Program Description: 

Surgical cases from the previous week are selected for discussion based on a complication, death or interesting feature. The clinical details are presented. Diagnostic images and tests are reviewed. Literature references are presented and discussed. The case is discussed by the faculty and key learning points and opportunities process for improvement are identified.

Keywords: Quality and Safety, General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Trauma, Colorectal Surgery, Vascular Surgery 

Target audience: 
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
Learning objectives: 
Participants who engage in this educational intervention will be able to:
  • Understand the pathophysiology and treatment of surgical conditions
  • Identify surgical events and decision making that may be associated with errors, complications, or death of patients
  • Analyze current medical literature and evidence based decision making for surgical care
  • Develop alternative treatment algorithms for surgical conditions
  • Appreciate health system or process issues that may impact patient care
Faculty & credentials: 
Activity Director:
Gary Seabrook, MD
Senior Medical Director - Peri-Operative Services
Froedtert Hospital 
Vice Chair for Peri-Operative Services - Department of Surgery 
Professor - Division of Vascular Surgery 
Medical College of Wisconsin 


Theresa Neitzel
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-1829
Series date: 
01/01/2021 - 6:45am CST to 12/31/2021 - 7:45am 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: 
Surgery Morbidity and Mortality Conference 2021
Series location: 
Medical College of Wisconsin Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States