Member Meeting

July 18-19, 2019

Red Crown Lodge

3852 Hwy 51 N

Arbor Vitae, WI

Lodging is guaranteed for those who register prior to June 14. Any registrations past that date will be provided lodging pending availability.

The Surgical Collaborative of Wisconsin is hosting its next all-member meeting in Arbor Vitae, Wisconsin at the beautiful Red Crown Lodge. Join surgeons and quality leaders from across the state to discuss evidence-based quality improvement projects on breast cancer surgery, colorectal surgery, postoperative opioid prescribing, and pediatric surgery.

Attendees will receive interim benchmarked performance reports, and small group discussions will include evidence review, action plan development, and highlights of best practices.

There is no cost to attend the meeting, and one night of free lodging is available to attendees. Conference participants will be booked into rooms on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited, so please reserve your spot as soon as possible. Deadline for registration and guaranteed lodging is June 14. Any registrations past that date will be provided lodging pending availability. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

Red Crown Lodge and the surrounding Minocqua area have an endless array of recreation and relaxation activities for all ages. Boating, fishing, and golfing aren’t the only activities nearby. The area boasts lumberjack and waterski shows, hiking and biking, miniature golf, zip-line adventures, museums, tours, and spas.

Preliminary Agenda

Thursday (5:30 – 8:00 PM)


Opening address: Health Care Policy (speaker TBA)

Networking reception/dinner

Friday (7:00 AM – 2:00 PM)



Quality Initiative Breakout Sessions

Keynote: Dr. Jo Shapiro (Brigham and Women’s Hospital) to speak on the impact of collaboratives on healthcare provider burnout

BBQ lunch

Red Crown Lodge