Advanced Practice Provider IBD Preceptorship
The 2023 application portal will open on Feb 15th.
The 2023 activity is supported by educational grants from Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc., and Lilly Inc., and Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.
Please read the Application Overview and Guidelines before completing the application. We require:
1. Online Application
3. Recommendation Letter*
*Submit to Dan Schneiderjohn, Manager of Professional Education at [email protected]
The APP IBD Preceptorship Program is a comprehensive educational experience for several days at an IBD Center of Excellence, during which time the preceptee will gain knowledge and confidence from an experienced faculty director and a multidisciplinary team in order to provide quality IBD patient care based on current practice guidelines and research.
The program is targeted towards NPs, CNSs, and PAs who have not had extensive training or are new to the field of IBD and are thus seeking to gain more IBD knowledge and experience to improve their GI/IBD adult or pediatric practice. Applicants need to be practicing clinically and be involved in professional societies and/or activities as well as express an interest in advancing their knowledge of IBD and patient care management.
"As the only APP in IBD in my practice, the knowledge I have obtained through this preceptorship will greatly add value to how I manage my patients, the first line therapies I use, and the education I provide to my patients” ~Juanita Belton, PA (adult)
“I gained some wonderful mentors that I will continue to reach out to for their advice and expertise.” ~Kate Delle, NP (pediatrics)
- Gain exposure to clinical practices employed at IBD centers.
- Increase knowledge of evidence-based approaches to the diagnosis, treatment, and management of IBD.
- Increase confidence in the ability to utilize evidence-based approaches for the diagnosis, treatment, and management of IBD.
- Apply evidence-based approaches of diagnosing, treating, and managing IBD patients into clinical practice.
- Agenda covering adult/pediatric core curriculum topics through clinical observership, multidisciplinary presentations, and group discussions.
- Personalized mentorship before, during, and after the program
- Educational resources including peer-reviewed readings, online modules, and recordings
- Complementary registration to the Foundation's 2024 Crohn's & Colitis Congress
We are offering this program as an in-person multi-day experience where the Foundation will cover the majority of costs through the generous support of our sponsors. As a contingency plan depending on global circumstances, we will convert this program to a 4-5 day virtual program as we have successfully done for the past 2 cycles.
2022 IBD Centers of Excellence:
|Cedars Sinai Medical Center||Susie Lee, DNP, FNP||Adult|
|Massachusetts General Hospital||Mary Kate Lapinel, NP||Adult|
|Mayo Clinic Rochester||Abigail Meyers, PA-C||Adult|
|University of Chicago Medicine||Michele Rubin, APN, CNS||Adult|
|University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill||Maureen Kelly, DNP, CPNP||Pediatric|
2023 program timeline
- March 21, 2023 - Application deadline
- May 2023 - Notifications
- July 2023 - October 2023 - Rotations
|Name||Degree||Home Location||Virtual Placement|
|Angela Thomas||NP||Cottonwood, CA||Cedars Sinai Medical Center|
|Samira Sheth||NP||Sudbury, MA||Cedars Sinai Medical Center|
|Kelsie Hermans||PA||Veradale, WA||Cedars Sinai Medical Center|
|Kari McChesney||NP||Clemmons, NC||Massachusetts General Hospital|
|Sarah Kah||PA||Santa Fe, NM||Massachusetts General Hospital|
|Stephanie Atkinson||NP||Tupelo, MS||Massachusetts General Hospital|
|Heather Sauder||NP||Lancaster, PA||Mayo Clinic Rochester|
|Jennifer Maston||NP||Tacoma, WA||Mayo Clinic Rochester|
|Veronica Cedillo||NP||Forney, TX||Mayo Clinic Rochester|
|Desiree Williams||NP||New Carlisle, IN||University of Chicago Medicine|
|Emily Sizer||PA||Cincinnati, OH||University of Chicago Medicine|
|Janet Cady||NP||State College, PA||University of Chicago Medicine|
|Lauren Livesay||NP||Alexandria, VA||University of Chicago Medicine|
|Allyson Gomez||NP||Los Angeles, CA||University of North Carolina Pediatrics|
If you have any questions, please contact Dan Schneiderjohn, Manager of Professional Education at [email protected].