Upcoming Events

Apr
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Drive for a Cure
Apr 17 – Apr 26 all-day
Apr
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Strike Out Pancreas Disease – Illinois @ Beverly Lanes
Apr 30 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join the National Pancreas Foundation on Sunday, April 30, 2017 for an afternoon of bowling and family fun, in memory of Rob Ericson.

Jun
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Party For A Cure – NJ @ Macaluso's
Jun 4 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Purple Rain Party!

The New Jersey Chapter of the National Pancreas Foundation is proud to present “Party For A Cure” to be held on Sunday, June 4th from 5:30- 9:30 PM at Macaluso’s in Hawthorne, NJ. We are asking for a donation of $100 per ticket.
Jun
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Let’s Laugh Comedy Night @ Fiddler's Green Pub
Jun 15 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

An evening of Comedy to benefit the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Pancreas Foundation.

Featuring Comedian Jerry Caruso from ‘Comics for a Cure’ and “The Jokemaster!” Larry Lee Lewis

Jul
26
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PancreasFest 2017 @ 20th Century Club on the Univrsity of Pittsburg Campus,
Jul 26 @ 11:29 am – Jul 28 @ 12:29 pm
Sep
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Patient and Family Centered Care (PFCC) for Pancreatic Diseases @ The Dearborn Inn, A Marriott Hotel
Sep 30 @ 7:30 am – 2:30 pm

SAVE THE DATE

Michigan Medicine & The National Pancreas Foundation (NPF)

Present

Patient and Family Centered Care (PFCC) for Pancreatic Diseases

Saturday, September 30, 2017

The Dearborn Inn, A Marriott Hotel, Dearborn, MI

OVERVIEW

On September 30, 2017 the University of Michigan and the National Pancreas Foundation will jointly host two educational events focused on pancreatic disease.

Event #1 – Updates in Pancreatic Disease (7:30 AM – 9:30 AM)

The first educational event is a Saturday morning session of the CME-based symposium, entitled, 3rd Annual GASTROENTEROLOGY UPDATE: A Case-Based Approach to Common GI Problems at The Dearborn Inn, Dearborn, MI. The GOALS are to increase understanding and awareness of managing pancreatic cysts, chronic pancreatitis and exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (“EPI”). The event is open to all physicians, caregivers and possibly patients (to be determined). A registration fee is required.

Event #2 – Patient and Family Centered Care for Pancreatic Diseases (PFCC) (11:30 AM – 2:30 PM)

The second educational event takes place immediately after the Annual GASTROENTEROLOGY UPDATE. The GOALS are to increase understanding of patient and family oriented care, to provide patients’ perspectives, to introduce National Pancreas Foundation Centers of Excellence, illustrate multidisciplinary efforts on pancreatitis at the University of Michigan and to discuss NPF National website & resources. The event is free and open to all physicians, patients and caregivers.

The keynote address will be What is patient/family oriented care?, presented by Molly C. Dwyer-White, MPH, Manager, Patient and Family Centered Care, Adult Services, University of Michigan

All attendants need to RSVP by August 31st 2017 to Robin Winke at the National Pancreas Foundation Michigan State Chapter by emailing michigan@pancreasfoundation.org.

3rd Annual GASTROENTEROLOGY UPDATE: A Case-Based Approach to Common GI Problems

AGENDA

7:30 am        Registration (for 2-day CME course) & Continental Breakfas

8:00 am        Welcome and Announcements – Michael Rice, MD & Richard Saad, MD, MS

8:10 am        Announcements for Updates in Pancreatic Disease – Matthew DiMagno, MD, NPF Chapter Medical Director, Michigan

8:15 am        Chronic pancreatitis, “EPI” and look-alikes – Matthew DiMagno, MD, AGAF

8:45 am        Management of the Incidental Pancreatic Cyst – Richard Kwon, MD, MS

9:20 am        Questions & Answers

Patient and Family Centered Care (PFCC) for Pancreatic Diseases

Event is free and open to patients and caregivers. Pre-registration required. Light refreshments will be served!

AGENDA

11:30 am     Registration & light refreshments

12:00 pm     Brief welcome, announcements and collection of pretest questions – Matthew DiMagno, MD, NPF Chapter Medical Director, Michigan

12:10 pm     Keynote: What is patient and family centered care (PFCC)? – Molly C. Dwyer-White, MPH, Manager, Patient and Family Centered Care, Adult Services

12:45 pm     Patient Panel: patient story, questions, unmet needs, support groups

1:15 pm       Break

1:25 pm       What is an NPF center of excellence? – Michelle Anderson, MD, Director University of Michigan, NPF Center of Excellence

1:50 pm       What is pancreatitis and multidisciplinary care (in acute pancreatitis)? – Matthew DiMagno, MD, NPF Chapter Medical Director, Michigan

2:15 pm       NPF National website resources, support groups, social media – Robin Winke, NPF Chapter Chair, Michigan

2:25 pm       Post-Test evaluation & requests for topics of interest to patients

2:30 pm       Closing Remarks and Adjourn – Matthew DiMagno

Feb
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INTERNATIONAL CHRONIC PANCREATITIS SYMPOSIUM 2018 @ Hyatt Place
Feb 1 – Feb 3 all-day

It is our pleasure to invite you to attend CPS2018, the second International Symposium on the Medical and Surgical Management of Chronic Pancreatitis to be held in Charleston, South Carolina on February 1-3, 2018. The goal of this symposium is to bring together leaders from across the globe who have an interest in the pancreas and are dedicated to improving patient care in chronic pancreatitis.