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 and 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.
Keywords:  Cardiac Surgery, Heart Surgery, Thoracic Surgery


Target audience: 
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • 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" Diviation


Faculty & credentials: 

Activity Director:

Lyle D. Joyce, MD, PhD
Professor, Section Chief of Adult Cardiac Surgery,
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
The Medical College of Wisconsin

In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Commercial Support Six, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. These relationships were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest resolution process and resolved.




 Lyle Joyce, MD, PhD

 SynCardia Systems, LLC

 Surgical Proctor, Advisory Board

 Lyle Joyce, MD, PhD

 St. Jude Medical Business Services, Inc


Lyle Joyce, MD, PhDMedical 21, IncAdvisory Board
Lyle Joyce, MD, PhDMI-VAD, Inc. Advisory Board
Lyle Joyce, MD, PhDNeoCardial TechnologiesBoard of Directors


Shirley Geurtsen
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-6904
Series date: 
01/01/2021 - 7:00am CST to 12/31/2021 - 8:00am 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 1.0 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. 
Group description: 
Cardiothoracic Surgery Case Conference 2021
Series location: 
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
HUB A5001
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States