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: 

  • Utilize modern controversies in pediatric surgical care
  • Implement Quality and Safety initiatives in pediatric surgery
  • Discuss new developments in critical and surgical care of pediatric patients
Faculty & credentials: 
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.
Activity Director:
Casey Calkins, MD
Professor of Surgery
Division of Pediatric Surgery
Susan Becker, PA-C
Division of Pediatric Surgery
Lori Duesing, NP
Division of Pediatric Surgery


Teresa Hauser
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 266-6557
Series date: 
01/01/2022 - 7:45am CST to 12/31/2022 - 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
Series location: 
Hybrid Conference
Children's Wisconsin
Large 6M Conference Rm or Online via Zoom
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States


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