Physician's Program Agenda

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation Illinois Carol Fisher Chapter

Professional Education Program

March 14, 2020


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)™


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



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