Program Description: 

Department of Medicine Grand Rounds is a weekly conference during the academic year to highlight updates and changes to best practices of internal medicine and medicine subspecialties. Attendees will learn updated medical knowledge and new programs to provide evidence-based practice and improve patient care.


Key Words: 


  • Evidence-based practice
  • Internal medicine and subspecialties
  • New programs
Target audience: 
  • Physician
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician Assistant
  • Nurse
  • Pharmacist
  • Psychologist
  • Social Worker
Learning objectives: 

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

COVID-19 infection outcomes and testing outreach efforts among people living with HIV in Milwaukee, WI

  • Examine current research outcomes of COVID-19 infection in PL WH
  • Reflect on amount of time and energy spent counseling patients about vaccination
  • Acknowledge the role other medical professional outside of physicians have in patient outcomes

Prevalence, Predictors, and Outcomes of Type 2 NSTEMI in Hospitalized Patients with COVID-19

  • Examine the pertinent points in a patient's history which may hel prognosticate their disease
  • Review COVID-19 therapy options
  • Access evidenced-based medicine as it relates to COVID-19 therapy

Improving Resident-Nursing Communication

  • Identify challenges and barriers to effective communication between residents and nursing staff
  • Examine strategies to improve communication
  • Implement a new strategy to improve resident and nursing communication


Faculty & credentials: 

In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, Standard 3, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Trevor Birkey, MD

PGY 3 Internal Medicine Resident


Sahishnu Patel, DO

PGY 3 Internal Medicine Resident


Joanne Woodard, MD

PGY 2 Medicine Geriatrics Resident






Kathy A Rafel
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-0531

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: 
05/20/2022 - 8:00am to 9:00am CDT
United States
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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