Improve the health of the people of Wisconsin by supporting and strengthening physicians' ability to practice high-quality patient care in a changing environment.

Wednesday, Nov. 28
Registration is now closed.

While there’s a wealth of research regarding physician burnout, addressing the problem is no small task. During this half-day forum for physicians and human resources, wellness and quality improvement and safety staff, we’ll discuss efforts nationally to improve physician wellness and review how Wisconsin physicians compare nationally in the areas of satisfaction and burnout.


  • Noon—Lunch and networking
  • 1 p.m.—American Medical Association presents mini Z findings from 2017 Wisconsin Medical Society physician survey.
  • 2 p.m.—Break
  • 2:15 p.m.—Arthur S. Hengerer, MD, director and past chair of the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB), Physician Wellness and Burnout. Click here to view the presentation slides.
  • 3:15 p.m.—Wisconsin efforts to improve the physician experience. View the round table discussion.
  • 4 p.m.—Networking, Drinks and hors d’oeuvres

Carroll University
Campus Center
Stackner Ballroom, 2nd Floor
101 N. East Ave.
Waukesha, Wis. 53186
Map and directions

CME Information

The Wisconsin Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Wisconsin Medical Society 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.

At the end of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe system characteristics associated with occupational stress and burnout.
  • Describe how the work environment, physical, social, and technological attributes, affect quality of work and life balance.
  • Discern potential points to improve your own health.
  • Describe system characteristics that can promote health and productivity.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ Certificates
After completing the on-site evaluation and attestation form, the appropriate certificate will be emailed to you.


Arthur S. Hengerer, MD, has spent his academic career in Rochester, NY, where he served as chair of the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Rochester from 1981 to 2007 and today remains a professor. He was appointed to the New York State Board of Professional Medical Conduct in 2002 and has served as chair since 2011. He is a fellow of the Federation of State Medical Boards and in 2010 was elected to the FSMB Board and served two terms before being elected Board chair in 2016. He also serves as a co-lead for the Conceptual Model workgroup of the Action Collaborative for Well-being and Resilience at the National Academy of Medicine and is a representative of the FSMB to the Advisory Board of the National Board of Medical Examiners.