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August 23 - August 29

2015 LPGA Pro-Am Golf Tournament Aug. 24

08-24-20159:00 AM  - 8:00 PM

The LPGA Pro-Am Golf Tournament, now in its 28th year, features LPGA Professionals who will team up with community leaders to raise funds for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis research at the Medical College of Wisconsin Digestive Disease Center (DDC). This year’s Honorary Chair, Chris Goller from PNC, invites you to join us in celebrating the groundbreaking research, innovative techniques and resilient dedication that is occurring at the DDC. More than 1.6 million Americans are inflicted with Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD). The impact of digestive diseases on health in the United States includes 200 million days of restricted activity, 50 million visits to physicians, 10 million hospitalizations and 200,000 deaths according to a recent report from the National Institute of Health. The MCW Digestive Disease Center is a nationally recognized research center comprised of physicians and scientists who are working together to understand the causes, improve treatment options, and one day, find a cure. Event details •Registration begins at 9 a.m. at the Wisconsin Country Club, 6200 W. Good Hope Rd., Milwaukee •Meet your pro and proceed to tee assignment at 10:30 a.m. •Shotgun start at 11 a.m. •Cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and silent auction begin at 4 p.m. •Dinner begins as 5:45 p.m

Heart Walk In-Person Registration Aug. 24

08-24-201511:00 AM  - 1:00 PM

Register for the Heart Walk/5k Fun Run, get your blood pressure checked and enjoy a healthy snack. Visit for more information.

Wolfram Mathematica Training Aug. 25

08-25-20158:00 AM  - 10:00 AM

Wolfram Mathematica will be providing free technical training on many different aspects of the current software including getting started and research applications. This training is open to all MCW faculty, staff, and students.

Seven Doctors Project with Steve Langan Aug. 25

08-25-20155:30 PM  - 7:30 PM

Interested in developing your writing skills? Or at least exploring the opportunity? The MCW Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities is hosting Steve Langan, MFA for a participatory writing seminar Tuesday, August 25 from 5:30 - 7:30 PM in M2050/M2070. Mr. Langan developed "The Seven Doctors Project," (7DP) a collaboration between physicians and established writers at the University of Nebraska in 2008. On Tuesday, August 25 from 5:30 - 7:30 PM in M2050 Steve will run a session, including a discussion of the 7DP and a participatory writing seminar. We will run the event in collaboration with Red Oak Writing, a Milwaukee-area writing community and resource. There is no further obligation, but if participants are interested, we will also run a follow-up session with Red Oak Writing one week later, on Tuesday, September 1 in M2050 from 5:30 - 7:30 PM. We hope to develop a 7DP-like writing project here at MCW. If you would like to join us, please rsvp to Diane Kramer indicating which dates you will attend. Refreshments will be available. INVITE YOUR FRIENDS INTERESTED IN WRITING!

Dept. of Surgery Grand Rounds "The Evolution of Living Donor Liver Transplant" Aug. 26, 2015

08-26-20157:30 AM  - 8:30 AM

"The Evolution of Living Donor Liver Transplant"
Michael Zimmerman, MD, FACS

Associate Professor, Transplant Surgery
Surgical Director, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant
Medical Director, Incompatible Organ Transplant
Director, Clinical and Translational Transplant Research
Medical College of Wisconsin

CANCELED - Physiology Seminar "Purinergic Signaling in Podocytes in Type 1 Diabetes" Aug. 26

08-26-20158:30 AM  - 9:30 AM

Andrea Lowing Graduate Student in the Staruschenko Lab presents "Purinergic Signaling in Podocytes in Type 1 Diabetes."

Special Faculty Workshop "Advising PhDs Who Are Considering Nonacademic Careers" Aug. 26

08-26-201510:00 AM  - 11:15 AM

This workshop provides information and tools for faculty who want to mentor their PhDs with nonacademic job interests as to the opportunities available and additional skills required for a successful job search.

Heart Walk Spin the Wheel Event Aug. 26

08-26-201511:00 AM  - 1:00 PM

Spin the wheel and help fundraise for the American Heart Association by donating a minimum of $5 to spin – everyone is a winner. For more information visit

MCW Employee Cookout Aug. 26

08-26-201511:00 AM  - 2:00 PM

MCW's Employee Cookout is an employee-only event that will feature picnic fare. Enjoy a buffet of hamburgers, chicken breast sandwiches and a variety of your favorite picnic eats! Come rain or shine!

Karen Cowden Dahl, PhD "Transcriptional Programming in Ovarian Cancer Metastasis and Chemoresistance” Aug. 26

08-26-201512:00 PM  - 1:00 PM

Please join us for our OBGYN Research Candidate, Dr. Karen Cowden Dahl’s presentation.

Heart Walk Spin the Wheel Event Aug. 27

08-27-201511:00 AM  - 1:00 PM

Spin the wheel and help fundraise for the American Heart Association by donating a minimum of $5 to spin – everyone is a winner. For more information visit the Heart Walk 2015 page.

2015 Hernia Symposium

08-28-20157:30 AM  - 3:30 PM All Day Event

5th Annual Multidisciplinary Approach to Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction and Inguinal Hernia Symposium

Friday, August 28, 2015
Medical College of Wisconsin
Education Conference Room (M3077)

See attached brochure for specific information.

Planned Power Outage Aug. 29

08-29-20158:00 AM  - 2:00 PM

WE Energies has announced that there will be a planned power outage from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., this Saturday, August 29. The outage will not impact electrical service on the MRMC campus. WE Energies reports that the street lights and traffic lights at Watertown Plank Rd. and Discovery and near the Watertown Plank Rd. interchange will be without power during this timeframe. WE Energies is working with the City of Wauwatosa regarding the traffic signals. If you have any questions or concerns prior to Saturday, call Gloria Harmon, WE Energies at (262) 502-6862. If you experience any issues on Saturday, call the WE Energies Control Center at (262) 542-1440.

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