5th Annual AHN IBD Summit

Pittsburgh, PA US
November 18, 2023

The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Allegheny Health Network (AHN) will explore advances of treatment and management of IBD at the Fifth Annual AHN IBD Summit.  The Program will feature world-renowned IBD faculty discussing clinical IBD topics pertaining to its diagnosis, management, and complications. In addition, it will highlight the latest advances and state-of-the-art interventions.

  Course Directors:

  Gursimran Singh Kochhar, MD, FACP, CNSC

  Allegheny Health Network

  Sandra El-Hachem, MD, AGAF, FASGE, FACG

  Allegheny Health Network


  Invited Speakers

  Edward L. Barnes, MD, MPH

  Assistant Professor of Medicine

Associate Program Director, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellowship

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Aline Charabaty, MD, AGAF, FACG

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Clinical Director of the IBD Center at

Johns Hopkins-Sibley Memorial Hospital

Washington DC


Raymond K. Cross, MD, MS, AGAF, FACG

Professor of Medicine Director, IBD Program

University of Maryland School of Medicine


Francis A. Farraye, MD, MSc

Professor of Medicine

Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center

Mayo Clinic, Florida


Monika Fischer, MD, MSc, FACG, AGAF

Professor of Medicine

Director of IBD and FMT Programs

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Indiana University, IU Health, Indianapolis, IN


Phillip Fleshner, MD

Clinical Professor of Surgery

Shierley, Jesslyne, and Emmeline Widjaja Chair, Colorectal Surgery

Director, Colorectal Surgery Research

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center


Ikuo Hirano MD

Professor of Medicine,

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine


Miguel Regueiro, MD

Professor in the Department of Medicine

Chief, Digestive Disease Institute

Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University


Bo Shen, MD

The Edelman-Jarislowsky Professor of Surgical Sciences

Professor of Medicine and Surgical Sciences

Columbia University Irving Medical Center

New York, NY


Scott A. Strong, MD, FACS, FASCRS

James R. Hines Professor of Surgery

Chief, Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery

Northwestern University

Feinberg School of Medicine

Surgical Director, Digestive Health Center

Northwestern Medical Group





Physician Assistants, Certified Registered Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Fellows, Students and other healthcare providers


Please contact Bernice.Sulkowski@ahn.org with any questions.


Target Audience

Gastroenterologists, internists, colorectal surgeons, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, radiologists, pathologists, and GI/internal medicine fellows, as well as surgical residents/medical students, nutritionists, and nurses.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 ABIM MOC II
  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
11/18/2023 - 7:50am EST
Event ends: 
11/18/2023 - 5:00pm EST

The recorded presentations are listed below in four parts.  The recordings are not for credit.

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Westin Hotel Pittsburgh
1000 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
United States
+1 (412) 281-3700


A reduced rate of $199 plus tax is available at the Westin until October 20, 2023.

Reservations for the Event will be made by individual attendees directly with Marriott reservations at (412) 281-3700.


Physicians Allegheny General Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  Approved for 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. 

ABIM MOC Credits Accredited providers are required to submit learner completion data for each activity registered as meeting ABIM guidelines via the PARS system. Credit will be reported on your behalf.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) states that the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are acceptable for continuing medical education requirements for recertification.

Allegheny General Hospital has approved this activity for contact hours for non-physicians.


Available Credit

  • 6.00 ABIM MOC II
  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.00 Attendance


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