Program Description: 

This conference incorporates 11 different divisions within the entire Department of Surgery, as each Division has its unique research program and varies along the spectrum of basic, translational, clinical and outcomes research. Our conferences focus on being able to share best practices and information, as well as offer further education topics from external (to the Department) speakers for all groups to learn, adapt, and excel in their research endeavors, which includes but is not limited to research project design, implementation, acquisition of funding, and dissemination of research products to ultimately benefit patient care.

Target audience: 
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Psychologist
  • Research Coordinators
Learning objectives: 
Participants who engage in this educational intervention will be able to:
  • Address the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and/or treatment of surgical disorders using scientific data and reports. Identify innovative surgical techniques to manage surgical conditions
  • Identify other professionals' clinical experience with surgical conditions including clinical management, multidisciplinary care and clinical outcomes
  • Provide cutting-edge surgical ideas grounded in evidenced-based medicine that will impact local/regional practice patterns with the ultimate goal of improved patient outcomes
  • Gain knowledge on critical research methods, such as project design, implementation, acquisition of funding, and dissemination of research products
Faculty & credentials: 
Activity Director:
Gwen Lomberk, PhD
Chief, Division of Research
Director, Basic Science Research
Associate Professor of Surgery and Pharmacology & Toxicology



Krissa Packard
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-1861
Series date: 
Friday, January 1, 2021 - 11:00am to Friday, December 31, 2021 - 12:00pm

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 Research Conference 2021
Series location: 
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Virtual Meeting - Alumni Center
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States