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Leadership in Action

Catch up with what we've been doing and find out when NPAF will be at an event near you.

Upcoming Events

Sept 5-6 - International Headache Conference

Alan Balch will join the Global Patient Advocacy Summit at the The International Headache Conference in Dublin, Ireland.

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September 5-8 - Find the Doctor You Can Trust and Trust the Doctor You Find

Ashley Freeman will join The Myositis Association's 2019 Annual Patient Conference In Minneapolis, MN to discuss the importance of developing a healthy relationship with your physician -- and how to do it.

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September 13-14 - MD Anderson Cancer Center International Workshop and Symposium

Alan Balch will speak at the Patient Reported Outcomes in the Clinical Setting conference, focusing on person-centered care and precision medicine, in Houston, TX.

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Leadership Spotlight

Melissa Williams recently spoke at a Capitol Hill briefing to end surprise medical billing. During the briefing she reminded lawmakers that the most important thing is to "create a health care system FOR patients." To watch the briefing, click the link below.

You can follow Melissa on Twitter: @by_MLW

Upcoming Events

September 17 - Storytelling to Elevate Patient & Community Voices in Health

Chris Wilson will lead a skill-building session at the Ambassador Meeting preceding the PCORI Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, focusing on story building to elevate patient voices.

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October 11-13 - Clinical Pathways Congress

Alan Balch, CEO, will join the Oncology Clinical Pathways Conference in Boston, MA to discuss incorporating the patient perspective into clinical pathways development.

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In the News

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RT @NPR: Nationwide, more than 100 rural hospitals have closed since 2010. The loss of these hospitals has forced a change in the way eme…
RT @Care4Access: #EthicalConcerns with “pay-to-play” trials: increasing # of #ClinicalTrials accessible to #patients for a fee from $7,000…
RT @Gwen_Darien: Thank you PCORI for helping to ensure that patients define what is meaningful to them. Honored to be a member of the patie…
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