The National Advocacy Conference gives you the opportunity to:

  • Connect with industry experts, political insiders and members of Congress about current federal efforts to improve health care
  • Visit Capitol Hill to advocate on crucial health care issues affecting you and your patients

Meeting registration

Registration is now open for the National Advocacy Conference.

Book hotel reservation

Reserve your room at the meeting headquarters hotel, the Grand Hyatt Washington. Make sure to mention that you will be attending NAC. Please be sure to make your reservations early. AMA cannot guarantee room availability.


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Sekou Andrews

Creator of "Poetic Voice" and inspirational speaker

For over 15 years Sekou Andrews has been helping the world’s largest organizations deliver relevant information with riveting inspiration through an innovative, unconventional category of speaking called “Poetic Voice.”

Forbes Magazine has called Sekou “the de facto poet laureate of corporate America.” His “wow-factor” is in high demand with the world’s most successful organizations and he has emerged as an inspiring voice for health and wellness.

A schoolteacher turned actor, recording artist, two-time national poetry slam champion, entrepreneur, and award-winning poetic voice, Sekou is a multi-talented entertainer with over two decades of experience rocking diverse audiences. His work has been featured on ABC World News, MSNBC, HBO, Good Morning America, Showtime, MTV and BET.

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John King

CNN chief national correspondent

John King is CNN's chief national correspondent and anchor of Inside Politics, a 30-minute Sunday morning program featuring a panel of the top-tier political correspondents. He is an award-winning journalist who has covered the past seven presidential elections and reported from all 50 states and more than 70 countries.

In his role as chief national correspondent, based in Washington, D.C., King is instrumental in CNN's daily reporting and breaking news coverage. Most recently, King was a prominent part of the network's 2014 Election Night in America coverage offering insight and analysis throughout the evening. His analysis and use of the "Magic Wall" to visually bring the results and their impact to viewers was an integral part of the network's Emmy award-winning 2012 election night coverage.

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Deborah Roberts

Award-winning reporter and news correspondent

Deborah Roberts is an award-winning ABC News Correspondent for 20/20, Nightline, Good Morning America, and ABC World News Tonight with David Muir. A media veteran, Roberts is a highly respected journalist who has traveled the world in her reporting.  She has also served as substitute anchor for Good Morning America, World News Weekend and 20/20, as well as a co-host on The View.

Roberts has been awarded multiple Emmy awards for her international and national coverage of world events, including her poignant reporting on an Ethiopian American woman’s emotional journey back to her African village to discover her long lost mother.

Roberts is author of “Been There, Done That: Family Wisdom for Modern Times.”


2020 National Advocacy Conference and Nathan Davis Awards Preliminary Agenda

Monday, February 10

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
President’s Lecture

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Capitol Hill Briefing

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Leadership Panel

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Welcome Reception

Tuesday, February 11

8:00 am - 9:00 am

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
General Sessions

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Boxed Lunches

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Afternoon Open for Hill Visits

6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Nathan Davis Reception

This reception is open to all National Advocacy Conference attendees.

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Nathan Davis Awards Dinner

Wednesday, February 12

7:15 am - 8:00 am

8:00 am - 12:00 pm
General Sessions

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Boxed Lunches

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Afternoon Open for Hill Visits

Travel Info

Grand Hyatt Washington

1000 H St NW

Washington, DC 20001

ph: (202) 582-1234