Program Description: 

There are new preoperative evaluations and surgical techniques that need to be disseminated in order to provide best patient care. Teaching physicians need to stay current in all areas of their specialty in order to teach and supervise residents, particularly when on call.
The most current and relevant cases in surgery are discussed and review of multiple cases that include a variety of complicated cases coupled with the latest literature from peer-reviewed journals will allow continuous performance improvements.


Key Words: Aorta, Surgery and Healthcare, Aortic aneurysm, Aortic diseases

Target audience: 
  • Physician
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician Assistant
  • Nurse
Learning objectives: 

Participants who engage in this educational intervention will be able to:

  • Explain the critical issues relating to complicated aortic disease within the broader scope of the American healthcare.
  • Review the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and/or treatment of various vascular and endovascular disorders.
  • Discuss the current changing aspects/newer approaches to vascular and endovascular disease that include the aorta.
  • Discuss the effect of vascular and endovascular disease and other aspects of a patient's general health.


Faculty & credentials: 

Activity Directors:

Peter Rossi, MD

Chief Professor

Department of Surgery

Medical College of Wisconsin


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.

Peter RossiTerumo AorticConsultant


Rebecca Teller
Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation of Credit 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 Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
Session date: 
05/18/2023 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm CDT
Virtual Meeting
Milwaukee, 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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