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August 25, 2018

Dallas, Texas

Scientific Agenda

Saturday, June 17, 2017

7:45 am

Welcome and pre-activity learner survey 
Marla Dubinsky, MD

8:00 am

Mastering the transition of care from pediatrics to adults
Robbyn E. Sockolow, MD

8:25 pm

Debate 1
Point: Children are just little adults: Robbyn E. Sockolow, MD
Counterpoint: Children are not just little adults: Ashish Patel, MD

8:55 am


9:10 pm

Dermatologic findings in IBD
Edward V. Loftus, MD

9:35 am

Question & Answer Session

9:50 am


10:20 am

Preconception and pregnancy planning in women with IBD
Marla Dubinsky, MD

10:45 am

Psychosocial considerations in IBD patients
Laurie A. Keefer, MD

11:10 am

The IBD pipeline: The future is bright
Remo Panaccione, MD, FRCPC

11:35 am

Question & Answer Session

12:00 pm


1:30 pm

Debate 2
Point: Mucosal healing is all that matters: Remo Panaccione, MD, FRCPC
Counterpoint: How a patient feels is all that matters: Themistocles Dassopoulos, MD

2:00 pm

Timothy Ritter, MD

2:15 pm

Debate 3
Point: Therapeutic drug monitoring is necessary with anti-TNF therapy: Edward V. Loftus, MD
Counterpoint: Therapeutic drug monitoring is not necessary with anti-TNF therapy: Bincy Abraham, MD

2:45 pm

Timothy Ritter, MD

3:00 pm

Debate 4
Point: Combination therapy is necessary if you use anti-TNF: Themistocles Dassopoulos, MD
Counterpoint: Monotherapy is necessary if you use anti-TNF: Marla Dubinsky, MD

3:30 pm

Timothy Ritter, MD

3:45 pm

Final remarks and post-activity learner survey
Marla Dubinsky, MD

4:00 pm