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IBD U.N.I.T.E. (Unify, Network, Inspire, Treat, and Educate) provides education and support for patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and their loved ones. IBD includes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis as well as indeterminate, microscopic, or collagenous colitis.

Participants will receive education about the latest advances in care and research for IBD straight from the experts.

IBD U.N.I.T.E. 2023

Saturday, March 4 — More information coming soon!

Q&A with Your UPMC Total Care-IBD Team

For more information, read a few IBD-related questions that patients frequently ask their physicians.

IBD U.N.I.T.E. 2022

We hope that everyone enjoyed this year's IBD U.N.I.T.E. event.

Topics included:

  • The history of IBD and the impact of medical advancements on treatment strategies
  • Case studies
  • Education for new patients
  • Fertility, nutrition, and behavioral health concerns
  • Caregiver support
  • Ostomy decisions
  • Long-term patient care 

Watch the IBD U.N.I.T.E. 2022 event recording below.

View the 2022 IBD U.N.I.T.E. agenda (PDF).


Email Joy Merusi, director, Digestive Health Programs at


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