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Scleroderma Virtual University Fall SeriesThe Scleroderma Foundation's "Virtual University" Patient Education Fall Series is offered in place of the 2020 National Patient Education Conference. To continue to deliver on the promise of its mission, the Foundation adapted its programming to the virtual environment to create an exciting series of webinars, live meetings, workshops, and Scleroderma-related education videos. These weekly online events cover everything from managing symptoms to everyday living advice from individuals with scleroderma, physicians, and specialists. Please join us each Wednesday.

To watch a video recording of a session from the summer series, click hereTo watch a recording of the fall series, click here.

Wednesdays, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern Time
(2 p.m. Central, 1 p.m. Mountain, 12 Noon Pacific)

Click the topic title to register for upcoming webinars. Topics and speakers are subject to change.

10/28 Making Decisions When It Matters Most: Conversations About Health Care Proxy, Five Wishes and More!
Mary Crowe, L.I.C.S.W., A.C.H.P.-S.W., C.D.S., Care Dimensions
Previously Recorded Sessions
9/2 Pain: Its Causes and Its Treatments
Daniel E. Furst, M.D., M.A.C.R., University of California, Los Angeles
9/9 Manifestaciones Gastrointestinales de la Esclerodermia (Presentado en Español)
Fabian Mendoza, M.D., Thomas Jefferson University
9/16 The Importance of Sleep When Living with Chronic Lung Disease
Mihaela Teodorescu, M.D., M.S., University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine and Public Health
9/23 Gentle Yoga & Yogic Breathing for Scleroderma Symptom Management
Sundar Balasubramanian, Ph.D., C.-I.A.Y.T., Medical University of South Carolina
9/30 Part I: Taking the Mystery Out of Hospice and Palliative Care
Mary Crowe, L.I.C.S.W., A.C.H.P.-S.W., C.D.S., Care Dimensions
10/7 Learning to Love Our Friend - The Gut
Lesley Ann Saketkoo, M.D., M.P.H., Tulane University School of Medicine
 10/14 Connecting as a Young Adult with Scleroderma
Special 90 Minute Session
Panel Moderator: Amy Gietzen, Patient Advocate (Dx 2001)
Panelists: Cat Davis (Spokane), Alejandra Serrano (Los Angeles), Fatema Shahab (Los Angeles), Shervin Ghanoongooi (Los Angeles)
10/21 Coping with Both a Pandemic and Scleroderma
Lee Shapiro, M.D., Albany Medical College, and Steffens Scleroderma Foundation



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