Program Description: 

The Department of Plastic Surgery has conducted a Grand Rounds series for the continued education of faculty, staff, residents and fellows over the past 30 years.  These educational activities are weekly and comprise an hour of academic time.  The educational activity includes, on a rotating basis, a clinical outcomes conference where long-term results are presented and discussed, a morbidity and mortality conference where an ongoing review of complications is performed to maximize adherence to national guidelines and improve safety. These activities also include occupational sessions as well as medical legal sessions through the MCWAH Office.  The conference also typically includes 4 to 5 visiting off-campus professors per year as well as a curriculum-based presentations schedule.

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 Assistants
Allied Health Care Professionals

Medical Students

Learning objectives: 
  • The participant will be able to analyze and evaluate new technologies and techniques in plastic surgery and apply these to patient care, if applicable.
  • The participant will understand the importance of a multi-disciplinary approach to patient care by gaining insight from colleagues in other fields such as Infectious Disease, Otolaryngology, and Orthopedic Surgery.
  • The participant will gain a better understanding of the current guidelines and literature relating to plastic surgery and associated issues.
  • By attending the monthly morbidity & mortality sessions, the participant will be able to analyze challenges and breakdowns in patient care through case review and critique and utilize this information to improve patient care quality and outcomes.
Faculty & credentials: 

Robert J. Havlik, MD
James R. Sanger, MD
Hani S. Matloub, MD
John A. LoGiudice, MD
Arlen D. Denny, MD
John N. Jensen, MD
Nicholas Flugstad, MD
William Lao, MD

Jacques Machol, MD
Kristen Hudak, MD
Nicholas Kim, MD
Ryan Stehr, MD
Nicholas Do, MD
Karri Kluesner, MD

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose with the exception of the following persons:

William W. Dzwierzynski, MD Speaker for Auxillium
John B. Hijjawi, MD Speaker for LifeCell, Consultant for Allergan

In accordance with the ACCME® standards for Commercial Support Number 6, all in control of content disclosed any relevant financial relationships. These relationships were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest resolution process and resolved.


Deb Bruening
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 805-5456
Session date: 
07/23/2015 - 7:00am to 8:00am CDT
Froedtert Memorial Hospital
9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Dean Roe Auditorium
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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