Program Description: 

This educational activity is designed to improve knowledge about research methodologies and techniques for conducting effective primary care and community-engaged research, and the application of research findings in efforts to improve health and reduce disparities for vulnerable patient populations. Seminars are also designed to foster collaborations and provide attendees’ an opportunity to gain valuable feedback regarding primary care and community-engaged research. Our research focuses on identifying and administering high-quality cost-effective care and health improvement strategies to improve health care to patients seeking care at primary care clinics; and to conduct community-engaged research to address root causes that contribute to health disparities among at-risk populations in, and beyond, Milwaukee.

Target audience: 

Allied Health Care Professionals

Learning objectives: 
  • Demonstrate improved understanding of current MCW community-engaged and primary care research initiatives.
  • Describe qualitative and quantitative research approaches used in primary care and community-engaged research.
  • Identify appropriate mentors, colleagues, and community partners with whom to collaborate on primary care and community-engaged research endeavors.
  • Discuss current local, national, and international initiatives and trends related to primary care and community-engaged research.
  • Describe – and identify appropriate research strategies to address – race- and ethnicity-based health disparities.
Faculty & credentials: 

Program Director: Linda Meurer, MD


All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose.


Melissa DeNomie
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-8867
Series date: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 12:00pm to Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - 12:00pm

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. 


Series location: 
The Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
HUB A7520/A7628
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States