2020 NYC Patient Education Symposium

A Two-Part Webinar Series

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Are you looking to learn more about what exactly is IBD and how to talk about it?

Do you have questions about biologics and clinical trials?

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation's Greater New York Chapter hosted a special two-part webinar series to learn more about IBD and how to best navigate life with Crohn's or ulcerative colitis. Organized by our Chapter Medical Advisory Committee, leading IBD experts from NYU Langone Health and Mount Sinai addressed "What is IBD" and "Informed Decision Making". The first session covered what exactly IBD is and how to talk about it with loved ones, coworkers, classmates or family. The second session reviewed biologic choices and clinical trials so patients can make informed treatment decisions.

Part 1: Understanding IBD

Moderator: Shannon Chang, MD, NYU Langone Health

1)    What is IBD?: Ryan Ungaro, MD, Assistant Professor at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

2)    How to Talk About IBD: Claire Brandon, MD, Psychiatrist, Whole Body Mental Health

Part 2: Treatments: Informed Decision Making

1) Choosing a Biologic: Asher Kornbluth, MD, Mount Sinai, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Gastroenterology

2) Clinical Trials and the Benefits of Participating:  Candice Mostisser, Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation Clinical Trial Ambassador

Educational Support Provided By:

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Genentech Gilead

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