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Case Conferences

Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology

Allergy Journal Club
Wednesdays 7:30 - 8:00 AM
HSLC 1244

 

Reviews the current allergy and immunology literature, focusing on one to two original article(s) per session.

Allergy Grand Rounds **
Wednesdays 8:00-9:00 AM
HSLC 1244

A didactic presentation of topics of importance in allergy, asthma and immunology. Presentations include reviews of current literature and research and may include case-based learning with the goal of expanding medical knowledge and improving patient care.

** Notes AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ available.

Cardiology

Pediatric Cardiology Case Conference **
Fridays 7:30 – 8:30 AM
G5/113 CSC

The purpose of this case conference is to review the scientific evidence influencing recent advances in the practice of pediatric cardiology. Learners discuss the appropriate application of new diagnostic and treatment techniques into overall patient care.

Pediatric Echo Conference ** (pending approval)
Date/location details in development

The purpose of this live activity is to review current guidelines related indications for echocardiogram and discuss the appropriate application of echocardiogram as a diagnostic and treatment technique.  Learners will also discuss lab operation concerns raised during quality study analysis of lab function and develop a plan to address discrepancies.

** Notes AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ available.

Genetics

Genetics Abnormal Case Review**
Second Tuesday of the month
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM CST
Webinar (contact julia [dot] chambers [at] slh [dot] wisc [dot] edu to receive an invitation to participate)

Clinical genetics laboratory staff attending this case conference will be better able to recognize both common and rare genetic abnormalities associated with developmental delay, infertility, prenatal ultrasound findings and oncology specimens.

Genetics and Metabolism Clinical Case Conference**
First and third Wednesdays of the month
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
114 Waisman Center

This conference is open to Division of Genetics and Metabolism physicians, genetic counselors, nurses, dieticians, clinic coordinators, and genetics trainees (rotating residents/medical students, medical genetics fellows, genetic counseling students, staff and students). State Laboratory of Hygiene faculty and staff (including cytogeneticists, molecular geneticists, lab directors and fellows) are also welcome.

The purpose of the conference is to enhance professional practice through acquisition of new knowledge and tools and demonstrate the interface of medical literature and clinical judgment.

Genetics and Metabolism Journal Club Conference**
Second Wednesday of the month
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
114 Waisman Center

The journal club is open to Division of Genetics and Metabolism physicians, genetic counselors, nurses, dieticians, clinic coordinators, and genetics trainees (rotating residents/medical students, medical genetics fellows, genetic counseling students, staff and students. State Laboratory of Hygiene faculty and staff (including cytogeneticists, molecular geneticists, lab directors and fellows) are also welcome.

The purpose of the journal club is review the scientific evidence influencing recent advances in medical genetics and related disciplines and incorporate new diagnostic techniques and management practices into overall patient care.

** Notes AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ available.

Hematology, Oncology & Bone Marrow Transplant

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/BMT Intake Conference
Mondays
8:30-9:30am
WIMR 4137

The Intake Conference is intended for specialty physicians in the area of Hematology/Oncology/BMT. In addition, the topics discussed will address the continuing educational needs of nursing staff, social workers, medical students and residents.

The purpose of the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/BMT Intake Conference is to discuss admissions, discharges, phone calls, and consults from the prior weekend with the goal of improving patient outcomes through the various perspectives of the team regarding pediatric cancer and blood disorders.

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/BMT Clinical Operations Meeting
Last Monday, every other month
11:00am – 1:00 pm
WIMR 4137

The Clinical Operations Meeting is intended for physicians, pharmacists and nurses working in hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant.

This activity is a working conference in which policies and procedures requiring multispecialty input are discussed. The overall educational objective of this meeting is to increase consistency of care for patients while maximizing the chance of positive outcomes.

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/BMT Core Curriculum/Board Review Lecture Series
Tuesdays
Noon-1:00pm
WIMR 4001A

The Core Curriculum/Board Review Lecture Series is intended for specialty physicians in the area of Hematology/Oncology/BMT.

The overall educational objective of this meeting is to review the clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment of pediatric cancers and blood disorders, with the goal of correctly answering common questions and clinical vignettes found on the American Board of Pediatrics Hematology/Oncology subspecialty examination. Lectures are given by fellows with the assistance of a faculty member whose expertise is in the lecture topic.

Pediatric Tumor Board
Wednesdays
Noon – 1:00 pm
1225 HSLC

The Pediatric Tumor Board is intended for specialty physicians in the area of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/BMT, pediatric surgeons, radiologists, pathologists and consultants relevant to the patient discussion. In addition, the topics discussed address the continuing educational needs of nursing staff, social workers, medical students and residents.

The purpose of the Pediatric Tumor Board is to improve patient outcomes through multidisciplinary discussion of new diagnoses, complex clinical cases or relapsed cancers.
 
Pediatric Multi-institutional Joint Tumor Board
Second Wednesday, Sept-June
1:15pm – 2:15pm
1225 HSLC

The Joint Tumor Board is intended for specialty physicians in the area of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/BMT, pediatric surgeons, radiologists, and pathologists. In addition, the topics discussed address the continuing educational needs of nursing staff, social workers, medical students and residents.

The purpose of the Joint Tumor Board is to bring together experts from the University of Wisconsin, National Cancer Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Vanderbilt, University of Cincinnati and University of Minnesota to discuss a rare cancer or novel clinical therapy in the context of the case presentation followed by an in depth understanding of the basic science driving the disease or therapy.

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/BMT Educational Conference
Thursdays
12:15pm – 1:15pm
WIMR 4170 or AFCH 4235B

The Educational Conference is intended for specialty physicians in the area of Hematology/Oncology/BMT. In addition, the topics discussed will address the continuing educational needs of nursing staff, social workers, medical students and residents.

The purpose of this conference is to learn about updated clinical guidelines, tools and practices that could improve the quality of care of children with cancer and blood disorders.

Schwartz Center Rounds: Emotional and Social Issues in Health Care

Schwartz Center Rounds**
Third Thursday of each month
Noon-1:00 PM
AFCH 1335

In these monthly panel discussions, facilitated by AFCH social worker Craig Becker and chaplain Sally Bowers, caregivers from diverse disciplines discuss emotional and social issues that arise in caring for patients.

The intent is to improve caregivers' insights into their own responses and feelings, incorporate human and emotional factors into patient care, and build community among clinicians and caregivers.

Learn more about the national Schwartz Center Rounds program

Upcoming Schwartz Center Rounds at AFCH (coming soon)

** Notes AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ available.


Last updated: 05/17/2014
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