9:00 am to 12:30 pm | Cherry Hills Village, Colorado
Our keynote address is "The Microbiome and IBD: What we do and don’t yet know" by Dr. Frank Scott from the University of Colorado Hospital. Breakout sessions include topics like women’s issues in IBD and IBD in the older adult as well as a patient panel focusing on building a collaborative relationship with your provider. Breakfast will be provided and this event is designed for both newly diagnosed and seasoned Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis patients to attend with their loved ones.
9:00 am to 1:00 pm | Salt Lake City, Utah
On October 29th (Saturday) from 9 am to 1 pm, CCFA will be hosting our annual half-day patient education symposium, “You, Me and IBD” at the University of Utah Officer’s Club. This year’s program will be a great one…including a keynote address by Dr. John Valentine on research in IBD, as well as breakout sessions on complementary care, the psychological impact of IBD by a therapist specializing in chronic illness, and a talk on pain and placebos by a TED fellow. Breakfast and lunch are provided and this event is designed for both newly diagnosed and seasoned Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis patients to attend with their loved ones.