Program Description: 

There is increasing concern about physicians’ relationships with pharmaceutical and medical device companies that could influence prescribing behaviors or bias research.  While some professional societies have issued guidelines regarding how physicians ought to manage conflicts of interests, practicing physicians lack opportunities to practice applying these guidelines outside of their actual clinical encounters.  This interactive clinician led small group discussion for M2s in the Foundational Capstone Course focused on the application of ethical priniciples to clinical scenarios that pose management dilemmas. Small group faciliatators who complete pre reading assignment and complete a post test following discussion are eligible to receive CME credit for sessions.

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:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this Live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. 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 2.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.


Target audience: 

Preceptors assigned to teach the Foundational Capstone Ethics Discussions

Learning objectives: 
  • Appreciate importance of disclosure of potential conflicts of interest.
  • Recognize financial conflicts of interests inherent the healthcare system in various reimbursement models
  • Identify the ethical principles that guide physician behavior when faced with financial conflicts of interest.
Faculty & credentials: 
Kim Stoner, MD, MS, FACP
Assistant Professor
Departments of Internal Medicine and Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine
Foundational Capstone Course Director, Medical College of Wisconsin
No relevant financial relationships to disclose


Theresa Krausert
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-4194
Session date: 
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 2.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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