Program Description: 

The Multimodal Spine Education Committee provides a series of educational presentations related to various aspects of care for the back/neck pain patient. Topics will cover a broad array of care, focusing on different physician/provider specialties, treatment interventions, therapeutic services, and how to blend these together for a multimodal approach for care. The target audience includes primary care, urgent care, and other medical providers who interface with these patients. It also includes other clinical professionals that participate in some aspect of care for back/neck patients, so they have a deeper understanding of how their service offerings fit within the broader options available for these patients.

Target audience: 
  • Physicians 
  • Nurse Practitioners 
  • Nurses
  • Chiropractors
  • Physical/Occupational Therapists
  • Other healthcare professionals interfacing with back/neck patients
Learning objectives: 

Participants who engage in this educational intervention will be able to: 

  • Identify the broader scope of Back/Neck Treatment Services available for patients within F&MCW, in order to refer patients appropriately when indicated by their condition.
  • Able to successfully provide care for back/neck patients within one's own scope of practice to optimize patient care. 
  •  Broaden the ability to collaborate on care with other back/neck treatment providers, in order to deliver an effective treatment solution.
Faculty & credentials: 
Activity Director:
Ally Buxton, MBA, LAT
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Medical College of Wisconsin-Froedtert

Planning Committee Member(s):

Brandon Rebholz, MD

Associate Professor

Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Medical College of Wisconsin-Froedtert


Riccardo Colella, DC

Associate Professor
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Medical College of Wisconsin-Froedtert

In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, Standard 3, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

  • Ally Buxton
  • Brandon Rebholz
  • Riccardo Colella

The following persons in control of content disclosed the following financial relationships which were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest mitigation process and addressed.

No conflicts for any persons associated with these educational events. All are Froedtert Health or MCW staff.  


Ally Buxton
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 805-0961
Series date: 
01/01/2023 - 7:45am CST to 12/31/2023 - 8:45am CST

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 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.

Group description: 
Multimodal Spine Education Series 2023
Series location: 
Hybrid Conference
Children's Wisconsin
Large 6M Conference Rm or Online via Zoom
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States


Session Date
Multimodal Spine Education Series 2023 - 1 SPINE VS HIP PAIN 03/22/2023 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CDT
Multimodal Spine Education Series 2023 - 2 Pain Psychology 06/01/2023 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CDT
Scoliosis in the Adult Patient 11/09/2023 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CST