MyIBD Learning: Detroit

November 18, 2023
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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.  This year’s program includes our Morning of Culture, a special highlight session for the Black/African American community.

Time Program Details
9 - 9:30 a.m. ET Morning of Culture: Meet and Greet!
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. ET Morning of Culture Program
10:30 - 10:40 a.m. ET  Break
10:10 - 10:40 a.m. General Session: Registration/Visit Exhibits/Networking
10:40 - 10:45 a.m. ET Welcome
10:45 a.m. - 3 p.m. ET General Session
For full detailed agenda: Coming Soon!


Morning of Culture

The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation invites you to join us for a special highlight session entitled the Morning of Culture: IBD Education for the Black/African American Community. During this program, attendees will be able to hear from an IBD healthcare expert, connect with other patients and caregivers, and build a local support community. 


Additional program details coming soon!   



  Coming Soon!



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Event Day


Morning of Culture registration begins at 9 a.m. ET


Getting to the Venue

Schoolcraft College - VisTaTech Center is located at 18600 Haggerty Road, Livonia, MI 48152



Complementary parking is available on site.


COVID-19 Related Safety Protocols

  • Masks are optional

  • 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.

Planning Committee


Shrinivas Bishu, MD

University of Michigan

Kristen Cares


Kristen Cares, MD

Children's Hospital of Michigan






Tony Lulgjuraj, MD

Children's Hospital of Michigan

Muza Moons


Michelle Muza-Moons, MD, PhD

University of Michigan Health West



Jason Schairer, MD

Henry Ford Health System


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


Thank you to the following supporters:



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