FDA PATIENT ENGAGEMENT REGISTER CURRICULUM Class 1 – Why get involved with FDA? Recording Regular and sustained patient advocacy with the FDA is important because: Helps FDA understand the impact of sickle cell Used in the approval decisions to balance the benefits and risks of new therapies FDA wants and solicits patient input into their processes. Class 2 – Building an advocacy resume No Recording What is an advocacy resume Why is it important to have an advocacy resume How do I build an effective advocacy resume Class 3 – How to get involved with FDA? Recording There are many ways the FDA solicits input from patients including product specific and context setting opportunities. Key ways to get involved include: acting as a patient representative, participating in listening sessions and focus group sessions. Helpful tips make it easier to take next steps and engage with the FDA.