Upcoming Events

Jan
24
Tue
Coping with Pancreatitis
Jan 24 @ 2:35 pm – 3:35 pm

Patient/ Caretaker Education Event – The University of Chicago Medicine Canter for Care and Discovery.  Support group conversation to follow Panel Discussion.

Mar
16
Thu
PANCREAS SYMPOSIUM 2017: CURRENT CONTROVERSIES IN BENIGN PANCREATIC DISEASE @ NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Vivian And Seymour Milstein Family Heart Center
Mar 16 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Jun
17
Sat
Pancreas Education Program – Texas @ Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center
Jun 17 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Pancreas Education Program for Patients, Families & Care-givers
In collaboration with Baylor College of Medicine Gastroenterology and Hepatology Section, the National Pancreas Foundation and its Texas State Chapter presents:
Advances in complementary therapy and research innovations for the treatment of Chronic Pancreatitis

Saturday, June 17th, 2017
9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Building, Conference Rooms A & B (First Floor)
7200 Cambridge Street, Houston, TX 77030

Complimentary parking and free, light refreshments available

Experts from Baylor College and Patient Advocates will be on hand to share important information and answer your questions about chronic pancreatitis.

Places are limited so, please register.

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
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

Feb
1
Thu
INTERNATIONAL CHRONIC PANCREATITIS SYMPOSIUM 2018 @ Charleston, SC - 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.