Access to Medicines and Advocacy

The IDEA (Innovation + Design Enabling Access) Initiative at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, in partnership with the American Medical Student Association, is hosting the second LEAP (Leaders Enabling Access to Pharmaceuticals) workshop. This workshop will be hosted by Public Citizen at the Public Citizen Headquarters in Washington, DC from November 1-2, 2019.

During this workshop, students will have a chance to hear from and meet with experts working on the front-lines of the field of Access to Medicines. This workshop will be an opportunity to meet other students with shared interests and start building a network in the field of access to medicines. Eligible students, residents, and fellows can apply using the link below and applications are due Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time.



Above are some featured images from the 2018 LEAP (Leaders Enabling Access to Pharmaceuticals) Workshop held at Public Citizen’s Headquarters in Washington, DC.

The IDEA (Innovation + Design Enabling Access) Initiative based at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health seeks to foster innovation and the design of new technologies for greater health access and impact through a combination of research, policy work, and training. It also collaborates with a variety of initiatives across Johns Hopkins University and beyond.

To learn more about our Initiative, visit this post by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

The American Medical Student Association (AMSA) is a student-led, national association that exists to cultivate, inspire and inform medical students. AMSA sees opportunities to reshape medicine as future physicians and envisions a world where health care is accessible, medicine is affordable and systems support the diversity seen all around us. Consisting of about 30,000 active members across the globe, AMSA is seventy years strong.

To learn more about AMSA, visit here.

Public Citizen is a nonprofit consumer advocacy organization that champions the public interest in the halls of power. They have defended democracy, resisted corporate power, and worked to ensure that government works for the people - not for big corporations. Founded in 1971, Public Citizen now has 500,000 members and supporters throughout the country.

To learn more about Public Citizen, visit here.