Upcoming Events

Feb
23
Sat
Ohio/Kentucky Chapter Education Event @ Sabin Auditorium, 333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

The National Pancreas Foundation Ohio-Kentucky Chapter and the The Pancreas Care Center of the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center jointly host a Patient, Caregiver 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; to discuss the approach to getting your voice heard; approaches through mindfulness as method of pain relief and helping you understand if a total pancreatectomy is right for you. We will also discuss updates and resources available at the National Pancreas Foundation National Office, the NPF OH-KY Chapter and the approved centers in the State of Ohio.

To register for the event, please go here: http://bit.ly/NPFOHKYCC2019

 

Minnesota Chapter Education Event @ University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

The National Pancreas Foundation Minnesota State Chapter and the University of Minnesota Medical Center jointly host a Patient, Caregiver and Family Centered Care for Pancreatic Diseases educational event.

This session is appropriate for patients who have suffered from severe acute pancreatitis, recurrent acute pancreatitis, or chronic pancreatitis and their family members. The main goals are to increase understanding of the immediate and long-term impact of pancreatitis on health and ability to function, and treatment strategies for pancreatitis. Session topics will include pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic strategies for pain relief; endoscopic management of pancreatitis; surgical approaches to pancreatitis including total pancreatectomy with islet autotransplant; and how to manage complications of pancreatitis including diabetes.

Speakers will address the disease in children and adults.

We will also discuss updates and resources available at the National Pancreas Foundation National Office, the NPF Minnesota Chapter and the approved centers at the University of Minnesota and the Mayo Clinic Rochester.

To register for the event, please go here: http://bit.ly/NPFMN2019

Mar
30
Sat
Louisiana Chapter Education Event
Mar 30 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

To register, please go here: http://bit.ly/NPFLAED2019

May
3
Fri
2019 NPF Fellows Symposium @ The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort
May 3 @ 4:00 pm – May 5 @ 12:15 pm

The National Pancreas Foundation holds an annual Fellows Symposium as an opportunity for Fellows to gain insights and instruction from renowned specialists.

To find out more information and apply, please CLICK HERE.

Project Cuffway
May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

For sponsorship information, please go here: http://bit.ly/2019ProjectCuffway

 

May
11
Sat
Pancreas Fair @ John G. Rangos Sr. Conference Center
May 11 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Save-the-Date! UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
and the National Pancreas Foundation are proud to host a (free) Pancreas Fair for patients, families, and caregivers!

On Saturday, May 11, 2019 (noon – 4pm) join us at the John G. Rangos Sr. Conference Center at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.

For more information, please contact Patter Birsic at
pbirsic@pancreasfoundation.org.

May
18
Sat
Washington State Education Event @ Wright Auditorium, Seattle Children's Hospital
May 18 @ 8:45 am – 12:30 pm

The National Pancreas Foundation and the Seattle Children’s Hospital Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology presents a patient-centered educational event.

The main goals are to increase understanding of the immediate and long-term impact of pancreatitis on health, ability to function; to discuss the approach to getting your voice heard; approaches through mindfulness as method of pain relief and helping you understand if a total pancreatectomy is right for you.

We will also discuss updates and resources available at the National Pancreas Foundation national office, the local chapter and the approved centers in the State of Washington.

Experts from Seattle Children’s 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.

Parking: *Ocean parking garage, 7th Floor check in head to Ocean cafeteria*

Jun
2
Sun
Pancreas Disease is no Trivial Matter @ Emerson's Ale House
Jun 2 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Please join us for an afternoon of fun, noshing on appetizers and trivia. We will gather to remember Rob Ericson and raise money for researching a cure for pancreatic disease – pancreatic cancer and pancreatitis (the disease that took Rob’s life). 

Every attendee will receive a gift bag. We will also have: 

*Silent Auction – 3 sets of Cubs tickets

*Raffle Baskets – Raffle tickets are 2 for $10 or 5 for $20

*50/50 Raffle –  At the end of the event, the money will be counted and 50% of the money collected will go to the winning ticket holder and 50% will go to the NPF

*Sports Memorabilia – Bid on autographed jerseys, photos, balls, caps

Ask your friends, family members and neighbors to attend with you. Let’s grow this event! If each of you invites one person and they attend, we have doubled our attendance. 

If pancreatic disease is the storm, then we are the warriors that are fighting that storm. Your donation means you are helping to fight the storm Rob can no longer fight!

Jun
9
Sun
Strike-Out Pancreatic Disease – Louisiana @ Rock 'n' Bowl
Jun 9 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join the National Pancreas Foundation Louisiana Chapter on Sunday, June 9, 2019  at the historic Rock’n Bowl for an afternoon of bowling and family fun!

Your registration includes bowling for two and a half hours, bowling shoes, food and soft drinks. We will also have a band performing at the event with a silent auction to follow.

We look forward to seeing you on June 9th. If you have any questions, please contact Chapter Chair, Jane Macke at Louisana@pancreasfoundation.org.

To donate/register, please go here: https://www.crowdrise.com/2019labowl

Aug
11
Sun
Pancreatic Cancer Patient Education Event – Georgia @ Emory Health Sciences Research Building
Aug 11 @ 11:30 am – 1:45 pm

To register, please CLICK HERE. After the education event, Atlanta United FC is offering NPF Pancreatic Cancer Education participants an exclusive offer the Atlanta United match vs NYCFC on August 11th. Come support the 2018 Champions by taking advantage of this exclusive offer and enjoy 20%-30% off normal ticket prices!

To buy tickets, please go here: http://bit.ly/ATLNPF