Agenda

 

What You Can Expect This Year:

  • 5 Educational Tracks: Clinical, Surgical, Pediatric, Nursing, Advanced Practitioner
  • Dynamic, Case-Based Discussions
  • 2021 Editor's Picks: IBD Research Highlights from Primary Journals 
  • Live Q&A and Interaction with Expert IBD Faculty
  • Unique Patient Populations: Minorities, Obese, Very Young, Aging, and Frail
  • Preconference Events: Fellows Workshop, Women in IBD Leadership and Career Development
     

Clinical Track Highlights:

  • Ever-Evolving Clinical Practice of IBD
    • Pathogenesis of IBD
    • Positioning Medications
    • Personalized Medicine
    • Social Determinants of Health and Impact on Disparities in IBD
    • Biologics/Biosimilars - Home Infusions and Switches
    • IBD Care of the Future
    • Advances in Surgery, Pediatrics, Team-Based Care, & Women's Health
       
  • International Perspectives on IBD
    • European Perspectives on Perianal Fistulizing Disease
    • Canadian Perspective
    • Brazilian Perspective on Preventing Surgical Complications
    • IBD in Under-Served Populations
       
  • Keynote Lectures
    • The Past, Present, and Future of IBD
    • Preparing for the IBD Cure in the Next Pandemic: Lessons Learned from COVID-19
    • IBD Epidemiology Around the Globe
    • Managing Cardiovascular Risk in IBD in a New Era
    • Reclassifying IBD: Are We Ready to Treat By Disease Location?
    • 20 Years of Comparative Effectiveness in IBD
    • The ABCs of Ileocolonic Anastomosis
       
  • Engaging Debates
    • Telemedicine: Forever vs. Never
    • Hit Me With Your Best Shot: Which Biologic First? Anti-TNF vs Anything BUT Anti-TNF
       
  • Thought-Provoking Case Discussions
    • "Leaky Gut" and Fistula: Medicate or Operate?
    • Managing Common EIMs Less Discussed: Hidradenitis, VTE, Pulmonary
    • Rescue, Resect, Divert, or Connect?
    • Problematic Stoma in Crohn's Disease
       
  • Clinical Breakout Sessions
    • The Atypicals You See Every Day in Your Practice
    • Management of Oral-Esophageal and Upper GI Crohn's Disease
    • IBD Flares in Pregnancy
    • Acute Severe UC Patient: How Many Rescue Attempts?
    • Applying High-Impact Publications to Your Practice

 

Meet The Expert Presentations

  • Combination Therapies in IBD: When and How
  • Preventing Complications of Medications
  • Managing Post-Operative Crohn's Disease
     
  • Ostomy 201 Workshop
    • Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
    • What IBD Specialists Need to Know About Fecal Transplant


Surgery Track Highlights:

  • Crohn's Disease of Terminal Ileum With Penetrating Behavior
    • Pouch Complications
    • Intra-Abdominal Abscess
    • The Low-Down on Fistula
       
  • Challenging Case Scenarios
    • Best Surgery Abstract
    • Deciphering the Conundrum of Indeterminate Colitis
    • Avoid Short Gut in Crohn's Disease
    • Influences of PSC in IBD Surgery
       

Pediatric Track Highlights:

  • Innovations and Approaches in Pediatric IBD Care
    • Year in Review
    • Diet and IBD
    • Cost and Access to Care
    • When to Call Your Surgeon
    • Best AIBD Pediatric Abstract
    • Questions You are Afraid to Answer
    • Approaches to the Patient with Mild Crohn's Disease
    • Challenging Cases
       

Nursing Track Highlights:

  • The IBD RN's Role: Addressing Questions from Our Patients
    • Best AIBD Nursing Abstract
    • Are My Symptoms from My IBD Therapy?
    • Are My Symptoms from My IBD?
    • What Comes Next When Starting a New Therapy?
    • What Can I Expect for Life With an Ostomy?
       

Advanced Practitioner Track Highlights

  • APP Growth, Impact, and Role in Multidisciplinary IBD Care
    • APP Networking
    • Shared Best Practices: Health Maintenance and Wellness Visits
    • IBD and Elevated LFT's
    • Differentiating Between IBD Arthralgia and Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Common Skin Presentations and When To Refer
    • IBD Surgery: When to Discuss, and What to Know