Resources are great. But what if you don’t know that they exist, or where to find them? Patient foundations are an invaluable collection of resources for their respective patient groups. They offer support, various libraries of information and disease facts, resources (financial, medical, community oriented, mental health services, etc.) and, if available, access to patient…Read More
The second module in our series on Decision Making in Pharmaceutical Research and Development will dive a little deeper into the decisions about selection, funding, and support for Research Projects. The underlying goal of our new course is to help equip you to be an effective part of a Research Team. Are you ready?Read More
At Patients as Partners, our panel spoke about HOPE and asked the audience to think about a few questions.
–What is the power of hope?
–How much is hope worth?
–How much value do you create each time you give or receive hope?
“The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.” Ralph Waldo Emerson Dare to imagine a world in which people are equipped to collaborate to successfully shape the health ecosystem of the future. All parties involved are going to need to learn to work together in brand new ways to make this vision a reality. Salem Oaks…Read More
Healthcare is rapidly changing. Patients, their families, and their advocates are playing a bigger role in decision-making about their care. In addition, the biopharmaceutical industry is realizing that patients can make a valuable contribution to the entire R&D process. They are looking for patients (and others) who can influence the direction of research, the design,…Read More
Attending conferences has played a beneficial role in my understanding of the importance of my work. I believe that in order to succeed at what you are doing you need a clear understanding of a shared goal but also an internal motivation to achieve that goal. I am also aware that the best way for…Read More
The acorn has sprouted Salem Oaks has done a lot in the last year or so. When this company began it was just an idea. Over the last year, not only has the company grown, but projects are now under way and in action. We are actively gaining an understanding of the needs and…Read More
New beginnings aren’t always scary, Right? In February I decided to open the door to a world that I knew very little about. I had a willingness to embark on this adventure but no idea what I would find. Turns out, I was right about how foreign this new world was (and not just the…Read More
Sometimes you get the chance to experience something that resets your expectations. The Salem Oaks team had the opportunity to attend the Rare Patient Advocacy Symposium in Philadelphia on May 19, 2018. The event was organized in partnership between Global Genes and the Orphan Disease Center at UPenn. Although I may have only recently jumped…Read More