The Open Academy June Newsletter welcomes the participants of the Summer School 2022 to the Open Academy Alumni! We also present a new online course on conflict of interest, a training workshop for adolescents with rare diseases and a new guide on patient involvement in clinical practice guidelines.
|28 participants from 18 countries completed the EURORDIS Summer School on Medicines Research & Development that took place online on the 6-10 of June. After completing 20h of pre-training, they were more than ready for this intensive training week with sessions about: methodology, design and ethics of clinical trials, therapeutic development in rare diseases, engaging with the European Medicines Agency, Health Technology Assessment, pharmacovigilance and much more!|
Big changes are coming for next year’s Summer School. Stay tuned to find out more soon!
NEW E-LEARNING COURSE ON CONFLICT OF INTEREST IN PATIENT ENGAGEMENT
|If you are a patient advocate interested in engaging with the industry, regulatory agencies, payers, national bodies, etc., and you want to help avoid or minimise conflict of interest this online course is for you. This course has been developed by experts and is based on one of the main outcomes of the IMI-funded multi-stakeholder consortium PARADIGM.|
MORE CAPACITY BUILDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR PATIENT ADVOCATES
In-person workshop | Paediatric expert patients training
This workshop is targeted at adolescents aged from 12 to 18 interested in the themes of health, biomedical research, healthcare, and children’s rights. It is organised by TEDDY
(European Network of Excellence for Paediatric Research) with EURORDIS
and the Sant Joan de Déu Research Foundation
in the framework of the European Joint Programme on Rare Diseases (EJPRD).Where and when: July 12th -15th
at the University of Lyon (France)Deadline to apply: July 1st!
New guide on patient involvement in clinical practice guidelines & clinical decision support tools
If you are interested in knowing more about how Clinical Practice Guidelines
and Clinical Decision Support Tools
are developed and how the patient voice can be successfully incorporated, don’t miss this practical guide developed by EURORDIS
, the European Lung Foundation
and the European Patient Advocacy Group (ePAG) Working Group.
|Pst, pst! Remember that the call for new ePAG advocates is still open (until 31st July). Thinking of applying? Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to get more information.|
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