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 accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for 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™. 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

Learning objectives: 
  • To increase knowledge about contemporary management of surgical disease and pertinent issues relevant to general surgery
  • Explain barriers to and methods of overcoming obstacles to the implementation of new and suggested management strategies in the treatment of surgical patients, pertinent to surgeons practicing in the greater Milwaukee area
  • Improve interdisciplinary communication
Faculty & credentials: 

Activity Director:
Tim Ridolfi, MD

 

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Contact

Name: 
Heidi Brittnacher
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-1831
Series date: 
Monday, January 6, 2020 - 6:15pm to Thursday, December 31, 2020 - 9:00pm
Series location: 
University Club of Milwaukee
924 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202
United States