Upcoming Events

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
Celebration for a Cure: An Evening to Benefit the National Pancreas Foundation @ Mandarin Oriental
Mar 25 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
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.

PEP TALK 3 – Living With Chronic Pancreatitis – MA @ University of Massachusetts Memorial Healthcare
Jun 28 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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


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!


·      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


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