Combined Professional Program

Virtual Agenda

November 14, 2020

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST 

Zoom Link for sessions will be emailed out prior to conference. 


Joel Pekow, MD, The University of Chicago Medicine

 Sushila Dalal, MD The University of Chicago Medicine

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

8:00 am  Overview & Introduction

Dr. Russell Cohen, MD & Dr. Eugene Yen, MD

Session 1: Safety and High Risk Populations in IBD

Moderator: Joel Pekow, MD

8:10 am 

Management of IBD in Elderly Patients

Adult IBD Keynote Speaker: Anita Afzali, MD, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

8:40 am

Very Early Onset IBD

Pediatric IBD Keynote Speaker: Judith Kelsen, MD, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

9:10 am 

How to Manage Biologics in the Setting of Active Infections and HIV

Omar Khan, MD, NorthShore University HealthSystem

9:30 am

Cancer in IBD: How to Manage Medical Therapy in Patients with a Malignancy & Those with a History of a Malignancy

Itishree Trivedi, MD, University of Illinois at Chicago Health

9:50 am

Live Q & A Session: Join us for live interactive Q&A session with our speakers

10:10 am 


Session 2: State of the Art Management in 2020

Moderator: Sushila Dalal, MD

10:30 am 

Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Biologics: Reactive, Proactive, or Don’t Do It?

Garth Swanson, MD, Rush University Medical Center

10:50 am  

Positioning Therapies in UC and CD

Stephen Hanauer, MD, Northwestern Medicine

11:30 am 

Coming Soon to a Clinic Near You: Novel Therapies on the Horizon.

Russell Cohen, MD, The University of Chicago Medicine

11:55 am

Live Q & A Session: Join us for live interactive Q&A session with our speakers.

12:15 pm

Lunch Break


1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians involved in the care of patients with inflammatory bowel disease.​