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. 


Working with Your Healthcare Provider was the topic for April. Featured speaker was Alba Azola, M.D., Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Co-director of the PMR Post-Acute COVID-19 Team (JH PACT) Program.

Video links:

Full program:
Part 1 - Physician Perspective:
Part 2 - Family Perspective:
Part 3 - Q&A:


Resources for Working with your Healthcare Provider


May 15 program is "Fibromyalgia." Featured speaker is Dr. Paul Monach,.Chief of the Rheumatology Section in the Boston VA Healthcare System, and an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Monach will present an overview of symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, overlap with other syndromes (CFS/ME, IBS, small fiber neuropathy, and others), and treatment, as well as some about pathophysiology, and a discussion of the emerging literature on biomarkers and brain imaging.
Register here.


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

"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