16th Annual NPF Fellows Symposium

The National Pancreas Foundation holds an annual Fellows Symposium as an opportunity for Fellows to gain insight and instruction from world-renowned pancreas specialists. Due to the uncertainty of Covid-19 and variants, the 2022 Symposium scheduled in Dallas, TX will now be held virtually on Thursday, April 7, 2022 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm EST. The agenda will be similar to the current version but shortened. More details to come shortly.


This is open to physicians and PhD-level scientists who are Fellows, residents, and first or second-year faculty who have demonstrated an interest in pancreatic disease.

Check out our 2021 Virtual Fellows Symposium on our YouTube Channel.

The application for the Symposium is due March 1, 2022.


Course Directors

Maisam A. Abu-El-Haija, MD – Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Timothy B. Gardner, MD – Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
John Lieb, MD – University of Florida
Eileen O’Reilly, MD – Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Course Objectives

1. Discuss early detection of pancreatic cancer and surgery options.
2. Describe indications, treatments, and complications of autoimmune pancreatitis.
3. Interpret knowledge of genes and how they affect the pancreas.


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of CME Outfitters, LLC, and The National Pancreas Foundation. CME Outfitters, LLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

CME Outfitters, LLC designates this live activity. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest Resolution

It is the policy of CME Outfitters, LLC, to ensure independence, balance, objectivity, and scientific rigor, and integrity in all of their CE activities. Faculty must disclose to the participants any relationships with commercial companies whose products or devices may be mentioned in faculty presentations, or with the commercial supporter of this CE activity. CME Outfitters, LLC, has implemented a process to resolve a conflict of interest for each CME activity.  In order to help ensure content objectivity, independence, fair balance and ensure that the content is aligned with the interest of the public, CME Outfitters, LLC will resolve any potential conflict by external content review.

Acknowledgment of Commercial Support

This activity is partially supported by educational grants from various commercial supporters.

Future Fellows Symposium Dates

March 31 – April 2, 2023 // San Diego, CA (Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines)

May 3-5, 2024 // Chicago, IL (Hilton Chicago)

For any questions, please contact Carrie Anderson, National Program Manager at carrie@pancreasfoundation.org

Thank you to our sponsors:

Abbvie         Medtronic      Ipsen

Boston Scientific        Sagent        Novocure     IMMUNOVIA