Professional Program Agenda

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation Illinois Carol Fisher Chapter

Professional Education Program

March 14, 2020

Chairpersons

Joel Pekow, MD, The University of Chicago Medicine

 Sushila Dalal, MD The University of Chicago Medicine

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

8:00 Overview and Introduction 

Lauren Rich, Executive Director, Illinois Carol Fisher Chapter

Dr. Russell Cohen, MD & Dr. Eugene Yen, MD

Dr. Joel Pekow, MD & Dr. Sushila Dalal, MD

Session 1: Safety and High Risk Populations in IBD

Moderator: Joel Pekow, MD


8:10 am 

Management of IBD in Elderly Patients

Adult IBD Keynote Speaker: Anita Afzali, MD, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center


8:40 am

Very Early Onset IBD

Pediatric IBD Keynote Speaker: Judith Kelsen, MD, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia


9:10 am 

How to Manage Biologics in the Setting of Active Infections and HIV

Omar Khan, MD, NorthShore University HealthSystem


9:30 am

Cancer in IBD: How to Manage Medical Therapy in Patients with a Malignancy & Those with a History of a Malignancy

Itishree Trivedi, MD, University of Illinois at Chicago Health


9:50 am

Q & A Session: Panel 


10:10 am 

Break & Visit Exhibits


Session 2: State of the Art Management in 2020

Moderator: Sushila Dalal, MD


10:30 am 

Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Biologics: Reactive, Proactive, or Don’t Do It?

Garth Swanson, MD, Rush University Medical Center


10:50 am  

Positioning Therapies in UC and CD

Stephen Hanauer, MD, Northwestern Medicine


11:20 am 

Coming Soon to a Clinic Near You: Novel Therapies on the Horizon.

Russell Cohen, MD, The University of Chicago Medicine


11:50 am

Q & A


12:00 pm

Visit Exhibits


12:10 pm 

Lunch


AFTERNOON SESSION BREAKOUTS:


1:00 pm

Session 1: Surgery in IBD

Moderator: Joel Pekow, MD


IBD-Dysplasia: Endoscopic Removal, Segmental Resection, or Total Colectomy

Neil Hyman, MD, The University of Chicago Medicine


Optimizing the IBD Patient for Surgery: How do we Boost Nutritional Status Prior to Surgery and Improve        Recovery Post-Surgery? 

Courtney Schuchmann, MS, LD, RDN, The University of Chicago Medicine


Management of Strictures: Medications, Dilated, or Surgery

Scott Strong, MD, Northwestern University Medicine


2:00 pm

Session 2: Managing Difficult IBD Cases

Panel: Andres Yarur MD, Froedert & the Medical College of Wisconsin; Amar Naik MD, Loyola Medicine; Emmanuelle Bellaguarda MD, Northwestern Medicine


Management of IBD Post Transplant

Check Point Inhibitor Colitis

Pregnancy

Pouchitis

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians involved in the care of patients with inflammatory bowel disease.​