2019 Rising Leaders for Healthcare Policy Conference May 21-22

The fourth annual Rising Leaders Conference in Washington offered insights on new thinking about how data privacy will be regulated, a report card on the Scott Gottlieb era and the issues facing a new FDA commissioner, an inside look at how social science research affects FDA regulation of prescription drug promotion, the First Amendment issues involved in prescription drug promotion and taxation policy, an early look at the 2020 campaign, key policy priorities for health communications professionals, and a panel of agency CEOs discussing how the policy issues relate to building careers in health communications.

The faculty included Kate Rawson (Prevision Policy), Alison Pepper (the 4As), Dr. Kathryn Aikin (FDA), Nancy Bradish Myers (Catalyst Healthcare Consulting), Jim Davidson (the Advertising Coalition), Dan Jaffe (Association of National Advertisers), Kay Holcombe (former FDA and Hill staffer), Sharon Callahan (Omnicom), Wendy Blackburn (Intouch Group), Dr. Karsten Risch (Havas), and Jon Bigelow (Coalition for Healthcare Communication).

Slides and videotape from several speakers can be found on our Resources page, and articles on several speakers at our News page.