The GI Research Foundation Board of Directors invites you to
Moving the Needle
GI Research Foundation’s Annual Research Update
Tuesday, April 16, 2024
5:15 p.m. Reception | 6:00 p.m. Program
DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago North Shore Conference Center
9599 Skokie Boulevard, Skokie, IL 60077
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Embark on a transformative journey into the cutting-edge realm of gastroenterology!
We'll spotlight research projects advancing our understanding of digestive diseases, their treatment, and prevention strategies. Our faculty will provide concise overviews of their research, emphasizing how these advancements can enhance patient care. This year, we're focusing on regenerative medicine and its potential applications in digestive disease treatment, along with advancements in clinical care. Topics will include stem cell intervention for wound healing, CAR-T cell therapy, and the use of organoids. These sessions are geared towards giving you practical insights to improve your ability to treat, prevent, and potentially cure digestive diseases.
Don't miss this opportunity to stay at the forefront of gastroenterology research and gain valuable knowledge to make a meaningful impact on patient care. Your attendance is crucial to shaping the future of digestive healthcare!
This activity is designed for physicians, scientists, and other healthcare professionals dedicated to improving the treatment of digestive diseases.
After this activity, participants will be able to:
- Recall the potential of regenerative medicine to advance the treatment, prevention, and cure of digestive diseases;
- Recognize how to improve digestive health outcomes by evaluating changes in the microbiome;
- Compare the current treatment of peri-anal Crohn's disease with a new treatment paradigm presented in research;
- Discuss the role of bile acids in the recurrence of colorectal cancer;
- Describe how to improve care for patients with dual diagnoses using new knowledge about the connection between mental health and IBD.
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies:
- Patient Care and Procedural Skills
- Medical Knowledge
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and the GI Research Foundation. The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Participant Credit
Other participants will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
Please Note: The credit claiming process will close three months after the activity ends. Requests to claim credit after three months will be subject to additional fees.