2021 Annual Research Meeting

June 14 to June 17, 2021 (in 36 Days)


Leading with evidence in a time of change

Bringing the Health Services Research Community Together Virtually 

In June 2021, health services researchers, policy analysts, clinicians and community members using evidence and data to transform health and health care will once again convene virtually for the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting (ARM). 

An important annual milestone for the community, the ARM is AcademyHealths biggest and most popular meeting of the year, offering an irreplaceable forum for connection, recognition, reflection, learning and professional networking opportunities.

Registration includes access to both the live event (June 14-17, 2021) and all the virtual content until Monday, July 19, 2021.

A Virtual Success in 2020

In 2020, nearly 2,000 individuals came together at our first ever virtual ARM. Attendees benefited from engaging with their peers, sharing diverse perspectives, and highlighting the continued need for timely, evidence-based policies to transform health care.

In 2021, we are improving the virtual ARM experience by:  

  1. Offering even MORE live and pre-recorded breakout sessions, enjoyed both during the four days of the event and/or on your own time.
  2. Providing additional networking activities and creating professional engagement opportunities across the event.
  3. Now including AcademyHealth Interest Group (IG), career development, and methods sessions during the live event..


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Tanisha Carino, Ph.D.

Executive Vice President, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer - Alexion

Tanisha Carino, Ph.D., is Executive Vice President, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer of Alexion. In this role, … Read Bio

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Committee Member

Ceci Connolly

President and CEO - Alliance of Community Health Plans

Ceci Connolly, a nationally recognized health care leader, took over as president and CEO of the Alliance of C… Read Bio

Lisa Cooper


Lisa Cooper, M.D., M.P.H.

Director - Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute

Dr. Lisa Cooper is the James F. Fries Professor of Medicine, and Bloomberg Distinguished Professor in Health E… Read Bio

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Daniel Dawes, J.D.

Executive Director - Satcher Health Leadership Institute

Daniel E. Dawes, J.D., a widely respected scholar, researcher, educator, and leader in the health equity, heal… Read Bio

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Kate Goodrich, M.D., M.H.S.

Senior Vice President for Trend and Analytics - Humana, Inc.

Kate Goodrich, MD, MHS, is SVP for Trend and Analytics within the Clinical and Pharmacy Solutions segment of H… Read Bio

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Committee Member, Presenter

Joy Lewis, M.S.W., M.P.H.

Senior Vice President - Institute for Diversity and Health Equity, American Hospital Association (AHA)

Joy A. Lewis, MSW, MPH, is senior vice president, health equity strategies and executive director, Institute f… Read Bio

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Harlan Krumholz, M.D., S.M.

Director - Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE)

Harlan Krumholz, MD, SM, is the director of the Yale New Haven Hospital Center for Outcomes Research and Evalu… Read Bio

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Carolyn Magill

CEO - Aetion

Carolyn i s the CEO of Aetion, the digital health company delivering the platform that turns real-world data i… Read Bio

Kosali Simon


Kosali Simon, Ph.D.

Professor - Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs

Dr. Kosali Simon is a Herman B Wells Endowed Professor at the Indiana University School of Public and Environm… Read Bio

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Umair Shah, M.D., M.P.H.

Secretary of Health - Washington State Department of Health

Umair A. Shah, MD, MPH, was appointed Secretary of Health by Governor Jay Inslee and joined the Department of … Read Bio

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