Yecheskel Schneider, MD, MS is currently an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine in Division of Gastroenterology at the hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. His research interests include the cost-effectiveness of medical therapies for the treatment of IBD disease, as well as the treatment of IBD in the elderly. He graduated from New York University School of Medicine and was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha medical honors society. He completed his internal medicine residency at New York Presbyterian- Weill Cornell Medical Center, and stayed at Weill Cornell for his gastroenterology fellowship. During fellowship, he completed a Master’s of Science in Health Policy and Economics from the Weill Cornell Graduate School. He also recently completed an advanced inflammatory bowel diseases fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania.