Program Description: 

Endocrine Research Grand rounds is an educational conference in clinical and basic science in Endocrinology at Froedtert Hospital campus on 1-2 Thursdays per month. The goal of this conference is for endocrinologists, endocrine surgeons, endocrine physician assistants, nurses, dietitians, endocrine fellows, nurse practitioners, PhD researchers, medicine residents and medical students to have a venue to present a variety of clinical and basic science updates as well as recent benchmarks in the field for the benefit of educating others and improve patient care on a vast array of topics in endocrinology.  The focus of this conference is education.

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: 

Nurse Practitioners
Physician Assistants
Allied Health Care Professionals

Learning objectives: 
  1. Understand the nature of human alkaline phosphatases.
  2. Understand how bone alkaline phosphatase acts crucially in skeletal development.
  3. Understand the etiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, and potential medical treatments for hypophosphatasia - the last heritable rickets for which there is no medical therapy.
Faculty & credentials: 

Activity Director:
Denise Teves Qualler, MD
Associate Professor
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Clinical Nutrition
The Medical College of Wisconsin

Michael P. Whyte, MD
Medical-Scientific Director,
Center for Metabolic Bone Disease aned Molecular Research,
Shriners Hospital for Children
St. Louis, MO

Dr. Teves Qualler has a financial relationship with Sanofi as a Speaker/Teacher and Michael P. Whyte, MD has disclosed he has financial relationships with Alexion Pharmaceuticals for Research Grant Support, all others had nothing to disclose.


Debra Warpechowski
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-6724
Session date: 
10/29/2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm CDT
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
MACC Fund Research Building, 3rd Floor, Room M3075-M3095
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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