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September 18th, 2021

PATIENT SYMPOSIUM

September 17, 2021
 
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration and Reception 
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September 18, 2021
 
9:30am - 9:55am
Welcome & Introduction 
10:00-10:45am
Presenter: Dr. Julia Liu
Chief, Division of Gastroenterology
Morehouse School of Medicine
 
IBD and Me! What is IBD?
  • The Disease
  • How it Happens
  • What This Looks like in Minority Patients 
 
10:50-11:45am
I Had No Idea! Patient Panel
  • Stories of Disparity in IBD
 
11:50am-12:30pm
Teamwork Makes the Dream Work! Disease Management
  • How to communicate with your Care Team
 
12:30-1:30pm
Lunch
Fireside Chat - “Racism in GI: How lack of Research, Education and Access has impacted opportunities for Black/Brown Patients/Physicians in GI; and How we move forward to achieve an equitable GI experience”
 
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Situations, Can Arise! Complications 
Part 1: Fistula, Fissures, Abscesses 
  • What they are
  • How They Occur
  • How to care for yourself
Part 2: Strictures & Blockage & Surgery (Ostomy)
  • What they are
  • How They Occur
  • How to care for yourself
 
2:35pm - 3:15pm
What Are My Options? Therapeutics in IBD
 
3:20pm - 3:50pm
Presenter: Matthew McCurdy
Blk Hlth
 
More Than a Number, More Than Data! 
Research & Clinical Trials 
 
3:55pm - 4:30pm
Say It Loud! 
The Importance of Advocacy for BIPOC Patients w/IBD
 

Schedule

Location: Washington, DC

Details

Date: September 18th, 2021

Hybrid Event (Virtual & Onsite)

Our maximum onsite capacity with social distancing is 75 attendees

All Attendees are required to send proof of vaccination

2021
AGENDA

SPONSORSHIP

OPPORTUNITIES

Color of Crohn's & Chronic Illness is a 501(c)(3) Registered Organization

 

9103 Woodmore Center Dr.

Suite 2004

Glenarden, MD 20706

 

Email: info@cocci.org

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