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6th Annual Health Communicators & Journalists Rooftop Reception

06/13/19     Washington, DC

You are cordially invited to join health reporters (including members of the DC chapter of the Association of Health Care Journalists) and senior communications staff from patient organizations and trade associations at our 6th Annual Health Communicators & Journalists Rooftop Reception in downtown D.C. on Thursday, June 13, 6-8pm ET.

Event cohosts:

  • DC Chapter of the Association of Health Care Journalists;

  • National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC);

  • National Health Council (NHC);

  • AdvaMed; and

  • Personalized Medicine Coalition

RSVPs are required. NPC must provide a list of names to the building security desk prior to the reception. Please register by June 5. Space is limited on the rooftop.

For Reporters: As in past years, the Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ) is making provisions to cater to various newsroom ethical guidelines. AHCJ will fund and set up a separate table of food and beverages, which will be clearly labeled. There will also be the option to bring $10 to pay your own way for refreshments. If you have any questions about the event you can email


Attire: Business Casual

May I bring a guest?

If you are interested in bringing PR colleagues, we ask that you limit it to your fellow high-level communications staff members. Journalists are welcome to bring other colleagues in health, medical industry or congressional reporting. Please register your guest by June 5. 

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

By Metro1717 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, is just a few blocks away from the Farragut West (Orange/Blue/Silver) and Farragut North (Red) Metro lines.

By Car: Metered street parking is available

Parking Garages (open after 7pm):

  • One Parking, 1717 Pennsylvania Ave., NW (closes at 9pm)
  • LAZ Parking, 1747 Pennsylvania Ave., NW (closes at 9pm)
  • Colonial Parking, 1701 Pennsylvania Ave., NW (closes at 11pm). Garage entrance located on 17th Street between H Street and Pennsylvania Ave., NW (next to McDonalds)

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact: Tanya Bailey, NPC Membership & Meetings Associate (202-827-2092;