The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition unites physicians and scientists for excellence in patient care, education, and research, providing the best of tomorrow’s medicine, today.
PancreasFest 2019 (PF19) is designed for gastroenterologists, surgeons, oncologists, radiologists, endocrinologists, basic and clinical researchers and all physicians interested in pancreatic diseases. Physicians and scientists committed to translational research, cooperative studies and career development are strongly encouraged to attend. This course welcomes advanced providers, clinical and research nurses, and related healthcare professionals interested in pancreas disease research and treatments.
At the conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:
• Partner with other academic clinical and research pancreas groups to discuss patient-centered care and to plan collaborative organization of pancreas clinical care and research projects.
• Identify advancements in chronic and acute pancreatitis care, especially related to early diagnosis and disease management.
• Examine the effects of diabetes and obesity on pancreatic disease.
• Address pediatric pancreatitis care, especially related to precision medicine and pancreas genetics.
• Determine immunological and genetic ramifications of pancreatic cancer development.
• Explore pancreatitis genetics development related to precision medicine.
• Foster the development of multidisciplinary, fluid and interactive models to treat pancreas diseases.
All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients.
This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 15.25 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.
- 15.25 Attendance