Program Description: 

This educational activity is designed to incorporate evidence-based pathophysiology, diagnosis, and/or treatment of pediatric surgical disorders into clinical practice. Speakers will utilize their personal, institutional and evidence-based experience to address patient health care conditions requiring clinical and surgical treatment.  Speakers will also utilize departmental quality improvement data, M&M data, and patient safety data to improve outcomes of pediatric surgical disease and other aspects of surgical patients’ general health. Evidence-based data regarding the changing aspects/newer approaches to pediatric surgical disease will be analyzed, and critical issues related to surgery within the broader scope of American and global health care will be discussed.

Keywords:  Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, Pediatric Critical Care, Trauma, Neonatology, Pediatric Imaging, Quality and Safety

Target audience: 
  • Physicians 
  • Advanced Practice Professionals
  • Nurses 
  • Research Staff
Learning objectives: 

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

  • Attendees will understand modern controversies in pediatric surgical care
  • Attendees will better understand Quality and Safety initiatives in pediatric surgery
  • Attendees will understand new developments in critical and surgical care of pediatric patients
Faculty & credentials: 
Activity Director:
Casey Calkins, MD
Professor of Surgery
Division of Pediatric Surgery
Susan Becker, PA-C
Division of Pediatric Surgery



Teresa Hauser
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 266-6557
Series date: 
10/01/2020 - 7:45am CDT to 12/31/2021 - 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: 
Pediatric Surgery Grand Rounds 2021
Series location: 
Zoom Conference
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States


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