Webinars

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada offers a number of online educational webinars throughout the year for individuals affected by Crohn's or colitis and their families. These webinars are led by expert healthcare professionals and researches in the field of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that cover a variety of topics including treatment, diet and nutrition, symptom management, complications and extraintestinal manifestaions, mental health, and more! 

Our live and interactive Q&A period provides participants the opportunity to get answers to their questions directly from the experts. Questions can be submitted 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 the page for upcoming and past events

COVID-19 and IBD: Vaccine Updates

Date: April 29, 2021
Time: 6:00 - 7:30 pm ET

Join us to get the latest guidance 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. This webinar will be offered in English, with live French translation. 

Featured Panelists

Dr. Anne Pham-Huy (MD, FRCPC) Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Physician Lead, Primary Immunodeficiency Clinic and Pediatric Infectious Diseases Consultant, Program Director of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Training Program, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), Chair of Immunize Canada

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 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

How to Register

Please click here to register for the webinar. Can't attend live? Register for the webinar and we'll send you a link to the recording. 

The Role of Inflammation, the Microbiome, Diet and Mental Health in IBD

Date: May 4, 2021
Time: 7:00 - 8:15 pm ET

Join us to learn about the IMAGINE Network studies that are exploring the interactions between inflammation, the gut microbiome, diet and mental health in people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Experts from the IMAGINE Network will discuss emerging therapies including fecal microbiota transplant (FMT) and probiotics. You will have the opportunity to ask your questions to the expert ahead of time when you register for the webinar or during the live broadcast. This webinar will be offered in English with live French translation.

Speakers

Dr. Paul Moayyedi​ (MD, MPH, FRCPC), Professor and Gastroenterologist, Director of the Division of Gastroenterology from 2006 - 2017, School of Medicine, McMaster University, Principal Investigator of the IMAGINE SPOR Network

Aida Fernandes (BSc, MBA) is the current Executive Director of the IMAGINE Network

How to Register

Please click here to register for our next webinar. Can't join us live? Register to get a link to the recording. This webinar will be offered in English with live French translation.

Past events and videos

All of our GLS talks are recorded for future viewing. Please click here to watch past presentations on our Gutsy Learning Videos page.

PAST webinar Videos

All our webinar presentation are recorded for future viewing. To watch our past webinar talks please visit our Webinar Videos page or YouTube Channel

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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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