The Virtue of Patients

Medical associations that invite patients onto their stages and into their conference-planning committees are finding that patients are a virtue.

At the European Lung Foundation (ELF), a patient-centered organization founded by the European Respiratory Society (ERS) and based in Sheffield, U.K., the shift toward patient involvement was gradual, for instance.

The patient-involvement initiative is linked to the joint effort of ELF and ERC to leave a legacy behind in the cities where conferences are organised.

Read all about it on the website of our partner Convene, the PCMA magazine.

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