CARE Gastroenterology Update: Spring 2015

The CARE Gastroenterology Faculty is excited to announce a number of new developments that have taken place so far this year. 

What follows are the most recent updates from the CARE Gastroenterology Faculty.


CARE Updates in Gastroenterology 

Members of the CARE Gastroenterology Faculty recently met at the CDDW 2015 (Canadian Digestive Diseases Week)/ CASL 2015 (Canadian Association for the Study of the Liver) conference held in Banff, AB on February 27- March 2, 2015. The CARE Conference Report from CDDW/CASL 2015 provides a summary of the most compelling abstracts and stories presented at this event, and is augmented with additional perspectives from the CARE Liver Disease Faculty.

Also included in this email is the CARE Guidance - Prognostic Predictors for Crohn's Disease and the results from the recent needs assessment on chronic constipation that was conducted by CARE Faculty members.

The CARE (Community. Academic. Research. Education.) Gastroenterology Faculty is a national group of gastroenterologists from across Canada who gather, discuss and address gaps in knowledge, to develop education initiatives framing news from a Canadian perspective.

Click here to view the full CARE Perspectives @ CDDW 2015 Conference Report. 

Click here to view the full CARE Perspectives @ CDDW 2015 Conference Report. 

Click here to view the full CARE Guidance on Crohn's Disease Prognostic Predictors. 

Click here to view the full CARE Guidance on Crohn's Disease Prognostic Predictors. 

Click here to view the full CARE Chronic Constipation Needs Assessment Results. 

Click here to view the full CARE Chronic Constipation Needs Assessment Results. 


Upcoming Events 

CARE at DDW Resident & Community Meeting
Open to trainees and community hepatologists and gastroenterologists

  • CARE at DDW 2015 provides Canadian trainees and community hepatologists and gastroenterologists with the highlights of the DDW conference, as well as opportunities for networking and engagement in lively discussion among the conference participants. Held on Friday, May 15, 2015, information presented will frame news from the DDW conference in a Canadian perspective.
     
  • Look out for the CARE Perspectives Conference Report on DDW to follow!

HCV Education Program at DDW

  • CARE's HCV Education Program at DDW will provide Canadian trainee and community hepatologists with the information they need to confidently identify, treat and manage HCV. The program takes place on Friday, May 15, 2015 and is CME-accredited. Read More

Save the Date

CARE at ACG in Honolulu, Hawaii (October 16, 2015)

  • This year, CARE will again be hosting an education meeting for Canadian trainees and community gastroenterologists at ACG's 2015 meeting in Honolulu. Space will be limited - Click here to pre-register for CARE at ACG. More details will be available soon.

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