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May is ME/CFS Awareness Month

In 2006, NJCFSA instituted the first scholarship in the US addressing ME/CFS. NJCFSA started the scholarship in one medical school, grew to three and is now in four NJ medical schools. The goal is to educate future physicians about this disease, which is not a part of medical school curriculum. Bravo and thank you to all […]

2014 Medical Student Scholarship

Application click here

Social Security Guidelines for ME/CFS as of 4/03/2014

http://www.socialsecurity.gov/OP_Home/rulings/di/01/SSR2014-01-di-01.html

Research Opportunities – L. Bateman, MD

Click on Research Opps in the bar above to read about these studies.

Mortality Study – L. Jason

Please click on the Research Opps. link above (toward the right) for information about an important mortality study!

2013 Medical Student Scholarship Winner

 NJCFSA is pleased to announce that the 2013 Medical Student Scholarship Winner is Krutika Parasar

2014 Scholarship – Date extended to May 9, 2014

Application for  2014-NJCFSA-Scholarship is available now to graduating or recently graduated HS students.

Donations

It is the time of the year for giving. Please consider making a donation to NJCFSA to help us keep the mission going.  NJCFSA is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) non-profit and all donations are tax deductible. Donations can be mailed to NJCFSA PO Box 477, Florham Park, NJ, 07932 or online here.

International Survivors of Suicide Day

It is very sad that the suffering of ME/CFS may lead some patients to hopelessness and suicide. Their pain may be gone, but family and friends struggle to deal with the loss. The International Foundation for Suicide Prevention will host International Survivors of Suicide Day on Saturday November 23rd. For details see http://www.afsp.org/survivorday

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