Updates in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Professional CME Program

Start Date: October 13, 2018
Time: 7:00 am - 3:00 pm

Updates in Inflammatory Bowel Disease 2018
Saturday, October 13, 2018
Westin Buckhead
3391 Peachtree Rd NE - Atlanta, GA


Tanvi Dhere, MD
Committee Chair
Emory University

Heba Iskandar, MD
Emory University

Subra Kugathasan, MD
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

David Weinstein, MD
Metro Atlanta Gastroenterology

Douglas Wolf, MD
Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates


Judith Kelsen, MD
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Darrell Pardi, MD
Mayo Clinic

Florian Rieder, MD
Cleveland Clinic

Joel Rosh, MD
Goryeb Children's Hospital

Jordan Weitzner, MD
Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates


7:15 AM  Registration opens/breakfast

Session 1

8:00 AM  Welcome and Introductions

8:15 AM   Management of Fibrosis in IBD
Florian Rieder, MD

8:45 AM   Atypical Pediatric IBD
Judith Kelsen, MD

9:15 AM   Biosimilars in IBD
Tanvi Dhere, MD

9:45 AM   Transitioning to Adult Care
Jordan Weitzner, MD

10:15 AM  Discussion

10:45 AM  Break

Session 2- Breakout sessions

11:15-12:15 PM Pediatric Breakout Session and Roundtable Discussion

11:15- 12:15 PM  Adult Breakout Session Discussion

12:15 PM  LUNCH

Session 3

1:00 PM  C. Difficile Infection and IBD
Darrell Pardi, MD

1:30 PM  Nutrition Options: Specific Carbohyrdrate Diet, Mediterranean, Elimination Diet and Others
Douglas Wolf, MD

2:00 PM  Use of Biomarkers in the Diagnosis and Treatment of IBD
Joel Rosh, MD

2:30 PM  Discussion

3:00 PM  Adjourn

Pre-registration is required for this program.  You can purchase tickets online (click Register Now) or contact Mary Esna-Ashari at the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation at 404-982-0616 or mball@crohnscolitisfoundation.org.

Breakfast and lunch are provided.  There is a fee for parking at the Westin.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Medical Association of Georgia through the joint providership of Southern Alliance for Physician Specialists CME and the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation.  The Southern Alliance for Physician Specialties CME is accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Southern Alliance for Physician Specialties CME designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 



Westin Buckhead
3391 Peachtree Road Northeast
Atlanta, Georgia, 30326

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