Welcome to the Society of Health Policy Young Professionals

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

Welcome to the Society of Health Policy Young Professionals

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

Welcome to the Society of Health Policy Young Professionals

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

Who We Are

SHPYP is a nonpartisan, 501(c)3 non-profit run by young health policy professionals volunteering on behalf of our young health policy professionals community. Founded in 2006, we are dedicated to meeting the diverse needs of young professionals interested in the health, health care, and health policy fields.

Zoom screenshot from SHPYP meeting

Building a supportive community of the next generation of health policy experts and leaders through:

  • Forging meaningful and long-term professional networks through regular happy hours, community service events, trivia, small-group dinner discussions, online community, and more
  • Facilitating workshops for professional development in key competencies
  • Convening conversations with and providing access to senior policy leaders and experts to enable a deeper examination of policy topics
  • Offering opportunities for volunteer leadership and nonprofit management

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Events

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Thursday, March 10, 2022

SDOH Summit: Turning Knowledge into Policy and Practice

How do you turn knowledge of social determinants of health into policy and practice?

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

SDOH Summit: SDOH Through the Life Course

How do we break the cycle of negative health outcomes due to social determinants of health throughout the life course?

Thursday, March 24, 2022

SDOH Summit: Health Care Partnerships to Address SDOH

What are the incentives for health care organizations to invest in partnering with non-health care organizations to address SDOH?