Voices from the Frontlines

Voices from the Frontlines brought together leading voices in health care and public health for an afternoon of conversation and inspiration. For the first time, these exceptional individuals, who have been paramount in the effort to combat COVID-19 over the past 18 months, were together on one virtual stage. This event allowed our community the opportunity to directly engage with those on the frontlines of this pandemic, and to hear their personal stories of perseverance in the face of great challenge.

Preparing for Flu Season and Preventing Another Pandemic

In this briefing, experts discussed how flu and the COVID-19 pandemic have intersected over the past 18 months and why we should also prioritize flu preparedness policy. Panelists also highlighted available federal policy levers and discuss policy strategies to improve our flu response.

Health Equity Summit

The Health Equity Summit, a program of the Alliance for Health Policy’s 2021 Signature Series, reflected upon lessons learned and look at policies and practices that perpetuate existing inequities in our society. Exploring a multitude of factors both current and historical, this Summit addressed the tradeoffs between inaction and intervention, as well as tangible policy options to start advancing health equity now.

COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence in Geographic Areas of Need

This briefing discussed the results of the latest African American Research Collaborative (AARC) survey regarding COVID-19 vaccines, their importance, and explored potential strategies to increase vaccination rates, particularly ones tailored to different populations. 

A Year in Review: America’s Fight Against COVID-19

Expert panelists delved into where America stands in public health a year into the COVID-19 pandemic. They discussed how the COVID-19 pandemic has shaped clinical care, state preparedness, and the individual consumer experience and shed light on promising frameworks and infrastructures being built today to protect Americans from a major public health emergency tomorrow. 

Post Election Symposium: Day 2

Sessions on Day 2 of the Post Election Symposium included a fireside chat with futurist Ian Morrison and leaders from the ground discussed the long-term vision for rebuilding the health system.

Post Election Symposium: Day 1

Sessions on Day 1 of the Post Election Symposium provided an analysis of the election results and potential impacts for health care and a discussion on the gaps in our health care system that COVID-19 exposed.

Post Election Symposium

November 16-17 | This virtual symposium will gather a range of experts after election day to discuss how the results could influence the health policy agenda in 2021 and beyond.

Day 2: Navigating the Current System

Day 2 of our Voice of the Patient Summit, a program of the 2020 Signature Series, will explore successful mechanisms to support patients navigate the current, highly complex health care system and foster independence in decision making.

Pandemic Flexibilities in Long-Term Care

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed both new and longstanding needs of long-term care patients. Experts will overview the recent changes, remaining gaps, and benefits and risks to long-term care patients, caregivers, providers, and payers.

Part I Briefing: COVID-19 Vaccine Deployment

This is the final event in Part I of our Signature Series focusing on disruptors and transformers in health care. This briefing explored the manufacturing, distribution, delivery, and coverage approaches that will enable nationwide COVID-19 vaccine uptake.

A Conversation with Dr. Anthony Fauci

During this on-the-record briefing for reporters, Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease at the National Institutes of Health provided insight into the status of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Fauci discussed the status of spread of the virus in the United States and highlighted progress toward successful treatments and vaccines.

An Expert Discussion on the Provider Relief Fund

During this webinar, panelists will address key questions such as: How has the relief fund been distributed to date among different health care entities? What is the financial impact of the pandemic for providers and what are the implications for access to health services? And, what factors should policymakers consider as they weigh additional options to support providers?