ACOG Policy Rotation:
The Advocacy Rotation at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) presents a unique opportunity for fellows to work with ACOG’s strategies for health equity department within the ACOG Advocacy Division. The department encompasses several programs and committees united by a deep commitment to improving access to comprehensive health care. This placement includes 4 weeks of hands-on work at ACOG headquarters in Washington, DC and offers fellows the opportunity to gain insight and perspective in ACOG’s role in advocating for women’s health.
ACOG Congressional Leadership Conference:
ACOG’s Annual Congressional Leadership Conference (CLC) - the President's Conference - provides ob-gyns like you the opportunity to build and maintain lasting relationships with your U.S. Senators and Representative, making you one of our most important assets on Capitol Hill.
This popular advocacy event includes:
- Opportunities to meet with your elected representatives
- Overview of the legislative process and tips for successful lobbying
- Breakout sessions on timely topics such as maternal mortality and the opioid crisis
- Tips for successfully using op-eds and social media as advocacy tools
- And much more!
Domestic Underserved Rotation
Fellows who are primarily interested in domestic healthcare and policy, and/or who cannot travel internationally have the option of completing a low-resource domestic setting alternative. Current sites include: Alabama, Mississippi, Nebraska, and Oklahoma.