Patients are at the heart of what the FDA does and are vital to our work protecting the public health by ensuring the safety and efficacy of drugs, biological products, and medical devices. Your experience can help inform our understanding of your medical condition, as we move from early stages in research to the later stages of approving new products.
Learn about the partnerships and collaborations that allow the FDA to learn and share ideas about patient engagement.
Read more about specific patient engagement opportunities available with FDA.
History of Patient Engagement at FDA
Office of AIDS Coordination renamed to Office of AIDS and Special Health Issues (OASHI) with the scope expanded to include patients with cancer and other serious and life-threatening diseases
First FDA Patient Representative® served on an advisory committee