The 2021 Patient Education & Advocacy Summit will be held virtually on March 4, 2021 from 8:30 am- 2:20 pm PT. Registration for this event will open in January and is free to join.

What You Can Do Before The Event

Participants interested in improving their background knowledge of celiac disease, research, drug development, and CDF's policy priorities are encouraged to explore the following training programs and resources. 

iAdvocate Training Program

Learn how to effectively advocate to your Members of Congress with the iAdvocate Training Program, featuring video presentations from the 2020 Patient Advocacy Summit. Complete the Training Program here.

Policy Priorities

Learn about the Celiac Disease Foundation’s policy priorities, which include our current asks of Congress, as well as future priorities. Learn more here.

Contact Your Members of Congress

Email your Members of Congress in support of the Medical Nutrition Therapy Act and the Gluten in Medicine Disclosure Act through our Take Action Center.

Read About the 2020 Patient Advocacy Summit

See the recap of last year’s 2020 Inaugural Patient Advocacy Summit in Washington, DC. Read about last year’s event here.