JM SpecialistsInformation for Healthcare Professionals

Cure JM Foundation works closely with the medical community to raise awareness of Juvenile Myositis and spread the word about the latest research and treatments for Juvenile Dermatomyositis (JDM) and Juvenile Polymyositis (JPM). These healthcare professionals include:

  • Rheumatologists
  • Dermatologists
  • Neurologists
  • Pediatricians
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Rehabilitation Medical Specialists
  • Social Workers
  • Child Life Specialists
  • Researchers

Here is a brief overview of some of the important resources that Cure JM offers to the healthcare community:

Cure JM Medical Network

Join the Cure JM Medical Network and keep up-to-date on the latest Juvenile Myositis and Cure JM news, including upcoming medical conferences and grant opportunities. You can also use this process to:

  • Request free Cure JM Welcome Kits for your patients
  • Receive your FREE e-book version of Myositis and You, the first book dedicated solely to the JM community, featuring contributions from 80 medical professionals!


Physicians and Researchers at Cure JM National Educational Conference 2017

Physicians and Researchers at the 2017 Cure JM National Educational Conference in Austin, Texas

Cure JM Medical Conferences

We offer Medical Conferences for physicians and the medical community with a special focus on those in pediatrics, rheumatology, dermatology, and neurology.

National Educational Conferences for JM Families

Cure JM's National Educational Conferences are a great way for healthcare professionals to connect with the JM Community.

Grants / Research Funding Opportunities

Cure JM regularly awards grants to medical professionals engaging in Juvenile Myositis research.
Click here for more information on upcoming research funding opportunities.

Research and Treatment Centers

Cure JM provides support for four major research and treatment centers:

  • Cure JM Program of Excellence in JM Research at Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute, affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
  • George Washington University Myositis Center
  • Seattle Children’s Hospital and Research Center
  • Duke Children’s Hospital and Medical Center

Click here for more information.

Research Studies

Has funded or partially funded dozens of research studies into both the cause and treatment of Juvenile Myositis. These studies can be a powerful resource in your service of the JM community.

Research Volunteers

Cure JM provides outreach to JM patients and families willing to volunteer for research.

Medical Advisory Board

The Cure JM Medical Advisory Board consists of some of the world-leading experts in Juvenile Myositis research and treatment. They are available to consult with you regarding your patients affected by Juvenile Dermatomyositis or Juvenile Polymyositis, or answer any questions you might have regarding JM. Please reach out to us at for assistance.