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10th Annual
IBD Update for the Practicing Physician

Saturday, November 2, 2013

7:45 am - 12:50 pm

The Inn at St. John’s / 44045 Five Mile Rd. / Plymouth, MI 48170

Target Audience
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of gastroenterologists, physician assistants, general practitioners, family physicians, nurse practitioners and other allied health care professionals involved in the management of IBD.

Registration Fees

General Rate
*All Gastroenterology Fellows AND
U-M Faculty & Staff
Full Course

*There is not a fee for U-M GI faculty and staff. Pre-registration is still required.

Registration fees includes breakfast service, coffee breaks and educational materials. You are encouraged to register as soon as you are certain of attending as we cannot guarantee educational materials for applicants who are not preregistered by October 25, 2013. On-site registration will also be available.

Registration Options

Online: register here
Mail: brochure
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Michigan
24 Frank Lloyd Wright Dr.
Lobby J, Suite 1200
Ann Arbor, MI 48106-5750
Phone: (734) 232-3469
Fax: (734) 998-0085

Cancellation Policy
An administrative fee of $50 will be deducted from your registration payment. Refund requests must be received in writing no later than October 25, 2013. No refunds will be made thereafter.

Course Objectives
At the conclusion of this seminar, participants will be able to implement:

Accreditation & Credit Designation
The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Michigan Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Applications have been submitted to the American Osteopathic Association and the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending. Other credits by specialty may apply.


7:45 am Registration and Breakfast
8:15 Welcome and Opening Remarks
Michael Rice, MD
8:30 Keynote Address: Current Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis
Gary Lichtenstein, MD
9:20 Questions and Answers
9:30 Emerging Concepts #1: Therapeutic Drug Monitoring in IBD
Peter Higgins, MD, PhD, MSc
10:00 Break
10:20 Emerging Concepts #2: Double Balloon Enteroscopy and Capsule Endoscopy in Crohn’s Disease
Michael Rice, MD
10:50 Emerging Concepts #3: Surgical Management of IBD
Scott Regenbogen, MD, MPH
11:20 Questions and Answers
11:30 Case Presentations and Panel Discussion:


Nirmal Kaur, MD
Shail Govani, MD
Peter Higgins, MD, PhD, MSc
Gary Lichtenstein, MD     
Scott Regenbogen, MD, MPH
Michael Rice, MD

12:50 pm Course Adjourns