RSS Coordinator(s):
  • Ranee Williams-Toycen
Series date: 
07/01/2022 - 12:00am CDT to 12/31/2022 - 11:59am CST

Series Overview

University of Wisconsin Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Tumor Board is a long-standing tumor board focused on discussing the optimal treatment and diagnostic plan for each patient, covering about 20 patients per week. The tumor board draws expertise from physicians in head and neck surgery, oral surgery radiology, pathology, radiation oncology, and medical oncology, as well as, nurses, speech and language pathologists, advanced practice providers, and others. We are focused on optimizing care for each patient by taking into account the unique clinical and social circumstances of each patient. 

Target Audience

MD/DO, RN, Physician Assistants, Social Workers, Oral Surgeons, Dermatologists, and Students.

Planning Committee

Adam Burr, MD, PhD, Clinical DirectorGregory Hartig, MDJustin Springer, RN, Coordinator
Justine Bruce, MDBenjamin Durkee, MD, PhDJessica Schuster, MD
Gregory Avey, MDAnnie Sugar, PA-CDesiree Nehmer, MSW


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 1.5 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 1.5 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 1.5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid until 6/30/2022. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation


ASWB Approved Continuing Education (ACE)

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program.  Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 1.5 General continuing education credits.

Continuing Education Units

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for 0.15 continuing education units (CEUs) or 1.5 hours.


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



  • Patient Care and Procedural Skills

  • Medical Knowledge

  • Practice-Based Learning and Improvement


  • Provide Patient/Person-Centered Care

  • Employ Evidence-Based Practice


  • Interprofessional Communication

  • Teams and Teamwork


  • Address Health Disparities

Additional Activity Goals

JAC 16JAC 20JAC 23

IP — Competence/Performance

Series location: 
United States
RSS Format: 
Case Conference
Live Stream Available: 
Global Objectives: 

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

  1. Improve speed and reliability of sign-out to outside providers
  2. Ensure prompt involvement of mental health and social work services in head and neck cancer care
  3. Improve utilization of palliative care resources
  4. Foster effective communication and teamwork among members of the interprofessional care team
  5. Reflect on health disparities and diverse clinical encounters in cancer care
Interprofessional RSS: 
Intended Audience: 
Physician Assistant
Social Worker
Other Health Professional
Hematology and Oncology
Credits Available: 
AAPA Category 1 CME
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
ANCC Contact Hours
ACE Credits
University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours