Upcoming Events

Indiana’s Virtual 10K Run/Pup Strut
Sep 1 – Sep 30 all-day

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!


4th Annual Patient and Family Centered Care For Pancreatic Disease
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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.



2020 Marine Corps Marathon
Oct 25 all-day

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 stun@pancreasfoundation.org. 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)

To register for the event, please CLICK HERE. Please visit the MCM page for more information on their virtual events.

Visit https://pancreasfoundation.org/mcm/ for more information.

Virtual Education Event | Why Does Someone Develop Pancreatic Cancer?
Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Click HERE to register today.

2021 Virtual Education Series Kick-Off | Ensuring a Healthy Pancreas: Diet, Exercise and Lifestyle
Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm
NPF Hosts National “Rocking Party” Virtual Gala
Jan 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm


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.

Healthy Approach to Diet & Nutrition for Pancreatic Cancer & Pancreatitis
Mar 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

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

Featured Speaker:
Anna Evans Phillips, MD MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine


Understanding and Managing the Psychological Impact of Pancreas Disease
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm
15th Annual Fellows Symposium
May 15 @ 11:30 am – May 16 @ 4:00 pm

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.

Medical Management of Pain in Pediatric Pancreatitis: A Collaborative Approach
May 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
NPF Improving Your Daily Life Adult Pancreatitis- Medical and Behavioral Challenges and Treatment
Jun 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

Moderator:  Randall E. Brand, MD Professor of Medicine
Academic Director, GI Division, UPMC Shadyside
Director, GI Malignancy Early Detection, Diagnosis & Prevention Program
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
University of Pittsburgh | UPMC


“Medical Overview of the Diagnosis and Management of Adult Pancreatitis”
Dhiraj Yadav, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine
Co-Director, EMERGE (young investigator mentorship)
Program Director, Advanced Fellowship in Clinical Pancreatology
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
University of Pittsburgh | UPMC


“How the Brain-Gut Connection Can Reduce Pain and Improve Quality of Life”
Eva M. Szigethy, MD, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry, Medicine, and Pediatrics
Department of Psychiatry / Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
Director, Behavioral Health with the Chief Medical and Scientific Office
Co-Director, Total Care-IBD
Co-Director, UPMC Program for Gut-Brain Health (PGH)
University of Pittsburgh | UPMC 

Patients Perspective:
Melanie L. Eccles
Dianna M. Born


PancreasBowl 2021
Oct 1 @ 12:00 am – Nov 30 @ 11:59 pm

For further information visit: https://pancreasfoundation.org/pancreasbowl/