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Managing Myositis Patient Care During the COVID-19 Public Health Crisis

May 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

Free
Managing Myositis Patient Care During the COVID-19 Public Health Crisis

May is Myositis Awareness Month

Theme: High Fives from the Heart

MSU is celebrating its 5th anniversary as the heart of the myositis community.

Keeping you informed during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Managing Myositis Patient Care During the COVID-19 Public Health Crisis with Dr. Rohit Aggarwal

Wednesday, May 13, 2020, at 3:00 PM Eastern Time

Webinar Details

Join MSU as we welcome Dr. Rohit Aggarwal, who through his Myositis 101 for Patients YouTube Series,  has been at the forefront of providing the myositis community with information about the COVID-19 pandemic.

This webinar will be an update of what we have learned to date about the impact on managing myositis patient care during this difficult time.

About joining this webinar

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Click the Register button above to get started. After registration, you will receive an email containing all information needed to join the webinar at the scheduled time and date.

Be sure to check your spam and junk folders if you do not see the email.

About Dr. Rohit Aggarwal

Dr. Rohit AggarwalDr. Rohit Aggarwal, MD, MS, is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the Co-Director of the Myositis Center of University of Pittsburgh (UPMC).

Dr. Aggarwal is the Chair of Medical Advisory Board of The Myositis Association (TMA) and author of the book “Managing Myositis: A Practical Guide.”

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MSU's Myositis Awareness Month

High Fives from the Heart: #MyositisLIFE in a Pandemic World

Myositis Support and Understanding is turning 5 in 2020! While the original theme was being discussed and formulated, the world seemingly turned upside down with the appearance and rapid worldwide spread of the novel Coronavirus and the resulting disease, COVID-19. MSU volunteers quickly shifted focus to ensure we are fully support the Myositis community during this pandemic through education, online and video support, and patient financial assistance.  

We move forward into a slightly scaled back May Awareness Month, mindful of the enormous impact the pandemic has and will continue to have on Myositis patients and caregivers.

Some of our Myositis Awareness Month events will now be held in September. Historically, Myositis Awareness Day is September 21st of each year, however, we have celebrated the month of May for the past 2-3 years. This year, we will use both May and September with our theme, “High Fives from the Heart” as MSU turns 5-years-old and we continue our focus of empowering the myositis community.Learn more »

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May 13
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3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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Free
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Myositis Support and Understanding (MSU)
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