Program Description: 

This CME program addresses gaps in medical knowledge and best practices with regards to the clinical practice of internal medicine and teaching learners the discipline of internal medicine.  These conferences update the audience with new findings and best practices to match current understanding in the field of internal medicine so that our faculty are knowledgeable, competent, and practice patient care of value to the patient.


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(s) ™. 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: 
  • Physicians/Faculty
  • Allied Health Professionals
Learning objectives: 

At the conclusion of this activity, I will be able to:

  • Identify some potential reasons for the dramatic increase in the incidence of pulmonary embolism diagnosed by CT-pulmonary angiography
  • Describe the problem of "false-positive" results related to the diagnosis of subsegmental pulmonary emboli (SSPE)
  • Formulate a managmeent strategy for treating SSPE patients including those with/without an underlyning malignancy
Faculty & credentials: 
Planning Committee:
Julie L. Mitchell, MD, MS
Barbara Slawski, MD, MS, FACP, SFHM
James L. Sebastian, MD
Professor of Medicine
General Internal Medicine
Veteran's Administration
All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose
All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose with the exception of the following and in accordance with the ACCME® standards for Commercial Support Number 6, these relationships were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest resolution process and resolved.


Shirley Perez
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 805-0949
Session date: 
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 7:30am to 10:30am
Froedtert Hospital - Cancer Center building
9200 W. Wisconsin Ave
C5407 conference room, 5th floor off M elevators
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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