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Erik Rasmussen

Vice President, Advocacy

American Hospital Association

Erik Rasmussen is vice president of the Advocacy and Public Policy Group in the Federal Relations Department of the American Hospital Association. He is responsible for representing AHA’s interests before the U.S. Congress. Mr. Rasmussen’s primary goals are to promote hospitals’ interests with primary congressional committees with greatest importance to hospitals and play a leadership role in developing AHA’s strategies and articulating AHA’ s policies on assigned congressional committees.

Sessions

51X – The Basics of Grassroots Advocacy

Presented by Erik Rasmussen at 8:45 AM on Tuesday, March 24th.

Legislators are called to weigh in on numerous issues, from healthcare to energy to farm policy and more. Although lawmakers may be experts on one or two issues, it is impossible for them to master every topic likely to come before Congress. Elected officials rely on good staff work, outside expertise and, most importantly, constituent…

S05X – The Basics of Grassroots Advocacy

Presented by Erik Rasmussen at 4:15 PM on Monday, March 23rd.

Legislators are called to weigh in on numerous issues, from healthcare to energy to farm policy and more. Although lawmakers may be experts on one or two issues, it is impossible for them to master every topic likely to come before Congress. Elected officials rely on good staff work, outside expertise and, most importantly, constituent…