Upcoming Events

Mar
3
Sat
Pancreatic Cancer: A Patient-Oriented Symposium @ James Cancer Hospital & Solove Research Institute
Mar 3 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Nutrition
in partnership with The National Pancreas Foundation Presents: Pancreatic Cancer: A Patient-Oriented Symposium

Course Director: Phil Hart, MD

 

There is no fee to attend, but registration is encouraged.
To register, call Tracy at 614-366-9480 or email GI.Conference@osumc.edu
Parking is available in the South Cannon Garage (1640 Cannon Drive) and will be reimbursed

Mar
22
Thu
Pancreas Symposium 2018 @ NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
Mar 22 @ 8:00 am – 3:30 pm

Pancreas Symposium 2018: Current Controversies in Benign Pancreatic Disease

Overview

The Pancreas Symposium 2018 program will review current controversies and procedures for managing benign pancreatic disease. Acute pancreatitis, chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic cysts are among the most complex cases that physicians are confronted with as internists, gastroenterologists and surgeons. Our internationally recognized faculty will present lectures and case presentations to help practicing physicians treat benign pancreatic disease.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss current evidence-based guidelines for the surgical and endoscopic management of acute pancreatitis
  • Explain how to diagnose and treat pancreatic insufficiency
  • Recognize special considerations for pediatric pancreatitis
  • Discuss the diagnosis of chronic pancreatitis and when to refer patients for total pancreatectomy with autologous islet cell transplantation
  • Identify new and enhanced imaging techniques of the pancreas
  • Describe the role for biomarkers in chronic pancreatitis
  • Explain how to diagnose and manage autoimmune pancreatitis, pancreatic cystic neoplasms and incidentally found pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
  • Describe the physiology of pain in pancreatitis
  • Identify new techniques in endoscopic ablation of select pancreatic lesions
  • Assess the role for prevention in pancreatic disease

Target Audience

This activity is designed for gastroenterologists, surgeons, internists, radiologists, pathologists, RNs, PAs, NPs and other medical professionals involved in the evaluation, diagnosis and/or management of patients with benign pancreatic disease.

For more information, please CLICK HERE.

Apr
13
Fri
3rd Annual Project Cuffway @ Cox Business Center
Apr 13 all-day

Join us for a night of fun, fashion, and entertainment while raising money for such a wonderful cause! In 2017, the Rustic Cuff community enjoyed it’s second annual Project Cuffway where it received rave reviews and raised over $200,000 for the National Pancreas Foundation (NPF)!

This year’s event will be held on April 13th, 2018, in the Grand Ballroom at the Cox Business Center.

100% of the proceeds from the event will be donated to the NPF, providing HOPE for those suffering from pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer by funding cutting edge research; advocating for new and better therapies; and providing support and education for patients, caregivers, and health care professionals.

For ticket information, please CLICK HERE!
For participation in the Memoriam Wall, please CLICK HERE!
For Sponsorship information, please CLICK HERE!
To make a Sponsorship Payment, CLICK HERE!

Apr
20
Fri
2018 NPF Fellows Symposium @ The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort
Apr 20 @ 4:00 pm – Apr 21 @ 11:27 pm

The National Pancreas Foundation holds an annual Fellows Symposium as an opportunity for Fellows to gain insights and instruction from renowned specialists.

To apply, please CLICK HERE.

May
12
Sat
STRIKE OUT PANCREATIC DISEASE – MICHIGAN @ Town and Country Lanes
May 12 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Join the National Pancreas Foundation on Saturday, May 12, 2018 for an afternoon of bowling and family fun!

Time: 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Venue: Town and Country Lanes
1100 Wayne Road
Westland, MI 48186

The cost is $25 per person.

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 May 12th!

Oct
28
Sun
Strike Out Pancreatic Disease – Indiana @ Bowl 32/Three-TWO-Fun
Oct 28 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join the National Pancreas Foundation on Sunday, October 28, 2018 for an afternoon of bowling and family fun!

Time: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Venue: 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 and drinks. 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 28th!