← Back to the blog

About: Editorial Team

Posts by Editorial Team:

dark blue, laptop, doodles, arrows, sparkles

REPLAY: How to Advocate for a Terminal Condition Panel

We were joined by panelists Olivia Salvo, Sarita Edwards, and Abigail Johnston as they discussed the differences, challenges, and opportunities they encountered while advocating for a terminal diagnosis versus a chronic condition. If you weren’t able to watch the panel live, we recommend that you check out the replay for useful tips to advocate for…
a megaphone with a speech bubble showing hands giving thumbs up

Social Health Awards: Nominate a Health Leader

Julie Croner, VP of Community Development, and Scott Schappell, Chief Revenue Officer, discuss the importance of the Social Health Awards program, specifically nominating Health Leaders making an impact in the healthcare space. Why nominate a health leader? Nominating a Health Leader is a simple and rewarding way to show your support! Between May 1-22nd, you…
raised hands waving with speech bubbles

Meet the 2023 Patient Leadership Council Members!

The Patient Leadership Council (PLC) is made up of Social Health Award winners and Health Union Patient Leaders. The PLC helps Health Union with event planning and brings the patient perspective into many different projects. This vital group also encourages engagement across Health Union communities. Meet the 2023 PLC members below. Social Health Award winners…
Hands holding soil and a growing flower blooming to show two men with their arms around each other

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…
two overlapping speech bubbles with a shining light bulb in the middle

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…
a trophy and the words, How it works

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…
Send this to a friend