Upcoming Events

Jun
1
Thu
No Show Gala – Western PA
Jun 1 – Jun 30 all-day

Help us make a difference by not showing up!

Jun
28
Wed
PEP TALK 3 – Living With Chronic Pancreatitis – MA @ University of Massachusetts Memorial Healthcare
Jun 28 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Jul
26
Wed
PancreasFest 2017 @ 20th Century Club on the Univrsity of Pittsburg Campus,
Jul 26 @ 11:29 am – Jul 28 @ 12:29 pm
Aug
20
Sun
Falmouth Road Race
Aug 20 @ 9:00 am

Support our runners at the 2017 Falmouth Road Race August 20th!

 

To support a runner and make a donation CLICK HERE.

 

Sep
10
Sun
Pancreas Awareness Night – St. Louis Cardinals @ St. Louis Cardinals Stadium
Sep 10 @ 2:15 pm – 6:15 pm
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, A Marriott Hotel
Sep 30 @ 7:30 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. A second event aimed at primarily at providers takes place early morning (7:30 AM – 9:30 AM)

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

Who should attend?  Patients and caregivers

Fee                          Free

Pre-Registration       Required. RSVP by August 31st 2017 to Robin Winke at the National Pancreas Foundation Michigan State Chapter by emailing michigan@pancreasfoundation.org.

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

 

(7:30 AM – 9:30 AM) – 3rd Annual GASTROENTEROLOGY UPDATE: A Case-Based Approach to Common GI Problems

Who should attend?  Open to all physicians, caregivers & possibly patients (TBA).

Fee                          Registration fee required.

Pre-Registration       Required. RSVP by August 31st 2017 to Robin Winke at the National Pancreas Foundation Michigan State Chapter by emailing michigan@pancreasfoundation.org.

Refreshments           Light refreshments will be served!

EDUCATIONAL GOALS

·      Provide CME credit for learning in pancreatic disease

·      Increase understanding and awareness of managing pancreatic cysts, chronic pancreatitis and exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (“EPI”)

AGENDA

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

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

8:10 am     What is Chronic pancreatitis? – Matthew DiMagno, MD, AGAF

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

9:20 am      Questions & Answers

 

Oct
1
Sun
Strike Out Pancreatic Disease – NH @ Meyer Maple Lanes
Oct 1 @ 1:00 pm – Oct 2 @ 4:00 am

Join the National Pancreas Foundation on Sunday,October 1st, for an afternoon of bowling for a great cause! This event is FAMILY FRIENDLY so please bring your children! To Purchase tickets, start a team, or to sponsor, CLICK HERE.

Oct
15
Sun
Strike Out Pancreatic Disease – Indiana @ Bowl 32
Oct 15 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join the National Pancreas Foundation on Sunday, October 15, 2017 for an afternoon of bowling and family fun!

Time: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Venue: Bowl 32
845 Westfield Rd
Noblesville, IN 46062

The cost is $25 per person.

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.
Feb
1
Thu
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.