Register Now For the 2016 National Health Research Forum

August 3, 2016

Research!America’s National Health Research Forum is designed to take an unvarnished look at issues that are sometimes controversial, undeniably complex, and always important to the wellbeing of our nation, our economy, and most importantly, patients. Is medical progress living up to the expectations of Americans? Are we aiming high enough to find solutions?  What are the obstacles? Given the uncertainties around this election season and the transition ahead, it is especially important to stay focused and stay aligned when making the case for science and for medical progress.

Moderated by high profile journalists, the Forum is the only event of its kind that convenes the directors of relevant federal agencies and other leaders within the research ecosystem in a setting where a distinguished audience may hear from, ask questions of and interact with those who are helping advance public health and shape the future of medical progress.

The 2016 National Health Research Forum will start with a reserved seating luncheon where sponsors are seated with agency heads, panelists, and Research!America Board Members. During lunch will be panel discussions, each followed by a Q&A session.

To read the fact sheet on the 2016 National Health Research Forum, click here

View a summary, videos and photos from the 2015 National Health Research Forum online here.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

11:30 am Registration

11:45 am Lunch served

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Panel discussions, audience Q&A

Newseum Knight Conference Center

555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW

Washington, DC 20001


The audience is comprised of top leadership and senior staff in the areas of research, policy, government affairs and communications at academic medical centers, research institutions, government agencies, congressional offices, voluntary/patient advocacy groups, associations and think tanks — including many of Research!America’s distinguished board of directors. This distinguished audience will hear from panelists, and interact in Q&A and conversation around important topics like activating effective public private partnerships in the fight for faster medical progress, addressing current public health epidemics, and the FDA’s crucial and challenging role in delivering on the promise of breakthrough science.

National, regional and trade media have covered the event including The Hill, CQ Roll Call, Nature, Science, Modern Healthcare, The Pink Sheet, The Scientist, and C-Span, which offered live and repeat broadcasts. WebMD has live streamed the event and posted highlights online.

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