This institute is open to current undergraduate and graduate students, post docs, and early career fellows (including executive branch fellows) in Medicine, Engineering, and Health Sciences interested in the public policy landscape shaping science, innovation, and discovery.
This program explores how public policies shape medical and biological engineering. You will have the opportunity to hear from regulatory agencies such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institute of Health (NIH). You will listen to policy experts and thought leaders explain the ramifications of proposed regulatory and policy initiatives. You will attend sessions taught by industry giants in the medical device and innovation sector. You will meet with government decision makers developing the public policies that govern patents, medical devices, pharma, and health and science legislation. You will network with early career participants in health and engineering across the nation.
By the end of the Institute, participants will be able to:
Highlighted Sessions from Past Programs:
Space is extremely limited to encourage open discussion and networking. Registration will close once the event reaches capacity; early registration is encouraged to reserve your space. Registration is available at the top of the page.
Registration fees include breakfast and lunch for both days of the event, as well as a private tour of the U.S. Capitol.
Deadline: September 25, 2023
Amount: Each awardee will be offered up to $800 to defray expenses associated with travel to the AIMBE Public Policy Institute.
To qualify for consideration the applicant must:
To apply for a URM Travel Award to attend the AIMBE Public Policy Institute, the following items are needed:
You may choose to wait to register for the event until you receive an update about the status of your travel award application. We will hold registration slots for travel awardees. However, if you do not receive a travel award and did not register in advance, registration may fill and you are not guaranteed a slot.
U.S. House of Representatives
Rayburn Building, 45 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024
Room 2044 (level G)
AIMBE does not reserve a block of rooms for the Policy Institute. Listed below are several hotels near the meeting location, where the Institute will take place.
Courtyard Washington Convention Center
900 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004
Phone: (202) 638-4600
Renaissance Washington, DC
999 9th St NW, Washington, DC 20001
Phone: (202) 898-9000
Marriott Fairfield Inn & Suites
500 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001
Phone: (202) 289-5959
Contact Sarah Mandell, AIMBE Director of Public Policy and Strategic Partnerships