12th International Pediatric Intestinal Failure & Rehabilitation Symposium

September 30, 2022 to October 2, 2022

Join us in 2022 for the return of the live version of the 12th International Pediatric Intestinal Failure and Rehabilitation Symposium. This global meeting is designed to bring together pediatric gastroenterologists, surgeons, hepatologists, scientists, nurses, and allied health professionals who have dedicated themselves to the care of children with intestinal failure.

Target Audience

This global meeting is designed to bring together pediatric gastroenterologists, surgeons, hepatologists, scientists and allied health professionals who are dedicated to the care of children with intestinal failure.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 18.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 18.75 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 18.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
07/19/2022
Course expires: 
01/31/2023
Event starts: 
09/30/2022 - 9:00am EDT
Event ends: 
10/02/2022 - 2:30pm EDT
Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
123 Queen Street West
Toronto, ON
Canada

The conference will be held at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel:
Immerse yourself in the excitement of the city at Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel. Perfectly situated in the heart of downtown's Financial and Entertainment districts, this 4-star hotel is ideal for every visitor. Business travelers will appreciate the setting near the Convention Centre and local corporate offices as well as the full-service business center and expansive meeting and event venues. All of Toronto's attractions, from Eaton Centre to CN Tower, are within easy reach of this family-friendly hotel. The subway is also close at hand for added convenience. The updated guest rooms feature city views, upscale amenities, and plush bedding to ensure you are rested and ready for the day. Go for a swim in our heated outdoor pool, or workout in the 24-hour fitness center. Enjoy delicious food in the hotel restaurant or stop by our cafe for freshly prepared coffee and treats to take along on your adventures.

Conference Rate: $249 CAD per night plus tax

Room Reservations
The discounted group rate of $249/night plus tax is available to conference registrants from September 28-October 3, 2022. Rooms at the group rate are limited and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

You may contact the hotel reservations center at 1-888-627-7175 with the group name Pediatric Intestinal Failure & Rehabilitation Symposium to make reservations. Alternatively, you may use the web link below that has been designated for the conference.

We are excited to have the following speakers at PIFRS 2022.

Kimberly Ackerman
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Yaron Avitzur
The Hospital for Sick Children

Thiago Beduschi
University of Florida

Christina Belza
The Hospital for Sick Children

Dana Boctor
University of Calgary

Geoff Bond
UPMC Childrens Hospital Pittsburgh

Leonardo Brandao
The Hospital for Sick Children

Alan Buchman
University of Illinois (UI) Health

Val Cohran
Lurie Children's Hospital

Conrad Cole
Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Glenda Courtney-Martin
The Hospital for Sick Children

Christopher Duggan
Boston Childrens

Carlos Esquivel
Stanford Health Care

Douglas Farmer
UCLA Health

Cate Fraser-Irwin
New Zealand National Intestinal Failure and Rehabilitation Service

David Galloway
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Children's of Alabama

Jenn Garcia
UMMG - UMTC Pediatrics Transplant

Elizabeth Garofalo
The Hospital for Sick Children

Anna Gold
The Hospital for Sick Children

Gabriel Gondolesi
Fundación Favaloro - Hospital Universitario

Olivier Goulet
SFNCM, Paris, France

Girish Gupte
Birmingham Women's and Children's Hospital NHS Trust

Kathleen Gura
Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Jason Hawksworth
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Michael Helmrath
Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Susan Hill
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London

Jonathan Hind
King's College Hospital

Lindsey Hogg
Birmingham Womens' & Children's Hospital

Judy Hopkins
UCLA

Simon Horslen
UPMC Children's Hospital Pittsburgh

Jessie Hulst
The Hospital for Sick Children

Kishore Iyer
The Mount Sinai Hospital, NYC

Patrick Javid
Seattle Children's Hospital

Raj Kapur
Seattle Children's Hospital

Tom Kato
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Stuart Kaufman
Georgetown University

Elizabeth King
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Kim Klotz
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Beverly Kosmach
UPMC Children's Hospital Pittsburgh

Alex Kroemer
Georgetown University, DC

Joanne Lai
Mount Sinai NYC

Diana Mager
University of Alberta, Edmonton

Martin Martin
UCLA Health

Mercedes Martinez
Columbia University

Sunita Mathur
Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, CA

Cal Matsumoto
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

George Mazariegos
UPMC Children's Hospital Pittsburgh

Jemma Mears
Birmingham Women’s and Children’s, Birmingham, UK

David Mercer
Nebraska Medical Centre

Biren Modi
Boston Children's Hospital

Aleixo Muise
The Hospital for Sick Children

Louisa Muniain
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Anita Nucci
George State University

Mihai Oltean
University of Gothenburg

Mikko Pakarinen
Helsinki University Central Hospital

Catherine Patterson
The Hospital for Sick Children

Hannah Piper
BC Children's Hospital

Steven Plogsted
Nationwide Children's

Jorge Reyes
University of Washington Medical Center

Jeffrey Rudolph
UPMC Children's Hospital Pittsburgh

Martin Rumbo
Investigador CONICET en UNLP-Universidad Nacional de La Plata

Markus Selzner
University Health Network - Toronto

Richard Shane Mangus
Indiana University Health

Pedro Simas
Oxford University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Ken Smith
UPMC Children's Hospital Pittsburgh

Stephanie So
The Hospital for Sick Children

Jose Spolidoro
PUCRS Medical School, Hospital Moinhos de Vento Porto Alegre

Debra Sudan
Duke University Hospital

AJ Tector
University of Miami Health System

Clarivet Torres
Children's National

Justine Turner
University of Alberta

Ivo Tzvetanov
The University of Illinois at Chicago

Rob Venick
UCLA Health

Rodrigo Vianna
Miami Transplant Institute

Lisa Vokes
Oxford University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Martin Von Websky
University of Bonn

Paul Wales
Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Joshua Weiner
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Danielle Wendel
Seattle Children's Hospital

Diana Yanchis
The Hospital for Sick Children

Adriana Zeevi
UPMC Children's Hospital Pittsburgh

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician (CME)
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 18.75 contact hours.  

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 18.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 18.75 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 18.75 Attendance

EXHIBITORS / SPONSORS

 Exhibitor Opportunities

Sponsor Opportunities


Sponsored by Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences.

Participation by all individuals is encouraged. Advance notification of any special needs will help us provide better service. Please notify us of your needs at least two weeks in advance of the program by contacting Dawn Wilkerson
at 412-692-6428 or Dawn.Wilkerson2@upmc.edu

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For questions regarding the conference or registration, please contact:

Sarah Gould-Stotts
Office: 817-907-9873
Email: sarah@thehuttongroup.com  

For questions regarding exhibiting or sponsorships, please contact:
Dawn Wilkerson
Office: ​412-692-6428
Email:  dawn.wilkerson2@upmc.edu