Dozens of state components learned how to be “Partners in Progress” at the 2021 State Advocacy Forum, August 20–21 in Atlanta. More than 65 member volunteers and state leaders representing 30 states enjoyed two days of education and collaboration, with a handful also participating online.
The Georgia Podiatric Medical Association (GPMA) was chosen to host the biennial event in recognition of its recent legislative successes. “We used the information we learned at the 2019 State Advocacy Forum to create the roadmap that led to our wins,” said Marit Sivertson, GPMA executive director, during a panel discussion in which the GPMA talked about its processes.
Throughout the event attendees shared common challenges and swapped solutions to address those challenges. Topics of discussion included:
Look for more information about the 2021 State Advocacy Forum in the September/October issue of APMA News.