MyIBD Learning: Los Angeles

September 23, 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 Community, a special highlight session for the Hispanic/Latino community.

Time Program Details
8 - 9:30 a.m. PT Morning of Community
9 – 9:55 a.m. PT Registration/Visit Exhibits/Networking
9:55 – 10 a.m. PT Welcome
10 - 10:30 a.m. PT General Session I 
10:30 - 11 a.m. PT General Session II
11 - 11:30 a.m. PT General Session III
11:30 - 11:40 a.m. PT Break & Visit Exhibits
11:40 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. PT Breakout Session I
12:10 - 12:50 p.m. PT Lunch Break & Visit Exhibits
12:50 - 1:20 p.m. PT Breakout Session II
1:20 - 1:30 p.m. PT Break & Visit Exhibits
1:30 - 2 p.m. PT General Session IV
2 - 2:30 p.m. PT General Session V 
2:30 - 3 p.m. PT Q&A Panel Discussion
3 p.m. PT Closing
For full detailed agenda: Coming Soon!


Kian Keyashian


Kian Keyashian, MD

Stanford Medicine

Rebecca Matro


Rebecca Matro, MD

Scripps Health






Event Day


Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. PT


Getting to the Venue

Experience the magnetism of Southern California at Marina del Rey Marriott. Nestled in the heart of one of the most desirable coastal communities in Marina del Rey, California, the hotel is six miles from LAX and minutes from Venice Beach. From I-405 N take exit 50A and follow CA-90 W/Marina Fwy to Admiralty Way in Marina del Rey. From I-405 S take exit 50B and follow CA-90 W/Marina Fwy to Admiralty Way in Marina del Rey.


You can valet at the hotel for $25 or park across the street for up to $15 a day. 


COVID-19 Related Safety Protocols

  • Masks are not required, but strongly recommended

  • Please practice social distancing whenever possible

  • Frequent cleaning & sanitizing of guest space will be provided

  • Hand sanitizing stations available throughout the event space



A light breakfast and lunch buffet 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
Sabina Ali


Sabina Ali, MD

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital

Brigid Boland


Brigid S. Boland, MD

UC San Diego Health

Beth Creel


Beth Creel, PhD

Childrens Heart Center Nevada

Kelly Issokson


Kelly Issokson, MS, RD, CNSC

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center


Kian Keyashian


Kian Keyashian, MD

Stanford Medicine

Rebecca Matro


Rebecca Matro, MD

Scripps Health

Jon Moses


Jon Moses, MD

Stanford Health

David Tessler


David A. Tessler, DO, FACG, FACOI

Central Arizona Medical Assocaites


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


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