Session Details

There's a significant geographic shortage and misdistribution of physicians that affects rural Wisconsin. While 28 percent of Wisconsin residents live in rural areas, only 11 percent of physicians have rural practices. The panelist will present information on health care disparities among rural communities within the State and possible ways to overcome these disparities.

Session Objectives

As a result of this educational session, learners will be able to:

  1. Outline the major health problems impacting our rural communities.
  2. Identify factors impacting healthcare equity in rural communities.
  3. Describe initiatives to overcome the shortage of rural medicine physicians.

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Session date: 
11/19/2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CST
UW-Madison, Rennebohm Hall, Room 2006
777 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705
United States
  • 1.00 ACPE Contact Hours - Pharmacist
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours

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Discloser List CME Internal Report
Paul Hunter, MD, Associate Professor, UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health-Department of Family Medicine
Mark Louden, MD, Professor and Academic Program Director, UW-Madison College of Letters and Science
Lakita Maulson, Medical Student, UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health
Edward Portillo, PharmD, Assistant Professor, UW-Madison School of Pharmacy
Christine Seroogy, MD, Professor, School of Medicine and Public Health - UW-Madison School of Medicine & Public Health-Department of Pediatrics, Allergy Immunology & Rheumatology
Joseph Holt, MD, Director, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health-Wisconsin Academy For Rural Medicine (Moderator)