IBD Clinical Education Series - September 2017

Skokie, IL US
September 14, 2017
This educational activity is designed to provide a platform to discuss current GI advances and management of difficult GI problems while incorporating emerging diagnostic and therapeutic modalities.   

Target Audience

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.

Learning Objectives

After participating in this conference, participants will be able to:

  • To discuss the management of elderly patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease;
  • Review and discuss challenging cases of Crohn’s disease with the new biologic therapies using a multidisciplinary approach from surgery, pathology, radiology and medicine;
  • Identify and discuss new advances in IBD treatment.



Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Jennifer Wertheimer
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
(847) 570-1258
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.00 Participation
Event starts: 
09/14/2017 - 5:30pm
Event ends: 
09/14/2017 - 8:30pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
McCormick & Schmick's
4999 Old Orchard Center
Skokie, IL 60077
United States

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  Eugene Yen, MD       
  Clinical Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center
  Program Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship
  NorthShore University HealthSystem
  Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
  University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

  Gil Y. Melmed, MD
  Director of Clinical Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  Director, Advanced Inflammatory Bowel Disease Fellowship Program
  Director, Clinical Research in the Division of Gastroenterology
  Cedar –Sinai Medical Center
Accreditation Statement
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.
Registration: RSVP is required as space is limited. 
RSVP by telephone at (847) 570-1258 or click on the email link below.
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