DescriptionThis full day symposium is designed to give an update on the management of IBD: Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis in both pediatrics and adults. This interactive event is designed to provide healthcare providers with an update on key concepts relevant to clinical decision-making including basic approaches, traditional care and new therapies through case based presentations and faculty discussion and debate.
Who Should Attend?
This symposium is designed for gastroenterologists, hepatologists, general surgeons, internists, fellows and residents, physician assistants, and other interested health care professionals.
Directors & Faculty
Jeffrey Ponsky, MD
Jeffrey L. Ponsky joined The Cleveland Clinic as the Director of Endoscopic Surgery and was their first Executive Director of the Minimally Invasive Surgery Center. In 2005 he assumed the Oliver H. Payne Professorship and Chair of the Department of Surgery at Case Western University School of Medicine and University Hospitals of Cleveland. Dr. Ponsky served as Surgeon-in-Chief at University Hospitals Case Medical Center. Currently, after a 9.5 year hiatus, he has returned to the Cleveland Clinic as a senior staff surgeon in both GI and General Surgery. In addition, he holds a half time leadership appointment in the Office of Patient Experience.
Bo Shen, M.D.
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Lori Mahajan, M.D.
Barbara Kaplan, M.D.
Marsha Kay, M.D.
Federico Seifarth, M.D.
Meagan Costedio, M.D.
Anthony DeRoss, M.D.
Zaher Koutoubi, M.D.
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Jean Ashburn, M.D.
Feza Remzi, M.D.
9:00 am - 10:20 am
Adult Crohn's Session
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Adult Ulcerative Colitis Session
12:00 am - 12:30 pm
12:30 am - 1:50 pm
Pediatric Crohn's Session
2:00 pm - 3:25 pm
Pediatric Ulcerative Colitis Session
3:25 pm - 3:30 pm
Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis in both pediatrics and adults.
- Basic Approaches
- Traditional Care
- New Therapies
- Medical Therapy
- Surgical Therapy
1. Discuss the most current approaches to the diagnosis
2. Describe the best approaches for medical therapy
3. Summarize the indications and type of surgeries
4. Formulate post-operative interventions to achieve the best outcomes and quality of life
5. Identify individuals at risk to modify risk factors and prevent complications and morbidity.
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
/ Self-Assessment credits toward Part 2 of the ABS MOC Program. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extend of their participation in the activity.
Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association Council for Category 2 credit. The Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing EducationFaculty Disclosure
Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Updates and Controversies live-webcast - FDS ONLY
In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support issued by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education requires resolution of all faculty conflicts of interest to ensure CME activities are free of commercial bias.
The following faculty have indicated they have no relationship which, in the context of their presentation(s), could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest:Jean Ashburn, MDMeagan Costedio, MDAnthony DeRoss, MDBarbara Kaplan, MDMarsha Kay, MDZaher Koutoubi, MDLori Mahajan, MDJeffrey Ponsky, MDFeza Remzi, MDFederico Seifarth, MDBo Shen, MD