Program Description: 

This educational activity is designed to improve knowledge about research methodologies and techniques for improving patient care and health outcomes. PCOR seminars are also designed to foster collaborations and give researchers a chance to present/obtain feedback regarding health services research.

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: 

Health researchers interested in population science.

Learning objectives: 

PCOR Seminar Series Objectives:

  • Improve learners' knowledge about research methodologies and techniques for improving patient care and health outcomes
  • Provide a forum for researchers and clinicians to communicate about projects and receive feedback for their improvement
  • Foster effective collaboration on future efforts to assess and improve patient care and health outcomes
  • Summarize background information and current state-of-the-art aspects of health-critical issues in health care research


Faculty & credentials: 

Nathan Ledeboer, PhD, D(ABMM)
Associate Professor
Department of Pathology
Medical College of Wisconsin

Activity Director:
Siddhartha Singh, MD, MS
Associate Chief Quality Officer, Associate Dean of Quality in Clinical Affairs
Associate Professor
Division of General Internal Medicine
Board Certified - Internal Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin

Planning Committee Member
Faith O'Tool, BS
Program Coordinator III
Center for Patient Care & Outcomes Research (PCOR)
Medical College of Wisconsin

Dr. Ledeboer is a consultant for Nanosphere, ThermoFisher Scientific, LabCorp, iCubate, Copan Diagnostics, BD Diagnostics, and GeneWeave.  He is a board member for Evogen.  Dr. Ledeboer has active research grants with Meridian, Quidel, IMDx, Cepheid, BD, bioMerieux, Bruker Daltonics, Nanosphere, Seegene, Life Technologies, Prodesse, Great Basin Corp, iCubate, Biohelix, BioRad, Alere, Hardy Diagnostics, GenMark, Accelerate, BioFire and Copan Diagnostics.  He will discuss indications/products that are not FDA approved.


Faith O'Tool
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-7539
Session date: 
06/10/2016 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm CDT
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
MEB - M3077
Wauwatosa, 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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