MyIBD Learning: Chicago

October 14, 2023
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Date & Time
October 14, 2023
8:30 am - 1:00 pm CT

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.  Don’t miss our special breakout session for diverse communities, Representation Matters: Expanding Diversity in Research for New IBD Therapies.

Time Program Details
8:30 - 9 a.m. CT Registration/Visit Exhibits/Networking
9 - 9:05 a.m. CT Welcome
9:05 - 10:20 a.m. CT General Session
10:20 - 10:40 a.m. CT Q & A Panel
10:40 - 10:55 a.m. CT Break
11 - 11:25 a.m. CT Breakout Session I
11:30 - 11:55 a.m. CT Breakout Session II
12 - 12:25 p.m. CT Breakout Session III
12:30 - 12:50 p.m. CT Q & A Panel
12:50 p.m. CT Closing
For full detailed agenda: Coming Soon!


Special Highlight Session

The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation invites you to join us for a special highlight breakout session entitled, IBD Research: Representation Matters. During this session, attendees will be able to hear from an IBD healthcare expert who will discuss the importance of clinical trials and its benefits to diverse communities.  


More Details Coming Soon!

  Coming Soon!  


Speaker TBD




Speaker TBD




Speaker TBD




Event Day


Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. CT


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 at a discounted rate of $17.00/vehicle


COVID-19 Related Safety Protocols

  • Masks are recommended, except when actively eating or drinking
  • Please practice social distancing whenever possible
  • Frequent cleaning & sanitizing of guest space will be provided
  • Hand sanitizing stations available throughout the event space


A continental breakfast and boxed lunch 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.

Executive 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





Amar Naik, MD

Loyola Medicine


For more information, please contact Kelly Fitzgerald, Senior Manager, Education & Engagement at [email protected]


Thank you to the following supporters:


genentech Lilly


Janssen pfizer Takeda