Program Description: 
This conference series will discuss 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. The individual experiences and knowledge bases of the physicians, clinical members and invited speakers are used to augment the total knowledge base of the group as a whole allowing all learners with lesser time and experiences to broaden their funds of knowledge and decision making.

Key Words: Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Heart Surgery
Target audience: 
  • Physician
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician Assistant
  • Medical Students
Learning objectives: 

Participants who engage in this educational intervention 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 opportunities and surgical techniques
  • Review "care maps" to correlate with national practice guidelines and local quality measures
  • Recognize "care map" Deviation
Faculty & credentials: 

Activity Directors:

Lyle Joyce, MD

Associate Professor

Department of Surgery

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.

  • Lyle Joyce

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.




Shirley Geurtsen
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: 
Cardiothoracic Surgery Case Conference 2023
Series location: 
Froedtert Hospital
9200 W Wisconsin Avenue
Dean Roe Auditorium
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
United States


Session Date
Cardiothoracic M & M - Cardiac 10/18/2023 - 7:00am to 8:00am CDT
Cardiothoracic M & M - Thoracic 10/25/2023 - 7:00am to 8:00am CDT
Cardiothoracic M & M - Presentations 11/08/2023 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
Cardiothoracic M & M - Cardiac 11/15/2023 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
Cardiothoracic M & M - Thoracic 11/22/2023 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
Cardiothoracic M & M - Presentations 11/29/2023 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
Cardiothoracic M & M - Interesting Cases 12/13/2023 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST