Gutsy Learning Series

The Gutsy Learning Series provides unparalleled access to Canada's top IBD researchers and healthcare providers! This is a special opportunity to connect directly with leaders in the field and strengthen your knowledge of Crohn's disease and colitis.

Available online and in-person, the series is accessible across Canada. All of our talks are recorded for future viewing on our Gutsy Learning Videos page. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all of our 2020-21 Gutsy Learning Series events will virtual untill further notice. 

Registrants have the opportunity to get their questions answered by the experts during an interactive, live Q&A period. Questions can be asked ahead of time during registration or the live broadcast. Can't join us live, register for webinar(s) and we will send you a link to the recording! Please scroll down for upcoming and past events. 

Managing Symptoms and Complications of IBD

Join us to learn about strategies and treatment options to help manage symptoms, disease flare-ups, and extra-intestinal manifestations of IBD. Get your questions answered by the expert during our interactive Q&A period. Can't join us live, register for the event and we will send you a link to the recording. 

Event details

Date: Thursday, November 26, 2020
Time: 7:00 to 8:00 pm ET

Speaker

Dr. John Marshall (MD, MSc, FRCPC, AGAF) is a Professor of Medicine and Director of the Division of Gastroenterology at McMaster University, as well as a gastroenterologist at Hamilton Health Sciences in Hamilton Ontario. He is a Full Member of the Farncombe Family Digestive Health Research Institute. 

Dr. Marshall's publications include over 200 academic papers and book chapters and over 250 abstracts. He was a recipient of the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology (CAG) Young Investigator Award (2008), the CAG Young Educator Award (2006) and Fellowship in both the American Gastroenterological Association (AGAF, 2007) and the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology (CAGF, 2020).

Dr. Marshall and Dr. Narula are implementing MyGut, a digital program that allows patients and healthcare teams to monitor a patients' disease between visits. The electronic reporting tool also gives healthcare providers more detailed information during visits with patients. Once the MyGut program undergoes pilot testing, it will be available nationally to IBD healthcare providers and their patients. The MyGut program is a Crohn's and Colitis Canada's Promoting Access and Centres of Excellence (PACE) initiative. 

How to Register

If you are unable to attend the live session, you can still register and receive a link to the recording once it becomes available.

Click here to register for the webinar on November 26th 2020 at 7 pm ET.

Past events and videos

All of our GLS talks are recorded for future viewing.

To watch past videos please visit our Gutsy Learning Videos page.  

Need Help or Have questions?

For more information and support, please complete the form below or email us at learn@crohnsandcolitis.ca.

Our support staff will reply to your inquiry within 2 buisness days.

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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.

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