CHOP Talks: IBD v. IBS

Brandywine Specialty Care and Surgery Center
819 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills, PA 19342  

May 4, 2019 from 8:15 a.m. - 11 a.m. (ET)

The CHOP Talks CME lecture series is an opportunity for pediatric subspecialists from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to share their expertise with you.

At every CHOP Talks session, you’ll improve your ability to diagnose, treat and manage common pediatric disorders, and learn more about the latest treatment breakthroughs and how they can benefit your patients.


  • 8:15 a.m. — Registration and Light Breakfast
  • 8:30 a.m. — Inflammatory Bowel Disease for the Pediatrician: From Diagnosis to Health Maintenance
  • 9:15 a.m. — Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • 10 a.m. — Integrative Health Approach to Abdominal Pain
  • 10:45 a.m. — Question & Answer
  • 11 a.m. — Adjourn


Máire Abraham Conrad, MD, MS
Attending Physician, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Paul J. Ufberg, DO, MBA
Attending Physician, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Jennifer Webster, DO
Attending Physician, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this CME live activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Review the diagnosis, treatment and general health maintenance of the child and adolescent with pediatric inflammatory bowel disease
  2. Understand etiology and diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome
  3. Distinguish IBS from IBD
  4. Discuss integrative health approaches to abdominal pain


There is no charge for this program, however, registration is required. RSVP to Abe Cooperman by Friday, April 26, at or 267-426-2506. Please provide your name, practice affiliation, credentials, work address, phone, fax and email address.

ACCME Accreditation Statement: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement: Máire Abraham Conrad, MD, MS (Speaker); Paul J. Ufberg, DO, MBA (Speaker); Jennifer Webster, DO (Speaker); and Monica S. Williams (CME Planner) have signed and completed the CHOP CME Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships Form and have affirmed that neither they nor their spouse/partner/family member(s) have/have had any relevant financial affiliations or financial relationships with a commercial interest within the past 12 months related directly or indirectly to this lecture that may pose a potential conflict of interest within the context of this lecture.

Services for People with Disabilities: If special arrangements are required for an individual with a disability to attend this meeting, please contact Abe Cooperman at or 267-426-2506.