The BDFA are very proud to be part of this initiative to raise the profile of rare disease with the medical student and education community. Please share with anyone you think may be interested.
This meeting aims to encourage medical students and trainees to develop understanding and awareness of rare conditions to reduce time to diagnoses
At the end of the meeting participants will to inform the medical student and trainee about rare diseases that they would not necessarily become familiar with a medical school. To understand the genetic basis of rare diseases and appreciate how studying these disorders can inform about common, complex diseases – eg osteoporosis. To understand the needs of individuals affected by rare diseases. To be familiar with the European commitment to help people with rare diseases and develop new bespoke therapies