Program Description: 

The pediatric urology conference series is a multimodal weekly educational conference to address ongoing educational needs of pediatric urology RN’s, NP’s, clinical research staff and MD’s.  Rotating formats of didactic sessions on various topics in pediatric urology are utilized in conjunction with interactive journal clubs and case-based presentations for discussion and practice improvement.  Emphasis is placed on defining and creating opportunities for multispecialty educational opportunities and collaborations with other specialties, including pathology, radiology, general surgery, neurosurgery, nephrology and other disciplines with whom pediatric urologists interact in the care of clinical patients.

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 (fellow/resident), Physician Assistants, Nurses/Nurse Practitioners

Learning objectives: 
  • Describe the current known best practices of pediatric urology and identify gaps in evidence based medicine for this condition
  • Make a plan to incorporate best practices into routine clinical care
  • Identify and engage critical stakeholders in other disciplines to collaboratively improve overall care for children with pediatric urologic conditions.
Faculty & credentials: 


Travis Groth, MD, Associate Professor - Children's Hospital WI/MCW

Heidi Vanderpool, APNP - Children's Hospital WI

Children’s Wisconsin and the Medical College of Wisconsin

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose with the exception of the following and in accordance with the ACCME® standards for Commercial Support Number 6, these relationships were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest resolution process and resolved.



Connie Kemmel
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 337-3550

Journal Club:

Heidi Vanderpool, APNP 

1.The use of nitrofurantoin for children with acute cystitis caused by Extended-spectrum B-lactamases producing Escherichia coli.

Kara, A. & Gurgoze, M.K. (2019) Journal of Pediatric Urology. or

   Dr. Travis Groth MD, 

                                         Program Director of Robotics - Children's Hospital of Wisconsin & Associate Professor the Medical College of Wisconsin                                          

1. Efficacy of Peristeen - transanal irrigation system for neurogenic bowel in the pediatric population.

                Gordon, T., Vandersteen, D.R., Dryjanski, L. & Carpenter, L. (2019).


2. Long-term outcomes in primary male epispadias

Thomas, J.S., Shenoy M., Mushtaq, I. & Wood, D. (2019).


3.The Prevalence, Clinicodemographics, and Outcomes of Incidental and Symptomatic Renal Cysts in a Pediatric Cohort Undergoing Ultrasonography.

Okelly, F., Mcalpine, K., Abdeen, N., Keays, M. A., Leonard, M. P., & Guerra, L. A. (2019). Journal of Urology, 202(2),  doi: 10.1097/ju.0000000000000264          



Session date: 
Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
999 N 92nd Street
Children’s Corporate Center, CCC255
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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