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Diagnosing and Predicting Celiac Disease: Clinical Pearls from International Celiac Disease Symposium 2022
November 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Please join the Celiac Research Program at Harvard Medical School and the National Celiac Association for our second Fall 2022 “Ask the Experts” free webinar on Wednesday, November 9 from 1 to 2:15 pm EST. Three clinicians will present updates on diagnosing and predicting celiac disease, including developments from the 2022 International Celiac Disease Symposium in Sorrento, Italy.
Denis Chang, MD, MS, pediatric gastroenterologist at Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH), will focus on the clinical challenges of diagnosis and the array of consumer testing kits for celiac disease and genetic information. Amelie Therrien, MD, gastroenterologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, will examine diagnostic alternatives to the current tool of endoscopy with biopsy. Focusing on the prevention of celiac disease, clinical director of the Center for Celiac Research and Treatment at MassGeneral for Children Maureen Leonard, MD, MMSc, will present findings on the gut microbiome and other areas of research.
Lee Graham, executive director of the National Celiac Association, will introduce the webinar, which will be moderated by Dascha Weir, MD, associate director of the Celiac Disease Program at BCH. A Q&A session will follow the presentations; please submit general questions below or during the webinar on the Zoom platform.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs): This course (220323-RSS) is approved by the Boston Children’s Hospital’s Continuing Education Department for 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ for physicians, 1.25 contact hours for nurses, 1.25 ACE CE continuing education credits for social workers, and 1.25 CEUs for Registered Dietitians. Instructions for claiming credits will be made available during the webinar and transcripts will be available within 30 days.