Getting Involved in Research as a Patient

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Researching the Researcher

Ashira Blazer, MD, MSCI

Hospital for Special Surgery

Dr. Blazer encourages newly diagnosed patients to participate in research, a partnership that’s invaluable to the field of rheumatology.

While battling a rheumatic disease is extremely challenging, Dr. Blazer says it can become an empowering experience when you share your story with a researcher.

“You are pushing forward information in medical science that could not have been pushed forward without you.”

To hear more from Dr. Blazer, watch the video above.

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