NOTE: Beginning with the October 18th Meeting, the Bergen ME/CFS/FM Support group will take place at Hackensack University Medical Center North (formerly Pascack Valley Hospital) on Old Hook Road, Westwood. Some of you may recall that our Support Group used to meet at Pascack Valley Hospital many years ago.
Parking close to the front door – No stairs to climb – Free parking.
Meeting Room located on the main level immediately to the right of the door. We hope you will join us in October. Watch for future emails and updates.
You can find directions on the Hackensack University Medical Center North website http://www.hackensackumc.org/pascackvalley. Look for the Pascack Valley location on Old Hook Road –NOT the Hackensack location.
Thank you for your patience and continued participation.
Your Support Group Leaders
Medical Scholarship & High School Scholarship Applications have been posted on the Scholarship page
Beyond Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Redefining an Illness
Summaries can be found on many sites including
The JAMA website: http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?doi=10.1001/jama.2015.1346
The New York Times http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/02/10/chronic-fatigue-syndrome-gets-a-new-name/?_r=3%3A%2F%2Fwell.blogs.nytimes.com%2F2015%2F02%2F10%2Fchronic-fatigue-syndrome-gets-a-new-name%2F%3F_r%3D3
National Academy of Sciences
“Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Is a Legitimate Disease That Needs Proper Diagnosis and Treatment, Says IOM” (National Academy of Science)
Click to access full application details and announcement.
The ME/CFS Primer for Clinical Practitioners (2014 revision) is available in both print and download versions at the IACFSME website. Click here. Primer
Click on Research Opps above.