Recovery Through Discovery: A Breakfast Briefing Series on Medical Innovation

Washington, DC
Council for American Medical Innovation

Recovery Through Discovery:
A Breakfast Briefing Series on Medical Innovation

 

Washington D.C.
Next Briefing: October 5th

    The Council for American Medical Innovation is sponsoring a three-part breakfast briefing series to examine how policies that promote medical innovation and a strong life sciences workforce can help our nation recover from both health and economic crises. These briefings are free and open to the public. Breakfast will be served. Register now to save your seat for the final briefing!

     

    Incentives for American Medical Innovation – Protecting America's Greatest Innovators
    October 5, 2009 – 8:30-9:30 a.m.
    Rayburn House Office Building – Room B338

    Creating incentives for American medical innovation means fostering a legal and regulatory environment that protects intellectual property. Speakers will address the impact of public policy on America's pipeline of innovative treatments.

    • Marc Boutin, J.D., Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the National Health Council
    • Richard Gephardt, Chairman of the Council for American Medical Innovation
    • Debra Lappin, President of the Council for American Medical Innovation
    • Representative Edward Markey (D-MA) (invited)
    • Greg Simon, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Policy at Pfizer Inc.
    • Kelly Slone, Director of Federal Life Science Policy, National Venture Capital Association
     

    Past Briefings

    Education and Immigration – The Building Blocks of Innovation
    September 10, 2009 - 8:30-9:30 a.m.
    Rayburn House Office Building - Room 2168 (The Gold Room)

    At this briefing, Council President Debra Lappin moderated a panel discussion with Stuart Anderson, executive director of the National Foundation for American Policy, and David Heil, president of David Heil & Associates, Inc. and former host of the Emmy Award Winning PBS Series "Newton's Apple." The discussion addressed the need to improve the quality of Pre-K through 12th grade science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and enact policies that attract and retain the best and brightest minds from around the world. Read a summary of the briefing and watch video of the discussion here. 


    Translational Research – From Bench to Bedside
    September 17, 2009 – 8:30-10:00 a.m.
    Rayburn House Office Building – Room B338

    This briefing featured a panel discussion with Amy Comstock Rickchief executive Officer of the Parkinson's Action Network, Alan Leshner, Ph.D., chief executive officer of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and Lesa Mitchell, vice president of the Kauffman foundation. The panel, moderated by Council President Debra Lappin, explored important changes needed to improve the process of development and approval for safe and effective drugs, biologics, medical devices and diagnostics. Read a summary of the briefing and watch video of the discussion here.

     

    These events have been structured to comply with the Widely Attended Event exception to the gift rules of the United States Senate and House of Representatives.

    Register now for the final briefing in this series.

    Brought to you by the Council for American Medical Innovation www.americanmedicalinnovation.org

     

    Contact Information

    • If you have any questions, please contact Emily Romans at  202-778-1268 or emily.romans@americanmedicalinnovation.org
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