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11th Annual
IBD Update for the Practicing Physician

Saturday, December 13, 2014

7:45 am - 12:45 pm

The Inn at St. John’s
44045 Five Mile Rd.
Plymouth, MI 48170
P: (734) 414-0600

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 healthcare professionals involved in the management of IBD.

Registration Fees
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 and prepaid by Friday, December 5, 2014. Payment must accompany registration. Checks should be made payable to the University of Michigan in U.S. currency. Payments by American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa are also accepted. Fees include continental breakfast, coffee service, and course materials for participants.

General Rate
U-M Faculty & Staff and
GI Fellows
outside of U-M
*U-M Faculty & Staff -
GI Division
Full Course

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

Registration Options

Online register here
Mail brochure
U-M Department of Internal Medicine
Continuing Medical Education
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 Friday, December 5, 2014. 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 for credits. Determination of credit is pending. Other credits by specialty may apply.

Program Schedule

7:45 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:15 Welcome and Opening Remarks
Michael D. Rice, MD
8:25 Keynote Address: Does End-to-End vs. Side-to-Side
Anastomosis in Post-Op Crohn’s Disease Matter?

David Binion, MD
9:15 Questions and Answers
9:25 Emerging Concepts #1: Dosing of Anti-TNFs in Acute
Severe Ulcerative Colitis

Peter Higgins, MD, PhD, MSc
9:55 Break
10:15 Emerging Concepts #2: Improving Quality of Care in IBD
Jeremy Adler, MD, MSc
10:45 IBD Potpourri: Controversies in IBD
Akbar Waljee, MD
11:15 Case Presentations and Panel Discussion:
Shail Govani, MD
Jeremy Adler, MD, MSc
Peter Higgins, MD, PhD, MSc
Akbar Waljee, MD
12:45 pm Course Adjourns