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Ilana Jacqueline is available as a speaker and expert for television, podcast, webinar hosting, live and virtual events and panels. 


Let’s Talk About Patients..

Ilana Jacqueline is a speaker, author, advocate and influencer living in the Portland metro area. She is the author of the best-selling self-help book Surviving and Thriving with an Invisible Chronic Illness and the upcoming, Medical Gaslighting: A Guide to Help You Recognize It, Prevent It, and Fight For Your Life.


Her social media tells the authentic story of the life of a woman living, working, and thriving with an invisible chronic illness. She covers topics like medical gaslighting, personal health advocacy, medical trauma/PTSD, and disparities in healthcare.


She is a rare disease patient who has experienced and written on all of these topics for publications like Cosmopolitan and The Huffington Post as well as appeared on shows like Behind the Mystery: Rare and Genetic and The Dr. Phil Show.

Keynote Speaker, Ilana Jacqueline

Past Appearances

  • CMEO: Primary Immune Deficiency in Pediatric Care Conference Recording (16:26)

  • CMEO: Dismantling Disparities in​ Primary Immunodeficiency Care:​ Building Blocks to Equity​ Recording 

  • Podcast: We Should Talk About That "We Should Talk About Medical Gaslighting" with Ilana Jacqueline. Listen Here. 

  • Podcast: The Hurt "What is Medical Gaslighting? A Discussion with Patient Advocate Ilana Jacqueline. Listen Here.

  • Television: Behind the Mystery: Rare and Genetic on Lifetime TV, Ilana Jacqueline Returns for an Update. Watch Here.

  • Television: Behind the Mystery: 10th Anniversary. Watch Here.

  • Webinar: The TikTalk with WEGO Health. Watch Here.

  • Television: Behind the Mystery with Ilana Jacqueline. Watch Here.

  • Webinar: The Genomics Collaborative at FDNA, Desiging the Future of Health Together. Watch Here.

  • Webinar: The E.W.E Foundation, Utilizing Social Health Concepts for Transformative Healthcare Solutions. Watch Here.

Other Recent Appearances:

  • Keynote Speaker: Immune Deficiency Foundation 2023 Annual Conference 

  • Health Union’s Connexion Conference 2021 “How to Use Social Media as a Patient Influencer”

  • Allergy and Asthma Network Conference 2022 “Social Media for Patient Influencers”

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