Health Policy

At the three-day Health Policy seminar, college students from across the U.S. considering a career in health policy will learn how to make an impact in the legislative and political processes, explore hot-button issues on Capitol Hill, and expand their professional networks in Washington, DC and beyond.

All participants are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two doses of Pfizer or Moderna's vaccine and a booster or one dose of Johnson & Johnson's vaccine and a booster) and be masked when indoors during the Health Policy seminar. Please note that these COVID-19 requirements are subject to change. 

dates and deadlines

Seminar Dates: October 8-10, 2022
Scholarship Deadline: September 7, 2022
Registration Deadline: September 19, 2022

Seminar Highlights


Build your professional network by learning how to effectively maintain professional relationships while connecting with leaders in Washington, DC and in your seminar cohort.


Learn directly from leaders about their recipes for success and return to campus with a better knowledge of available career paths to empower other students on your campus.


Contextualize the knowledge you're gaining in the university classroom, and learn how you can use it in a wide variety of meaningful policy careers after you graduate.

SEMINAR Information

 PLEN Member Institutions (Full)  

Is my school a PLEN Member?
PLEN Member Institutions (Associate)  

Is my school a PLEN Member?
Non-PLEN Member Institutions  

Is my school a PLEN Member?
Seminar tuition$525$625$725
Chaperone tuition$125$125$250

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

Seminar scholarships

Are you interested in applying for a scholarship to fund your seminar tuition? Check out our Scholarship Application steps to make sure your application is not only completed on time, but also stands out from the crowd!

seminar registration

Ready to attend the seminar? If you attend a member institution, please contact your member representative for registration instructions.

hotel information

PLEN has partnered with the Residence Inn Washington, DC Downtown for the Health Policy seminar.

1199 Vermont Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20005

You will have the option to select between a triple, double, or single room. The hotel check-in time is 4:00 pm EST on October 7 and the checkout time will be 12:00 pm EST on October 10.

 Triple RoomDouble RoomSingle Room
Total Cost 3 Nights$330$495$990

The hotel fee is not refundable.