Program Description: 

This educational activity is designed to provide participants with opportunities to learn about the clinical outcomes, epidemiologic, and clinical translational research that is being conducted in Southeastern Wisconsin. It provides opportunities for participants to network with experienced investigators and provides a forum in which to share and discuss research ideas. The seminar is structured so that the presenter provides an interactive overview of his/her research with emphasis on the research question, study design, research ethics, ways to solve barriers to conducting research, and research findings that result in further research ideas.

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals. 

Target audience: 

Physicians
Allied Health Care Professionals

Learning objectives: 

Provide knowledge and skills that will enhance the participant’s ability to engage in clinical research.

The following are examples of competencies that will be obtained by participants:

•             Formulate a well-defined clinical or translational research question to be studied in human or animal models.

•             Propose study designs for addressing a clinical or translational research question.

•             Assess the strengths and weaknesses of possible study designs for a given clinical or translational research question.

•             Identify measures to be applied to a clinical or translational research project.

2.            Enhance networking and collaboration among investigators from diverse backgrounds that will enhance the participant’s ability to engage in and translate clinical research into scholarship, advocacy and practice.

The following are examples of competencies that will be obtained by participants:

•             Communicate with scientists from diverse backgrounds.

•             Build an inter-disciplinary/intra-disciplinary/multidisciplinary team that expands the scope of one’s research.

•             Translate the implications of clinical and translational research findings for clinical practice, advocacy, or governmental groups.

3.            Apply ethical principles to one’s own research

The following are examples of competencies that will be obtained by participants:

•             Critique a clinical or translational research proposal for risks to human subjects.

•             Explain the special issues that arise in research with vulnerable participants and the need for additional safeguards.

•             Ethically determine when to communicate new research findings to patients.

Faculty & credentials: 

Activity Director: Laurens Holmes, MD, DrPH

Planning Committee:
Theodore Kotchen, MD
Ryan Spellecy, PhD
Terri deRoon Cassini, PhD

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose.

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Memory Bacon
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-4428
Series date: 
Monday, January 1, 2018 - 12:00pm to Monday, December 31, 2018 - 1:00pm
Series location: 
Medical College of Wsiconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States