University of Chicago Visiting Professor Series: Surgical Management of IBD & Four Recent Lessons Learned about IBD

Bloomington, IL US
December 3, 2015

This activity is part of a continuing series sponsored by the University of Chicago designed to improve physicians' clinical practice. This session will provide physicians with current information on important issues related to digestive diseases.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians and other healthcare professionals in the Gastroenterology specialty.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the indications for surgery in patients with Crohn's disease;
  • Cite the surgical options for patients with medically refractory ulcerative colitis;
  • Develop an approach to loss of response to anti-TNF therapy; 
  • State how surrogate markers are used in the management of IBD;
  • Describe an evidence based approach to deescalation of therapy in IBD;
  • Generate a checklist to improve quality of care in IBD. 
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Demetria Avant
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation
Event starts: 
12/03/2015 - 6:30pm
Event ends: 
12/03/2015 - 8:30pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Jim’s Steak House
2307 E Washington St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
United States

David T. Rubin, MD
Joseph B. Kirsner Professor of Medicine
Section Chief, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Co-Director, Digestive Diseases Center


Neil H. Hyman, MD
Professor of Surgery
Section Chief, Colon and Rectal Surgery
Co-Director, Digestive Diseases Center

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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