Gastroenterology Educational Series - March 2016
The goal of this forum is to provide a platform for gastroenterologists, gastro –surgeons, radiologists, pathologists, nurses, fellows and residents to come together to discuss and present difficult and unusual cases while incorporating emerging diagnostic and therapeutic modalities.
This educational activity is designed to provide a platform to discuss current GI advances and management of difficult GI problems of gastroenterologists and surgeons and other healthcare providers interested in gastroenterological diseases.
After participating in this conference, participants will be able to:
- Identify and discuss new advances and targets for inflammation in treatment of Crohn’s Disease;
- Discuss epidemiologic trends in the diagnosis of Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis;
- Describe difficult IBD cases with feedback from pathology, radiology, surgery and medical perspective.
James D. Lewis, MD, MSCE
Professor of Medicine
Director, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Clinical Research Program
Associate Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program
University of Pennsylvania Perlman School of Medicine
Eugene Yen, MD
Clinical Director Center for Crohn’s and Colitis
Associate Director Gastroenterology Fellowship
NorthShore University HealthSystem
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and NorthShore University HealthSystem. The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.