Program Description: 

This educational activity is designed to highlight innovation, discovery, or updates in medical science with an emphasis on how these apply to diagnosis, treatment, or outcomes in clinical care of the pediatric patient. It also disseminates current changes in health care policies and trends in health care education and professionalism.  Education is provided by speakers that present basic science in such a way that is educational and relevant to a general clinician.  Speakers provide updates on clinical guidelines for diagnosis and treatment using evidence-based medicine from the literature and leading experts. On topics of health care policies, epidemiologic changes and population health, or health care education or professionalism, specific speakers are sought for their expertise and present in these areas.  Invited speakers from other academic institutions, as well as internal MCW faculty, form the PGR speaker roster.

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.


Target audience: 

Physician, Physician (fellow/resident), Psychologist, Social Worker, Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, AP/NP, Nurse, Pharmacist

Learning objectives: 
  1.  Educate clinicians, basic scientists, advanced practice providers, and trainees on important topics in medicine and pediatric related topics.
  2. Develop an understanding in public health care policy and current controversies that impact the health of children and young adult populations.
  3. Choose effective strategies and clinical approaches to diagnosing and managing common and uncommon symptoms or problems.
  4. Describe specific elements in a patient history and physical examination used to make accurate diagnoses in pediatric patients.
  5. Interpret and accurately synthesize available data to construct a prioritized and complete differential diagnosis.
  6. Discuss and critique short and long-term management decisions pertinent to the medical conditions or patient cases discussed.
  7. Be better informed on methods to improve health care education to improve the performance of the next generation of pediatric physicians and advanced health care providers.
  8. Activate knowledge and awareness that enhance providers’ professional skills, mindfulness, and growth.
Faculty & credentials: 

Planning Committee:

Matthew Jandrisevits, PhD

Robert Lane, MD

Cindy Pan, MD

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




Stephanie Dhein
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 337-7030
Series date: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2020 - 8:30am to Thursday, December 31, 2020 - 9:30am
Series location: 
Children's Wisconsin
9000 W. 92nd Street
Briggs and Stratton Auditorium (second floor)
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States