Upcoming Events

Sep
28
Thu
2017 IAP MEETING – BUENOS AIRES @ Hotel Madero Buenos Aires
Sep 28 – Sep 30 all-day

We are pleased to announce Pancreas 2017, the 21st IAP Meeting to be held in Buenos Aires in September 28th – 30th. We invite our colleagues in Pancreatology from all around the world to join us for this scientific event, which is a Joint Meeting with LAPSG.

Sep
30
Sat
Patient and Family Centered Care (PFCC) for Pancreatic Diseases @ The Dearborn Inn
Sep 30 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm

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 consecutive educational events focused on pancreatic disease. For patients and families, the primary event takes place between 11:30 AM-2:30 PM. For physicians and other health care providers, the 3rd Annual Gastroenterology Update:  A Case-Based Approach to Common GI Problems will take place at 8:00 AM. Please CLICK HERE to register.

Patient and Family Centered Care (PFCC) for Pancreatic Diseases

Who should attend?  Patients and caregivers

Fee                             Free but pre-registration is required. Please CLICK HERE to register

Refreshments           Light refreshments will be served!

EDUCATIONAL GOALS

·      Increase understanding of patient and family centered care (PFCC)

·      Provide patients’ perspectives

·      Introduce National Pancreas Foundation Centers of Excellence

·      Illustrate multidisciplinary efforts on pancreatitis at the University of Michigan

·      Discuss NPF National website & resources

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, MD

Oct
5
Thu
Party for a Cure – NY @ Edison Ballroom
Oct 5 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Please join us for “Party for a Cure” as NPF and gala co-chairs, Christopher J. DiMaio, MD and John M. Poneros, MD are excited to present Beth A. Schrope, MD, PHD, FACS with the Nobility in Science Award for her dedication to patients suffering from diseases of the pancreas. We are also pleased to recognize Aimee L. Lucas, MD, MS, FACG with the Emerging Star Award. As well as, Julia Attenborough, NP-C and Elizabeth Cruz, RN, OCN with the 2017 Compassionate Care Award. Patient Courage Awards will be presented to Lisa Garcia Quiroz, Cheryl Strobino, and Mary P. Tobin.

Oct
7
Sat
Pediatric Pancreas Program – San Francisco, CA @ Mission Bay Conference Center at UCSF
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Please join us to talk about living with chronic pancreatitis and connect with other families. Parents, caregivers, and children/teenagers (including siblings) are all encouraged to attend.

For more information please CLICK HERE

Oct
14
Sat
Strike Out Pancreatic Disease – Missouri @ Brunswick Zone XL
Oct 14 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Time: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Location: Brunswick Zone XL
8070 Veterans Memorial Pkwy
St. Peters, MO 63376

Join the National Pancreas Foundation on October 14th, for an evening of bowling for a great cause!

We’ll have food, raffle items, and two hours of bowling to support NPF! Teams will spread out across all lanes, with each team “bowling for research dollars”. If you want to participate and don’t have a team, we’ll find one for you! When you register, everything (bowling, shoes, food) is included as well as a silent auction! And kids under 12 bowl for FREE! So please, bring the whole family out for the festivities.

We look forward to seeing you on October 14th!

Oct
15
Sun
Strike Out Pancreatic Disease – Indiana @ Bowl 32/Three-TWO-Fun
Oct 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join the National Pancreas Foundation on Sunday, October 15, 2017 for an afternoon of bowling and family fun!

Time: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM (raffle and silent auction)
 

Venue: Bowl 32/Three-TWO-Fun
845 Westfield Rd
Noblesville, IN 46062

The cost is $25 per person.

Your registration fee includes two hours of bowling, shoe rental, all you can eat buffet, drinks, and a t shirt! Bowling will be followed by a raffle and silent auction.

Three-TWO-Fun (formally known as Bowl 32) has a wonderful arcade and glow-in-the-dark putt putt golf, as well as the most advanced scoring and gaming system in the state. This is a family friendly event for people of all ages! Whether you bowl or make a donation, you will have a long lasting impact on patients in our community.

We look forward to seeing you on October 15th!

To purchase tickets, make a donation or sponsor, CLICK HERE.
Oct
19
Thu
20th Anniversary Party For a Cure – Boston @ The Harvard Club
Oct 19 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

20th Anniversary Party For A Cure – Boston
Join the Massachusetts Chapter for the 20th Anniversary celebration of the founding of the NPF! On this special occasion we will be honoring:

* NPF Co-Founder Jane M. Holt with the NPF Lifetime Achievement Award
* Sunil G. Sheth of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center with the Nobility in Science Award
* Boston Scientific with the Vision of Hope Award
* Ellen Winner with our Compassionate Caregiver Award
* Eddie Dominguez and Ralph E. Sexton with Courage Awards

Please join us on October 19th to support NPF research and its mission to find cures for all pancreatic diseases – cancer (the third leading cause of cancer deaths in the US) and pediatric, acute and chronic pancreas.

Tickets begin at $200.

For tickets CLICK HERE
For Sponsorship Info CLICK HERE

Oct
21
Sat
Strike Out Pancreatic Disease – FL @ Vero Bowl Lanes & Lounge
Oct 21 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Join the National Pancreas Foundation’s Florida State Chapter on Saturday, October 21, 2017 for an afternoon of bowling for a great cause!

Time: 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM 
Location:
Vero Bowl Lanes & Lounge
Majestic Plaza, 929 14th Ln, Vero Beach, FL 32960
(772) 299- PINS (7467)

Your $25 donation includes two games of bowling, shoes, light food, and refreshments.

We’ll have teams spread out across all lanes, with each team “bowling for research dollars”. If you want to participate and don’t have a team, we’ll find one for you!

 

To register or donate, please CLICK HERE. 

We look forward to seeing you on October 21st!

Oct
22
Sun
STRIKE OUT PANCREATIC DISEASE – MA @ Bowlero Shrewsbury
Oct 22 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join the NPF for an afternoon of bowling and family fun!

The cost is $40 per person. There will be food, raffle items, and a host of other on-site games to help raise money for a cure. If you have any questions please contact Massachusetts Chapter Chair, Diane Tonelli at Dctonelli@hotmail.com .

To purchase tickets or make a donation please visit the event page.

Oct
28
Sat
Advances in Therapy for Chronic Pancreatitis @ Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Building
Oct 28 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Join the Texas State Chapter of the National Pancreas Foundation (NPF) for a Patient and Care-giver Education Event. The event is designed to enable pancreatitis patient communities to learn more about new advances and therapies; the NPF National Registry and other NPF programs and activities both local and national. To register, CLICK HERE.