Rare Disease Report

Rare Disease TweetChat On Monday with Dr. Richard Besser

FEBRUARY 23, 2017
For Rare Disease Day on Feb. 28, NORD will be co-hosting a tweetchat with ABC News on the topic of rare diseases. Everyone is encouraged to participate.
The chat will feature ABC News’ Dr. Richard Besser, Chief of the ABC News Medical/Health Unit, as the moderator.  NORD’s genetic counselor and medical editor, Marsha Lanes, MS, CGC, will answer questions.  In addition, this year's chat in collaboration with Medscape, the leading online destination for physicians and healthcare professionals worldwide.  The tweetchat is an opportunity for everyone to come together, ask questions, get answers, and raise important awareness.   

Tweetchat Details

Tuesday, Feb. 28
1-2pm ET
Use #abcDrBchat
Moderator: @abcDRBchat
Co-host: @rarediseases

Tweetchat Directions

Please read through the following outline for how to participate.  If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to me: jhuron@rarediseases.org.  You can also let your followers know that joining the conversation is easy.

This link explains how to get onto the chat in 3 easy steps.
Make sure you have an active Twitter Account and are signed in
Sign into tweetchat.com at 12:45 pm, ET day of chat. If unavailable, try tweetdeck.com
Once you are signed in, tweet comments, facts, images, videos, vines as often as you like! Be sure to use the hashtag #abcDrBchat and the “T” for Topic in each tweet. 

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