Despite the challenges of COVID-19, CHPA was hard at work on behalf of its members and continues to work tirelessly, on every front, to help you, and your business, navigate through this period of uncertainty and global crisis.
CHPA 2020 Initiative & Rebrand “Taking healthcare personally”
CHPA’s new logo, tagline, and brand narrative better illustrates the association’s future-oriented, integrated self-care focus on the OTC, dietary supplement, and, now, consumer medical device categories.
Introducing Insights with Impact
A real-time research section of the website, where you will find critical regulatory developments that help your business thrive.
New COVID-19 Resources Page
This library of COVID-19 announcements and resources provides relevant industry developments at members’ fingertips.
CHPA's Diversity & Inclusion Initiative
CHPA’s board of directors is taking meaningful steps so that member companies can promote a more diverse industry and support broader efforts toward equal justice, inclusion and opportunity for all.
Historic COVID-19 Aid Bill becomes law; Includes OTC Monograph Reform
The CARES Act included the groundbreaking OTC Monograph reform legislation, which capped a multi-year effort to pass this landmark legislation.
CHPA Realizes Decade-Long Effort to Restore OTC Eligibility Under HSA & FSA Accounts
Congress enacts legislation in March that allows 60+ million consumers to once again use their tax-preferred accounts to purchase OTC medicines, retroactive to Jan. 1, 2020.
Introducing Dr. John Troup
In a newly created role, Dr. Troup, vice president for Scientific Affairs & Dietary Supplements, is leading efforts to evaluate science, shape strategy and policy and bring together stakeholders in this growing membership category.
Introducing...the New CHPA Academy
2020 — The Year of the Webinar
The Academy helps members find connection and solutions, and features e-learning opportunities covering hot topics from the convenience of your computer.
New Sponsorship Opportunities!
Companies interested in learning about new, high-visibility opportunities should visit CHPA Academy or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
And for a limited time only...We are pleased to announce that Google, IQVIA, IRI, and PatientPoint have stepped up as our first Founding Education Partners (FEP). Learn more, act fast – this is available only through the end of 2020, but FEP sponsor benefits and recognition extend through 2023.
Women's Leadership Forum
The WLF builds opportunities for one generation of female leaders to connect with and mentor the next. 2020 topics included Adaptive Leadership; and a two-part “After Hours” event on racial equity: Courageous Conversations, It Begins with Me. Members can connect with the WLF at WLF@chpa.org.
Meetings & Education
Many in-person meetings and events went online, while still offering the same high-quality educational and virtual networking opportunities. CHPA events saw record participation by over 2,000 people in 2020.
This year CHPA's RSQ went virtual! We welcomed record breaking attendance, including:
- 82 speakers
- 39 general sessions and breakouts
- 23 on demand sessions
- 4 committee chair reports
- 1 FDA update
- 18 dietary supplement sessions
- 20 small group networking events
- Not to mention the virtual debut of the band Full Switch!