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Updates in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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Department: Medicine
Course Number: MDM10C01
Start: Saturday, November 14, 2009
End: Sunday, November 15, 2009
Location: San Francisco, California
InterContinental Hotel San Francisco
Fees: Before August 31, 2009
$150 - MD
$100 - AHP
$100 - Non-UCSF Resident/Fellow

After August 31, 2009
$200 - MD
$150 - AHP
$150 - Non-UCSF Resident/Fellow
Credit: 10.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Overview:
The UCSF Center for Colitis and Crohn’s Disease is dedicated to providing comprehensive care for individuals with Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis and related illnesses. As part of this commitment, we are proud to present our annual IBD symposium. This course will address advances in the immunology of IBD and state-of-the art strategies for the medical and surgical management of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS COURSE?
This symposium is designed for gastroenterologists, colorectal surgeons, internists and allied health professionals who participate in the management of this complicated patient population. Advances in IBD are being made at a rapid pace. This course is designed to keep you abreast of these developments.

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Objectives:
Upon completion of this activity attendees will be able to:

  • Apply the current standard of care for the use of immunomodulator and biologic therapy to the management of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis;
  • Appropriately manage the adolescent IBD patient transitioning to adult gastroenterology;
  • Recognize and manage hepatic complications of IBD and the medications used to treat it;
  • Manage the uncomplicated pregnant patient with IBD;
  • Appropriately survey and manage IBD patients for colorectal cancer and post-operative recurrence.

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Accreditation:
The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

UCSF designates this educational activity for a maximum of 10.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.

Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This CME activity meets the requirements under California Assembly Bill 1195, continuing education and cultural and linguistic competency.

Nursing:
For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit)TMissued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Pharmacists:
The California Board of Pharmacy accepts as continuing professional education those courses that meet the standard of relevance to pharmacy practice and have been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit)TM.

Physician Assistants:
AAPA accepts category 1 credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA category 1 credit for the PRA for organizations accredited by the ACCME.

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Course Outline:
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2009
7:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 Opening Remarks
Uma Mahadevan-Velayos, MD

8:10 The Immunology of IBD: Basic Precepts for the Clinician
Averil I. Ma, MD

8:35 The Changing Treatment Paradigm for Crohn’s Disease – Early Intervention, Mucosal Healing, Sustained Remission
William J. Sandborn, MD

9:15 The Adolescent with IBD: Growth, Special Issues, and the Transition to Adult Gastroenterology
Marla C. Dubinsky, MD

9:45 The Liver and IBD: Associated Disorders and Complications of Medical Therapy
Keith D. Lindor, MD

10:20 Questions to the Panel
Moderator: Uma Mahadevan-Velayos, MD

10:35 Break

10:55 Medical Case Presentations: Crohn's Disease
Moderator: Jonathan Terdiman, MD

Panel:
William J. Sandborn, MD, Marla C. Dubinsky, MD, Keith D. Lindor, MD, Sonia Ramamoorthy, MD, Averil I. Ma, MD, and Kenneth R. McQuaid, MD

12:45 pm Course Luncheon (included in tuition)

1:45 Post-Operative Recurrence in Crohn's Disease
Jonathan P. Terdiman, MD

2:05 CRC and Dysplasia in IBD
Fernando S. Velayos, MD, MPH

2:25 The Management of the Pregnant Patient
Uma Mahadevan-Velayos, MD

2:45 Vaccinations in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Elena Rodriguez, RN, MS, FNP-C

3:05 Case Presentations and Questions to the Panel
Moderator:
Uma Mahadevan-Velayos, MD

Panel:
William J. Sandborn, MD, Marla C. Dubinsky, MD, Keith D. Lindor, MD, Sonia Ramamoorthy, MD Fernando S. Velayos, MD, MPH, and Jonathan P. Terdiman, MD

4:30 Adjourn

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2009
7:00 am Continental Breakfast

8:00 Opening Remarks
Uma Mahadevan-Velayos, MD

8:05 IBD Surgery Now and in the Future: Laparoscopy, Notes, and Robotics
Sonia Ramamoorthy, MD

8:40 Advances in the Management of Ulcerative Colitis
William J. Sandborn, MD

9:10 Measuring Levels for Immunomodulators and Biologics – How,When, and Why?
Marla C. Dubinsky, MD

9:40 Questions to the Panel
Moderator:
Uma Mahadevan-Velayos, MD

10:00 Break

10:20 Medical/Surgical Case Presentations Questions to the Panel
Madhulika Varma, MD and Edward Kim, MD
Panel:
William J. Sandborn, MD, Marla C. Dubinsky, MD, Sonia Ramamoorthy, MD, Steven A. Jacobsohn, MD, Fernando Velayos, MD, MPH, and Uma Mahadevan-Velayos, MD

12:00 pm Adjourn

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Chairs:
Uma Mahadevan-Velayos, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine,
University of California, San Francisco

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Faculty:
GUEST FACULTY

Marla C. Dubinsky, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics,
David Geffen School of Medicine,
University of California,
Los Angeles; Director, Pediatric
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Program, Cedars-Sinai Medical
Center, Los Angeles, CA

Keith D. Lindor, MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine, Division of
Gastroenterology and Hepatology,
Dean, Mayo Medical School,
Rochester, MN

Sonia Ramamoorthy, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery,
Colon and Rectal Surgery,
University of California, San Diego

William J. Sandborn, MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine, Division of
Gastroenterology and Hepatology,
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine,
Rochester, MN

UCSF FACULTY

Steven A. Jacobsohn, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine,
University of California,
San Francisco

Edward Kim, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery,
University of California,
San Francisco

Averil I. Ma, MD
Rainin Distinguished Professor of
Medicine, University of California,
San Francisco

Kenneth R. McQuaid, MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine,
University of California,
San Francisco

Elena Rodriguez, NP
Nurse Practitioner –
Gastroenterology, University of
California, San Francisco

Jonathan P. Terdiman, MD
Professor of Medicine, University
of California, San Francisco

Madhulika Varma, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery,
University of California,
San Francisco

Fernando S. Velayos, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
University of California,
San Francisco

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Travel & Lodging:

Intercontinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco
999 California Street
San Francisco, California
415-392-3434
For reservations, please visit this link.

Hotel Rates: $245 per night

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Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations received in writing before the first day of the course will be refunded, less a $75 administrative fee. No refunds will be made on cancellations received after that date.

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