Upcoming Events

Pancreas Diseases Educational Symposium – Illinois @ Prentice Women’s Hospital
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

The National Pancreas Foundation and the Digestive Health Center of  Northwestern Medicine presents a patient-centered educational event.

“Pancreas Diseases Educational Symposium: Diagnosis, Treatment Care and Support for patients, caregivers & families”.

Experts from Northwestern Memorial Hospital and the NPF will be on hand to share important information and answer your questions about pancreatitis.

– Transitioning to Home
– Nutrition, Pain Management and Support
– Patient Perspective
– Panel Discussion
– Fun Activities for children and young people

The event is free and open to all patients and caregivers with a light breakfast and Door prizes.

Attack Pancreas Disease: Creole Cabana Speaks Up for a Cure @ Creole Cabana Restaurant and Bar
Sep 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Can’t make it? To donate, please CLICK HERE.

Pediatric Pancreatitis: Family, Facts, Function, and Fixes @ University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital
Oct 5 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 am

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

Save-the-Date NPF Texas Chapter – Houston Education Event
Oct 12 @ 8:47 pm – 9:47 pm
3rd Annual Patient and Family Centered Care for Pancreatic Diseases – Michigan Chapter @ The Inn at St. John's
Oct 19 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm

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 attendants need to sign up by September 15, 2019. To register, please CLICK HERE

For further inquiries please send an email to Robin Winke at the National Pancreas Foundation Michigan Chapter: michigan@pancreasfoundation.org.

Pancreas Diseases: Diagnosis, Facts, Function, & Fixes @ University Hospital - University Health System
Oct 26 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Marine Corps Marathon/10K
Oct 27 all-day

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

Strike-Out Pancreatic Disease! @ Bowlero
Nov 3 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Strike Out Pancreatic Disease – Indiana @ Three, Two, Fun!
Nov 3 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Pancreatic Cancer Patient Education Event – Georgia @ Emory Health Sciences Research Building
Nov 10 @ 11:30 am – 1:45 pm