IBD Horizons®(Drs.Anita Afzali, Scott D. Lee, Ghassan Wahbeh and Mr. Paul Strunc) and Global Education Group are seeking a CME grant for the implementation of an educational program titled “1stAnnual Midwest IBDH Conference2018” chaired by Drs. Anita Afzali, Lee and Wahbeh.
IBD Horizons®, an innovative nonprofit organization, was specifically designed to meet the need for CME certified inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) focused education. IBD Horizons®was founded by Drs. Afzali, Lee, Wahbeh and Mr. Strunc in Seattle, Washington with a primary mission to bring IBD education to a large community of providers and care teams. IBD Horizons® hosted their second symposium “Controversies and Debates in IBD Management 2017” with resounding success of nearly 200 attendees, majority being gastroenterology physicians and practitioners in the state of Washington, as well as Oregon, Alaska and Montana.Pre and post-program assessment clearly demonstrated thatthe IBD Horizons® symposium objectives were met. The attendees also reported that immediate clinical practice management changes in the care of IBD patients will be implemented within one week of attending this symposium, directly impacting a wide patient population.