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July 21, 2018

Chicago, Illinois

Agenda

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Session I: Evolving Approaches to Current Clinical Challenges
Moderator: David T. Rubin, MD, FACG, AGAF

8:00 am

Welcome and introduction

8:05 am

Pre-activity knowledge/competence assessment via ARS

8:15 am

KEYNOTE: Treating to target in 2018: When and how to do it

8:35 am

How should we position newer biologics in our current therapeutic algorithms?

8:55 am

When and how to de-escalate therapy in IBD

9:15 am

Management and prevention of infection in IBD

9:35 am

Post-activity knowledge/competence assessment via ARS

9:45 am

Panel Discussion

10:00 am

Break


Session II: Emerging Therapies
Moderator: David T. Rubin, MD, FACG, AGAF

10:30 am

Pre-activity knowledge/competence assessment via ARS

10:40 am

Optimizing therapy for mild to moderate IBD: Pearls for our foundational agents, 5-ASA, corticosteroids and immunomodulators

11:00 am

The role of JAK Inhibitors in your clinical practice

11:20 am

Bench to bedside top 10: What did we learn about IBD research and upcoming therapies from DDW 2018?

11:40 am

Post-activity knowledge/competence assessment via ARS

11:50 am

Panel discussion

12:05 pm

Lunch


Session III: Tough Cases I: What’s a Clinician to Do?
Moderator: David T. Rubin, MD, FACG, AGAF

1:30 pm

Pre-activity knowledge/competence assessment via ARS

1:40 pm

CASE DISCUSSION: Newly diagnosed Crohn’s disease: Surgery or biologics?

2:00 pm

CASE DISCUSSION: Managing severe UC in the hospital setting: Novel approaches

2:20 pm

CASE DISCUSSION: The moderate-to-severe CD patient: What are the options and where do new therapies including biosimilars fit in the picture?

2:40 pm

Post-activity knowledge/competence assessment via ARS

2:50 pm

Panel Discussion

3:05 pm

Break


Session IV: Tough Cases II: What’s a Clinician to Do?

3:25 pm

Pre-activity knowledge/competence assessment via ARS

3:35 pm

CASE DISCUSSION: The UC patient with joint pain: Diagnostic and therapeutic considerations

3:55 pm

CASE DISCUSSION: Managing a CD patient with psoriasis and/or other dermatologic manifestations

4:15 pm

CASE DISCUSSION: The pregnant IBD patient: What’s new?

4:35 pm

Post-activity knowledge/competence assessment via ARS

4:45 pm

Panel Discussion

5:00 pm

Adjourn