RSS Coordinator(s):
  • Kayla Sabatini
Series date: 
01/01/2023 - 12:00am CST to 12/31/2023 - 11:59am CST

Series Overview

Lecture series featuring a variety of transplant medicine and surgical topics designed to increase the awareness, knowledge and competence of transplant professionals. Speakers may include transplant surgeons, nephrologists, hepatologists, infectious disease specialists, advanced practice providers and pharmacists.

Target Audience

MD/DO, RN, APRN, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Social Workers, and Students.

Planning Committee

David P. Foley, MD, ChairKayla Sabatini CoordinatorJennifer Philip, MDMegan Fecht, MSW MPH
Mahgen Kruse, PAMargaret Jorgenson, PharmDJessica Viste, RN 


Accreditation Statement

In 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.

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 AAPA Category 1 CME credits.  PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation


American Board of Surgery Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment Credit 

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME and Self-Assessment requirements of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit.

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.

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this knowledge-based activity for a maximum of 1.0 hours or 0.1 CEUs of CPE credit. Credit can be earned by successfully completing the activity, the assessment, and evaluation. Credit will be provided to NABP CPE Monitor within 60 days after the activity completion.

2023 Universal Activity Number (UAN): JA0000358-0000-23-028-L01-P

American Board for Transplant Certification (ABTC) (for selected sessions-- see session details)

This live activity is approved for a maximum of 1.0 ABTC Category 1 CEPTC hour.

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 1.0 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 0.1 continuing education units (CEUs) or 1 hour.


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 - January 1, 2023 – February 28, 2023
Disclosures for Planning Committee



  • Medical Knowledge

  • Systems-Based Practice


  • Provide Patient/Person-Centered Care

  • Employ Evidence-Based Practice

  • Apply Quality Improvement

  • Utilize Informatics


  • Interprofessional collaboration


  • Values/Ethics for Interprofessional Practice

  • Roles/responsibilities

  • Interprofessional Communication

  • Teams and Teamwork


  • Engage in Self-Reflection


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Series location: 
In-person and Virtually
Madison, WI
United States
RSS Format: 
Grand Rounds
Live Stream Available: 
Global Objectives: 

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

  1. Apply and communicate knowledge of current best practices and novel practices in the care of transplant patients
  2. Make use of technical advancements in the collaborative care of transplant patients
  3. Share clinical practice guidelines, surgical methods, research, and best practice guidelines with other transplant professionals who make up the interprofessional care team
  4. Reflect on issues related to diversity, equity and inclusion in transplant surgery
Interprofessional RSS: 
Intended Audience: 
Nurse Practitioner
Physician Assistant
Social Worker
Cardiovascular Medicine
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Hematology and Oncology
Infectious Disease
Pediatrics – ­General
Credits Available: 
AAPA Category 1 CME
ACPE Contact Hours - Pharmacist
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
ANCC Contact Hours
University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours


Session Date
1/23/2023 Transplant Grand Rounds, Kevin Cmunt, "Kidney Utilization: An Obligation to Our Donor Families and Patients" 01/23/2023 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CST
1/30/2023 Transplant Grand Rounds, Brian Cacioppo, MD, "Postoperative Pain Management In Live Liver Donors" 01/30/2023 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CST
2/13/2023 Transplant Grand Rounds, Christina Escuder, PsyD, “The Role of a Health Psychologist in a Transplant Center: Building a Transplant Psychology Program to Partner in Patient Success” 02/13/2023 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CST
2/27/2023 Transplant Grand Rounds, Clark Kensinger, MD, “Innovative Donor Management: The Application of Critical Care Medicine to Save More Lives” 02/27/2023 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CST
3/6/2023 Transplant Grand Rounds - Jeff Orlowski, "Raising the Bar: Strategies to Drive OPO Improvement" 03/06/2023 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CST
4/3/2023 Transplant Grand Rounds, Paul Schroder, MD, "Novel Approaches to Desensitization: Lessons Learned from Allosensitized Nonhuman Primates" 04/03/2023 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CDT
4/17/2023 Transplant Grand Rounds, Maria B. Majella Doyle, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.S., "Transplant Oncology - Making New Strides in Cancer Care" 04/17/2023 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CDT
4/24/23 Transplant Grand Rounds, Toby Campbell, MD, MS; Meaghan Trainor, MD; Kathryn Schueller, MD; Cassondra Shumway, MS, RN, CHPN, OCN; "Yes And: Palliative Care Support for Transplant Patients and Families" 04/24/2023 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CDT
5/1/23 Transplant Grand Rounds, Elizabeth Townsend, MD, PhD, "Pre-transplant Cardiac Work-up in Abdominal Organ Transplant" 05/01/2023 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CDT
6/19/23 Transplant Grand Rounds, Carrie Thiessen, MD, PhD; “I’m worthless”: Attitudes of and follow-up for individuals ruled out of living kidney donation 06/19/2023 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CDT