Webinars

upcoming webinar for health care professionals

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Crohn’s and Colitis Canada invites you to the next COVID-19 & IBD HCP Forum - a virtual session to update and engage you in discussing issues and solutions for providing IBD care during the pandemic. This is a closed session designed specifically for healthcare professionals. You will have the opportunity to ask your questions to the experts ahead of time when you register for the webinar or during the live broadcast.

In the next session on Thursday, January 21st at 8:30 to 9:30 pm EST, the panelists will provide updates on COVID-19 vaccination for people with IBD. 

Bring your questions for an open Q & A with a number of IBD experts. You can also submit your questions ahead of time when you register for the webinar.

Moderators:

Dr. Gilaad Kaplan (MD, MPH, FRCPC), Professor of Medicine, Gastroenterologist and Epidemiologist, Departments of Medicine and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Past Chair, Scientific and Medical Advisory Council, Crohn's and Colitis Canada l Twitter: @gilkaplan

Dr. Eric Benchimol (MD, PhD, FRCPC), Professor, Pediatric Gastroenterologist, Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and University of Toronto, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, NASPGHAN Canadian Councilor, Chair of the Scientific and Medical Advisory Council, Crohn's and Colitis Canada l Twitter: @ericbenchimol

Featured Panelists:

Dr. Cynthia Seow (MBBS, MSc, FRACP), Pregnancy and IBD Specialist, Associate Professor, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Departments of Medicine and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary
 
Dr. Charles Bernstein (MD, FRCPC), Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Gastroenterologist, Faculty of Medicine, Bingham Chair in Gastroenterology Research, University of Manitoba
 

How to Register

If you are unable to attend the live session(s), you can still register and receive a link to the recording(s) once they become available.

Click here to register for the webinar on January 21st at 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm EST.
 

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  • Canada has among the highest incidence rates of Crohn's and colitis in the world.
  • 1 in 140 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.