New England Crohn's & Colitis Education Day

This program has been POSTPONED. Please check back for updated information



Royal Sonesta Boston

40 Edwin H Land Blvd, Cambridge, MA 02424

We are excited to invite you to an educational day that for the first time ever, brings together patients and providers in the IBD community in New England. This event is a wonderful opportunity for all individuals to learn more about Inflammatory Bowel Diseases and most importantly, connect with others in the community who are impacted by Crohn's Disease and/or ulcerative colitis. Hear from multiple New England professionals on the latest updates and information on various IBD topics.

What to Expect


  • 7:30AM Arrival and registration 
  • Dedicated morning to professional education with an opportunity for providers to earn CME credits (3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™)
  • Panel discussion for patients and providers
  • Breakfast and Lunch will be provided


  • 11:30AM Arrival and registration 
  • Exhibit Display and before joining the lunch session at noon
  • Panel discussion for patients and providers
  • Breakout sessions for patients and their family members on various topics including mental health, diet and financial maintenance
  • Lunch will be provided

For out of town guests:

If you would like to stay at the Royal Sonesta Hotel, you can book a room for the night of March 27th at a discounted rate. Click here to book!


Professional Education Program Patient Education Program 

Time:  7:30AM - 1:00PM 

This program has been designed to meet the educational needs of providers involved with the care of patients with inflammatory bowel disease. 


Healthcare Provider (Non-Member) - $50

Healthcare Provider (Member) - $25

Chapter Medical Advisory Committee – Free

Fellow/Student – Free


Click Here to Register. 

Time: 11:30PM - 4:00PM

This program has been designed to provide education to patients and caregivers of people with inflammatory bowel disease.


Patient (Non Member) - $10

Family/Friend - $10

Patient (Member) - $5

Young Professionals Committee Member/Student - Free


Click Here to Register.


Professional Ed. 


Lunch Panel 

Patient Education 

7:30AM - 8:45AM   


Breakfast & Welcome


8:45AM - 11:00AM 

Professional Education

  • 8:45AM 
    • ACG Guidelines for ulcerative colitis
  • 9:15AM
    • The newest agents in IBD: A users guide
  • 9:45AM 
    • Everything you need to know about biosimilars
  • 10:30AM 
    • Cannabis Use in IBD


11:00AM - 11:45AM

Position of biologics in Pediatrics, Adolescents, Adults and Elderly

12:00PM - 1:00PM

What Patients Expect of their Doctors and What Doctors Expect of their patients 


Registration Opens 


12:00PM - 1:00PM 

What Patients Expect of their Doctors and What Doctors Expect of their patients 


1:15PM - 2:00PM

Break out Session 1

  • Health maintenance
  • Diet & nutrition
  • Physician forum
  • Mental health


2:15PM - 3:00PM

Break Out Session 2

  • Health maintenance
  • Diet & nutrition
  • Physician forum
  • Mental health


3:15PM - 4:00PM

Financial Maintenance

*Detailed Agenda coming soon


More information for Professional Education:

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Use the latest drugs and treatment algorithms for the management of inflammatory bowel disease
  • Apply the updated inflammatory bowel disease guidelines and integrate their recommendations into practice
  • Manage patients with patients with complicated inflammatory bowel disease


Target Audience

This course is targeted to Primary Care Physicians, Specialty Physicians, Pharmacists, Psychologists, Physician Assistants, Nurses, and Nurse Practitioners. This course may also be of interest to physicians who practice in Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Lifestyle and Mind-Body Medicine, and Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.


ABMS/ACGME Competencies

The course is designed to meet the following American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) / Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Educational (ACGME) competencies:

  • Patient Care and Procedural Skills
  • Medical Knowledge
  • Practice-Based Learning and Improvement
  • Interpersonal and Communication Skills


IOM Competencies

The course is designed to meet the following Institute of Medicine (IOM) Competencies:

  • Provide Patient-Centered Care
  • Employ Evidence-Based Practice
  • Apply Quality Improvement



The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Disclosure Policy

Harvard Medical School (HMS) adheres to all ACCME Accreditation Criteria and Policies. It is HMS's policy that those who have influenced the content of a CME activity (e.g. planners, faculty, authors, reviewers and others) disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial entities so that HMS may identify and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. These disclosures will be provided in the activity materials along with disclosure of any commercial support received for the activity. Additionally, faculty members have been instructed to disclose any limitations of data and unlabeled or investigational uses of products during their presentations.



CME activities accredited by Harvard Medical School are offered solely for educational purposes and do not constitute any form of certification of competency. Practitioners should always consult additional sources of information and exercise their best professional judgment before making clinical decisions of any kind.


Contact us:

For questions about the event please contact Education Manager Aarushi Malhotra or (781)-449-0324 Ext. 2. 


Thank you to our Sponsors: