New Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Conference
Hilton San Diego Resort


Saturday, September 7, 2013 | 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Hilton San Diego Resort
1775 E. Mission Bay Drive
San Diego, California 92109

$10 per person
No one will be turned away due to financial hardship. Call the CCFA Greater San Diego and Desert Area Chapter at (619) 497-1300 or email, to be added on an offline attendee list.


This two hour comprehensive educational program for patients and families will provide you with the most current medical and surgical approaches to IBD, presented by leading experts. This activity has been planned for patients and family members affected by inflammatory bowel disease as well as other persons in the healthcare community with an interest in the treatment and management of patients with IBD.


12:30 p.m.



Registration and Refreshments


12:55 p.m.



Opening Session


1:00 p.m.



Biologics 101
Bruce E. Sands, MD, MS


1:30 p.m.


Understanding the Side Effects of IBD Medications
Corey Siegel, MD
– see a video with Dr. Siegel and Rolf Benirschke, former NFL player HERE


2:00 p.m.



Fisstula 101
Gert Van Assche, MD, PhD


2:30 p.m.



Q&A / Panel Discussion


3:00 p.m.


**Special Volunteer Summit**

 **Immediately following the program, we will be holding a brief Volunteer Summit. If you are serious about curing this disease, WE NEED YOU! Stay and learn about the different ways you can be involved in the movement in the Greater San Diego and Desert Area. We have opportunities to help ranging from Board or Committee Members, to handing out water at training runs, and everywhere in between.**



Time: 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
1775 E. Mission Bay Drive
San Diego, CA 92109

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