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8 Ways You Might Be Surprised As A Patient Advocate On Capitol Hill

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Capitol Hill at dusk.
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Question speech bubble.
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You’ll likely have an ‘ask’


Constitution Ave street sign.
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You most likely won’t go to the famous Capitol Building


Professional handshake.
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You might not meet your senator/representative


Young congressional staffer.
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Staffers are often young


Small office.
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No two offices are the same


Cafeteria.
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You might not even advocate in an office


Professionals talking in a meeting.
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It’s not politics as usual


Alarm bell.
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Alarms might be going off


Couple in front of Capitol Hill.
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Being engaged is vital to the democratic process


Erin L. Boyle

Erin L. Boyle

@ErinLBoyle

Erin L. Boyle, the senior editor at HealthCentral from 2016-2018, is an award-winning freelance medical writer and editor with more than 15 years’ experience. She’s traveled the world for a decade to bring the latest in medical research to doctors. Health writing is also personal for her: she has several autoimmune diseases and migraines with aura, which she writes about for HealthCentral. Learn more about her at erinlynnboyle.com. Follow her on Twitter @ErinLBoyle.