Conferences, Meetings & Digital Education Opportunities of Interest

5th Conference on Clinical Research for Rare Diseases
This conference will focus on research methodology for rare diseases and should be of particular interest to trainees and junior faculty engaged in research in rare diseases (it is not designed for patients. Download the RDCRN CCRRD Flyer 2018.
Nov. 19, 2018
Rockville, MD

RDCRN Call for Abstract Submissions
Deadline: September 26, 2018

The Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network (RDCRN) Training Committee is requesting abstracts for consideration to present at the RDCRN Steering Committee Meeting to be held on November 20, 2018 in Rockville, MD. Scholars do not need to be a part of the R25 Training Certificate program or have an affiliation with a RDCRN consortium.

Abstract length should be approximately 250-300 words and describe the scholar’s research and progress. The format of the abstract is at the scholar’s discretion, but a typical objective, background, results, and conclusion format is recommended. The scholar should also provide a short summary of his/her role in the design/undertaking of the project.

The RDCRN Training Committee will review the abstract submissions and select two trainees to receive travel awards to attend the Fall RDCRN Steering Committee In-Person Meeting. Recipients will also give a 10-15 minute presentation.

Abstracts must be submitted by the deadline of Sepember 26, 2018 to Cameron Hainline (

Please contact Michael Shy ( with any questions regarding abstract submission.

Artia Crossroads
Medicaid stakeholders
Nov. 7-8, 2018
Nashville, TN

APFED’s 16th Annual Patient Education Conference on Eosinophil-associated Disease
APFED’s annual patient education conference was held July 6-7, 2018 in Denver, CO. Recordings of the general sessions (non CME/CEU) are available for $25. 

» Register for access


Professional Education: Webinars and Slide Sets

» Resources from NASPGHAN (North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition)

» Resources from the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

» Educational Videos for Professionals from the Consortium of Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disease Researchers (CEGIR)