Program Overview & Target Audience:
The 10th Penn Inflammatory Bowel Disease Symposium will highlight the advances in diagnosis and treatment of IBD. The program will include lectures by nationally and internationally recognized experts, followed by interactive panel discussions. A wide array of topics will be discussed including the pathophysiology of IBD, pharmacologic therapies and surgical interventions. Participants will receive a comprehensive overview of the latest available research and clinical information on evaluation and management of patients with IBD.
This activity has been designed for gastroenterologists, gastrointestinal surgeons, GI fellows and residents, physician assistants, clinical nurse specialists, radiologists, pathologists, nutritionists and other health care professionals.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Counsel patients about the role of nutrition in the management of inflammatory bowel disease
- Select appropriate therapy for patients with inflammatory bowel disease, considering both the patients characteristics and the potential benefits and side-effects of the available therapies
- Better utilize endoscopy in the care of patients with inflammatory bowel disease
The registration fees for the 10th Penn Inflammatory Bowel Disease Symposium are the following: Prior to or on January 20, 2017 $450 for Physicians and Industry; $200 for Healthcare Professionals, Residents and Fellows. On January 21, 2017 and after, the fee will be $500 for Physicians and Industry; $225 for Healthcare Professionals, Residents and Fellows. The fee for Penn Medicine Physicians is $250 and $225 for Penn Medicine Health Care Professionals, Residents and Fellows. A copy of your Penn Medicine ID or ID number is required with the completed registration form in order to receive the special course rate. The registration fee includes attendance to the symposium, a course booklet and a link to view the presentations online, continental breakfast and mid-morning breaks on both days. On Friday, a lunch and an afternoon break are also included. All registrations will be confirmed in writing if your registration form and fee are received by February 17, 2017.
The 10th Penn Inflammatory Bowel Disease Symposium will be held Friday-Saturday, March 3-4, 2017 at The Logan Hotel Philadelphia, 1 Logan Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103. Formerly the Four Seasons, Philadelphia’s most beloved hotel has undergone a complete transformation. Welcome to the reborn, re-imagined and refined independent luxury hotel of Philadelphia. The Logan is a social magnet, infused with a confident, sophisticated, and artful point of view. The Logan conveys a sense of place, authentic, of the people, without pretense yet city-cultured and sophisticated. A special enclave for business and leisure travelers alike, nowhere else gets you as close to all the action in Philadelphia, or if you choose, providing all you need so you never need leave the hotel. A vibrant hub, here lies Philadelphia’s true heart and soul of the city, teeming with extraordinary people and experiences. For more information on The Logan Hotel, please visit their website at www.theloganhotel.com or call 215-963-1500.
The Logan Hotel Philadelphia is offering “Penn IBD Symposium 2017” participants a special group rate (single or double occupancy) in a Deluxe King room at $259.00 per night. These rates do not include the 15.5% sales and occupancy tax. The special room rate is available only until January 31, 2017 or until the block has filled (whichever comes first). Rates are subject to availability once the room block has filled. Please call The Logan Hotel Philadelphia reservations directly at 215-963-1500 or 1-800-445-8667. Please be sure to identify yourself as a participant of “10th Annual Penn IBD Symposium” in order to receive the discounted overnight room rate. You may also make your reservation online by visiting http://group.curiocollection.com/PennIBD.
Parking: The Logan Hotel offers valet-only parking. The daily parking rate (up-to 8 hours) is $33 and the overnight rate is $55. If you prefer to self-park, please use The Logan Square Self Park Garage (located just behind The Logan). This garage is located at 1815 Cherry Street with a rate of $27-$33 for daily parking.
The symposium will not validate or reimburse any parking expenses.
Physicians: The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Nurses: Penn Medicine Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Approval # 124-3-H-15
Designation of Credit:
Physicians: The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ABIM MOC: Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 13.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
Nurses: The program will award 12.8 contact hours.
Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. PAs may receive a maximum of 13.25 Category 1 credits for completing this activity.
Patient Safety Hours: Some presentations at this conference will be designated for Patient Safety hours. The details will be noted in the course syllabus and Certificate.
Cancellation & Refund Policy:
In order to process refunds for course withdrawals, cancellations must be received in writing by February 17, 2017 (subject to a service charge of 10% of the registration fee but not less than $15.00). No refunds will be issued after February 17, 2017. The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to unforeseen circumstances. In the event of cancellation or postponement, the University will refund registration fees but is not responsible for related costs or expenses to participants, including cancellation fees assessed by hotels, airlines, and travel agencies.