David Pearce, PhD, of the Coordination of Rare Diseases at Sanford (CoRDS) talks about their patient advocacy conference held in Sioux Falls, SD.
The 3-day Patient Advocacy Certificate Training (PACT) is a program designed by CoRDs and Professional Patient Advocates in Life Sciences (PPALS) to provide advocacy leaders with the tools needed to excel at different aspects of patient advocacy. For example, the courses will provide recipients with better tools to work with researchers, work with industry, or building and sustaining non-profit relationships, etc.
The program has to tracks. The first one (Track I) is for individuals who work in the patient advocacy and life sciences area in the biotech/pharma or related industries.
The second (Track II) is for individuals in a senior management capacity or a member of the Board of Directors for a non-profit health patient advocacy organization.
For more information, visit https://ppals.org/certification-training/