IHPS Previous Events

The Future of Health Services Research: Innovation, Improvement and Equity

IHPS Health Policy Grand Rounds
Mar 24, 2021

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Lisa Simpson, MB, B.Ch., MPH, FAAP,
President and CEO, AcademyHealth

Dr. Lisa Simpson has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of AcademyHealth since 2011.
A nationally recognized health policy researcher and pediatrician, she is a passionate advocate for the
translation of research into policy and practice. Her research, and over 100 articles and commentaries
in peer reviewed journals, focuses on the role of evidence and data to improve health and healthcare,
particularly for children and vulnerable populations. 

Before joining AcademyHealth, Dr. Simpson spent eight years as a professor of pediatrics, first as an
Endowed Chair in Child Health Policy at the University of South Florida and then as the Director of the
Child Policy Research Center at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and the University of
Cincinnati. She served as the Deputy Director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality from
1996 to 2002. Dr. Simpson serves on the Board of Directors of the Institute for Accountable Care and
the National Health Council. In October 2013, Dr. Simpson was elected to the National Academy of
Medicine (formerly the Institute of Medicine). 


Phil Lee Celebration

A virtual event honoring the life of former UCSF Chancellor and Professor Emeritus of Social
Medicine, Phillip R. Lee was celebrated at UCSF on February 25.

A fierce advocate for racial equity and health care reform and an inspiring leader and life-long
mentor, Dr. Lee made an indelible mark on the nations’ health care environment. We will celebrate
his trailblazing career and momentous achievements and hear from many of his colleagues, family
members, and friends from across the nation who were influenced and inspired by him.

Join us in a celebration of Phil Lee's life. View the video here. 

Website:  https://healthpolicy.ucsf.edu/philip-r-lee-memorial

mask imageThe First Annual UCSF
Health Services Research Symposium
Accelerating our Impact on Health:
Methods, Strategies, and Opportunities


How Might Health and Pandemic Policy Change in the Biden Administration?
January 27, 2021, View the webinar here

Advancing Health Equity: Health Services Research and Social Determinants of Health
February 3, 2021, View the webinar here

Health System and Community-Embedded Health-Services Research
February 10, 2021, View the webinar ​​​​​here

Focus on Healthcare Value: Accelerating Research at UCSF and Beyond
February 17, 2021, 12 - 1 pm, View the webinar here