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Meetin’ Up and Building SPM Community in Chicago

Meetin’ Up and Building SPM Community in Chicago

In Chicago, SPM members have been getting together for regular meetups. It’s been fun and exciting, and lots of us think it would be great to offer the idea to other areas. Here’s how we started and how we do it – take it on and make it your own! This time...
SPM’s team leadership search for 2019

SPM’s team leadership search for 2019

Our Society for Participatory Medicine is growing in membership and in projects and teams. If you’re a member, have you considered leading a team? If you’re not, have you considered joining? The message below was posted last weekend by co-founder and...
For Diabetes Month, be conscious that language matters.

For Diabetes Month, be conscious that language matters.

Lifetime SPM member Deborah Greenwood is a diabetes educator who has long believed in patient empowerment and participatory medicine. SPM welcomes posts authored by our members – see the guidelines. November is Diabetes Awareness Month. And November 14, 2018 is...
Doc Tom Awardees Announced at SPM2018 Conference

Doc Tom Awardees Announced at SPM2018 Conference

On October 17th, the Society enjoyed their 2nd conference in Boston. Filling a larger room than last year, attendees – in person and virtual – enjoyed an impressive lineup of speakers. The passion in the room was palpable. Much more to come on that. A...
Whither Cochrane, for e-patients and everyone else?

Whither Cochrane, for e-patients and everyone else?

This will be the third, and last, in my short series on attending the Cochrane Colloquium in Edinburgh in September of this year. In the first post, I talked about what that conference was like; in the second, I shared an overview of Cochrane as a global movement to...
The who, what, when, where, and why of Cochrane

The who, what, when, where, and why of Cochrane

If you’ve been paying attention, you know that yours truly got the chance to attend the annual Cochrane Colloquium in Edinburgh in September this year, thanks to a travel stipend from SPM, a #PatientsIncluded bursary from Cochrane UK, the hosts of the 2018...
The next evolutionary step for SPM: a manifesto

The next evolutionary step for SPM: a manifesto

Here’s the latest in a series of interviews with outstanding speakers we’ve lined up for the Society for Participatory Medicine’s second annual conference on Oct. 17 in Boston. Register here. And see this blog’s #SPM2018 series for more about, or by, the speakers and...

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