September 2009

Upcoming Events

Get into the Loop!
New York City Hospital Tour 2009
Annual Lupus Patient Education Series

Learn the latest on lupus as our experts present at a hospital in each borough this fall!

All programs are 6 pm to 8 pm. Dinner is provided. Registration is free. Register here »

 A $100 CVS Gift Card will be raffled off at each stop!


September 22nd at Mt. Sinai Medical Center
“Lupus and Women’s Health” with Robert Spiera, MD
Goldwurm Auditorium, East Building, 1425 Madison Ave. at 98th St.
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September 30th at SUNY Downstate Medical Center
“Lupus and Kidney Function” with Ellen Ginzler, MD
Alumni Auditorium, 395 Lenox Road at New York Ave.
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October 14th at Schneider Children’s Hospital
“Growing Up with Lupus” with Beth Gottlieb, MD
Teaching Center Rm # 3, 270-05 76th Avenue, New Hyde Park, NY
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Win Tickets to Kids Bowling Night with Mets star David Wright!

Register for the Queens stop on the Hospital Tour by September 15th to enter to win tickets to the David Wright Foundation’s annual “Kids Bowling Night” on Sunday, September 20th at Chelsea Piers!


October 28th at Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center
“Lupus and Your Lungs” with Meggan Mackay, MD,
Gilda Diaz-Fuentes, MD, and Giovanni Franchin, MD, PhD

Murray Cohen Auditorium, 1650 Grand Concourse at E. 173rd St.
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November 5th at Staten Island University Hospital
“Lupus and Managing Your Stress” with Mark Jarrett, MD
SIUH North Site, 475 Seaview Ave. at Mason Ave.
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Register here (it's free!) or call 212-685-4118 and leave your name, phone number, how many will attend, and the program(s) you’re attending.


Join Us for the NIGHT FOR THE FIGHT 

Our Young Leadership Committee's 5th Annual FUNdraiser to
Benefit the Fight Against Lupus

Thursday, October 1st
7pm – 10pm

at La Pomme
37 West 26th Street

Hors D’oeuvres, Open Bar,
Exclusive Live Auction,
Luxury Item Raffle & Gift Bag

Purchase Tickets »

$95 advance ticket / $120 at the door

Root for Our Runners in the ING New York City Marathon!

Team Life Without Lupus

ING New York City Marathon

With less than two months to go, Team Life Without Lupus runners are gearing up for the world’s most famous marathon on November 1, 2009.

On their journey, they aim to raise $100,000 to fund groundbreaking research to find new treatments and new answers for lupus.

What you can do on Marathon Weekend:

+ meet up at locations along the route to cheer on our runners! 
+ volunteer for pre- and post-race events. We need you! Sign up here.

Other ways to help:

Visit and give support (financial or otherwise) on the runners’ inspiring personal fundraising pages at or make a general team donation here.

Donors giving $250 and above will receive a Team Life Without Lupus gift bag and an invitation to our post-marathon celebration on November 1st in New York City.