COVID-19 and IBD Updates

COVID-19 Coronavirus

Join us to get the latest recommendations for COVID-19 in people affected by Crohn's or colitis. 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.

Event Details

Date: Feburary 18, 2021
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 pm ET

Featured Panelists

Dr. Lesley Graff (PhD, Cpsych), Clinical Health Psychologist, Department Head, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba

Dr. Rose Geist (MD, FRCPC), Medical Psychiatrist, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Program Chief and Medical Director of Mental Health at Trillium Health Partners, Director of the Medical Psychiatry Alliance (Trillium Health Partners, University of Toronto, the Hospital for Sick Children and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health)


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

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Location  • 
Webinar (Online)
Category  •  edu

  • 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.

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