REACH-IBD: Rising Educators Academics and Clinicians Helping IBD

REACH-IBD is the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation's IBD-focused platform for junior faculty, fellows, and post-doctoral scientists to network, educate, collaborate in research, and promote career development. 



Our Mission:

  • To facilitate networking and career development 
  • To foster collaborative research and increase active participation in the clinical, educational and scientific research programs within the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation
  • To create and implement educational programs 

Membership Eligibility:

Adult and pediatric post-doctoral scientists, clinical fellows, and junior faculty from the medical and surgical specialties with an interest in IBD who are no more than 7 years post-fellowship or doctoral training.


Membership Benefits:

  • Reduced Foundation membership fee with Participating Physician benefits
  • Networking and career development programs at the Crohn's & Colitis Congress and Digestive Diseases Week
  • Professional mentorship opportunities
  • Opportunities to contribute to the Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Journal
  • Opportunities to collaborate on research projects
  • Special access to REACH-IBD forum in the IBD Circle

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Opportunities/Resources:


Meet the REACH-IBD Committee, a subset of the Foundation's National Scientific Advisory Committee:


Chair: Florian Rieder: riederf@ccf.org 
Co-Chair: Jennifer Dotson: Jennifer.Dotson@nationwidechildrens.org
Co-Chair Elect: Lea Ann Chen: Lea.Chen@nyumc.org 

Members:
Edward Barnes: Edward_barnes@med.unc.edu 
Kara De Felice: kdefel@lsuhsc.edu 
Frank Scott: FRANK.I.SCOTT@UCDENVER.EDU
Siddharth Singh: sis040@ucsd.edu

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