Madison Updates in IBD CME Program
Madison Marriott West

"Updates in Inflammatory Bowel Disease 2020" will provide participants with current safety and efficacy data for novel therapies, considerations for special populations with IBD and health maintenance best practices. The course will consist of lectures and case-based presentations from expert IBD providers from Wisconsin.

Saturday, February 22, 2020 from 7:30 AM- 12:00 PM
Madison Marriott West
1313 John Q Hammons Drive
Middleton, WI  53562

There is no fee to attend this program.  Please register by Thursday, February 20.  Breakfast will be provided for all registered participants.


At the conclusion of the educational activity, the healthcare team will be able to:

Objective 1: List the current and future treatments for IBD and understand the mechanisms of action, efficacy data, and side effect profiles for each treatment. 

Objective 2: Be able to apply knowledge gained regarding current protocols for managing special populations with IBD.   

Objective 3:  Identify key health maintenance items relevant to all IBD patients.


*Freddy Caldera, DO, MS; Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health


*Poonam Beniwal-Patel, MD; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Medical College of Wisconsin

*Monica Zablotney, NP; Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation, Inc.

7:30     Check-in and Breakfast

8:00     Welcome and Introduction

8:15     Very Early Onset IBD, a lesson in the genetics of all IBD- Abdul Elkadri, MD

8:45     Therapeutic drug monitoring- Ian Grimes, MD

9:15     Emerging stem cell therapy for fistulizing perianal Crohn's disease- Poonam Beniwal-Patel, MD

9:45     BREAK

10:00   New therapies in IBD- Daniel Stein, MD

10:30   Preventive care in IBD- Freddy Caldera, DO, MS

11:00   Pregnancy and IBD- Sumona Saha, MD

11:30   Panel discussion (all speakers and moderated by Dr. Caldera) 

12:00   Adjourn

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ & ANCC credit.

Jointly provided by the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation-Wisconsin Chapter and University of Wisconsin-Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP).

Contact Kelly Fitzgerald, Education Manager, at or 646-937-2628 to register or for more information.




Time: 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
1313 John Q Hammond Drive
Middleton, WI 53562

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