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 "Heart Sink" patients in your practice
  • Appreciate the epidemiologic importance of comorbidities associated with FGID, including 2 emerging comorbidities: POTS and Benign Joint Hypermobility
  • Detail the neurophysiology of functional disorders
  • Overcome obstacles inherent in the management of patients with functional disorders - a new 'teach the teacher' program
Faculty & credentials: 
Planning Committee:
Julie L. Mitchell, MD, MS
Barbara Slawski, MD, MS, FACP, SFHM
Thomas Chelimsky, MD, Professor, Neurology
Gisela Chelimsky, MD, Professor, Pediatrics
All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose
Thomas Chelimsky, MD

Lundbeck Pharmaceuticals,

Ironwood Pharmaceuticals

Advisory Board
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, October 26, 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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