Program Description: 

This weekly conference is designed to improve patient outcomes by reviewing and discussing specific cadiothoracic patient case treatment plans and case updates.

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
  • Physician Assistants
  • Residents
  • Fellows
  • Medical Students
  • Allied Health Care Professionals
Learning objectives: 

At the conclusion of this activity, I will e able to:

  • Assess new surgical treatments for heart and lung disease
  • Provide state of the art patient care by reviewing basic science translation opportunities and surgical techniques
  • Review "care maps" to correlate with national practice guidelines and local quality measures
  • Recognize "care map" deviations
  • Improve clinical judgement when specific cases are reviews and tested in a multidisciplinary fashion
Faculty & credentials: 
Planning Committee:
Zahir Rashid MD


Zahir Rashid MD
Hossein Almassi MD
Mario Gasparri MD
George Haasler MD
David Johnstone MD
Chris Rokkas MD
James Tweddell MD
Michael Mitchell MD
Ronald Woods MD
Bartlomiej Imielski MD
Ghulam Murtaza MD
Mohamed Algahim MD
Elizabeth Colwell MD
Carlos Encarnacion MD
Mortiz Wyler von Ballmoos MD


All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationshps to disclose except the following person(s):

Name CompanyRole
James Tweddell, MDCor matrixScientific Advisor
Ronald Woods, MDSt. Jude


Michael Mitchell, MDTAL DiagnosticsCo-Founder
 Ariosa DiagnosticsCo-Founder
In accordance with the ACCME®  Standards for Commercial Support Number 6, all in control of content disclosed any relevant financial relationships. These relationships were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest resolution process and resolved


Linda Baker
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-6919
Session date: 
03/11/2015 - 7:00am to 8:00am CDT
Froedtert Hospital
9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Specialty Clinics 5th Floor
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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