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Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Updates and Controversies

Aired on 8.07.2015
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Updates and Controversies
Join the multidisciplinary team from the Cleveland Clinic with national and international colleagues as they review innovation and updates on key topics of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. The symposium will be broadcast live to a virtual audience from Cleveland, OH. 

This will be the second course in a series of 6 Digestive Disease Virtual Symposiums. This full day symposium is designed to give an update on the management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis in both pediatrics and adults through case based presentations and faculty discussion and debate. Audience and faculty engagement and interaction is encouraged through live chat, polling questions, and phone in question and answers sessions throughout the show.
 
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Description

This 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

Directors

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. 


Additional Faculty

Feza Remzi, M.D.

Colorectal Surgery

Jean Ashburn, M.D.

Colorectal Surgery

Zaher Koutoubi, M.D.

Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Anthony DeRoss, M.D.

Pediatric Surgery

Meagan Costedio, M.D.

Colorectal Surgery

Federico Seifarth, M.D.

Pediatric Surgery

Marsha Kay, M.D.

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Barbara Kaplan, M.D.

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Lori Mahajan, M.D.

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Bo Shen, M.D.

Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Agenda

9:00 am - 10:20 am
Adult Crohn's Session



10:20 am - 10:30 am
Break
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Adult Ulcerative Colitis Session



12:00 am - 12:30 pm
Lunch Break
12:30 am - 1:50 pm
Pediatric Crohn's Session






1:50 pm - 2:00 pm
Break
2:00 pm - 3:25 pm
Pediatric Ulcerative Colitis Session






3:25 pm - 3:30 pm
Closing Remarks
3:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Adjourn

Topics Covered

 Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis in both pediatrics and adults.
  • Basic Approaches
  • Traditional Care
  • New Therapies
  • Medical Therapy
  • Surgical Therapy
 

Objectives

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.
Host

Accreditation Statement


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 Education
Faculty Disclosure


Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Updates and Controversies live-webcast - FDS ONLY
8/7/2015

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, MD
Meagan Costedio, MD
Anthony DeRoss, MD
Barbara Kaplan, MD
Marsha Kay, MD
Zaher Koutoubi, MD
Lori Mahajan, MD
Jeffrey Ponsky, MD
Feza Remzi, MD
Federico Seifarth, MD
Bo Shen, MD