Connecting young health care policy professionals with industry experts, like-minded individuals, and the Washington, DC health policy community.

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Why Join?

The Society provides an opportunity to:

  • Expand your professional network
  • Gain access to senior policy experts through a diverse array of events
  • Advance your career in health policy through professional development workshops
To become a member, click here.

Upcoming Events

Thursday October 18, 2018

SHPYP Professional Networking Happy Hour

Networking can be intimidating, but with some practice, it can be easy to socialize in a professional settingSHPYP is pleased to present a formal networking happy hour to help you to connect with fellow SHPYP members through interactive exercises. There will also be unstructured networking at the end of the event for attendees to continue conversations begun during the activities. We’ll provide the appetizers and drink tickets (first come, first serve), and hope you’ll bring some colleagues and friends. Don’t forget to bring your business cards! 


WHO: All SHPYP members, friends, and colleagues

WHAT: Formal networking happy hour

WHEN: Thursday, October 18 from 6:00pm-8:30pm

WHERE: Hawthorne, second floor (nearest metro: U Street on the yellow and green lines)


We hope to see you there! 

Tuesday October 23, 2018

SHPYP Health Policy Trivia: Halloween Edition!

Health policy trivia is back by popular demand! 

Come celebrate Halloween early this October with your favorite policy nerds at health policy trivia! Start a team with 5-6 of your friends and colleagues, or join a group once you arrive. The team with the highest score wins a prize. 

Costumes, especially those that are health policy-themed, are encouraged (but not required)! 

WHO: All SHPYP members, friends, and colleagues

WHAT: Health policy trivia 

WHEN: Tuesday, October 23rd at 6:30PM

WHERE: Mackey's Public House, Library Room (Nearest metro: Metro Center)

We hope to see you there!