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Series date: 
07/01/2018 - 12:00am CDT to 10/02/2019 - 11:59pm CDT

Series Overview

Schwartz Center Rounds is designed as an "Interdisciplinary Approach to Enhancing Patient-Centered Communication, Teamwork, and Provider Support". Schwartz sessions occur six times per year, offering healthcare providers a regularly scheduled time during their fast-paced work lives to openly and honestly discuss the social and emotional issues they face in caring for patients and families.

Target Audience

This program is open to all professions who may have contact with a patient at AFCH including but not limited to physicians, trainees, nurses, social workers, child life specialists, pharmacists, lab staff.

Planning Committee

John Frohna, MD, ChairCraig Becker, MSSWDebra Borquist-Conlin, DSW, APSW
Kristin McArdle, MSSWJessamy Rogstad, RNCoordinator


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.  

The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing is Iowa Board of Nursing provider 350. 

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.

Series location: 
AFCH 1335
1675 Highland Ave,
Madison , WI 53792
United States
RSS Format: 
Live Stream Available: 
Global Objectives: 

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

  1. Discuss emotional and social issues that arise in caring for patients with the intent of fostering personal connections with patients and improving caregiver’s insights into their own responses and feelings while caring for patients. 
  2. Initiate discussions with the care team that highlight personal ideas, thoughts and feelings that arise while caring for patients in order to gain a greater appreciation for each team member.
Interprofessional RSS: 
Intended Audience: 
Nurse Practitioner
Physician Assistant
Social Worker
Family Medicine and Community Health
Pediatrics ­–­ Nephrology
Pediatrics ­– Allergy
Pediatrics ­– Cardiology
Pediatrics ­– Child Protection
Pediatrics ­– Critical Care
Pediatrics ­– Emergency Medicine
Pediatrics ­– Endocrinology and Diabetes
Pediatrics –­ Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Pediatrics – ­General
Pediatrics ­– Hematology and Oncology
Pediatrics ­– Hospital Medicine
Pediatrics ­– Infectious Diseases
Pediatrics ­– Neonatology
Pediatrics ­– Neurodevelopmental/Behavioral Pediatrics
Pediatrics – Pulmonology
Pediatrics ­– Surgery
Credits Available: 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
ANCC Contact Hours
University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours


Session Date
Schwartz Center Rounds - September 20, 2018 09/20/2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CDT
I Did It My Way… - Thursday, January 17, 2018 01/17/2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CST
Mommy Dearest? 5/16/2019 05/16/2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CDT