RSS Coordinator(s):
  • Kathy Foreyt
  • Katelyn Sesolak
  • Kayla Sabatini
Series date: 
07/01/2018 - 12:00am CDT to 06/30/2020 - 11:59pm CDT

Series Overview

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

Target Audience

UW Transplant Staff (MD/RN/NP/PA), Social Workers, Pharmacists, General Surgery Residents and Nephrology Fellows.

Planning Committee

David P. Foley, MDJessica Viste, RN, ACNS-BC, CCTNScot Johnson, NP
Kathryn Foreyt, CoordinatorAmy PahlMargaret Jorgenson, pharmacist


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

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

A maximum of 1 hour of knowledge-based CE credit can be earned by successfully completing this live activity. Pharmacists should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. CE credit information, based on verification of live attendance, will be provided to NABP within 60 days after the activity completion.

2018 Universal Activity Number (UAN): JA0000358-0000-18-139-L04-P

2019 Universal Activity Number (UAN): JA0000358-0000-19-091-L04-P

2020 Universal Activity Number (UAN): JA0000358-0000-20-009-L04-P

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. 

American Board of Surgery (ABS)

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 Surgery's (ABS) 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 ABS MOC credit.

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.

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: 
600 Highland Ave
Madison , WI 53792
United States
RSS Format: 
Grand Rounds
Live Stream Available: 
Global Objectives: 

After the completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Increase ability to integrate current and novel best practices into the patient-centered care of transplant patients.
  2. Increase ability to utilize technical advancements in the care of transplant patients.


If you were not able to attend a live session, it may be offered online for credit.
Click here to access online/enduring Transplant Grand Rounds 18-19.
Click here to access online/enduring Transplant Grand Rounds 19-20.

Interprofessional RSS: 
Intended Audience: 
Nurse Practitioner
Physician Assistant
Social Worker
Credits Available: 
ACPE Contact Hours - Pharmacist
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
ANCC Contact Hours
University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
ABTC Category 1 CEPTC hour(s)/UW Health


Session Datesort descending
5/20/2019, Transplant Grand Rounds, Vidya Fleetwood, MD, "The MELD System: What has gone wrong and how can we fix it"" 05/20/2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CDT
6/17/2019 Transplant Grand Rounds, Adam Gracon, MD, "Continuous Quality Improvement: National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) Transplant" 06/17/2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CDT
09/09/2019 Transplant Grand Rounds, Luis Guembes Hidalgo, PhD, "Current Histocompatibility Testing Methods and Upcoming Changes" 09/09/2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CDT
09/23/2019 Transplant Grand Rounds, Karen Miller,RN,BSN,CCTC / Leza Warnke,RN,BAN,CCTC "UW Transplant Paired Kidney Experience with NKR" 09/23/2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CDT
10/07/2019 Transplant Grand Rounds, Steve Woodle, MD, "The Final Nail in the Coffin: 15 Year Results From the Astellas Double Blind Randomized Trial of Early Corticosteroid Cessation"" 10/07/2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CDT
10/28/2019 Transplant Grand Rounds, Daniel McCarthy, MD, "Philosophy Meets Science: the Future of Lung Allocation" 10/28/2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CDT
11/11/2019 Transplant Grand Rounds, Jason Smith, MD, "Update on Heart Transplantation" - Not For Credit 11/11/2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CST
11/18/2019 Transplant Grand Rounds, Adam Gracon, MD, Pharm D, "Donation after Circulatory Death (DCD) "Liver Transplantation: Past, Present, Future" 11/18/2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CST
12/09/2019 Transplant Grand Rounds, Paulina Phillips, MD, "Reproductive Health From a Transplant Perspective" 12/09/2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CST
12/16/2019 Transplant Grand Rounds, Vidya Fleetwood, MD, "Ethical Issues in Organ Transplantation: Navigating Principles, Minimizing Moral Distress, and Maximizing Patient Trust" 12/16/2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CST