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PCOR Research Seminar “Use of Decision Modeling in Determining the Extent of Surgery for Indeterminate Thyroid Nodules” Feb. 13

02-13-20151:00 PM  - 2:00 PMMCW, M3077Faith O'Tool

Tracy Wang, MD, MPH, FACS, Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery at MCW will present, “Use of Decision Modeling in Determining the Extent of Surgery for Indeterminate Thyroid Nodules.” Educational objectives for the session: 1. Understand the physiology and pathophysiology of thyroid nodules and cytology 2. Discuss role of thyroid lobectomy vs. total thyroidectomy and implications on patient quality-of-life 3. Discuss use of decision modeling in decisions regarding extent of thyroidectomy and effects on patient care pathway.


Brief Bio
Tracy S. Wang, MD, MPH, FACS, is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology and the Chief of the Section of Endocrine Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin. She is the Program Director of the MCW Endocrine Surgery Fellowship and the current Chair of the Fellowship Committee of the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons.  She received her undergraduate degree from Brown University and received her medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. She completed her surgical residency at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New York and a fellowship in Endocrine Surgery at the Yale University School of Medicine.  She holds a Masters degree in Public Health from the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. 


Lunch and refreshments will be served.


CME Information
All CME attendance records and CME activities run through EthosCE, thus it is important for anyone who wishes to earn CME credit through MCW to set up a learner profile in EthosCE. Instructions for how to claim credit are attached to this calendar event.


The PCOR Seminar Series is part of the Research Learner Group.  Once you are enrolled in the series, you will automatically receive information about individual seminars that PCOR is hosting.

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