The ABCs of EGIDs

In partnership with Shire-Takeda Pharmaceuticals, NASPGHAN, the NASPGHAN Foundation and CEGIR are pleased to bring you a web-based education series on Eosinophilic Esophagitis.  The ABCs of EGIDs is a series of 26 webinars divided into topic areas. Each webinar covers concepts from basics of research processes to study of rare diseases, engagement of patient advocacy groups, and cutting edge information on EGIDs. These lectures have been developed by experts to meet the educational needs of pediatric and adult gastroenterologists, allergists and immunologists, nutritionists, and other providers at various stages of training. The webinars have been approved as CME/MOC Part II, CPE and nursing CE credits.

  • Pre Module Requirements

    Contains 2 Component(s)

    CME Statement and Demographic questionnaire for EoE webinar series

    CME Statement and Demographic questionnaire for EoE webinar series

  • Module 1

    Contains 7 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Diagnosis of EoE, Epidemiology of EGID, Differential Diagnosis of Dysphagia and Feeding Difficulties

    Diagnosis of EoE, 
    Epidemiology of EGID, 
    Differential Diagnosis of Dysphagia and Feeding Difficulties


    Glenn Furuta, MD

    Director, Gastrointestinal Eosinophilic Diseases Program, La Cache Endowed Chair for GI Allergic and Immunologic Diseases

    Elizabeth Jensen, PhD

    Assistant Professor, Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest School of Medicine

    Amanda Muir, MD

    Pediatric gastroenterologist, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

  • Module 2

    Contains 7 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Symptom Scoring for EoE, Endoscopy in EGID, Association of EGIDs with Atopic Disease

    Symptom Scoring for EoE, 
    Endoscopy in EGID, 
    Association of EGIDs with Atopic Disease

    Ikuo Hirano, MD

    Gastroenterology Division, Northwestern University Medical School

    J. Pablo Abonia, MD

    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Division of Allergy and Immunology

  • Module 3

    Contains 6 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Monitoring Disease Activity and Defining End-Points, Nutritional Guidance for EGIDs, Elemental Diets

    Monitoring Disease Activity and Defining End-Points, 
    Nutritional Guidance for EGIDs, 
    Elemental Diets

    Kara Kliewer, RD, PhD

    Registered Dietitian, Cincinnati Center for Eosinophilic Disorders

    Jonathan Markowitz, MD

    Pediatric Gastroenterology, Greenville Health System

  • Module 4

    Contains 6 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Fibrosis in EoE, Long-Term Complications of EoE: Untreated and Undertreated

    Fibrosis in EoE, 
    Long-Term Complications of EoE: Untreated and Undertreated

    Seema Aceves, MD, PhD

    Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine in the Division of Allergy, Immunology at UCSD and Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego

    Gary Falk, MD, MS

    Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

  • Module 5

    Contains 7 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Swallowed Steroids in EoE, Biological Therapy of EGIDs, Drug Development in EoE

    Swallowed Steroids in EoE, 
    Biological Therapy of EGIDs, 
    Drug Development in EoE

    Sandeep Gupta, MD

    Professor of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine Pediatric Gastroenterology/ Hepatology /Nutrition, Director Pediatric Ambulatory Services, Vice Chair Clinical Affairs Department of Pediatrics, Univ of Illinois College of Medicine/Children’s Hospital of Illi

    John Leung, MD

    Director, Center for Food Related Diseases at Tufts Medical Center; Co-Director, Food Allergy Center at Floating Hospital for Children; Allergist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

    Evan Dellon, MD, MPH

    Center for Esophageal Diseases and Swallowing, University of North Carolina School of Medicine

  • Module 6

    Contains 7 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Microbiome of EGIDs, Pathology of EGIDs, Pathology of EoE

    Microbiome of EGIDs, 
    Pathology of EGIDs, 
    Pathology of EoE

    Glenn Furuta, MD

    Director, Gastrointestinal Eosinophilic Diseases Program, La Cache Endowed Chair for GI Allergic and Immunologic Diseases

    Nicoleta Arva, MD, PhD

    Assistant Professor Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University Chicago, USA

    Margaret H. Collins, MD

    Staff Pathologist, Division of Pathology Director, GI Pathology Professor, UC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine UC Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's

  • Module 7

    Contains 7 Component(s), Includes Credits

    EDP/Molecular Signaling, Non-Invasive Testing, EndoFlip

    EDP/Molecular Signaling, 
    Non-Invasive Testing, 
    EndoFlip

    Marc Rothenberg, Md, PhD

    Professor of Pediatrics, Bunning Chair of Allergy and Immunology Director, Division of Allergy and Immunology Director, Cincinnati Center for Eosinophilic Disorders Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

    Jeffrey Alexander, MD

    Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

    Amanda Muir, MD

    Pediatric gastroenterologist, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

  • Module 8

    Contains 7 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Genetics of EGIDs, Role of Cytokines, Psychosocial Impact of EGIDs

    Genetics of EGIDs, 
    Role of Cytokines, 
    Psychosocial Impact of EGIDs

    Antonella Cianferoni, MD, PhD

    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania; Division of Allergy and Immunology The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

    Patricia Fulkerson, MD, PhD

    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

    Nicole Zahka, PhD

    Pediatric Pyschologist, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

  • Module 9

    Contains 7 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Understanding Clinical Trials, Including Investigator-Initiated Proposals, What are PAGs?, Importance of Patient Participation in Research

    Understanding Clinical Trials, Including Investigator-Initiated Proposals, 
    What are PAGs?, 
    Importance of Patient Participation in Research

    Jonathan Spergel, Md, PhD

    Division of Allergy - Immunology, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Perelman School of Medicine at The University of Pennsylvania

    Melissa Scott, RN BSN

    Co-Founder and Co-President, Eosinophilic Family Coalition

    Wendy Book, MD

    Emory University School of Medicine