Spencer Visit 1: Diseases that mimic inflammatory bowel disease

Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease
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Nina L. Gluchowski, MD

Nina L. Gluchowski, MD
Chief Resident, Pediatrics
Massachussetts General Hospital for Children
Boston, MA

Nina L. Gluchowski, MD, received her medical degree from the Boston University School of Medicine in 2010 and has pursued residency training in pediatrics at the Massachussetts General Hospital for Children. She is an active member of committees on medical education for medical students and residents, working to develop curricula goals and objectives and resident quality improvement training. She has teaching experience at the undergraduate, medical school, and residency level. Dr. Gluchowski is the recipient of several awards, including the New England Pediatric Society Award, and serves as Chief Resident at the Massachussetts General Hospital for Children.

Garrett Zella, MD

Garrett C. Zella, MD
Instructor in Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Garrett C. Zella graduated in 2002 from the Tufts University School of Medicine and completed residency training at the Floating Hospital for Children, Tufts Medical Center; Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition at Massachusetts General Hospital; and the Summer Program for Clinical Effectiveness at the Harvard School of Public Health. He has held appointments as Clinical Fellow and Research and Clinical Fellow, both at Massachusetts General Hospital, and is currently Instructor in Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. He also serves as Associate Director of the Pediatric Residency Program at Massachusetts General Hospital. He has served on multiple major committees, and is a member in good standing of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition. Dr. Zella is also active in research and is an author on multiple orginal articles, book chapters, and presentations.
1. List diseases that present with symptoms suggestive of IBD
2. Distinguish IBD symptoms from other gastrointestinal disorders
3. Create a diagnostic approach uniquely tailored to the diagnosis of IBD