Parent Program Agenda

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation Illinois Carol Fisher Chapter

Patient & Family Education Program

March 14, 2020


Jennifer Strople, MD, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

James Berman, MD, Loyola University Medical Center

9:00 am 

Welcome & Introductions

Section 1

9:10 am

Hitting the Target—How to Improve Outcomes in Pediatric IBD

Jennifer Strople, MD, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

9:30 am

Medication Update—What is in the Pipeline?

Ranjana Gokhale, MD, Comer Children's Hospital

9:55 am

What if My Child Needs Surgery?

John Park, MD, Advocate Aurora Health

10:20 am

Navigating IBD at School

James Berman, MD, Loyola University Medical Center

10:40 am  Break & Visit Exhibits

Session 2

11:00 am 

All-Grown Up

Anita Afzali, MD, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

11:25 am 

Helping Adolescents Make the Right Choices

Jonathan Cordova, MD, NorthShore University HealthSystem

11:45 am

Research in Pediatric IBD

Judith Kelsen, MD, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

12:10 pm   Expert Panel Q & A

12:40 pm  Visit Exhibits

1:00 pm  Adjourn