Inflammatory Bowel Disease:
The Art and Science in the Diagnosis and Treatment in 2014

September 12 – 13, 2014
Revere Hotel | Boston Common | Boston MA

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Planning Committee

Robert Burakoff, MD, MPH, FACG, AGAF
Course Co-Director
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Clinical Chief of Gastroenterology,
Hepatology and Endoscopy
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Director, Center for Digestive Health
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Richard J. Grand, MD, FACG
Course Co-Director
Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Director Emeritus
Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Program Director Emeritus,
Clinical and Translational Study Unit
Boston Children’s Hospital
Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Athos Bousvaros, MD, MPH, FACG, AGAF
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School
Associate Director, IBD Center
Boston Children’s Hospital

Adam S. Cheifetz, MD, AGAF, FACG
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director, Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Patti-Ann Collins, DNP, MSN/MBA, RN
Lead Nurse Planner
Office of Continuing Medical Education
Boston University School of Medicine

Francis A. Farraye, MD, FACG, AGAF, FASGE
Professor of Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine
Clinical Director, Section of Gastroenterology
Boston Medical Center

Sonia Friedman, MD, FACG
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Joshua Korzenik, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director, BWH Crohn’s and Colitis Center
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Deanna Nguyen, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital Crohn’s &
Colitis Center

Randall S. Pellish, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Program Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship
University of Massachusetts Medical School
UMASS Memorial Medical Center

Tracee M. Saslowsky, RN, MSN, PNP
CNE Course Advisor
IBD Nurse Specialist/Nurse Practitioner
Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Boston Children’s Hospital

Joel V. Weinstock, MD
Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology/
Hepatology, Tufts Medical Center
Professor, Tufts University


Guest Faculty

John I. Allen, MD, MBA, AGAF
Professor of Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine
President-American Gastroenterological Association
Clinical Chief of Digestive Diseases
Yale University School of Medicine

Charles Berde, MD, PhD
Professor of Anaesthesia (Pediatrics)
Harvard Medical School
Division Chief, Pain Medicine
Division Chief, Pain Treatment Service
Senior Associate in Perioperative Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital

Charles N. Bernstein, MD
Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Head, Section of Gastroenterology
Director, University of Manitoba IBD Clinical and Research Centre
Bingham Chair in Gastroenterology

Ronald Bleday, MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Chief, Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Richard S. Blumberg, MD
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Chief, Division of Gastroenterology,
Hepatology and Endoscopy
Co-Director, Biomedical Research Institute
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Co-Director, Harvard Digestive Diseases Center

William J. Dailey, Jr., JD
Senior Partner
Sloane and Walsh, LLP

Brian G. Feagan, MD, FRCPC
Professor of Medicine,
Epidemiology & Biostatistics
CEO, Robarts Clinical Trials Inc.
Robarts Research Institute
University of Western Ontario

Laurie N. Fishman, MD
Attending in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Boston Children’s Hospital
Assistant Professor in Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School

Jeffrey Goldsmith, MD
Director, Surgical Pathology Laboratory and
Gastrointestinal Pathology Fellowship
Department of Pathology and
Laboratory Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Consultant in Gastrointestinal Pathology
Children’s Hospital Boston
Assistant Professor of Pathology
Harvard Medical School

Hiroko Kunitake, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston Medical Center

Richard P. MacDermott, MD, MACG, AGAF, FACP
Emeritus Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
The Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY

Alan C. Moss, MD, FACG, FEBG, AGAF
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director of Translational Research
Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

David T. Rubin, MD, FACG, AGAF, FACP
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Section of Gastroenterology,
Hepatology and Nutrition
The University of Chicago Medicine

Dushyant V. Sahani, MD
Associate Professor of Radiology
Harvard Medical School
Director of Computed Tomography/
Assistant Radiologist
Radiology Department – Division of
Abdominal Imaging & Intervention
Massachusetts General Hospital

Samir A. Shah, MD, FACG, FASGE, AGAF
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Chief of Gastroenterology
The Miriam Hospital

Corey A. Siegel, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine and of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and
Clinical Practice
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Vijay Yajnik, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Attending Physician
Massachusetts General Hospital
Crohn’s and Colitis Center