Health Policy

Considering a career in health policy? Join PLEN for this three-day seminar, Women’s Leadership in Health Policy Matters. 

Participants will learn directly from policymakers and advocates shaping health policy in Washington, DC and around the world. You’ll hear about their day-to-day work as well as gain insight on the sweeping changes occurring in health policy and how to effectively advocate for change. Participants will also take part in:

  • A special diplomatic simulation about a global health policy issue at the United States Department of State
  • A career development session, including how to begin your job search and optimize your LinkedIn profile
  • A networking session to connect with PLEN alum and other change-makers in DC

dates and deadlines

Seminar Dates: October 9-11, 2023
Registration Deadline: September 30, 2023

Seminar Highlights


Build your professional network by learning how to effectively maintain professional relationships while connecting with policy leaders, PLEN alum, and other seminar participants.


Learn directly from change-makers about their recipes for success. Return to campus with a better understanding of available career paths and help empower other students on your campus.


Contextualize the knowledge you're gaining in the classroom. Learn how you can use it in a variety of meaningful policy careers.

SEMINAR Information

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Seminar fees$525$663$800
Chaperone fees $150$150$300

The seminar fee includes a $250.00 non-refundable registration fee.

seminar registration

If you attend a PLEN member institution, visit this link to register.

If you attend a PLEN associate member institution, visit this link to register.

If you attend a non-PLEN affiliated institution, visit this link to general registration.

If you attend an associate or member institution, please contact your PLEN representative at your school to get assistance with registration (and a PLEN member discount!).

hotel information

The Health Policy seminar will be held at Gallaudet University's Kellogg Conference Hotel in Washington, DC. Gallaudet is a global leader in education for deaf and hard of hearing students with a rich history of advocating for diversity and inclusion.

You will have the option to select between a single or double room. The hotel check-in time is 4pm on October 8 and the checkout time will be 11am on October 11.

 Double RoomSingle Room
Total Cost 3 Nights$450$900

The hotel fee is not refundable.