Session date: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: 
North Hills Health Center
W129 N7055 Northfield Dr. #A-203
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
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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Program Description: 

What is the clinical/research/teaching/administrative issue you want to address?  The City-Wide Endocrinology Case Conference is a case conference to discuss patients with diabetes and endocrinology disorders.  We have sponsored this dynamic conference for the past 25 years.  Endocrinologists from multiple health care systems, as well as internists and other subspecialists contribute to the conference.  The goals are for all of us to learn from each other with respect to diagnostic, therapeutic, and clinical challenges with respect to both common and uncommon cases of endocrine, diabetes, and metabolic diseases. 

Why is this an issue?   Endocrinology care has become more specialized and it is difficult for a single individual to have up-to-date expertise in diabetes, obesity, lipids, pituitary tumors, Cushing's, metabolic bone disease, osteoporosis, women's health, adrenal hypertension, as well as others.  Many endocrine disorders are rare and the case conference also allows us to learn from the experience of other physicians.

What is it that you want to change amongst the many variables that are causing the issue?   Goals would include to improve knowledge of participating attendees so that they can better care for their patients.  Additionally, improving the understanding of regional expertise and care is also gained from this conference.

How will you know you were effective in producing that change?  Quarterly evaluations are given out at the conference to validate the benefit to attendees
 

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: 

Endocrinologists from multiple health care systems, as well as internists and other subspecialists, RNs, APPs, dietitians

Learning objectives: 
  • Discuss updates in the diagnosis and management of general endocrine disease
  • Discuss updates in the diagnosis and management of diabetes
  • Identify treatment strategies and controversies in the diagnosis and management of endocrine diseases
  • Review the diagnostic and treatment guidelines from peer review sources with respect to diabetes and endocrine diseases
Faculty & credentials: 
Bradley Javorsky, MD - MCW
Beth Lalande, MD - MCW
Steven Magill, MD, PhD, MCW
Brian Rose, MD - MCW
Joseph Shaker, MD - MCW

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose.  With the exception of: 

Ty Carroll, MD, Concept Therapeutics 
James Findling, MD, Concept Therapeutics and Novartis

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.

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Ginny Wiatrowski
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 777-7661