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

Series Overview

State of the Art/Journal Club or Controversial Topic--a 50-minute presentation. Journal Club is a critical review of the literature. Special or Controversial Topic in Outpatient Medicine. This presentation should take a special or controversial topic and present the evidence (literature) related to the controversy (e.g. ERT and breast cancer risk, whether to use PSA to screen men, etc.). State of the Art: 30-minute or 50-minute presentation is a review of important developments and “state of the art” in Primary Care, This may or may not be controversial. Presentations should be primarily related to clinical topics and include a scholarly review of the literature. Research Faculty--When faculty doing significant research are assigned to do State of the Art presentations, they are encouraged to present their current research to involve all division members in ongoing research. Clinicians and educators can “reality test” the information for the researchers, noting whether or not the research seems pertinent to clinical practice or medical education, and how it might be improved in this regard.

Target Audience

GIM MD/DO, NP, PA, Residents, Fellows, Medical Students, Nursing Students, PA Students

Planning Committee

Kristin Lewicki, MD, ChairKatie Lewellin, NP
Patty Boyle, CoordinatorMark Sahba, BA


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.



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: 
HSLC, 1244
750 Highland Avenue
Madison , WI 53705
United States
RSS Format: 
Grand Rounds
Live Stream Available: 
Global Objectives: 

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

  1. Ability to practice core ambulatory care medicine
  2. Knowledge of inpatient and outpatient medicine as well as consultative medicine pertinent to General Internal Medicine. 
  3. Ability to practice evidence-based medicine.
  4. Awareness of new and ongoing research studies in primary care and understanding of methodology used in these studies.
Interprofessional RSS: 
Intended Audience: 
Health Care Executive
Nurse Practitioner
Physician Assistant
General Internal Medicine
Credits Available: 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours