2016 Medical College of Wisconsin & MD Anderson Cancer Center Endocrine Surgery Symposium

Green Bay, WI US
May 6, 2016

This educational activity is designed to highlight current issues in the management of disorders of the thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands through didactic lectures, panel discussions, and case presentations. Invited speakers include well-known academic surgeons who are well-published in their respective fields and who can provide up-to-date summaries of the topics. 

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 a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

HOURS OF PARTICIPATION FOR ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 6.75 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Please note: a $2.50 processing fee will be assessed for all registrations. 

Refund Policy:
Cancellations must be received in writing. Cancellations postmarked April 6, 2016 and earlier will be fully refunded. No refunds are available for cancellations postmarked after April 6, 2016.

This course is complimentary for Fellows, Residents and Students; however registration is required; for instructions on how to receive your complimentary registration you must contact Heidi Brittnacher at 414-805-9427 
or hbrittna@mcw.edu before attempting to register on-line.
 
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Target Audience

  • Endocrine Surgeons
  • General Surgeons
  • Endocrinologists
  • Otolaryngolgists
  • Surgical Oncologists
  • Primary Care Physicinas
  • Fellows, Residents, and Students
  • Allied Health Professionals

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the initial diagnosis and indications for surgery in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism.
  • Discuss the different operative techniques for parathyroidectomy
  • Discuss the management of patients with adrenal nodular disease
  • Discuss evaluation of patients with thyroid disease (thyroid nodules and hyperthyroidism)
  • Discuss extent of surgery and surgical techniques for patients undergoing thyroidectomy
Additional information

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Heidi Brittnacher
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 805-9427
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 6.75 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
01/15/2016
Course expires: 
12/31/2016
Event starts: 
05/06/2016 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
05/06/2016 - 5:00pm
Cost:
$2.50
Lambeau Field
1265 Lombardi Avenue
Legends Club Room
Green Bay, WI 54304
United States
TOUR INFORMATION
 
ACCOMMODATIONS
 
Hilton Garden Inn Green Bay
A block of rooms is reserved for registrants for both Thursday, May 5th and Friday, May 6th until April 6, 2016, at a special rate of $139 single, plus tax, per night. Please call the Hilton Garden Inn Green Bay at (920) 405-0400 and mention the MCW Endocrine Surgery Symposium when making your reservations.
Hilton Garden Inn Green Bay
1015 Lombardi Avenue
Green Bay, WI 54304
 
Aloft Green Bay
A block of rooms is reserved for registrants for Thursday, May 5th until April 6, 2016, at a special rate of $119 single, plus tax, per night. Please call the Aloft Green Bay at (920) 884-0800 and mention the MCW Endocrine Surgery Symposium when making your reservations.
Aloft Green Bay
465 Pilgrim Way
Green Bay, WI 54304
 
 
 
Tour Information: Note that there is a $25 charge for individuals who sign up for the symposium and tour, but don't attend the tour. 
 
 
 
Planning Committee: 
 
Tracy Wang, MD, MPH
Chief, Section of Endocrine Surgery
Associate Professor
Division of Surgical Oncology
Medical College of Wisconsin
 
Tina Yen, MD 
Associate Professor
Division of Surgical Oncology
Medical College of Wisconsin
 
MCW Speakers: 
 
Azadeh A. Carr, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
 
Ty B. Carroll, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
 
Joseph L. Shaker, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine
 
Douglas B. Evans, MD
Professor
Donald Ausman Chair, Department of Surgery
 
Gilbert G. Fareau, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
 
Mark D. Hohenwalter, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
 
Bradley J. Javorsky, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
 
External Speakers:
 
Jeffrey E. Lee, MD
Professor
Chair, Department of Surgical Oncology
University of Texas - M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
 
Elizabeth G. Grubbs, MD
Associate Professor
University of Texas - M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
 
Samuel Hyde, MMSc
Genetic Counselor
University of Texas - M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
 
Laura A. Andrews, MD
Endocrinologist 
 
 

In accordance with the ACCMEⓇ standard for Commercial Support Number 6, all in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose with the exception of the following person(s):

NameCompanyRole
Laura A. Andrews, MD
Endocrinologist 

AstraZeneca

Bohringer Ingelheim/Eli Lilly

Sanofi Aventis

Speaker

Speaker

Speaker

Ty B. Carroll, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine

Corsept Therapeutics

Novartis

Consultant

Researcher

Joseph L. Shaker, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine
ShireHonorarium

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.

 
 

Available Credit

  • 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 6.75 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/15/2016
Course expires: 
12/31/2016

Price

Cost:
$2.50
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