ImproveCareNow is transforming care, health and costs for all children and youth with IBD through continuous improvement, innovation and discovery. Visit our Current Research webpage for study descriptions, recruitment status updates, study contact information, additional study links and community perspectives on studies. Below are some research highlights:

📌 Submit a Proposal to the ICN Research Committee here >>
📌 ImproveCareNow Publications listed here >>

 NEW - November 2020: The ICN Research Committee is seeking volunteers to serve a 2-year renewable term as a voting member of the committee. We are seeking 2-4 pediatric GI providers to serve and 2-4 patients and/or parents to serve. 

Duties include:

  • Attending the monthly 60-90-minute teleconference (1 pm Eastern time on the 4th Tuesday of every month)
  • Regularly reviewing submitted research protocols
  • Participating in discussion about promoting and maintaining research within the ICN network
  • Developing and implementing breakout sessions on the Research Track for ICN Community Conferences

Please contact Steve Steiner if you are interested in serving as a member of the ICN Research Committee. We would like new members to begin attending monthly meetings in January 2021.


The Research Trailblazer team is pleased to share the Research Change Package to help care center teams progress more efficiently and effectively through their research projects. This change package shares best practices on all phases of research, including legal and IRB approval, recruitment, communications and other key topics. 

The Research Change package can also be found with other research resources on the improvecarenow.org website here. 

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