Community Perspectives on JAK Inhibition for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Management: Addressing Gaps in Therapy

Friday, April 21, 2023

2:00PM – 3:00PM ET

Please note this TeleECHO program is 2:00PM Eastern, 1:00PM Central, 12:00PM Mountain and 11:00AM Pacific.


Through case-based education, this TeleECHO series will discuss unmet needs in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) management with considerations for modification of clinical outcomes with novel therapies; evaluate current guidelines for differential diagnosis, clinical assessment, and choice of therapeutic options in IBD; and provide clinicians with better understanding of the importance of JAK/STAT signaling in inflammatory conditions.


Jami Kinnucan, MD
Senior Associate Consultant
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Mayo Clinic
Jacksonville, FL


This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of gastroenterologists, primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, and other members of the multidisciplinary team to ensure optimal patient outcomes in the management of IBD.


Upon the completion of this program, attendees should be able to:

  • Explain the importance of JAK/STAT signaling inhibition in modifying the pathophysiology of IBD
  • Outline unmet needs in IBD management and considerations for modification of clinical outcomes through novel therapy, including JAK/STAT inhibition
  • Appraise current guideline recommendations concerning the differential diagnosis, clinical assessment, and choice of therapeutic options in IBD


Med Learning Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This CME activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Essentials.


Med Learning Group designates this live virtual activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the live virtual activity.


Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

CNE Credits: 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour.


Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional education development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Awarded 1.0 contact hour of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.


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