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If you are a member of TMA and are looking to talk with others about your disease to gain a better understanding and prepare for the challenges ahead, you are encouraged to join the Support Group network.

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Myositis Awareness Month - Virtual Summit

In 2022, The Myositis Association continues our quest to support our patients and care partners in being “Encouraged, Engaged, & Empowered”
Saturday, May 21, 2022

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2022 International Annual Patient Conference: A Focus on the Future

TMA invites you to our 4-day in person International Annual Patient Conference experience featuring myositis specialists and expert presenters on everything related to myositis and its treatment. There will be educational workshops, clinical presentations, breakout sessions, networking opportunities, a multi-generational focus, patient and provider recognition, social activities, exhibitors, new conference components, and much, much more!

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Patient Stories

Each person's journey is unique, yet familiar. Listen to those living with myositis share their stories of persistence and hope.

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Myositis 101 for Patients

The Myositis 101 for patients videos by Dr. Rohit Aggarwal, Co-Director of Myositis Center of University of Pittsburgh, Chair of Medical Advisory Board of The Myositis Association (TMA) and author of book “Managing Myositis: A Practical Guide” explain myositis management and treatment in terms that are accessible by all.

2021 International Annual Patient Conference: The Power Of Us!

TMA held a 3-day completely virtual experience featuring myositis specialists and expert presenters on everything related to myositis and its treatment. There was educational workshops, clinical presentations, breakout sessions, networking opportunities, a multi-generational focus, patient and provider recognition, virtual social activities, exhibitors, new conference components, a HUGE TMA Announcement, and much, much more!

TMA's Affinity Groups

Our increased virtual environment has allowed for connectivity that surpasses geographic location. In addition to our traditional KIT support groups, TMA is supporting meeting circles with outreach efforts targeted toward supporting and extending our organization’s reach into new communities.

Myositis Awareness Month

May is National Myositis Awareness Month! Celebrate with us by learning how to educate your community about myositis. With our 2022 theme, “Encouraged, Engaged, Empowered,” we’re focusing on supporting and mentoring members on their path to true leadership.

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