Session date: 
Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: 
Froedtert Hospital
9200 W Wisconsin Ave
Froedtert West - Room 6NT
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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Program Description: 

Abstract:
The faculty of the MCW Division of Biostatistics present a yearly statistical lecture series targeted at basic and clinical investigators. The series provides an introduction to statistical techniques and concepts used in medical research; a wide range of topics are included. Lectures are on Fridays throughout the Fall and Spring semesters.

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

AMA Credit Designation Statement: The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity 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: 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: 

This program is designed for physicians, residents, fellows, graduate students, MCW faculty and staff.

Learning objectives: 

Overall: To provide clinicians and researchers with tools to understand statistical methodology used in published papers and help them effectively communicate with statisticians about research projects.

Specific Objectives:

  • Familiarize the audience with basic statistical concepts and terminology.
  • Introduce commonly used statistical methodology.
  • Describe a variety of research design.
  • Illustrate benefits of careful statistical analysis.
  • Provide a forum for questions.
Faculty & credentials: 

Speaker:
Rodney Sparapani, PhD
Assistant Professor
Division of Biostatistics
Medical College of Wisconsin

Acitivity Director:
Ruta Brazauskas, PhD
Assistant Professor
Division of Biostatistics
Medical College of Wisconsin

Tiara Cargile
Program Coordinator
Division of Biostatistics
Medical College of Wisconsin

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Tiara Cargile
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-7439