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Medical Affairs and Scientific Communications Forum

3 Meetings, 1 Location: Medical Communications, Medical Science Liaisons, Medical Writing

Session 1: Keynote Address: Overcoming a Misunderstood Illness: A Story of Hope, Resilience, and Modern Medicine

Session Chair(s)

Jennifer  Brea

Jennifer Brea

  • Independent Documentary Filmmaker
  • Canada
In this talk, Jennifer Brea offers poignant insight into the experience of living with a debilitating (and mostly misunderstood) illness—and spotlights the grit, resilience, and bravery exhibited by the patients fighting for better treatment and higher visibility. Brea inspires audiences to ask questions, find purpose, and, even in the darkest moments, believe in hope.