DIA Patient Advocate Fellowship Program -- Applications due Jan 31st!

Dan Leonard | January 08, 2014

Calling all patient advocates in North America! Drug Information Association, the nonprofit organization that provides knowledge resources across the full spectrum of medical product development, offers a Patient Advocate Fellowship Program as part of their Annual Meeting. The DIA Patient Advocate Fellowship Program is designed to:

  • Develop, strengthen, and support patient collaborations with policy makers, health professionals, industry representatives, and academia
  • Increase the knowledge and understanding of patient groups about key issues central to patient-centered healthcare, biomedical research, and drug development
  • Develop the capacity of patient groups to advocate for change
  • Improve alliances between patient groups and other health care stakeholders
  • Stimulate cooperation, promote dialogue, and share best practices

DIA offers scholarships on a competitive basis, enabling advocates to attend the DIA Annual Meeting. The 2014 meeting will be held in San Diego June 15 -- 19. Details can be found on the DIA website and on the application page.

 

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