RESEARCH MEETING (ARM)

Mark your calendar with these dates for the 2009 ARM in Chicago:

  • Call for Abstracts Opens: November 3
  • Abstract Submission Deadline: January 15
  • Meeting Dates: June 28–30, Hilton Chicago

Abstracts and presentations from the 2008 ARM will be available online at http://www.academyhealth.org/arm.


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