Sunday Conversations

A monthly speaker series
3rd Sunday of each month at 4 p.m. ET
Free and open to everyone

“Sunday Conversations with MassME” is a monthly speaker series with discussion on a wide variety of topics. These sessions are appropriate for patients, family members/caregivers, and health care professionals. Sunday Conversations take place via Zoom on the 3rd Sunday of each month at 4 p.m. ET, and are free and open to anyone. Presentations are recorded for later viewing. Registration is required. 

 

Fibromyalgia was the topic for May. Featured speaker was Paul Monach, M.D., Chief of the Rheumatology Section in the Boston VA Healthcare System, and an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School.

Video links:

Playlist: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLz31KwoUbYrE9Uk71UjIDLGy2v6QVjwcN
Full event: https://youtu.be/cJxJLs1zLWM
Part 1-Fibromyalgia overview: https://youtu.be/PXkznGEg0ak
Part 2-Patient voices: https://youtu.be/IIFwzB-1CJQ
Part 3-Q&A: https://youtu.be/Ej7Ozno4oHo

Slides

 

June 19 program is "A whole-person health approach to Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – Lessons for Post-COVID conditions." 

Featured speaker is Dr. Dr. Maria Vera Nunez, MD, MSBI

Dr. Vera is a Board-certified Internal Medicine and Integrative Medicine physician, a Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner, and has a Master of Science degree in Medical Informatics.

She was an Assistant Professor at Nova Southeastern University’s Institute for Neuro-Immune Medicine, a national referral center for ME/CFS cases, for 7 years. Currently, she is an attending
physician at the Whole Psychiatry and Brain Recovery Center in Maryland and a Research Assistant Professor at the Medical University of South Carolina.

Register here.

 

Links to recordings, slides, and other resources from past events:

"Fibromyalgia" May 15, 2022

"Working with Your Healthcare Provider" April 24, 2022

"A Functional Medicine Approach to Complex Chronic Illnesses" March 20, 2022

"Applying for Social Security Disability if you have ME/CFS or Fibromyalgia" February 20 2022

"Physical and Occupational Therapy for ME/CFS and Similar Chronic Illnesses" January 16, 2022