Program Description: 

The visiting professor series is designed to offer timely, current and critical education to all types of Anesthesia practitioners (faculty, ancillary staff, and residents). The visiting professor series will focus on the integration of new research/literature/techniques into the current knowledge base of the faculty and residents. Much emphasis will be given on how to integrate the information into clinical practices. Speakers are carefully selected based on the quality of the education they will provide the audience (new information/skills/techniques) and the relevance and timeliness to the field of Anesthesiology.


Key Words: Value-based care, Benchmarks for clinical care, Prehabilitation and outcome, Extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation

Target audience: 
  • Physicians
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants
  • Medical Students
Learning objectives: 

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

  • Acquire new and updated (relevant, evidence-based, and best practices) knowledge
  • Apply knowledge into clinical practice by promoting current anesthetic standards
  • Develop new skills and/or information that participants will be able to integrate into their clinical work that may increase quality of care, patient safety, and cost effectiveness
  • Develop how to more effectively develop (acquire/integrate) effective clinical care plans


Faculty & credentials: 
Activity Director:
Cynthia A. Lien, MD
Chair, Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Medical College of Wisconsin-Froedtert 



Jo Shapiro, MD
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Director, Center for Professionalism and Peer Support, Brigham and Women's Hospital

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.

  • Cynthia A. Lien
  • Jo Shapiro


Samantha Cusick
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 805-8703
Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation of Credit 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 Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
Session date: 
05/03/2023 - 6:30am to 7:30am CDT
Virtual Meeting
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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