6th Annual Inflammatory Bowel Disease Symposium
Saturday June 2, 2012
8:00 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Organization: Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Auditoriums E, F, G, Lebanon, NH
Co-sponsored by the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center and the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America.
This full day educational program is for adults and teens who suffer with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. This year's speakers will review the core basics of IBD while providing participants with practice information to help in day-to-day management of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. In addition to addressing today's approaches, you'll learn about expected therapies and new outlooks for tomorrow.
- 8:00-8:30 a.m.
Breakfast and registration
- 8:30-8:40 a.m.
Introduction and welcome
Dr. Corey Siegel and Dr. Campbell Levy
Treatment for Today and Tomorrow
- 8:40-9:00 a.m.
What are the important differences between Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis?
Dr. Campbell Levy
- 9:00-9:20 a.m.
What are the best current medications to treat IBD?
Dr. Steve Bensen
- 9:20-9:35 a.m.
- 9:35-9:55 a.m.
What are the up and coming medications for IBD?
Dr. Thomas Ullman (Visiting Professor Lecture)
- 9:55-10:15 a.m.
How can surgery be an effective treatment for IBD?
Dr. Stefan Holubar
- 10:15-10:30 a.m.
- 10:30-10:50 a.m.
Break to pick up lunch and bring back to your seats
Making it Personal - It's About Our Patients
- 10:50-11:20 a.m.
Audience Response System with audience questions and lunch
- 11:20 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Patients' perspective: patient panel
- 12:00- 12:15 p.m.
- 12:15-12:35 p.m.
What are some tips for day-to-day living with IBD?
Dr. Monica Garin-Laflam
- 12:35-12:55 p.m.
What is personalized medicine and how can it help IBD patients?
Dr. Corey Siegel
- 12:55-1:15 p.m.
Q&A and wrap up
- Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America Member: $10
- Adult non-member (18 and older): $15
- Under 18: no charge
- Senior citizen: $10
Low registration fee - scholarships available if you're unable to pay.
For more information, contact Kristin Armstrong, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America
(800) 314-3459 x 21