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2nd Annual Patient and Family Centered Care for Pancreatic Diseases

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On September 29, 2018 the University of Michigan and the National Pancreas Foundation Michigan Chapter will jointly host a second Patient and Family Centered Care for Pancreatic Diseases educational event.

The main goals are to increase understanding of the immediate and long-term impact of pancreatitis on health, ability to function and work and medical coverage; to discuss the approach to complex care and to highlight causes and the approaches to chronic pain. We will also discuss updates and resources available at the National Pancreas Foundation (NPF) National Office, the NPF Michigan Chapter and the University of Michigan NPF center of excellence.

Donna Fox, RN, MSW, Director of Complex Care Program, University of Michigan will deliver the keynote address is entitled, Navigating life and care with pancreatitis: Approach to complex care.


The event is free and open to all physicians, patients and caregivers.

All attendants need to sign up by September 24th, 2018.

To support the Michigan State Chapter, please follow this link to make a donation: https://pancreasfoundation.org/take-action-2/donate-to-npf/ and please remember to type "Michigan Chapter" in the Additional Comments box.

For further inquiries please send an email to Robin Winke at the National Pancreas Foundation Michigan Chapter: michigan@pancreasfoundation.org.

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