RSS Coordinator(s):
  • Heather Nieves
Series date: 
03/01/2024 - 12:00am CST to 12/31/2024 - 11:59pm CST

Series Overview

Medical/Surgical Grand Rounds is a year round educational activity, teaching new information and enhancing both hospital and clinical skills. Grand Rounds provides physcians, physcian assistants, fellows, nurses, pharmacists, and other attendees with new and innovative developments in healthcare. Discussions include best practices, improving patient outcomes, and enhancing the patient and care team relationship.

Global Objectives

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

  • Integrate new concepts, knowledge, new research, technology, and evidence based guidelines into our clinical and hospital practice.
  • Enhance our ability to provide collaborative, team-based care in family/internal medicine and associated sub-specialty areas.
  • Successfully disseminate information regarding disease prevention and public health factors within our interprofessional team and across our community to address health disparities.

Intended Audience

MD/DO, RN, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, and Students

Additional professionals who would benefit from participating: APRN

Planning Committee

Howard Kaufman, DO, Chair  Heather Nieves, MHA, CoordinatorKara Hoadley, PharmD
Lee Johnson, BSNMelissa Karenke, RNKorrin Meier, MD
Jesseca Pirkle, MD, ResidentCarly Vormezeele, PA 

Accreditation Statement

Accreditation with Commendation markIn 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. 

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. Credit will be provided to NABP CPE Monitor within 60 days after the activity completion.

2024 Universal Activity Number (UAN): JA0000358-0000-24-044-L01-P

American Board of Surgery Lifelong Learning (CME Only)

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME requirement(s) 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 Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)

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

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.

Policy on Faculty and Sponsor Disclosure

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.

*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 services directly to patients to be ineligible companies.

Detailed disclosures will be available prior to the start of the activity.

Planning Committee Disclosure



  • Systems-based practice
  • Provide patient/person-centered care


  • Interprofessional Collaboration


  • Interprofessional Communication


  • Address Health Disparities

Additional Activity Goals


IP Competence

Series location: 
United States
RSS Format: 
Grand Rounds
Live Stream Available: 
Global Objectives: 

See above

Interprofessional RSS: 
Intended Audience: 
Physician Assistant
Family Medicine and Community Health
General Internal Medicine
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