Pancreas Program - Education

We offer ongoing educational opportunities for our patients and for healthcare professionals here at Michigan Medicine and in the communities we serve. 

Continuing Medical Education

The U-M Department of Internal Medicine Continuing Medical Education offers educational activities to provide lifelong learning experiences for physicians and other healthcare professionals that highlight innovative procedures and technologies, examine current methods of treatment, and update attendees on cutting-edge advances in the understanding and treatment of disease.

Gastroenterology Update: A Case-Based Approach to Common GI Problems
Friday - Saturday, October 18-19, 2019
The Inn at St. John's, Plymouth, Michigan

save the date!

Advances in Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Friday - Sunday, February 7-9, 2020
Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa, Bonita Springs, Florida

Fellowship Training Program

To train the next generation, we anticipate offering a 1-year Pancreatology Fellowship Training Program to develop expertise in managing the spectrum of pancreatitis, exocrine pancreatic insufficiency, cystic fibrosis associated GI disorders, pancreatic cysts and (pre)malignant pancreatic conditions. This fellowship program will complement an existing 1-year Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship Training Program.

Medical Student Teaching

Faculty participate in teaching medical student through multiple activities. This includes delivering pancreas-focused lectures and leading case-based small group meetings during the University of Michigan 1st Year Medical Student Gastroenterology Sequence. Faculty also supervise medical students rounding on the University of Michigan Pancreaticobiliary Inpatient service and in clinical research projects.

Resident Teaching

Faculty participate in teaching residents through multiple activities. This includes supervising residents rounding on the University of Michigan Inpatient service, rotating through the Gastroenterology and Pancreas outpatient clinics and in clinical research projects.

Patient and Family Teaching

Faculty participate in teaching patients and family members through organization and participation in the National Pancreas Foundation (NPF) Michigan Chapter annual education event, entitled Patient and Family Centered Care for Pancreatic Disease (www.pancreasfoundation.org/state-chapters/michigan). Faculty also participate periodically in the monthly NPF Michigan Chapter support group meetings in downtown Ann Arbor, MI.

SAVE THE DATE FOR OUR UPCOMING PATIENT EVENT!

Monthly Support Group

The National Pancreas Foundation - Michigan Chapter

Monthly Support Group

Ann Arbor Downtown Library
343 S 5th Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

See the calendar of upcoming meetings here!

This group welcomes everyone who suffers from any disease of the pancreas. This includes caregivers, family, and friends!

For more information, please contact Robin Winke:
michigan@pancreasfoundation.org / (248) 558-2052