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:

  • Identify and locate resources available for comprehensive management of severe infections in patients who use intravenous drugs
  • Identify underlying patient triggers for discharge against medical advice that can be proactively avoided or mitigated
  • Incorporate and individualize goals of care discussions
  • Recognize the need for a coordinated multi-disciplinary approach to the care of hospitalized patients who use intravenous drugs
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.

Paul J. Cimoch, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Medical Director Hospitalist Division

Co-Director ED OBS Unit

Division of General Internal Medicine


Jack Keegan MD

Assistant Professor

Division of Infectious Disease


William J. Peppard, PharmD, BCPS, FCCM

Pain Stewardship Coordinator, Froedtert Health

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Division of Trauma & Critical Care


Paul F. Stellmacher MD

Assistant Professor

Department of Medicine

Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine


Kimberly Stoner, MD

Associate Professor

Division of General Internal Medicine


Jane Njeri Wainaina, MD, FACP, FHM, FIDSA

Associate Professor

Division of Infectious Diseases

Department of Medicine


Associate Professor (secondary appointment)

Department of Surgery 

Enterprise Medical Director for Antimicrobial Stewardship




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: 
11/04/2022 - 8:00am to 9:00am CDT
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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