Session date: 
Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: 
Froedtert Hospital
9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Froedtert Specialty Clinics Building, 5th Floor, Conference room E5080
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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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: 

Endocrinologists
Physicians
Nurse Practitioners
Physician Assistants
Fellows
Residents
Allied Health Care Professionals

Learning objectives: 

1.  To appreciate the health and economic impact of diabetic vascular disease

2.  To appreciate the role mitochondria play in the development of vascular dysfunction and disease in diabetes

3.  To appreciate that interventions targeting mitochondrial form and function represent potential novel therapeutic targets in diabetic vascular disease

Faculty & credentials: 

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

Speaker:
Michael Widlansky, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology
Fellowship Director, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
The Medical College of Wisconsin
 

Dr. Teves Qualler has a financial relationship with Sanofi as a Speaker/Teacher and Dr. Widlansky has disclosed he has financial relationships with NIH and Merck as a Principal Investigator, all others had nothing to disclose.

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Debra Warpechowski
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-6724