MCIBD 2016

Managing IBD During Pregnancy, Evidence-based Strategies & Guidelines to use in Clinical Practice – “Strength through shared knowledge”

The first MCIBD conference was held March 12, 2016 at Royal Mayfair Golf Club.  The conference included a series of interactive seminars, and workshops, led by expert clinicians in IBD management, maternal fetal medicine, obstetrics, general surgery, IBD nursing care, and dietician.  More than 40 physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals involved in the care of men and women with IBD attended the educational event.  The event was sponsored by AIHS, U of A FOMD, and several pharmaceutical companies (Abbvie, Janssen, Takeda, Ferring, Shire).   Attendees were provided copies of the newly published Toronto Consensus Statements on the Management of IBD During Pregnancy, as well as the opportunity to meet experts in the field and ask questions.