Doc Tom Awardees Announced at SPM2018 Conference

Society for Participatory Medicine

His spirt and work led to the creation of the Society , though his peers & followers, ePatient Scholars. The first award for contribution to SPM was a shared award – to Dave “ePatient Dave” DeBronkart and Dr. Danny Sands.

#CochraneForAll + #BeyondTheRoom = #PatientsIncluded on blast

Society for Participatory Medicine

For four days in September, my old life (net news producer) and my new life (epatient citizen scientist policy wonk storming the barricades in service of systemic shift) meshed into a perfect little machine. Red Hot Chilli Pipers at the Colloquium | image credit: Simon Williams Photography.

Give Me My DaM Data::The Revolution

Society for Participatory Medicine

ePatient communities are inherently Open Source. SPM advocates vociferously for patient ownership of their own data. Success would be revolutionary. But revolutions do not suddenly appear. They result from persistent long-term effort, strategy, and tactics.