Virtual Advocacy Training Session 2020
Academicians, Clinicians, Epidemiologists, Fellows, Members-in-Training, Health Care Workers, HIV Clinicians, HIV Specialists, Hospital Administrators, Hospital Epidemiologists, Infection Preventionists, Infectious Diseases Pediatricians, Infectious Diseases Physicians, Investigators, Lab Personnel, Microbiologists, Nurses, Pharmacists, Public Health Practitioners, Researchers, Scientists, Vaccinologists
At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:
- Identify opportunities for educating members of Congress and other key policymakers and advocating for infectious disease and HIV policy priorities.
- Discuss strategies for effectively communicating with policymakers to develop relationships with policymakers and their staff and to advance policy priorities.
- Describe the guidelines regarding advocacy and policy education by individuals who receive federal grant funding or work for a local or state health department or other agencies.
Faculty and Disclosures
Tim Yehl, Hart Health Strategies, Principal; COI Disclosures: Nothing to disclose
Vicki Hart, Hart Health Strategies, President; COI Disclosures: Nothing to disclose
Kinna Thakarar, MD, Maine Medical Partners, Physician; COI Disclosures: Northern New England Clinical and Translational Research Network; University of New England Board of Trustees
Max Brito, MD, Physician; Janssen Pharmacueticals/Consultant, COI Disclosures: Janssen Pharmacueticals/Consultant
Andi Fristedt, Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, Deputy Health Policy Director
Andrea Weddle, HIVMA, Executive Director; COI Disclosures: Merck & CO, Advisory/Consultant
Amanda Jezek, IDSA SVP of Public Policy and Government Relations; COI Disclosures: Nothing to disclose
Lisa Cox, IDSA Director Government Affairs; COI Disclosures: Nothing to disclose
Jose Rodriguez, HIVMA Senior Policy and Advocacy Manager; COI Disclosures: Nothing to disclose
IDSA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
IDSA designates this internet live course for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™