Webinars

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada offers a number of online educational webinars throughout the year for individuals living with or affected by Crohn's or colitis and their families.

Webinars are led by expert clinicians and researches in the field of inflammatory bowel disease that cover a variety of topics including medication and treatment for IBD, diet and nutrition, symptom management, mental health and coping, complications of IBD and more! Frequently asked questions about these topics are answered by the experts during the live webinar.

These presentations are suitable for individuals living with Crohn's or colitis, caregivers of people with Crohn's or colitis, health care providers or those who wish to gain additional information.

upcoming webinars

COVID-19 and IBD Updates  

Event Details

Date: November 19th, 2020
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 pm ET

Featured Panelists

Stay tuned for more details!

Moderators

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

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.

The Genetic, Environmental, Microbial (GEM) Project

Event Details

Date: Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Time: 7:00 to 8:00 pm ET

Join us to learn about recent advancements of The GEM Project. This project is a global research study that looks to uncover possible triggers of Crohn’s disease. The more we know about the possible causes of Crohn’s, the closer we get not only to a cure, but also to the ability to prevent the disease from taking hold in the first place.

Speakers: 

Dr. Kenneth Croitoru (MDCM, FRCP) is a full Professor of Medicine and Clinician Scientist at the University of Toronto and Mount Sinai Hospital. He is the GEM Project Architect and Lead Investigator.

He completed medical school at McGill University in 1981 and then trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology from 1982-1986. He went on to do post-doctoral training as an MRC Research Fellow in Mucosal Immunology with Dr. John Bienenstock at McMaster University.

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 October 27th 2020 at 7 pm ET.

Symptom Management for IBD

Event Details

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

Join us to learn from an expert gastroenterologist about symptoms and complications of Crohn's and colitis. Experts will provide strategies and review treatment options to manage symptoms and flare-ups. They will also discuss Crohn's and Colitis Canada initatives that use digital tools to track symptoms of IBD, to better understand what factors are contributing to symptoms and provide a more personalized and targeted approach to IBD management.

Speaker: 

Dr. John Marshall (MD, MSc, FRCPC, AGAF), Professor, Director of the Division of Gastroenterology at McMaster University

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 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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