RSS Coordinator(s):
  • Esther Schulman
  • Allison Ishizaki
  • Katherine Vaughan
Series date: 
01/01/2023 - 12:00am CST to 12/31/2023 - 11:59am CST

Series Overview

This activity is designed for UW Department of Medicine faculty, residents, fellows, and a wider array of interested health care professionals. Each session is designed to integrate basic science and clinical research into clinical practice for physicians, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, students, and the remainder of the interprofessional team. The content is meant to be applicable to the current/potential scope of practice of the target audience.

Target Audience

 MD/DO, APRN, Physician Assistants, and Students.

Planning Committee

Laura Zakowski, MD, ChairKatherine Vaughan, CoordinatorKelsey Holbert, MDEmily Zentz, RN
Kristen Panther, NPAlex Hoffman, MDGeralyn Palmer, MD 
Natalie Weidner, MDFrancesca Garofalo, MDAllison Ishizaki  


Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statements

American Medical Association (AMA)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 ANCC contact hour.

ANCC pharmacotherapeutic contact hours will be calculated and awarded as appropriate per session to meet the needs of advanced practice nurses.

AAPA Credit Designation Statement 

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.



American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) (for select sessions - see session page for details)

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Participant completion information will be shared with the ABIM through PARS. By recording your attendance at this event, you are giving UW-ICEP permission to share this information with ABIM.

Continuing Education Units

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for 0.1 continuing education units (CEUs) or 1 hour.


It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) to identify, mitigate and disclose all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* held by the  speakers/presenters, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this accredited continuing education (CE).  In addition, speakers, presenters and authors must disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation. For this accredited continuing education activity, all relevant financial relationships have been mitigated and detailed disclosures are listed below.

* Ineligible companies are those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interests.

Detailed disclosures will be available prior to the start of the activity.

Disclosures for Planning Committee - January 1, 2023 – February 28, 2023
Disclosures for Planning Committee



  • Medical Knowledge


  • Teams and Teamwork


  • Address Health Disparities

Additional Activity Goals

JAC 14

IP — Competence

Series location: 
UW Hospital (and Virutal)
600 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53792
United States
RSS Format: 
Grand Rounds
Live Stream Available: 
Global Objectives: 

As a result of participation in this educational series, members of the healthcare team will be able to:

  1. Incorporate current and updated concepts, new research data and evidence based guidelines into their clinical practice and research.
  2. Enhance collective capacity to provide collaborative, team-based care in internal medicine and associated  sub-specialty areas.
  3. Address factors such as access, socioeconomic status, environment, institutional practices, and bias that underlie racial, ethnic, gender, and/or sexual orientation disparities in health and healthcare.
Interprofessional RSS: 
Intended Audience: 
Nurse Practitioner
Physician Assistant
Cardiovascular Medicine
Family Medicine and Community Health
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
General Internal Medicine
Geriatrics and Gerontology
Hematology and Oncology
Infectious Disease
Sleep Medicine
Sports Medicine
Credits Available: 
AAPA Category 1 CME
MOC: ABIM Medical Knowledge Points (Part II)
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
ANCC Contact Hours
University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours


Session Date
Grand Rounds - "Engaging Providers in Quality and Safety: A Three-Act Play" - Anjala Tess, MD - 03/17/2023 03/17/2023 - 8:00am to 9:00am CDT
Grand Rounds - "Looking Below the Surface: Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Imaging Pearls in Clinical Practice" - Jon Arnason, MD & Ann Chodara, MD - 3/24/2023 03/24/2023 - 8:00am to 9:00am CDT
Grand Rounds - "Hospital-at-Home: From Research to Practice" - Melissa Dattalo, MD, MPH - 3/31/2023 03/31/2023 - 8:00am to 9:00am CDT
Grand Rounds - "The Art of Aging During A Pandemic: Insights from the National Poll on Healthy Aging" - Preeti Malani, MD - April 7, 2023 04/07/2023 - 8:00am to 9:00am CDT
Grand Rounds - "Alzheimer Blood Biomarkers in the Days of Approved Therapies" - Thomas K. Karikari, PhD - April 14, 2023 04/14/2023 - 8:00am to 9:00am CDT
Grand Rounds - "Teaching Communication Skills for Internal Medicine Residents: Tools for Meeting Our Complex Patients' Needs" Sarah Floden, MD - April 28, 2023 04/28/2023 - 8:00am to 9:00am CDT
Grand Rounds - "Disparities Among People with Lupus: Improving Health Equity in a Complex and Heterogeneous Disease" - Nadia Sweet, MD - May 5, 2023 05/05/2023 - 8:00am to 9:00am CDT
Grand Rounds - Contemporary Challenges in the Identification, Management and Associations of Obesity with Chronic Disease in the Population - Mercedes Carnethon, PhD - May 12, 2023 05/12/2023 - 8:00am to 9:00am CDT
Grand Rounds -"Stratifying Asthma and Precision Medicine: Why Is This Important and How Can It Be Done?" - Ratko Djukanovic, MD - May 19, 2023 05/19/2023 - 8:00am to 9:00am CDT
Grand Rounds - "Point-of-care Ultrasound Education in Internal Medicine Residency: Current Approaches and Future Directions" - John Davis, MD - May 26, 2023 05/26/2023 - 8:00am to 9:00am CDT