Session date: 
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: 
University Club of Milwaukee
924 E. Wells St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
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: 

Surgeons benefit from learning about advances in the field of surgery. We know of this as a professional practice gap based on surgery journals, websites, etc. There are new preoperative evaluations and surgical techniques that need to be learned in order to provide best patient care. The planning committee determines the topics to be presented based on what is the most current and relevant issues in this area of study. 

About the Milwaukee Academy of Surgery
The Milwaukee Academy of Surgery is a membership-only organization open to all area surgeons meeting the membership criteria. Membership qualifications include surgeons who are engaged in the practice or teaching of surgery within the community. The Milwaukee Academy of Surgery is not affiliated with the American College of Surgery or the Wisconsin Surgical Society. Milwaukee Academy of Surgery members are all certified by the American Board of Surgery and are held to high professional standards. 
 
ACCME Accreditation Statement:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essentials Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Medical College of Wisconsin and the Milwaukee Academy of Surgery. The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the ACCME 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
  • Allied Health Professionals
Learning objectives: 

At the conclusion of this activity, I will understand:

-Factors impacting the patient experience
-The role that physicians play in the patient experience
-Best practices which will positively impact the patient experience.

Faculty & credentials: 
Activity Director(s):
Christopher Johnson, MD
Professor, Division of Transplant Surgery
 
 
Speaker:
James Merlino, MD, will present, Patient Experience: It's Not about Satisfaction! 
 

In accordance with the ACCMEⓇ standard for Commercial Support Number 6, all in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose with the exception of the following person(s):

NameCompanyRole

James Merlino, MD
Press Ganey
 

Press Ganey

Employee

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.

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Heidi Brittnacher
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 805-9427