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May 2007

Full Agenda Available for the 2007 Annual Research Meeting (ARM)

une 3-5 * Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin * Orlando, Fla.

The 2007 ARM covers a wide range of policy and practice relevant health services research in more than 140 breakout sessions and 800 poster sessions. This year’s meeting will offer sessions related to Medicaid, SCHIP and state health initiatives that range from SCHIP reauthorization to public coverage for children. Along with cutting edge research, top-notch speakers, and leading experts, this year’s meeting provides:

  • Policy roundtable debates on pressing health care issues facing decision makers;
  • Skill building methods workshops;
  • Interest group meetings;
  • Career training; and
  • Networking opportunities.

Hone Your Skills with Methods Seminars 

Attend pre- and post-conference seminars in health services research methods to learn about hierarchical modeling, Bayesian methods, endogenous explanatory variables, and HCUP and NHANES data. Additional registration required.

Explore Your Area of Focus at the Interest Group and Adjunct Meetings


Interest Groups provide a forum for members to share information, network with their peers, and learn more about a topic. Enhance your meeting experience by attending AcademyHealth's Interest Group meetings and participating in discussions on topics of interest to you. Additional registration required.


The fourth annual Long-Term Care Colloquium, sponsored by The Commonwealth Fund and conducted by AcademyHealth, will provide an opportunity for long-term care (LTC) stakeholders to forge an agenda and bring information to bear on a set of problems faced by LTC policymakers and practitioners. This meeting will highlight two new long-term care issues: Medicare and Medicaid: Conflicting Incentives for Long-Term Care; and Consumer Preparedness for Long-Term Care.