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2023 Autoimmune Community Summit

October 5 & 6, 2023

2,500 +

Autoimmune patients connected virtually



1,000 +

Community board messages exchanged

97 %

Had a good or excellent experience

This virtual two-day event featured educational and empowering sessions presented by autoimmune experts including physicians, nurses, policy experts, and patient advocates.

We tackled the most pressing topics that impact patients and caregivers living with autoimmune conditions. Attendees discovered tips for managing autoimmune disease; learned about the latest research in autoimmune disease and gained an increased understanding of future treatments; and connected with other autoimmune patients and caregivers.

Session topics included:

  • Opening Keynote: Lee Thomas
  • Managing Pain and Fatigue
  • Exploring Complementary Medicine and Diet
  • Navigating Clinical Trials
  • Supporting Care Partners
  • Innovations in Autoimmune Treatment
  • Understanding Public Policy
  • Communicating Effectively with Your Healthcare Team
  • The Future of Autoimmune Disease Research
  • Caring For Your Mental Health
  • The Autoimmune Disease Journey: Patient Stories

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View recorded sessions from the 2023 Autoimmune Community Summit.

What They Said…

“The patient stories were powerful, and the hope of future treatments based in current research was inspiring.”
“It’s nice to know I’m not alone and others truly understand my journey.”
“I am a strong supporter of your organization as I truly believe we must all work together for a better future for all autoimmune patients and their families.”

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