RSS Coordinator(s):
  • Betsy Golomski
Series date: 
07/01/2020 - 12:00am CDT to 06/30/2022 - 11:59pm CDT

Series Overview

The Department of Surgery M&M (Morbidity and Mortality) Conference is a weekly conference that features complications submitted and presented by residents involved in those cases. Cases are submitted to a secure database each week and are reviewed and selected for presentation by the faculty moderator. Residents focus their presentations on what happened to cause the complication and what could be done to prevent the complication for future cases (increase medical knowledge, improve systems-based issues, improve team communication) and cite scholarly works to further back up their presentations.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for UW Department of Surgery faculty, residents and other healthcare professionals interested in clinical effectiveness and efficacy as it relates to patient care and disease processes.

Planning Committee

Anne Lidor, MD, MPH, ChairEugene Foley, MD 
Rebecca Minter, MDJohn Scarborough, MDBetsy Golomski, Coordinator
Alyssa Bulman, PA-CMary Beth Henry, RN, MS, CS, APNP 


Accreditation Statement

Jointly Accredited Provider LogoIn 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.  

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. Approval is valid until 6/30/2022. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

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
Disclosures for Planning Committee - March 1, 2022 to June 30, 2022

Series location: 
1335 HSLC & TAC 1531
750 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53792
United States
RSS Format: 
Case Conference
Live Stream Available: 
Global Objectives: 

As a result of participation in this educational series, participants will:

  1. Improve case-based medical knowledge applicable to surgical patient care, such as an abnormal anatomy or common and novel complications.
  2. Analyze systems failures or breakdowns in communication that may have led to the error or complication.
  3. Contribute to the institutional quality improvement effort to reduce complications and preventable adverse events in surgical care and improve surgery outcomes. 
  4. Apply increased knowledge and skills to improve collaborative, interprofessional care and outcomes of surgical patients.


Interprofessional RSS: 
Intended Audience: 
Physician Assistant
Credits Available: 
AAPA Category 1 CME
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
ANCC Contact Hours
University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours


Session Datesort descending
Surgery M&M Conference - 7.21.21 07/21/2021 - 7:20am to 8:20am CDT
Surgery M&M Conference - 7.28.21 07/28/2021 - 7:20am to 8:20am CDT
Surgery M&M Conference - 8.4.21 08/04/2021 - 7:20am to 8:20am CDT
Surgery M&M Conference - 8.11.21 08/11/2021 - 7:20am to 8:20am CDT
Surgery M&M Conference - 8.18.21 08/18/2021 - 7:20am to 8:20am CDT
Surgery M&M Conference - 9.1.21 09/01/2021 - 6:30am to 7:30am CDT
Surgery M&M Conference - 9.8.21 09/08/2021 - 6:30am to 7:30am CDT
Surgery M&M Conference - 9.15.21 09/15/2021 - 6:30am to 7:30am CDT
Surgery M&M Conference - 9.22.21 09/22/2021 - 6:30am to 7:30am CDT
Surgery M&M Conference - 9.29.21 09/29/2021 - 6:30am to 7:30am CDT