The CFIDS Chronicle
Message to members
Publication changes enhance communication
With the last issue of The CFIDS
Chronicle, you received
the first CFS Research Review, our newsletter for the medical community. With this issue you
are viewing the next stage in The CFIDS Associationís publications enhancement process--a redesign of
While the Chronicle may appear very different graphically,
it still includes the same core content. The redesign was intended to improve the magazineís "look" while
making it easier for readers to access information.
We have reduced the size of departments that
you told us you read less often and kept or expanded those you read the most. We addressed many past requests
for things like an easier-to-read table of contents and text boxes. And we have created a design that
compliments The CFS Research Review, making both more easily identifiable as Association publications.
are many individuals to thank for their role in creating the Review and re-designing the Chronicle,
not the least of which are the Associationís staff, Board, Chronicle Advisory Committee and CFIDS
Support Network, who were invited to comment during the design process and provided many invaluable suggestions.
is impossible to move to a new "look" and make a pub-lication exactly what every reader wishes. Although
there may be small changes you would like us to make, our goal is to ensure that readers are above all
receiving more comprehensive and helpful information. I hope that you will agree the format meets that
goal by using space more effectively.
Rest assured that the pub-lications enhancement process will
not stop here--we will continue to refine and enhance the Chronicle and Review.
please send your "design wishes" to me. Your feedback is always welcome.
Director of Communications