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Continuing Medical Education
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases® is now offering CME on a select number of articles throughout the year.

Iron Deficiency Anemia in IBD
View this 15-minute online accredited activity to learn about the impact of IDA on quality of life, risks and benefits of therapies, and shared decision-making. This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from AMAG Pharmaceuticals Inc.

EMR Library has Expanded
Find new topics related to medications and complications that have been added to this online library, which allows you to easily integrate and share education with your patients through your EMR.

Crohn's & Colitis Perspectives Series on ReachMD
The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation education series on ReachMD offers expert interviews on timely topics pertaining to IBD. Interviews include:
  • Extraintestinal Findings in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Redefining Mucosal Healing in IBD: Updated Goals of Therapy
  • Anemia Care for IBD Patients

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As a scientist or healthcare professional, you understand how critical your efforts are in finding cures for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, or caring for the people who have these diseases. For more than 40 years, Foundation-funded research has been contributing to the knowledge and understanding of IBD. With more than 1,000 grants awarded to date, the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation continues to play a significant role in nearly every major scientific breakthrough in IBD. Many of today's most prominent researchers have received training awards from the Foundation early in their careers - perhaps you will be the next one! Learn more about our current initiatives below.

Clinical Research Alliance Crohn's & Colitis Foundation's DNA Bank Genetics Initiative Microbiome Initiative PROKIIDS OSCCAR - Ocean State Crohn’s and Colitis Area Registry


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By becoming a Professional Member of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation, you will establish yourself as a leader and specialist as well as gain the support and resources to help you equip your patients with disease management tools.

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One of the driving principles of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation is to develop and cultivate the best and brightest IBD physicians through our educational and training programs. Here are current CME and other educational programs. In addition, please contact your local chapter to learn about local professional symposia.

NEW: EMR Content Search Participate in our online Clinical Convergence program Nurse and Advanced Practice Provider ResourcesBiosimilars Resources for Providers Nutrition Resources for Providers Download the Foundation's Health Maintenance Checklist for Adult IBD Patients Become a Virtual Preceptee: Enhance your training in IBD diagnosis, treatment and management span>Local Chapters

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