Please join us as we continue the 2019 "Meet the Professor" Dinner Program by welcoming ​Dr. Jessica Allegretti, attending gastroenterologist at the BWH Crohn’s and Colitis Center, where she also serves as the center’s Director of Clinical Trials.

Dr. Allegretti is extremely dedicated to providing high quality patient care while also conducting important clinical research that will advance the field and provide important opportunities for her patients. In addition to her clinical responsibilities and caring for patients with IBD, Dr. Allegretti is the director of the fecal transplant program for recurrent clostridium difficile at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She has also participated in multiple clinical trials investigating the use of fecal transplants in other diseases such as inflammatory bowel disease.

She is also leading several research projects assessing the treatment of inpatients with ulcerative colitis, and rational de-escalation of infliximab doses in patient with Crohn’s disease. Dr. Allegretti received a grant from the American College of Gastroenterology to further investigate the mechanisms of recurrent clostridium difficile infections and is the lead
author of multiple research articles, review papers, and book chapters that have been published in prestigious peer-reviewed journals. She is also an Instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. As an instructor at the medical school, Dr. Allegretti teaches and trains medical students, residents, and research fellows.

​​Continuing Medical Education

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).  

The Pacific Northwest Gastroenterology Society (PNWGS) is accredited by the Washington State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The PNWGS designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity meets the criteria for up to 1.5 hours of Category I CME credit to satisfy the relicensure requirements of the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission.

NOTE: PNWGS offers ABIM MOC points for this activity for learners choosing to participate in the MOC program. Learners are NOT required to participate in any MOC activities in order to claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for this activity.​

MOC Statement

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.5 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Diagnosis and Management of Clostridium difficile Infections,

including the role of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation

​​  Meeting Agenda
  6:00 PM Social Time
  7:15  PM Lecture
  Q & A Discussion to Follow

  The Rainier Club
  820 4th Avenue
  Seattle, WA 98104

​​  Parking
  Self-parking is included with      dinner at the Columbia Tower    Parking Garage, which is            located on the north side of      Columbia Tower. The                  entrance is on the left, off          Columbia Street. Please bring    your parking ticket into the        Rainier Club and the front          desk will validate the parking    for you.