EM 1603H "Optimizing Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinical Care and Research at UTSW" (IM GR-031116)

This presentation will provide a general perspective of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) pathogenesis, epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment. The main purpose is to outline the UTSW IBD Program Mission and the short-term and long-term objectives towards establishing its clinical care and research programs.

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Target Audience

UT Southwestern faculty, fellows, residents and medical students, community physicians, nurse clinicians, physician assistants and nurses.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Understand the high burden of IBD in the United States
  • Recognize the complexities regarding diagnosis and treatment IBD
  • Recognize that further understanding of IBD pathogenesis is necessary for advancement in IBD
Course summary
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  • 1.00 AMA
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Photo: John Kwon, M.D., Ph.D.John Kwon, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA


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