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PancreasFest 2019 (Save the Date) — Team Science for Complex Pancreatic Diseases and Pancreatic Cancer: Goals, Milestones and Methods

July 24-26, 2019

Intent and Objectives

PancreasFest 2019 will feature discussions on pancreatic cancer, pancreatic diabetes, and acute pancreatitis. Lectures and discussion groups will mix with investigative research meetings to further the multidisci¬plinary understanding and treatment of pancreatic diseases.

2019 Focus Areas

• Diagnosis of Early Chronic Pancreatitis
• Management of Acute Pancreatic Necrosis
• Fluids in Acute Pancreatitis
• Optimizing Pancreatic Surgery Outcomes
• Pancreatic Cancer: Microbiome, Diabetes and Diet
• Effective Cooperative Study Designs
• Precision Medicine & Artificial Intelligence

Who Should Attend

This annual pancreas research and clinical conference is designed for gastroenterologists, surgeons, oncologists, researchers, and interested medical professionals.

Course Directors

Randall E. Brand, MD
Walter G. Park, MD, MS
Aliye Uc, MD
David C. Whitcomb, MD, PhD
Amer Zureikat, MD

Continuing Education Credit

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.™


The conference registration has not opened yet. 

Related Material

Conference Save the Date (PDF) 

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