51st Clinical Conference
Sonoma, California
March 6-10, 2017
Leisure and Learning in Wine Country!

The Medical College of Wisconsin/Marquette Medical Alumni Association invites you to join us March 6 –10, 2017, for our 51st Clinical Conference. Experience wine country at its absolute finest – and EARN CME CREDITS. Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa is an idyllic retreat with onsite amenities, including Willow Stream Spa, championship Sonoma Golf Course and signature restaurant, the Michelin award-winning Santé. Fairmont Sonoma is conveniently located just minutes from the downtown and provides easy access to wineries.

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  Featured Speakers

Alexandria Bear, MD’13, GME’16
Current Palliative Care Fellow
Medical College of Wisconsin

Brian Bear, MD’84, GME’89
Immediate-Past President,
MCW/Marquette Medical Alumni Association
Assistant Clinical Professor,
Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Cell Biology, Neurobiology & Anatomy
Medical College of Wisconsin

Stuart Eisendrath, MD’74
Professor Emeritus
University of California San Francisco

Stephen Hargarten, MD’75, MPH
Professor and Chair, Emergency Medicine
Director, Injury Research Center
Associate Dean, Global Health
Medical College of Wisconsin

Cecilia J. Hillard, PhD’83
Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology
Director, Neuroscience Research Center
Medical College of Wisconsin

George E. MacKinnon, III, PhD, MS, RPh
Founding Dean and Professor
Medical College of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy

John Raymond, Sr., MD
President and CEO
Professor, Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin

Robert J. Rushakoff, MD’82
Professor, Medicine
Medical Director for Inpatient Diabetes
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
University of California San Francisco

James P. Thomas, MD’91, GME’95, PhD’89
Professor, Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Medical Director, Cancer Center Clinical Trials Office
Medical College of Wisconsin

Robert D. Tiegs, MD’78, GME’81
Professor, Medicine
Mayo Clinic

  Program Agenda

Monday, March 6, 2017
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Welcome Reception

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Breakfast

8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Gun Violence in America
Dr. Stephen Hargarten

8:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
A Crisis in the Treatment of Osteoporosis?
Dr. Robert D. Tiegs

9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Break

9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Palliative Care and Hospice for Physicians
Dr. Alexandria Bear

10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
MCW’s Impact on the World: From Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Around the Globe
Dr. Stephen Hargarten

11:15 a.m. – noon
Cancer Clinical Trials
Dr. James Thomas

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Breakfast

8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Management of Type 2 Diabetes: with New Drugs, Should We Change Our Algorithm?
Dr. Robert J. Rushakoff

8:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Embracing Interprofessional Education and Practice
Dr. George MacKinnon

9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Break

9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
When Antidepressants Are Not Enough: Mindfulness Meditation for the Treatment of Depression
Dr. Stuart Eisendrath

10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Optimizing Medication Adherence
Dr. George MacKinnon

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Reception for Members of the Walter Zeit Fellowship

Thursday, March 9, 2017
8:00 a.m. (first tee time)
Golf Scramble (Tee time signup sheet will be available Tuesday and Wednesday morning during breakfast.)

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sonoma Valley Wine Tour, Tastings & Lunch

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Reception & Banquet

Friday, March 10, 2017
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Breakfast

8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
MCW 2017: Today and Tomorrow
Dr. John Raymond, Sr.

8:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Cannabis – A Pharmacologist’s Perspective
Dr. Cecilia J. Hillard

9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Break

9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Update on HPV
Dr. Brian Bear

10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Collaborative Partnerships: Advancing Patient Care, Education, Research and Community Engagement
Dr. John Raymond, Sr.

  Sonoma Valley Wine Tour, Tastings and Lunch

Benziger Family Winery
Enjoy a close up look at their biodynamic vineyards, visit the fermentation facility and crush pad, and explore the barrel caves. This tour takes place in a tram and takes you through the vineyards, into the caves and finishes with a private tasting.

Kunde Estate Winery
Located in the heart of Sonoma Valley, Kunde Estate is a fifth generation sustainably farmed estate. The vineyard was first planted in 1879 and is now a remarkable 1,850 acres stretching over two and a half miles of Hwy 12. Your group will experience a private tasting of four Kunde family winery wines, private cave tour with an exclusive barrel tasting, followed by a wine country picnic on the Vineyard Terrace.

Imagery Estate Winery
This winery produces small lots of artisan wines, focusing especially on lesser-known varietals. The winery also houses an art collection which was commissioned by hundreds of international artists to design one-of-kind artwork for the Imagery label. You will experience a private tasting of a collection of their artisan wines.

  Sonoma Golf Club

At its heart, is a treasured “core golf” experience set on 177 acres of rolling terrain highlighted by massive oaks, lakes and sweeping vistas of the Mayacamas Mountains and neighboring vineyards. You’re sure to appreciate how the balance and blend of long and short holes creates a perfect rhythm as you move through the round. Considered a fair but formidable test, unique challenges help keep you focused on the task at hand.

Sonoma Golf Club website

  Attendee Full-Week Registration

Includes admittance to all scientific sessions, CME credits, welcome reception on Monday, one continental breakfast each day of the scientific sessions, and one ticket to the Thursday banquet. Complimentary amenities for our group include: internet service, self-parking, bottle of wine (upon arrival), wine tasting each evening in the lobby, fitness center and fitness classes, car service to Sonoma Golf Club and Downtown Sonoma.

Cost: $665

  Spouse/Guest Full-Week Registration

Includes admittance to all scientific sessions, welcome reception on Monday, one continental breakfast each day of the scientific sessions, and one ticket to the Thursday banquet.

Cost: $200

  Learning & Leisure Long-Weekend Registration

Includes Thursday Sonoma Valley Wine Tour, Tastings & Lunch, and Friday breakfast and CME credits.

Cost Per Person: $200

Alumni Association Awards

The Alumni Association is accepting nominations for its 2017 awards:
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Humanitarian
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Upcoming Events

51st MCW/Marquette Medical Alumni Association Clinical Conference, March 6-10, 2017

03-06-2017 All Day Event Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa, Sonoma, CA

All physicians, alumni, faculty, spouses and friends are invited to attend the 51st MCW/Marquette Medical Alumni Association Clinical Conference at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa in Sonoma, CA.

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Alumni Weekend, May 5-6, 2017

05-05-2017 All Day Event Pfister Hotel, Medical College of Wisconsin and other Milwaukee area locations

Mark Your Calendar! Medical School reunions for the Classes of 2007, 2002, 1997, 1992, 1987, 1982, 1977, 1972, 1962 and 1957
 

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Class of 1967 Reunion at Commencement

05-19-2017 All Day Event MCW Commencement

Each year at commencement, the 50-year class is invited back to campus for their special Golden Anniversary Reunion. The weekend begins with a class photo in caps and gowns before the commencement ceremony. Saturday features a class brunch and dinner. MCW President & CEO will present each class member with a new diploma and Golden Circle certificate commemorating their 50 years in medicine.

 

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