Building Bridges: Creating Health

Conference //

Online

Date:

Apr 08 2021, 1:00 PM - Apr 09 2021, 4:30 PM EST

APHA POLICY ACTION INSTITUTE

This virtual event during National Public Health Week will feature thought-provoking discussions and powerful takeaways to help you create healthy communities and advance health equity.

PRELIMINARY AGENDA

DAY 1

I. Welcome (APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD)

II. Biden Administration Health Agenda

III. COVID-19: An Update

IV. Senate 2021 Health Agenda

V. Climate Change: Public Health Approach

VI. Policy Priorities to Building a Robust Public Health System

VII. Communicating Across the Political Aisle

DAY 2

I. Future of Public Health

II. Keynote 

III. Public Health Authorities: A View to the Future (fireside chat)

IV. Expanding Coverage and Access to Care

V. Health Equity/Social Determinants of Health

VI. Achieving Health Equity (reaction panel)

VII. Building Momentum for Change

Registration will open in February 2021. More details coming soon.

PHOTO HIGHLIGHTS — 2020 POLICY ACTION INSTITUTE

APHA Policy Action Institute 2020

The 2020 APHA Policy Action Institute offered in partnership with AcademyHealth and the de Beaumont Foundation featured eye-opening interactions with elected leaders, policy experts and other influential speakers. The event explored the social determinants of health — access to care, education, transportation, environment, immigration/citizenship, discrimination and income inequality.

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MORE 

READ OUR ROUNDUP ABOUT THE 2020 POLICY ACTION INSTITUTE

READ OUR ROUNDUP ABOUT THE 2019 POLICY ACTION INSTITUTE

READ THE 2019 REPORT FOR HIGHLIGHTS AND KEY TAKEAWAYS (PDF)

CHECK OUT SOME PHOTOS FROM 2019

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Takeaways from the 2019 event

APHA Policy Action Institute 2019: Public Health Under Siege: Improving Policy in Turbulent Times