“Day One Conversations” is our series of virtual, biweekly discussions to showcase ready-for-action policy proposals. Day One proposal authors pitch their science and technology policy idea to an audience of veteran policymakers, and engage in a meaningful discussion about the policymaking process. 


Day One Conversation #1

Policy Opportunities and Innovations for the Federal Health System, Tuesday, July 21 from 11 AM to 12 PM ET


This event will mark the release of three new Day One Proposals and feature policy pitches from the proposal authors followed by a conversation on the policy opportunities with Sandeep Patel, Director of BARDA's new Division of Research, Ventures, and Innovation (DRIVe) at HHS. 

The three proposals and pitches include:

1) Building Trust in the Health Data Ecosystema proposal to address health systems data governance and integration, by Jen Goldsack


2) Transforming Infant Nutrition to Give Every Baby a Strong, Healthy Foundationa proposal to convene inter-agency stakeholders in collaboration with the private sector to launch a grand innovation challenge to better support moms and babies, by Andrea Ippolito 

3) Expanding the Health Policy Mission of the Veterans Health Administration: a proposal on leveraging innovations from the Veterans Health Administration to scale what works work across all U.S. health care systems, by Steph Guerra 


This Day One Conversation will be held via Zoom at from 11:00AM-12:00PM ET on July 21st. 

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