Children who have experienced various forms of acute, recurrent or chronic pancreatitis and their caregivers and family members are invited to a patient- and family-centered symposium on pediatric pancreatitis, presented by the National Pancreas Foundation (NPF) and University of Iowa Stead Family Childrens Hospital.
Panelists will discuss causes of and treatment for pancreatitis, and how pancreatitis affects childrens health. A parent will share their familys journey with their childs pancreatitis.
An NPF representative will share updates and resources available at the National Pancreas Foundation National Office, the NPF Iowa Chapter, and UI Stead Family Childrens Hospital, Iowas only approved NPF center.
The event is free and open to all children and caregivers. Parking and a light lunch will be provided (lunch and networking 11:45 a.m. 12:45 p.m.)
Registration by October 1, 2019 is required at http://bit.ly/NPFI0wa2019
The University of Michigan and the National Pancreas Foundation Michigan Chapter will jointly host a third Patient and Family Centered Care for Pancreatic Diseases educational event.
The main goals are to increase understanding of the immediate and long-term impact of pancreatitis on health, ability to function and work and medical coverage; to discuss the approach to complex care and to highlight causes and the approaches to chronic pain. We will also discuss updates and resources available at the National Pancreas Foundation (NPF) National Office, the NPF Michigan Chapter and the University of Michigan NPF center of excellence.
The event is free and open to all physicians, patients and caregivers. All are welcome to attend even if you have not registered however please keep in mind if you are not registered you may not receive lunch.
To register, please CLICK HERE.
For further inquiries please send an email to Robin Winke at the National Pancreas Foundation Michigan Chapter: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Want to run for a cause? Or has running a 10K or a marathon been on your bucket-list and you’re ready to check it off? Want a 26.2 mile or 10K running tour of Washington, DC?
Run for the National Pancreas Foundation!
Selected as a charity partner for the 2019 Marine Corps Marathon (Sunday, October 27, 2019 in Washington, DC), we are looking for a group of people to run in the name of finding a cure, in memory/in honor of a loved one, or supporting an organization that provides hope and courage to those suffering from pancreatic disease. In return, the NPF will support you every step of the way with motivation, team support (via a private Facebook group), swag, team tent at the finish line, and a team pasta dinner the night before. In 2018, our 44 runners raised $36,686 all in the name of finding a cure for pancreas disease!
To find out more, please CLICK HERE. #TeamPancreas_NPF
Join the National Pancreas Foundation Central PA Chapter on Sunday, November 10th for an afternoon of bowling and family fun! Your registration includes two games of bowling, bowling shoes, and food. There will also be an opportunity to purchase raffle tickets for awesome prizes.
Registration is $30!*
It’s a Party for a Cure! Proceeds will go to support the NPF in research and its mission to find cures for all pancreatic diseases – cancer (the third leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S.) and pediatric, acute and chronic pancreatitis.
Join us for our 4th Annual NPF Florida Fundraiser for the National Pancreas Foundation
Enjoy a day of Fun, Food, Raffle Prizes, 50/50 & Entertainment
Saturday, February 22nd
Tournament begins 8 AM
Dinner, Raffles & Entertainment at 6:00 PM
Heron Cay Bocce/Shuffleboard Courts & Clubhouse
Cash Prizes for 1st and 2nd Place Teams
Fee Includes Single Elimination Tournament
Dinner/BYOB & 1 Complimentary Ticket for Raffle Prizes
Return Attached Sign Up Sheets and Fees to
Kathy Hill – 603-667-3338
or Rob Tuite 904-233-2341 Chairperson Florida Chapter NPF
All Proceeds go to the National Pancreas Foundation
Join our virtual 10K run/pup strut anywhere across Indiana. You choose the route, you choose the distance and as long as it adds up to 10K by September 30th you will receive a medal! Lace-up your shoes and fundraise for patients impacted by pancreatic disease. Challenge your friends, family, and co-workers to donate or join your team! Register by August 31st to receive a t-shirt.
Click HERE to register and for more information!
On October 17, 2020 Michigan Medicine and the National Pancreas Foundation Michigan Chapter will host the 4th Annual Patient and Family Centered Care for Pancreatic Diseases educational event. Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, we will host a virtual rather than an in person program.
Click HERE to Register.
Amid COVID-19, the NPF has decided to transfer it’s Charity Partnership for 2020 to 2021 to ensure that everyone will be able to run together (in-person). Team Pancreas has gone virtual for 2020! What does that mean?! It means that anyone can run and raise for The NPF on October 25th! You can sign up for the virtual marathon ($45) or the 10K ($33). Once you register and sign up, please notify National Program Director, Sokphal Tun at email@example.com. We will add your picture to the 2020 Team Pancreas site. Registrants who raise at least $250 will get a Team Pancreas shirt and pre-race goodie bag along with their MCM swag. Wait! There’s more! A race event is not complete without a pasta dinner! This will be virtual where we can “meet” all our members and hand out awards. (More details to come)
Visit https://pancreasfoundation.org/mcm/ for more information.
The NPF National Office is excited to announce the Inaugural NPF National Virtual “Rocking Party” Gala & Fundraiser on Saturday, January 30, 2021, from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (EST).
Entertainment for the Gala will be a performance by Grammy Award Winner Peter Frampton whose hits include “Do You Feel Like We Do” and “Show Me the Way.” The Gala will feature the Inaugural Legacy Awards honoring clinicians’ career achievements in the field of pancreas disease. These first-time awards will honor Dr. Peter Banks and Dr. Bill Go. An additional Legacy Award will be featured for volunteerism. The evening will also feature the launch of Camp Hope, a pediatric pancreatitis summer camp, as well as additional testimonials from patients and celebrities.
Sponsorship packages will range from $50,000 to $500 and individual tickets $25.
Learn how to take a healthy approach to diet & nutrition. Live Cooking Demonstration with recipes from NPF Cookbook.
Register in advance for this webinar: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8V1bzZ1TT9yqVUxoycF2Lg
Thursday, March 25, 2021
7 pm – 8:15 pm EST
Anna Evans Phillips, MD MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
The National Pancreas Foundation holds an annual Fellows Symposium as an opportunity for Fellows to gain insight and instruction from renowned specialists. The Symposium will be held on May 15 – 16, 2021, due to the Covid-19 virus the event has been switched to a virtual program.
This is open to physicians and PhD-level scientists who are Fellows, and first or second-year faculty (pancreatic cancer) who have demonstrated an interest in pancreatic disease.
The application is due no later than March 31, 2021.
For more information click here.
The Falmouth Road Race was established in 1973 and has become one of the premier running events of the summer season. Each year the race draws an international field of Olympians, elite, and recreational runners out to enjoy the iconic 7-mile seaside course. The nonprofit Falmouth Road Race organization is committed to promoting health and fitness through community programs and philanthropic giving.
To support the 10 MA runners, running on behalf of NPF, please visit the event page!
2021 VIRTUAL EDUCATION SERIES
THURSDAY, AUGUST 19, 2021
7:00 PM EDT
Pancreatic Cancer – Updates for Patients and Physicians
Kenneth Lee, MD
Professor of Surgery University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and UPMC
“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
2021 VIRTUAL EDUCATION SERIES
THURSDAY, AUGUST 26, 2021 7:00 PM EDT
Pancreatic Cancer – NAVIGATING A DIAGNOSIS OF PANCREATIC CANCER
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
WHAT TO EXPECT AFTER SURGERY FOR PANCREATIC CANCER
Jessica Lyn Cioffi, MD
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
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?
• Srinath Chinnakotla, Pediatric Transplant Surgeon
• Marie Cook, Transplant Nurse Coordinator
• Matthew Armfield, Pediatric Pain Physician
SESSION 2: Tuesday, October 5th: 7:00 p.m. (ET)
Title: Nutrition, exocrine insufficiency, and diabetes after pediatric TPIAT
• Elissa Downs, Pediatric Gastroenterologist
• Melena Bellin, Pediatric Endocrinologist
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.
• Karys Dunham
• Rose Gefteas
• Cecilia Petricone
• Seth Rodivich
The National Pancreas Foundation & University of Minnesota Medical Center
• Melena Bellin, MD
• Elissa Downs, MD
• Cecilia Petrico