Month: March 2023

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Community Views: Most Rewarding Advocacy Experience

Being a health advocate is such a powerful experience for a variety of reasons. To learn more about the ways this role has changed the lives of our health leaders, we reached out to the Social Health Network Facebook group. We asked, “In all of your advocacy work, what has been your most rewarding experience…
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Expert Perspectives: A Conversation on the Role of Responsible Patient Leadership

Health Union recently partnered with researchers at the University of Colorado to look at the unique role Patient Leaders play in sharing health-related information with their social media followers. The findings from this research were published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research. Our Vice President of Community Development, Julie Croner, recently interviewed the lead…
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Social Health Awards 2023 | How It Works

The Social Health Awards are kicking off to celebrate patient leaders from around the globe. The Social Health Awards empower and celebrate those leading the online health community - because the work of patient leaders is something to celebrate! Health Union’s extensive research into social health has found 95% of individuals use social resources for…
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Replay: The Story You Need to Tell Writing Workshop

April Johnson Stearns, founder and editor in chief of WILDFIRE Magazine, led a writing workshop for Social Health Network Health Leaders interested in using their voice to advocate for themselves and others in a meaningful and effective way. In case you weren't able to catch the workshop live, you can now watch the recording below.…
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