Are you a woman who has survived a cardiac event, and is at least six months past your last hospitalization? Do you have a burning desire to learn more about heart disease – our #1 killer – and then to help educate others about their own heart health? If your answers are YES, then I urge you to apply to attend this once-in-a-lifetime training opportunity for women at the world famous Mayo Clinic. This year’s application deadline has passed (June 18th) but please consider applying for next year’s training. Here are the basics:
- Who: Women diagnosed with any form of heart disease
- What: Annual WomenHeart Science & Leadership Symposium
- When: October (around the Columbus Day / Canadian Thanksgiving weekend)
- Where: Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, U.S.A.
- Why: To educate and empower each woman heart patient participant to take charge of her own heart health and to train her as a community educator, outreach specialist, and spokeswoman for WomenHeart
Here’s the application for 2010 from WomenHeart with everything you need to know about the Symposium.
Questions? Contact the always-helpful and charming Joanna Eisman at WomenHeart: The National Coalition For Women With Heart Disease, either by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at (202) 464-8741. And tell her that Carolyn Thomas sent you!
See also Going To Mayo Clinic for more about my own life-altering experience at the fabulous 2008 WomenHeart Symposium – what I like to call part world-class cardiology training and part community activism bootcamp! And WomenHeart’s Mayo Clinic Symposium Featured In Time Magazine.
And please forward this on to any women you know who might qualify for this amazing adventure at Mayo Clinic.