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The Endometriosis Foundation of America strives to increase disease recognition, provide advocacy, facilitate expert surgical training, and fund landmark endometriosis research. Engaged in a robust campaign to inform both the medical community and the public, the EndoFound places particular emphasis on the critical importance of early diagnosis and effective intervention while simultaneously providing education to the next generation of medical professionals and their patients.

The Blossom Newsletter - January 21, 2021

The Blossom Newsletter - January 21, 2021

Missed the 2020 Medical Conference? Last weekend’s live Q&A from the Reoperative Endometriosis Medical Conference covered critical topics from fertility to the risks of ovarian cancer. Most critical—several endometriosis specialists…

LIVE Q & A - January 16, 2021

LIVE Q & A - January 16, 2021

Virtual Medical Conference 2020:REOPERATIVE ENDOMETRIOSIS

LIVE Q & A - January 17, 2021

LIVE Q & A - January 17, 2021

Virtual Medical Conference 2020:REOPERATIVE ENDOMETRIOSIS

EndoTV

EndoTV

We’re excited to announce the launch of Endo TV for January 2021. Endo TV is a health channel. Diana Falzone, a veteran journalist, and EndoFound ambassador and Executive producer for Endo TV, is leading the digital channel, which will…

The Blossom Newsletter - January 7, 2021

The Blossom Newsletter - January 7, 2021

Dear %Subscriber:CustomField1%, Thank you to every person who made the last year more strengthening and supportive for individuals with endometriosis. We have been through an extremely challenging year, and after what this country experienced…

The Blossom Newsletter - January 14, 2021

The Blossom Newsletter - January 14, 2021

The Reoperative Endo Q&A is this weekend! Join endometriosis experts including Dr. Tamer Seckin, Dr. Harry Reich, Dr. Dan Martin, Dr. Togas Tulandi, Dr. Ie-Ming Shih, Dr. Marc Possover, Dr. Philippe Koninckx, Dr. Errico Zupi, Dr. Farr…

The Blossom Newsletter - December 24, 2020

The Blossom Newsletter - December 24, 2020

Dear %Subscriber:CustomField1%, Before we ring in the New Year, I want to take a moment to acknowledge how strong this community is and how much we can accomplish together. This week's news of Congress doubling endometriosis research funding…

Congress Approves Doubling Funding for Endometriosis Research

Congress Approves Doubling Funding for Endometriosis Research

EndoFound is thrilled to share that the Senate approved a historic amendment doubling federal research funding for endometriosis research, allowing the National Institutes of Health to allocate $26 million to endometriosis research in 2021.…

Congress Approves Doubling Funding for Endometriosis Research

Congress Approves Doubling Funding for Endometriosis Research

CONGRESS APPROVES DOUBLING FUNDING FOR ENDOMETRIOSIS RESEARCH Wednesday, December 23, 2020, New York, NY – The Endometriosis Foundation of America (EndoFound) is excited to share that a historic amendment doubling federal research funding…

The Blossom Newsletter - December 17, 2020

The Blossom Newsletter - December 17, 2020

Dear %Subscriber:CustomField1%, In this season of giving, please consider donating to support the millions of individuals living with endometriosis. As endometriosis parent and board member Jody Grobman says, “EndoFound is an amazing…

I'm Happy to be Alive: Jennifer Fenimore's Endo Story

I'm Happy to be Alive: Jennifer Fenimore's Endo Story

2018 was one of the roughest years of my life. But before I elaborate, please allow me to take you back to 1988, when I got my first period at age 11. I am 43 today, and it is finally starting to make sense why I always had such horrendous…

The Impact You Can Make with EndoFound

The Impact You Can Make with EndoFound

It has been a challenging year for everyone, particularly those with endometriosis. COVID-19 caused delayed surgeries and procedures and forced many planned visits to telemedicine. Just when it seemed we found a new norm, the virus is surging…

Announcing EndoFound's Virtual Medical Conference: Reoperative Endometriosis

Announcing EndoFound's Virtual Medical Conference: Reoperative Endometriosis

The Endometriosis Foundation of America’s Medical Conference is in its 11th year and has always been a critical time for expert endometriosis surgeons, researchers, clinicians, and patients to come together to improve endometriosis care…

The Blossom Newsletter - December 10, 2020

The Blossom Newsletter - December 10, 2020

Introducing EndoTV We’re excited to announce the launch of Endo TV for January 2021. Endo TV is a women's health channel*. Diana Falzone, veteran journalist and EndoFound's Director of Media Relations and Advocacy, is leading the digital…

Endo as a GYN: Dr. Aneela Ambareen's Endo Story

Endo as a GYN: Dr. Aneela Ambareen's Endo Story

As a booklover and nerd, getting up for college everyday was one of my greatest joys some twenty years ago in the Mid-East. But I also felt a hidden worry on certain days around my period: that I would be too bloated and “felt heavy down…

Period Now

Period Now

Donors can supply a woman with menstrual health products and support endometriosis awareness Nearly half of women (46%) could not afford to buy both food and menstrual hygiene products during the past year.* Nearly two thirds (64%) of women…

The Blossom Newsletter - December 03, 2020

The Blossom Newsletter - December 03, 2020

Dear %Subscriber:CustomField1%, This week on #GivingTuesday, EndoFound launched its 200 for 200 fundraising campaign, supporting the 200 million individuals worldwide who have endometriosis. Thank you to those who've already started fundraising…

The Blossom Newsletter - November 25, 2020

The Blossom Newsletter - November 25, 2020

Dear %Subscriber:CustomField1%, Thanksgiving is almost here, but for many of us, it will look very different this year, given that most of us aren't able to gather with our loved ones to celebrate. It's going to be challenging being so close…

  The Hospital Became My Second Home: Patricia Hackshaw's Endo Story

The Hospital Became My Second Home: Patricia Hackshaw's Endo Story

Imagine waking up one morning, excited to get the day started because you have great things planned. You get up to walk to the bathroom to begin your morning routine when all of a sudden you feel something running down your leg. You’re…

Endometriosis Q and A with  Tamer Seckin, MD

Endometriosis Q and A with Tamer Seckin, MD

Endometriosis Foundation of AmericaVirtual Patient Conference, October 16-18, 2020 Diana Falzone: Dr. Seckin, we received many questions from the patient conference, actually, so many we couldn't get to them during the weekend. So we have some…

Let's Make an Impact Together: </br> 200 for 200 Million with Endometriosis

Let's Make an Impact Together:
200 for 200 Million with Endometriosis

Join the fight with EndoFound to help raise critical funds for 200 million individuals worldwide with endometriosis. Start fundraising  OR  Donate to the team Three way to get involved: 1. You can start a fundraising campaign…

The Blossom Newsletter - November 19, 2020

The Blossom Newsletter - November 19, 2020

Dear %Subscriber:CustomField1%, We couldn't let this year slip by without rescheduling our annual medical conference, ReOperative Endometriosis. We're excited to share that the virtual conference featuring endometriosis experts from around…

The Blossom Newsletter - November 12, 2020

The Blossom Newsletter - November 12, 2020

Dear %Subscriber:CustomField1%, Educating the next generation of medical professionals is essential to diagnosing and treating endometriosis. Yadira Ramos, a physician who suffers from endometriosis, highlights just how important it is in this…

Chronicles of Pain: Yadira Ramos' Endo Story

Chronicles of Pain: Yadira Ramos' Endo Story

Despite a Percocet, I kept tossing and turning, trying to fall asleep. I was still recovering from a recent surgery to remove a cyst (approximately 5cm) near my right ovary. I was not aware that the cyst was caused by stage 4 endometriosis.…

Highlights from the November End Endo 5K

Highlights from the November End Endo 5K

From Washington to Florida and Minnesota to Texas, Team EndoFound walked, ran, hiked, and biked over 796 miles to End Endometriosis on November 1st, 2020. These dedicated individuals got moving in spite of rain and snow, COVID-19 restrictions,…

The Blossom Newsletter - November 05, 2020

The Blossom Newsletter - November 05, 2020

Dear %Subscriber:CustomField1%, Thank you to everyone who participated in the virtual End Endo 5K on Sunday. This year has been incredibly hard for so many, and we appreciate everything you do to support EndoFound's programs, legislative advocacy,…

Reframing Pain: Felicia Maiello's Endo Story

Reframing Pain: Felicia Maiello's Endo Story

On March 9th, 2020, I was officially diagnosed with endometriosis, a diagnosis that my surgeon and I believe took 17 years. I was 33 years old, and after almost two decades of chronic pain and violently painful periods, I finally knew why.  …

The Blossom Newsletter - October 29, 2020

The Blossom Newsletter - October 29, 2020

Dear %Subscriber:CustomField1%, The endometriosis community is so resilient. It's empowering to witness the camaraderie and support you offer to one another. As we embark on the final two months of what has been a life-changing year for so…

The Blossom Newsletter - October 22, 2020

The Blossom Newsletter - October 22, 2020

Dear %Subscriber:CustomField1%, Thank you for joining us for the Virtual Patient Conference! Curated by our Patient Advisory Committee, the conference included everything from patient stories to the latest in care from endometriosis experts.…

Virtual Patient Conference 2020<br />Live Your Best Life with Endo

Virtual Patient Conference 2020
Live Your Best Life with Endo

Virtual Patient Conference, October 16 - 18 EndoFound is excited to announce that our annual Patient Conference is going virtual this year! Join us on Oct. 16 - 18 for this conference designed specifically for individuals with endometriosis,…

How Chronic Illness Taught Me To Find Happiness : Eva Hagberg, PhD

How Chronic Illness Taught Me To Find Happiness : Eva Hagberg, PhD

Endometriosis Foundation of AmericaVirtual Patient Conference, October 16-18, 2020 How Chronic Illness Taught Me To Find Happiness : Eva Hagberg, PhD Margaret Caspler Cianci: But now it is my honor to introduce them Eva Hagberg talking about…

Hidden & Asymptomatic Endometriosis: Why Physicians Misdiagnose Endometriosis	- Dr. Adi Katz, Dr. Goldstein

Hidden & Asymptomatic Endometriosis: Why Physicians Misdiagnose Endometriosis - Dr. Adi Katz, Dr. Goldstein

Endometriosis Foundation of AmericaVirtual Patient Conference, October 16-18, 2020 Hidden & Asymptomatic Endometriosis: Why Physicians Misdiagnose Endometriosis - Dr. Adi Katz, Dr. Goldstein Brianna Majsiak: Hi, everyone. Thank you so much…

Endometriosis Outside the Pelvis - Dan Martin, MD, Michael Nimaroff MD

Endometriosis Outside the Pelvis - Dan Martin, MD, Michael Nimaroff MD

Endometriosis Foundation of AmericaVirtual Patient Conference, October 16-18, 2020 Endometriosis Outside the Pelvis - Dan Martin, MD, Michael Nimaroff MD Tamer Seckin, MD:Next speakers are again dear supporters of our foundation. Dan Martin…

Endometriosis After Hysterectomy - Dr. Rosanne Kho

Endometriosis After Hysterectomy - Dr. Rosanne Kho

Endometriosis Foundation of AmericaVirtual Patient Conference, October 16-18, 2020 Endometriosis After Hysterectomy - Dr. Rosanne Kho Margaret Caspler Cianci: Next we are delighted to welcome Dr. Rosanne Kho to speak about endometriosis after…

Mental Health & Coping with Pain - Laura Payne, PhD

Mental Health & Coping with Pain - Laura Payne, PhD

Endometriosis Foundation of AmericaVirtual Patient Conference, October 16-18, 2020 Mental Health & Coping with Pain - Dr. Laura Payne Margaret Caspler Cianci: Here today, we have Dr. Laura Payne with us. Dr. Payne is a clinical psychologist…

How to advocate with your insurance - Latia Lee

How to advocate with your insurance - Latia Lee

Endometriosis Foundation of AmericaVirtual Patient Conference, October 16-18, 2020 How to advocate with your insurance Latia Lee, Moderator: Melissa Boudreau Melissa Boudreau: Hello everybody, and welcome to this advocacy session with…

Endometriosis Advocates: Supporting yourself and others with endo

Endometriosis Advocates: Supporting yourself and others with endo

Endometriosis Foundation of AmericaVirtual Patient Conference, October 16-18, 2020 Endometriosis Advocates: Supporting yourself and others with endo Les Henderson, Lauren Kornegay, Samantha Denae, Kylie Gomez Melissa:Welcome, everybody. Thank…

IBS is BS when it is Endometriosis….Culprit in the misdiagnosis, and years of delay - Tamer Seckin, MD

IBS is BS when it is Endometriosis….Culprit in the misdiagnosis, and years of delay - Tamer Seckin, MD

Endometriosis Foundation of AmericaVirtual Patient Conference, October 16-18, 2020 IBS is BS when it is Endometriosis….Culprit in the misdiagnosis, and years of delay. Tamer Seckin, MD Moderator: Diana Falzone Diana Falzone:Now we have…

Follow Your Gut: Endometriosis & Nutrition - Lilia Bolgov, MS, RD

Follow Your Gut: Endometriosis & Nutrition - Lilia Bolgov, MS, RD

Endometriosis Foundation of AmericaVirtual Patient Conference, October 16-18, 2020 Follow Your Gut: Endometriosis & Nutrition - Lilia Bolgov, MS, RD Diana Falzone:Up next, we have Lilia Bolgov. She is a registered dietician. She's passionate…

Soothing the Pains of Endometriosis: Mind & Body - Corinne Idzal, DPT NLP RYT

Soothing the Pains of Endometriosis: Mind & Body - Corinne Idzal, DPT NLP RYT

Endometriosis Foundation of AmericaVirtual Patient Conference, October 16-18, 2020 Soothing the Pains of Endometriosis: Mind & Body - Corinne Idzal, DPT NLP RYT Diana Falzone:We have now a very special treat, because endometriosis impacts…

How to talk to your doctor about Endometriosis - Tracey Haas, DO

How to talk to your doctor about Endometriosis - Tracey Haas, DO

Endometriosis Foundation of AmericaVirtual Patient Conference, October 16-18, 2020 How to talk to your doctor about Endometriosis - Tracey Haas, DO Diana Falzone:Now speaking of an awesome panelist, we have with us today, tonight, depending…

Virtual Patient Conference 2020: Lexie Stevenson

Virtual Patient Conference 2020: Lexie Stevenson

Endometriosis Foundation of AmericaVirtual Patient Conference, October 16-18, 2020 Virtual Patient Conference 2020: Lexie Stevenson Lexie Stevenson:Hi, everyone. Welcome to the 2020 Virtual Patient Conference. It is so crazy that we're all…

Endometriosis 101 - Dr. Goldstein and Dr. Hawkins

Endometriosis 101 - Dr. Goldstein and Dr. Hawkins

Endometriosis Foundation of AmericaVirtual Patient Conference, October 16-18, 2020 Endometriosis 101 - Dr. Goldstein and Dr. Hawkins Diana Falzone:And to join us about endometriosis, and really basic 101 endo. And I don't really think there's…

Virtual Patient Conference 2020: Padma Laskhmi

Virtual Patient Conference 2020: Padma Laskhmi

Endometriosis Foundation of AmericaVirtual Patient Conference, October 16-18, 2020 Padma Lakshmi:Hi everyone. I'm Padma Lakshmi. One of the co-founders of the Endometriosis Foundation of America. And I want to welcome you to our virtual patients…

Virtual Patient Conference 2020: Welcome

Virtual Patient Conference 2020: Welcome

Endometriosis Foundation of AmericaVirtual Patient Conference, October 16-18, 2020 Welcome - Margaret Caspler Cianci,  A Special Welcome - Padma Lakshmi,  Welcome & Foundation impact - Tamer Seckin, MD, Yellow Drink…

The Blossom Newsletter - October 15, 2020

The Blossom Newsletter - October 15, 2020

Dear %Subscriber:CustomField1%, Our annual Patient Conference, Live Your Best Life with Endo, kicks off tomorrow evening at 6PM (ET)! Join us for a happy hour featuring mocktails and cocktails and a welcome from EndoFound co-Founders Padma…

Endometriosis Conference Tackles Disease Stigma and Taboos

Endometriosis Conference Tackles Disease Stigma and Taboos

New York, NY - October 7, 2020 – Journalist Diana Falzone & Actress Lexie Stevenson Launch Endometriosis Foundation of America 3-Day conference on October 16 The Endometriosis Foundation of America (EndoFound) announced today that…