The Blue Ribbon Fellowship
Fellowship details[edit | edit source]
A stipend is provided for 8 weeks of paid full-time work at top ME/CFS institutes in the world. "The purpose of the fellowships is to educate students on the proper curricular, research, and clinical standards of care for myalgic encephalamyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome. Currently, only about 5% of the medical schools in the United States meet all three standards."
Media coverage[edit | edit source]
Ryan Prior nominated for Leadership[edit | edit source]
Ryan Prior is nominated in the category of Leadership and The Blue Ribbon Foundation is the charitable organization named as the beneficiary of the $50k prize. Votes, story and interview will be weighted.
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References[edit | edit source]
chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) - A fatigue-based illness. The term CFS was invented invented by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control as an replacement for myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). Some view CFS as a neurological disease, others use the term for any unexplained long-term fatigue. Sometimes used as a the term as a synonym of myalgic encephalomyelitis, despite the different diagnostic criteria.