11th International Pediatric Intestinal Failure & Rehabilitation Symposium

June 26, 2020

Breaking The Boundaries of Pediatric Intestinal Rehabilitation and Transplantation

Join us June 26, 2020 for the 11th International Pediatric Intestinal Failure and Rehabilitation Symposium (PIFRS 2020). This global meeting is designed to bring pediatric gastroenterologists, surgeons, hepatologists, scientists and allied health professionals who have dedicated themselves to the care of children with intestinal failure.
 
So much has transpired in the past two decades and this meeting will celebrate the tremendous advances in medical and surgical care for the intestinal failure patient while addressing the challenges that face the field. The premeeting symposia as well as the main meeting will address the latest developments in etiology, pathophysiology, surgical and non surgical therapies, quality of life and outcomes based work in the field.
 
PIFRS 2020 integrates medical and surgical dialogue to help build off the dramatic interdisciplinary work that has characterized intestinal failure management. Global leaders in the field will set the stage for important next steps and networking.

Target Audience

The symposium is designed for pediatricians, neonatologists, transplant surgeons, gastroenterologists, pediatric surgeons, family practice physicians, nurses, dietitians, mid-level providers and parents/guardians who
care for children with short bowel syndrome and small bowel intestinal transplants. All other health professionalsare also welcome.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.25 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.
  • 3.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
06/26/2020
Course expires: 
12/31/2020
Event starts: 
06/26/2020 - 6:00am
Event ends: 
06/26/2020 - 6:00pm
Virtual Town Hall

Faculty Disclosures:

All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity including members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, and/or content reviewers have disclosed all relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients.


The following relevant financial relationships were disclosed:

Paul Wales, MD
Grant/Research Support: Takeda, VectivBio

Yaron Avitzur, MD
Grant/Research Support: Takeda
Consultant: Takeda

Robert Venick, MD
Grant/Research: Shire/Takeda

Simon Horslen, MD
Grant/Research: Gilead, Mirum, Takeda

Kishore Iyer, MD
Grant/Research Support: Shire/Takeda, VectivBio, Zealand Pharma
Consultant: Hanmi Pharmaceuticals, VectivBio, Zealand Pharma

Mercedes Martinez, MD
Medical Affairs Advisory Program: Gilead

No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers, and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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

  • 3.25 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.
  • 3.25 Attendance

Exhibitors
Calea
Concord Specialty Pharmacy
Fresenius Kabi
Nutricia
Plexision
Riley Children’s Hospital | Indiana University Health
SickKids Transplant & Regenerative Medicine Centre
Stanford Children’s Health | Lucille Packard
Children’s Hospital
SterileCare
Takeda Pharmaceuticals
UPMC Transplantation Services | Starzl
Transplantation Institute
UHN Ajmera Transplant Centre

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