Program Description: 

Broaden the knowledge of our physicians, residents, and medical students about new and innovative surgical techniques; research studies and outcomes, enhance pre-operative and post-operative patient care, implementation of new guidelines as the climate of healthcare changes.


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 be able to:

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


Zahir Rashid MD
George Haasler MD
Hossein Almassi MD
David Johnstone MD
Chris Rokkas MD
Ronald Woods MD
Michael Mitchell MD
Mahmood Mirhoseini MD
Carlos Encarnacion MD
Dustin Hang MD
Peter Kouretas MD
Betsy Colwell MD
Joseph McGraw NP

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

Name CompanyRole
Michael Mitchell MDAriosa DiagnosticsCo-founder
 TAL 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: 
11/09/2016 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
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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