Surgical Collaborative of Wisconsin

Membership Meeting

Monday, July 30, 2018

9:00 AM – 3:15 PM

Rasmus Center, Overholt Auditorium

Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center

La Crosse, WI

Presentation slides now available! Scroll down to the agenda; links to the presentations follow each agenda item.

Join your colleagues from across the state of Wisconsin, the SCW Executive Committee, and the SCW coordinating center team for this formal kick-off meeting of SCW’s initiatives for breast cancer surgery, colorectal surgery, and opioid prescribing practices. Attendees will discuss the collaborative’s long-term strategy, receive performance reports, and learn more about the three inaugural quality improvement initiatives. All are welcome to attend, but please note that you will only receive a report if your institution(s) has signed a participating hospital agreement.

Credit Designation Statements

American Medical Association (AMA)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Surgical Collaborative of WI Attendance Verification 2018

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

The University of Wisconsin-Madison, as a member of the Univrsity Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for .40 continuing education units (CEUs) or 4.0 hours. Credit Faculty Disclosure Information

For additional information, please contact Jeanette May, SCW Administrative Director.

Download the participating hospital/facility agreement

Read our FAQ on Quality Initiative Engagement

Agenda (download as .pdf)

9:00 – 9:30

Networking breakfast


Welcome to Gundersen (Jeff Landercasper, MD, SCW Executive Committee Co-Chair)


Welcome and SCW Update (Caprice C. Greenberg, MD, MPH, SCW Director)  Link to presentation


Table discussions of SCW long-term strategy development (led by Executive Committee members)



11:15 – 12:15

Working Lunch and overview of performance reports (Jessica Schumacher, PhD) Link to presentation

12:15 – 2:40

Initiative Breakout Sessions


Wrap-up and next steps (Caprice C. Greenberg, MD, MPH)


OPTIONAL: Breast Re-operation Validation Study Working Group (Jeff Landercasper, MD)