Apply for Duchenne Patient Academy 2023

World Duchenne Organization and Duchenne Data Foundation are thrilled to announce that applications for the highly anticipated Duchenne Patient Academy 2023 are now open. This immersive in-person training event for Duchenne and Becker patient advocates will be held from November 30 to December 2, 2023. After three successful years of virtual Academies, this marks the return to an in-person format in Athens, Greece.

Are you a Duchenne and/or Becker MD patient advocate? Do you have a serious interest in the unique challenges of patient advocacy? Join us at Duchenne Patient Academy and receive training and updates to set a strong basis for current and future global advocacy.

Title: Duchenne Patient Academy 2023
Date: November 30, December 1 – 2, 2023
Location: Athens, Greece

The application submission deadline is October 30.

Applications must be submitted accompanied by a signed letter of recommendation from their respective patient organization.

Selected participants can expect a reply by the beginning of November.


  • Research 101
  • Company updates
  • Programs on Education, Care & Inclusion
  • Market Access
  • Clinical Trial Readiness
  • Implementing Standards of Care
  • Global Advocacy

The Duchenne Patient Academy is a unique opportunity for motivated patient advocates to receive intensive training on key aspects and skills needed to make a meaningful impact in the field. Advocates with an interest in advancing research, advocating for access, and improving standards of care for Duchenne and Becker patients are encouraged to apply.

Accepted applicants will receive full coverage of food and accommodation expenses for the duration of the training, as well as reimbursement of travel expenses.