Talk About Guts: Live - Vancouver

Please join us on Sunday, November 26, 2017 for Talk About Guts - Live in Vancouver!

Speaker: Dr. Mindy Lam​

Dr. Mindy Lam completed her undergraduate training in Microbiology and Immunology in 2002 and a Masters in Science in Genetics in 2005 at the University of British Columbia. She obtained a Doctor of Medicine at the University of Alberta in 2009, and completed Internal Medicine training at the University of British Columbia and Gastroenterology at the University of Ottawa in 2014. She proceeded to complete an Advanced Inflammatory Bowel Disease Fellowship at the University of British Columbia with Dr. Brian Bressler, and is a Masters in Health Science Candidate in Epidemiology at the University of British Columbia. She is now staff at Burnaby Hospital, British Columbia. Dr. Lam is active in research studies in inflammatory bowel disease.

Location: The Vancouver Hilton Airport, 5911 Minoru Blvd, Richmond V6X 4C7


8:45 am: Registration opens light refreshments will be available

9:30 am - 10:30 am: Education Event/Panel
Dr. Mindy Lam will talk about living well with Crohn’s or colitis, and look at how to manage issues outside the gut. We'll also discuss how to deal with the challenges of adult life while taking on inflammatory bowel disease.

10:30 am - 12:00 pm: Health Fair
A number of healthcare professionals will be on hand, including a rheumotolgist and a pharmacist who will be offering free flu shots. More professionals will be listed here as they're confirmed.

Registration is free and open to anyone who is interested in learning more about Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis and how Crohn's and Colitis Canada is focused on finding the cures and improving the lives of children and adults affected by these diseases. Light refreshments will be available.

We hope you can join us!

Please complete the below form to register:


Location  • 
The Vancouver Hilton Airport, 5911 Minoru Blvd, Richmond V6X 4C7 (Map)
Category  •  edu

  • Canada has among the highest incidence rates of Crohn's and colitis in the world.
  • 1 in 150 Canadians lives with Crohn’s or colitis.
  • Families new to Canada are developing these diseases for the first time.
  • Incidence of Crohn’s in Canadian kids under 10 has doubled since 1995.
  • People are most commonly diagnosed before age 30.