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: 
  • Physicians                       
  • Physician (fellows/residents)        
  • Physician Assistants 
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Nurses                   
  • AP/NP
  • Pharmacists
  • Psychologist
  • Social Workers
Learning objectives: 

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

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

In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Commercial Support Six, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Activity Director: 
Cynthia Pan, MD
Chief, Professor Nephrology, Pediatrics

Planning Committee:
David Margolis, MD
Interim Chair, Professor Administration, Pediatrics

In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Commercial Support Six, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. These relationships were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest resolution process and resolved.



Stephanie Dhein
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 337-7030
Series date: 
01/01/2021 - 8:30am CST to 12/31/2021 - 9:30am CST
Series location: 
Children's Wisconsin
9000 W. 92nd Street
Briggs and Stratton Auditorium (second floor)
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States