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Apply for Stanford Medicine X Conference as ePatient or Presenter – deadline Jan. 31st

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Stanford University hosts an annual academic conference, Medicine X, every September to bring together community stakeholders, innovators and leaders in health care to empower collaborative change. This year's Medicine X | Change conference will be held at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California on Sept. 20 - 22, 2019. Stanford describes ...

Join the fight against stigma and pseudoscience in New York

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This weekend, the New York State Psychiatric Institute is hosting a conference on psychosomatic illness at Columbia University Medical Center -- and they invited Per Fink to speak.  If you have watched Unrest, you know that Fink’s clinic was responsible for the involuntary institutionalization of Karina Hansen, a Danish young ...

3 Ways You Can Join in a #TimeforUnrest

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Update: View a recording of the call here -  --------------------------- The September kickoff of the #TimeforUnrest campaign is just around the corner, and we at #MEAction couldn't be more excited! Last week we recorded our first community call where we got to know the Unrest team, hear about the film's release plan and got a sneak peek into the impact ...

Speak Up, Tweet Back, Write ME: Activist Messaging 101 in the Social Media Age

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UPDATE: A recording of this community call can be found here. Join us for our next activist teach-in with Jennifer Johnson Avril* on Sunday, August 13th at 1:00pm E.T. The call will run for 90 minutes. Our storytelling is a powerful component of activism, whether we're making a video, writing a press ...

ACTIVIST TEACH IN: THINK GLOBAL ACT LOCAL (Sat. July 8)

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The ME community can greatly benefit by adopting a local philosophy to activism ...
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Join the ‘Patient uprising from our beds’: Melbourne MillionsMissing on 12 October

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Melbourne's MillionsMissing will be on the steps of Parliament House, Spring St, Melbourne, from 1pm to 2pm on Wednesday 12 October 2016 ...

Attend the IACFS/ME conference this month

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Where does rituximab fit in among the treatment options for ME/CFS? What is the US government's research plan? How can I increase the chances my disability application will be or continue to be approved? What medications can I try for fibromyalgia now that morphine and related prescriptions are restricted?   Come to our international scientific ...

Join the MILLIONSMISSING Chicago Protest/Day of Action

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The Chicago protest #MillionsMissing will feature talks by Dr. Leonard Jason, Dr. Marcie Zinn, well-known epidemiologists; Carol Head, of Solve ME/CFS; Barbara Morrison; ME/CFS patients; and families and friends. It will take place at the James Thompson Center, 100 W. Randolph St, Chicago between 11:30am-12:30pm. Please click below to attend, learn more ...

Join the NYC #MillionsMissing Protest

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The NYC #MillionsMissing Protest has a full agenda and they are excited to announce several major speakers in attendance including local NYC ME/CFS physician (and Chair of the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee), Dr. Susan Levine. In addition, local physician-scientist Dr. Mady Hornig from the Columbia University Center for Infection ...

Attend the MEpedia online meet-up this Thursday!

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What can you do for ME activism today? Many patients, caregivers, physicians and educators would like to contribute to ME activism in a meaningful way, but patients have limited resources and energy. ME patients aren't working alone, however: if even a small percentage of the ME population were to work together, we ...