MyIBD Learning: Chicago

October 19, 2024
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In collaboration with:
Improve care now

Join us for a day of learning and connecting IBD patients and caregivers of all ages with helpful resources and the latest research, treatments, and therapies for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.  


Coming soon!


Speaker TBA


Speaker TBA


Speaker TBA


Event Day


To be announced


Volunteers Needed

We are looking for volunteers! If you are interested in volunteering click here.


Getting to the Venue

Hyatt Regency O'Hare Chicago is just five minutes from O’Hare International Airport and steps from the Chicago CTA Blue Line. The hotel offers a complimentary airport shuttle to and from O'Hare. 



Parking is available on-site at a discounted rate of $17.00/vehicle for conference attendees.

Additional public parking is available across the street at the East Parking Garage.


Hyatt Regency O'Hare Chicago - discounted hotel rate

Rooms are available to conference attendees, at a discounted rate. More details coming soon! 


COVID-19 Related Safety Protocols

  • Masks are optional
  • Hand sanitizing stations available throughout the event space



A continental breakfast with gluten free/vegetarian options will be served. Refreshments & Coffee service will be available throughout the day. We will do our best to offer a variety of options for different dietary needs. If you have specific needs, you are welcome to bring your own food/beverage to the venue.


Picture/Video Disclaimer

Photographs and/or video will be taken at this program. By attending this program, you grant full permission to the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation for the free use of your picture and voice in any broadcast, telecast, print account or any other account in any medium of this event, and acknowledge that the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation does hereby have the unrestrained right in perpetuity to own, utilize, or alter any such pictures or video of me, in any manner it may see fit and for any purpose whatsoever.

Planning Committee
  Course Directors  


Russell D. Cohen, MD

The University of Chicago Medicine

Michele Rubin


Michele Rubin, APN, CSN, CGRN

The University of Chicago Medicine



Eugene Yen, MD

Northwestern Medicine

  Patient and Caregiver Program Co-Chairs  


Jonathan Cordova, DO

NorthShore University HealthSystem

ICN Representative





Amar Naik, MD

Midwest Digestive Health and Nutrition


For more information, please contact Kelly Fitzgerald, Associate Director, Education & Engagement at [email protected].


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Thank you to the following supporters:





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