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19th Annual Living Well with Lupus Symposium

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Temple University Medical Education And Research Building

3500 North Broad Street

Philadelphia, PA 19140

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The 19th Annual Living Well with Lupus Symposium, programmed by the Lupus Foundation of America, Philadelphia Tri-State Chapter, brings together the lupus community in the Greater Philadelphia area for a day of education.

Now in its 19th year, this year's symposium kicks off with a panel entitled 'Lupus: Mind, Body, Spirit.' A panel of experts in rheumatology, psychology, and fitness will address ways to help you face lupus holistically that allows you to live your best life.

Morning and afternoon breakouts will be led by local professionals like Dr. Roberto Caricchio of Temple Medicine, Thomas Giordano of Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano, and more.


Agenda

8:45 am: Check In, Exhibits and Breakfast

9:45 am: Panel Discussion- Lupus: Mind, Body, Spirit

11:05 am: Morning Breakout Sessions (choose 1 upon registration)

  • I'm Diagnosed with Lupus...Now What?
  • Is It Always Lupus? How Preventive Medicine Helps Lupus Patients
  • Social Security Disability and Lupus – Know Your Rights

12:20 pm: Lunch

1:10 pm: Afternoon Breakout Sessions (choose 1 upon registration)

  • The Inspiring Patient: How Self Advocacy Improves Doctors' Care
  • Understanding Your Treatment Options
  • Reducing Pain and Fatigue

2:30 pm: Guided Closing Meditation

Check out a description of all breakout sessions here.


FAQs


What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Location: Temple University Medical Education and Research Building- MERB

3500 N. Broad Street

Philadelphia, PA 19140

Click here for driving directions.

There are a few options for parking:

We recommend the Ontario East Garage and will provide discounted vouchers to park here. This garage is adjacent to Temple University Hospital. Go east on Ontario Street from Broad Street. Proceed 400 feet to the parking garage entrance on the left. Claim your voucher at check in.

• Street parking (metered- use quarters or the app MeterUp PPA)

• Tioga Garage at Boyer Pavilion: Go east on Tioga Street from Broad Street. Proceed 100 feet to the parking garage entrance on the left. GPS address: 1351 West Tioga Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140.

If you choose to take public transportation, the Erie station (Broad Street Line) is less than 2 blocks away from the building.


Do I have options for a lower registration fee?

We do not want to turn any attendee down due to lack of funds. If cost is a barrier to your participation, please fill out this form.


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

To ask a question or change your registration information, please email Maggie at mmaloney@lupustristate.org or call 215-517-5070.

What's the refund policy?

Please email Maggie at mmaloney@lupustristate.org up to 1 day before the event for a refund. Registration is also offered onsite.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, we will have your name on a list. Just bring yourself!

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Date and Time

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Temple University Medical Education And Research Building

3500 North Broad Street

Philadelphia, PA 19140

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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