Providing Education, Research, and Support to the Myositis Community
What is Myositis?
Myositis is a muscle-wasting disease that results in fatigue and reduced strength.
Visit the Myositis Library
Browse our library to find helpful discussions, presentations and research studies.
See TMA in the News
Check out recent blog posts to stay up-to-date on TMA and myositis news.
We always welcome new members to our community. Join by volunteering, fundraising, and more.
Find a Support Group
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.Find a Support Group
TMA invites you to our 3-day completely virtual 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, virtual social activities, exhibitors, new conference components, a HUGE TMA Announcement, and much, much more!Click here for details
In 2021, we will launch this interactive community awareness event in four local communities across the country where an estimated more than 20,000 dedicated participants will work to raise funds to continue our critical work. Participate as an individual or gather your friends, family, and co-workers to form a team – build awareness, fundraise, and come out and enjoy!Click here for details
SW FL Myositis KIT Support Group Meeting Friday, June 18, 2021 | 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Information for participants to join the Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88454393259 Meeting ID: 884 5439 3259 Passcode: 578653 Dial by your location: …
Women of Color – Committee Leaders Monthly Meeting Tuesday, July 6, 2021 | 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Time: Jul 6, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84284542837?pwd=RjFhSXhDVVJEa242RXNkQ0FiQUpRZz09 Meeting ID: 842 8454 2837 Please RSVP…
Women of Color – Monthly Meetings (All Members) Thursday, July 15, 2021 | 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Time: Jul 15, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82990891770?pwd=eE5MYmMzR2ZyOGIvREhJNkNHNWZpQT09 Meeting ID: 829 9089 1770 Please RSVP…
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.
The Myositis Association is following reports from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the country’s health protection agency, about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 called COVID-19.
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 2021 theme, “A Call to Action,” we’re focusing on supporting and mentoring members on their path to true leadership.
TMA New HeadquartersJune 1, 2021
In January 2021, we identified a need to address TMA’s occupancy and our desire to be the best stewards of…
DM Patient OpportunityMay 6, 2021
Are you an adult (18 years old or older) diagnosed with dermatomyositis (DM)? Modus Outcomes, a patient-centered outcomes research organization,…
Volunteer opportunities with TMAFebruary 18, 2021
We know you have many talents, and we invite you to use them to help us improve the lives of…