Upcoming Events

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

Aug
19
Thu
NPF Virtual Education: Pancreatic Cancer; Updates for Patients and Physicians
Aug 19 @ 7:00 pm

2021 VIRTUAL EDUCATION SERIES
THURSDAY, AUGUST 19, 2021
7:00 PM EDT

August Topic
Pancreatic Cancer – Updates for Patients and Physicians

MODERATOR
Kenneth Lee, MD
Professor of Surgery University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and UPMC

Featured Speakers:

“Multi-Modality Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer”
Amer H. Zureikat, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
UPMC Chair of Clinical Surgery, Department of Surgery, Department of Surgery University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

“Advances in Surgical Techniques and Robotics”
Alessandro Paniccia, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Patient Perspectives

REGISTER TODAY!

Aug
26
Thu
NPF Atlanta Chapter: NAVIGATING A DIAGNOSIS OF PANCREATIC CANCER
Aug 26 @ 7:00 pm

2021 VIRTUAL EDUCATION SERIES
THURSDAY, AUGUST 26, 2021 7:00 PM EDT

August Topic
Pancreatic Cancer – NAVIGATING A DIAGNOSIS OF PANCREATIC CANCER

INTRODUCTION/MODERATOR
A. Jay Freeman, MD, MSc
Emory University School of Medicine

PANCREATIC CANCER IN UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES
KMarie King MD, MS, MBA, FACS
Albany Medical Center – New York

CREATION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF PATIENT LED PANCREAS CANCER EDUCATION
Andrew Page, MD, FACS
Piedmont Healthcare

WHAT TO EXPECT AFTER SURGERY FOR PANCREATIC CANCER
Jessica Lyn Cioffi, MD
Piedmont Healthcare

PARTICIPATING IN CLINICAL TRIALS FOR PANCREATIC CANCER
NEW STRATEGIES IN PANCREATIC CANCER TRIALS
Mehmet Akce, MD
Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University

Register Today!

 

Sep
21
Tue
PEDIATRIC TPIAT EDUCATION SERIES: TPIAT for children with pancreatitis: What do you need to know as a parent of or child with pancreatitis?
Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm

PEDIATRIC TPIAT EDUCATION SERIES
Empowering Families and Young Patients with Pancreatitis

SESSION 1: Tuesday, September 21st: 7:00 p.m. (ET)
Title: TPIAT for children with pancreatitis: What do you need to know as a parent of or child with pancreatitis?
Speakers:
• Srinath Chinnakotla, Pediatric Transplant Surgeon
• Marie Cook, Transplant Nurse Coordinator
• Matthew Armfield, Pediatric Pain Physician

Click HERE to register for Session 1

SESSION 2: Tuesday, October 5th: 7:00 p.m. (ET)
Title: Nutrition, exocrine insufficiency, and diabetes after pediatric TPIAT
Speakers:
• Elissa Downs, Pediatric Gastroenterologist
• Melena Bellin, Pediatric Endocrinologist

Click HERE to register for Session 2

SESSION 3: Tuesday, October 19th: 7:00 p.m. (ET)
Title: What to know about life after TPIAT for the teenager: Patient perspectives on school, social life, and other topics after TPIAT.
Speakers:

• Karys Dunham
• Rose Gefteas
• Cecilia Petricone
• Seth Rodivich

The National Pancreas Foundation & University of Minnesota Medical Center

Moderators:
• Melena Bellin, MD
• Elissa Downs, MD
• Cecilia Petrico

Click HERE to register for Session 3