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Join us March 15-17, 2024 for informative educational sessions and networking with colleagues.

The preliminary 2024 RMIBD Conference Agenda* is as follows:


Friday, March 15, 2024

6:00-7:30 pm        Registration & Welcome Reception

Saturday, March 16, 2024

6:30-6:55 am         Registration & Breakfast with Faculty: Posters and Exhibits

6:55-7:00 am         Opening Remarks

                               Course Directors: Mark Gerich, MD and John Valentine, MD

7:00-7:30 am          New and Emerging Treatments for IBD

                               Michael Chiorean, MD; Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA

7:30-8:00 am          Biosimilars 2024

                               Jessica Johnson, MD; University of Utah

8:00-8:30 am          Dietary Therapy for IBD

                               Debbie Cheng, MD; University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus


8:30-9:00 am          Optimizing Current IBD Therapies

                               Millie Long, MD; University of North Carolina

9:00-9:30 am          Pouch Dysfunction and Complications

                               Amir Kashani, MD; University Utah

9:30-10:00 am        Panel Discussion

10:00 am-4:00 pm   Break    

4:00-4:30 pm           Perianal Crohn's Disease

                                Waseem Ahmed, MD; University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

4:30-5:00 pm          Preventing Complications of IBD

                               Millie Long MD; University of North Carolina

5:00-5:30 pm          Stricture Management

                               Cale Steiner, MD; University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

5:30-6:00 pm          Management of Intra-abdominal Complications

                               Ben Click, MD; University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

6:00-6:15 pm          Panel Discussion

6:15-6:45 pm          Case Presentation & Audience Discussion

                               Blair Fennimore, MD and Trey Simril, MD

                               University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

6:45 pm                   ADJOURN

Sunday, March 17, 2024


6:30-6:55 am         Breakfast with Faculty: Posters and Exhibits

6:55-7:00 am         Opening Remarks

7:00-7:30 am          Mental Health and IBD

                               Ann Flynn, MD; University of Utah

7:30-8:00 am          Intestinal Ultrasound for IBD

                               Michael Chiorean, MD; Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA

8:00-8:30 am          AI in IBD

                               Frank Scott, MD; University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus


8:30-9:00 am          IBD Year in Review

                               John Valentine, MD; University of Utah

9:00-9:15 am          Panel Discussion

9:15-9:45 am          Case Presentation & Audience Discussion

                               Blair Fennimore, MD and Taylor Karl, MD

                               University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

9:45-10:00 am         Closing Remarks

10:00 am                 Adjourn

*Subject to change

              The University Of Utah School Of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical                            Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


AMA Credit: The University of Utah School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

All attendees are encouraged to use the CME system to claim their attendance.  Physicians will be awarded AMA PRA Category 1 credits TM; all other professions will be awarded attendance at a CME event credit that they may use for their re-credentialing purposes. Nurses seeking contact hours must claim through the CME system.  All users will be able to print or save certificates.  For questions regarding the CME system, please contact the UUCME Office.  For questions regarding re-credentialing process or requirements, please contact your re-credentialing organization.

ABIM MOC Medical Knowledge Assessment Part II Credit: Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 9 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Nondiscrimination and Disability Accommodation Statement: The University of Utah does not exclude, deny benefits to or otherwise discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran’s status, religion, gender identity/expression, genetic information, or sexual orientation in admission to or participation in its programs and activities.  Reasonable accommodations will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request, with reasonable notice.  Requests for accommodations or inquiries or complaints about University nondiscrimination and disability/access policies may be directed to the Director, OEO/AA, Title IX/Section 504/ADA Coordinator, 201 S President’s Circle, RM 135, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, 801-581-8365 (Voice/TTY), 801-585-5746 (Fax).

  1. To complete a short evaluation, claim your credit and print your course certificate please go to the following link:
    Rocky Mtn IBD Course 2024

  2. Complete the short evaluation.

  3. When prompted on the Print Certificate screen, enter your email address that you used to register for the course.  (If you have a email, use that.)

  4. Select “I already have a password” and type your password. 
    ​​If you have a email, the password will typically be your UNID with a “0” instead of the “u”.
    If you do not have a password, select “I am a new user” and you will be able to create one.
    If you have used our system before, but don’t know your password, select “forgot password?” and follow the instructions from there.

  5. Enter the following CME Activity Code: 61927

  6. Enter the number of credits you are claiming based on your participation in the activity, up to a maximum of number of 9.00 which is the number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM 

  7. You will be provided with a digital certificate that you can pdf or print to save.

  8. If you encounter any problems please contact



How to claim CME/MOC credit                    

Questions? Please contact Kristie Click,

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