In support of LDI’s mission to catalyze and facilitate research to improve the nation’s health system and shape health care policy, Amplify@LDI  aims to amplify the reach and impact of policy-relevant research and elevate LDI Senior Fellows as content and policy experts. The program builds capacity in and enthusiasm for the critical step of translating and disseminating research to broad national audiences, to maximize the reach and impact of LDI Senior Fellow research.

*Please note: The program is currently closed to new applicants and will reopen in summer 2021. Stay tuned for an announcement with further details.

Program Elements

Cohort Experience: The Amplify@LDI cohort comprises 12 LDI Senior Fellows from across all schools, fields, ranks, methods, translation experience. The program provides an opportunity to network with a wide range of faculty.  

Workshop Sessions: Amplify@LDI offers seven (7) sessions during the academic year. After an orientation and goal-setting session, each session focuses on different aspects of research translation and dissemination. Topics include Media Engagement and Interviewing; Increasing Social Media Reach; Writing and Placing Op-eds; Writing Blogs and Briefs; and Policy Engagement. 

Goal Setting and Tracking: All participants set goals for their participation in the Amplify@LDI program. LDI staff supports participants in tracking, revising, and meeting their goals throughout the year.   

Final Presentations: Participants have the opportunity to present their policy engagement and research translation achievements at the end of the program. 


All LDI Senior Fellows – from any school and rank – who are actively engaged in policy-relevant research and eager to build skills in translation and dissemination are eligible and encouraged to apply. 

Interested in learning more?

Please contact Tali Ruskin, LDI Project Manager, Fellow Engagement and Strategic Initiatives at truskin@wharton.upenn.edu.

Amplify@LDI 2020-21 Cohort: