Program Description: 
Newsletter topics will match themes of quality improvement discovered through our internal event reporting system which are discussed weekly at the anesthesia Quality steering committee meeting. Each filed event is logged and tracked and we are able to use analytics to identify trends.

In addition, the department as a whole and individual divisions take on quality projects which can be discussed in this newsletter.
Key Words: Standard of Care, Clinical Competence, Total Quality Management, Quality Assurance, Health Care, Practice Guidelines as Topic
Target audience: 
  • Physician
  • CRNA; Anesthesiology Assistant
Learning objectives: 

Participants who engage in this educational intervention will be able to:

  • The learner will be able to identify individual departmental patient QI goals, with specific interventions and patient-oriented goals as metrics of success
  • The learner will change from generalized practice to the recommended standardized quality- and value-based practices as highlighted in the educational content, including supplied specific literature. This will be measured in compliance evaluations
  • The learner will be able to link intraoperative interventions to post-operative patient safety outcomes
Faculty & credentials: 

Activity Directors:

Michael A. Fierro, MD

Assistant Professor

Department of Anesthesiology

Medical College of Wisconsin-Froedtert 


In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, Standard 3, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

  • Michael A. Fierro

The following persons in control of content disclosed the following financial relationships which were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest mitigation process and addressed.




Samantha Cusick
Series date: 
01/01/2023 - 6:45am CST to 12/31/2023 - 7:45am CST

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 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. 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 1.00 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Group description: 
Anesthesia Self-Guided Quality Improvement Program 2023
Series location: 
Froedtert Hospital
9200 W Wisconsin Avenue
Dean Roe Auditorium
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
United States


There are no sessions in this series.