Me/cfs conference 2020


On August 21st, 2020, the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University is hosting the 2020 International Association for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephelomyelitis (IACFS/ME) virtual research conference.


What was the ME/CFS conference about?

The conference focused on the biomedical, public health, and behavioral aspects of ME/CFS and associated comorbidities. A portion of the meeting was also devoted to COVID-19 and its relevance to ME/CFS research and clinical care.

Where will the 2022 International Scientific Conference be held?

Mark your calendars to join us July 27 – 30, 2022 for our International Scientific Conference to be held at Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, New York, USA . This will be IACFS/ME’s 15th Scientific Conference!

When will recordings of the international scientific conference be available?

Recordings of the Conference are now available for purchase and viewing through October 22, 2021, 11:59 PM EST (New York City time). On August 19-21, 2021, our International Scientific Conference was held using an easily accessible virtual Zoom webinar format.


What is the purpose of the IOM meeting?

The goal of this face-to-face meeting was to provide an opportunity to gather partner input on how the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Report could best be communicated through materials and content on the CDC website.

Does the CDC have control over conference calls?

Disclaimer: Although the content of calls is directed to patients, caregivers, healthcare professionals, and other interested parties, CDC has no control over who participates on the conference call. Therefore, please exercise discretion on sensitive content and material, as confidentiality during these calls cannot be guaranteed.

What is the CDC ME/CFS program?

The project has been officially named “Surveillance to Optimize Protocols for Early Identification and Sub-grouping of ME/CFS” with the acronym of “STOP ME/CFS”. It aims to develop and initiate methods for surveillance to identify new onset ME/CFS; identify risk factors for progression from prolonged fatigue to ME/CFS; and characterize ME/CFS subgroups.

Is there a government guidelines for ME/CFS?

CDC plans to develop clinical guidelines for the management and treatment of ME/CFS. There are currently no government guidelines. Healthcare providers, newly recognizing their patients with ME/CFS are often left wondering what to do, and CDC believe practice guidelines could help fill this gap.

What is IACFS ME?

IACFS/ME is an international, non-profit organization of clinicians, scientists, professionals, patients, and advocates dedicated to the care and research of people affected by myalgic encephalomyelitis/ chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), fibromyalgia, and other related conditions.

What is the International Association for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

International Association for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis. Dedicated to the care and research of people affected by. Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Related Disorders.

When is the 2021 conference?

2021 Conference Schedule. On August 19, attendees registering as Professionals attend Professional Workshops. Depending on which talks they want to attend, Professionals may switch between the different Professional tracks during the day. Attendees registering as Patients/ Public attend the Patient/ Public Talks.

When is the 2021 International Scientific Conference?

Join us on August 19-21, 2021 for our International Scientific Conference to be held in easily accessible virtual format. The meeting will run from 10 AM to 3:30 PM EDT (Eastern Daylight Time, New York City, Thursday – Saturday). You may use Time and Date to check conference dates/ times in your local area.


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