CHOP Talks: IBS vs. IBD

Princeton Specialty Care Center in Plainsboro
101 Plainsboro Road, Plainsboro, NJ 08540  

Mar 27, 2019 from 6:15 p.m. - 8:30 p.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.


  • 6:15 p.m. — Registration and Light Dinner
  • 6:30 p.m. — Clinical Updates in Pediatric IBD
  • 7 p.m. — Collaborating with Behavioral Health in GI
  • 7:15 p.m. — Navigating Your Way Through IBS
  • 7:45 p.m. — Gastroesophageal Reflux and Aerodigestive Disease Update
  • 8:15 p.m. — Question & Answer
  • 8:30 p.m. — Adjourn


Unless otherwise noted, faculty is from the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.

Kristin Fiorino, MD
Attending Pediatric Physician

Steven Fusillo, MD
Attending Pediatric Physician

Matthew J. Ryan, MD
Attending Pediatric Physician

Kimberly Wesley, PsyD
Pediatric Psychologist, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Learning objectives

  1. Review the digestive process
  2. Review the brain-gut connection and its impact on abdominal pain
  3. Discuss the treatments for IBS
  4. Discuss how behavioral health concepts improve the overall care of patients with GI disorders
  5. Discuss current advances in the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease
  6. Review current treatment of GE reflux and aerodigestive disease


There is no charge for this program; however, registration is required. RSVP to Abe Cooperman by Friday, March 15, 2019, 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 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement: Kristin Fiorino, MD; Steven Fusillo, MD; Matthew J. Ryan, MD; and Kimberly Wesley, PsyD, 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.