REACH

 

 

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California is pleased to host the 6th Annual REACH Symposium. Medical professionals from across North America & REACH board members convene every year to discuss current Hirschsprung Disease (HD) research, educate families and raise more awareness for those living with & affected by Hirschsprung Disease. The event is FREE and all are welcome to attend, especially HD families. The event is child-friendly!

Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018
Address: 2425 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95817
Time: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Register: Please register here on Eventbrite

Questions

Please email REACH at reachhirschsprungs@gmail.com.

Topics will include:

– Introduction to Hirschsprung Disease
– When things don’t go as planned: Surgical Issues & Motility and Sphincter Issues
– Genetics of Hirschsprung Disease  and long-term non-colorectal issues
– Tips to improve outcomes after surgery for Hirschsprung Disease
– Hirschsprung Disease diet for improved outcomes
– Transitions: From adolescence to adulthood

Out of town guests can use the following hotel suggestions:

Courtyard by Marriott Sacramento Midtown
Address: 4422 Y St, Sacramento, CA 95817
(916) 455-6800
Website

Hotel Med Park
Address: 2356 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95817
(916) 455-4000
Website

Hampton Inn & Suites Sacramento at CSUS
Address: 1875 65th St, Sacramento, CA 95819
(916) 451-1135
Website

Learn more about our Pediatric Colorectal Center here.

Patient Referral

916-453-2191
916-453-2111 (Emergency Referral)
916-453-2395 (fax)
referrals.ncal@shrinenet.org

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