ASH Advocacy Leadership Institute
The nomination period for the 2017 Advocacy Leadership Institute is now closed. Please visit this page in early 2018 for dates and information on the nomination process for the 2018 Advocacy Leadership Institute.
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
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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