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Beyond Medicine-Patient Advocacy, Inc.

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Beyond Medicine-Patient Advocacy is seeking a volunteer board member, preferably with background in medicine (mental health areas), legal, accounting, or advocacy. We are a new, small organization dedicated to providing resources for psychiatric/mental health patients to self advocate, train psychiatric providers in patient advocacy and patient rights, and conduct research related to psychiatric patient advocacy. See our website, www.beyondmedicine-patientadvocacy.org for more information.

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About Beyond Medicine-Patient Advocacy, Inc.

Location:

510 S Burnside Ave, Apt 8G, LOS ANGELES, CA 90036, US

Mission Statement

Our Mission The mission of Beyond Medicine-Patient Advocacy is to facilitate patient health and well-being. Our Philosophy We believe that patients and their families: Have the right to make their own medical treatment decisions Have the right to make decisions about medical treatment that align with their values and lifestyles Have the right to be educated and informed so that they make health decisions that support their desired health outcomes and wellbeing Our Vision To provide tools, information, and other resources to patients, families, and caregivers to use in managing their communications and interactions with medical providers To advocate for patients directly through contracted services To improve patient advocacy across healthcare organizations at every point-of-service, beyond doctors and nurses, through consultations and training

Description

Beyond Medicine-Patient Advocacy is a nonprofit organization based in Los Angeles, California that seeks to provide health literate (meaning easy to understand) resources to help mental health patients self advocate. We provide trainings for medical providers so we can create change from both directions: patient self advocacy and providers understanding psychiatric patient rights. We also produce evidence-based research to support the role of patient advocacy and to use patient advocacy within health policy to protect patients.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities

WHEN

Mon Nov 01, 2021 - Sun Jan 30, 2022

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Legal (General)
  • Advocacy
  • Accounting
  • Research
  • Psychology

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Approximately 3-5 hours per month

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