RSS Coordinator(s):
  • Amymarie Anderson
Series date: 
07/01/2018 - 12:00am CDT to 06/30/2020 - 11:59pm CDT

Series Overview

This educational series will include grand rounds and journal club sessions that will consist primarily of literature review, presentations, case based and round table discussion. Fellows will be presenting research based on collaborations with faculty members both in and outside of the Division. This promotes a multidisciplinary approach in learning and caring for patients while ensuring faculty and fellows are presented with current/developing technology & research. We also invite expert speakers to lecture on prominent publications; observations & findings within the complex area of GI and/or Hepatology diseases. At the end of the series each one of the senior fellows go through research review presenting research, sharing outcomes & incorporating peer reviews in the educational sessions.

Target Audience

UW Clinicians/staff: MDs, DOs, PhDs,PAs, NPs, and other members of the GI and Hepatology Care Team and possibly RNs, and Mas primarily in the specialties of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, as well as related disciplines such as Oncology, Surgery, Radiology, and Pathology.

Planning Committee

Freddy Caldera, DO, Chair

Erin Spengler, MD, ChairAmy Anderson, MS, Coordinator


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.

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.

American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)

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.


It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, that the faculty, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this CE activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in order to allow CE staff to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest.  Faculty must also disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s).  

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

Disclosures for Planning Committee

Series location: 
Medical Foundation Centennial Building (MFCB), 1220
1685 Highland Ave
Madison , WI 53705
United States
RSS Format: 
Grand Rounds
Live Stream Available: 
Global Objectives: 

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Increase ability to apply comprehensive knowledge of new and/or developing research, technology, and clinical practice guidelines to provide care for patients with conditions of the digestive system and liver.
  2. Enhance competence in using a multidisciplinary approach in the management of complex gastroenterology and hepatology diseases.
  3. Improve practice performance by adopting new technologies, procedures, and best practices in the gastroenterology and hepatology field into routine clinical practice.
Interprofessional RSS: 
Intended Audience: 
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Credits Available: 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours