Please join us in Louisville, Kentucky for the Fall 2023 Community Conference on October 25 - 27. Our theme for this event is "Building Our Shared Future." The standard cost for an in-person conference is $825. 

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Louisville & Hotel

Highlights from Agenda

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  • Wed., October 25: Networking
    • Patient Advisory Council Mocktail Hour - For Patients & Providers
    • Pre-Conference Welcome Reception / Engagement Fair 
  • Thurs., October 26: Pre-Conference 
  • Thurs., October 26: Community Conference 
    • Clinical Plenary: The Value of Observational Research in IBD
    • Engagement Plenary: Creation and Benefit of a Patient-Led IBD Junior Board
  • Fri., October 27: Special Breakfast Gatherings
    • Coordinators, PFAC/Physicians, Community
  • Fri., October 27: Community Conference
    • Research Plenary: COMBINE Results: What Does it Mean for Practice?  
    • Psychosocial Plenary: Depression Screening: Impact on Care, Setting up for Success and Beyond 

Conference Justification Letter 

  • To support clinicians in making the case for local funding to participate in the Community Conference, we have created a Conference Justification Letter.  Please consider customizing this template, should you need to request funding from senior leadership at your care center.

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ImproveCareNow is made up of more than 100 care centers and has a presence on three continents, with 90% of the highest ranked pediatric gastroenterology programs in the U.S., including many U.S. News and World Reports 2023/2024 Honor Roll Children’s Hospitals as members. With 950 pediatric gastroenterologists and 30,000 IBD patients, ImproveCareNow reaches approximately 55% of IBD patients in the U.S. cared for by pediatric gastroenterologists. ImproveCareNow Community Conferences present the ideal opportunity to engage with these committed healthcare providers, patients and parents, and to learn about recent results in our research and improvement efforts.
October 25, 2023 at 12:00pm - October 27, 2023
Louisville Marriott Downtown
280 W Jefferson St
Louisville , KY 40202
United States
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