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March 19 - March 25

Community Engagement Week Registration is Open Feb. 10-April 7

02-10-20178:00 AM  - 5:00 PM

Registration for Community Engagement Week 2017, Elevating Community Voices in Health, is now open! Join the Office of the Senior Associate Dean for Community Engagement and the Community Engagement Core in strengthening community and academic collaboration around health by exploring and growing our common ground. See the attached flier and visit our page for more information about the week’s events! Questions? Contact Micala Queary at mqueary@mcw.edu.

As part of Community Engagement Week, MCW is providing a volunteer opportunity for faculty, staff and students. On Thursday, April 20, noon – 1 p.m., MCW will host a sandwich making event in the Alumni Center. Faculty, staff and students who sign up to volunteer will have the opportunity to make sandwiches, which will be delivered to local United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County’s partner agencies for distribution. Advanced registration is required for this event. Register now and help MCW meet our goal of making 3,500 sandwiches in 60 minutes. Questions regarding this event can be directed to MCW Special Events at 955-4741.

Cardiology EP Core Curriculum "EKG Teaching" March 20

03-20-20177:00 AM  - 8:00 AM

EKG Teaching. Presented by Dr. James Oujiri

Vision Science Distinguished Lecture Series "Inherited Retinal Degenerative Diseases: Linking Molecular Mechanisms to Therapeutic Approaches" March 20

03-20-201712:00 PM  - 1:00 PM

Presented by Robert Molday, PhD, Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Canada Research Chair in Vision and Macular Degeneration, University of British Columbia

BRI Seminar Series: “Mechanisms of Formation and Progression of Pre-Leukemic Stem Cells” March 21

03-21-20179:30 AM  - 10:30 AM

BRI Seminar Series “Mechanisms of Formation and Progression of Pre-Leukemic Stem Cells” presented by Ulrich Steidl, MD, PhD, Professor, Departments of Cell Biology and Medicine (Oncology); The Diane and Arthur B. Belfer Faculty Scholar in Cancer Research; Program Leader “Stem Cells, Differentiation and Cancer,” Albert Einstein Cancer Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

BRI Seminar, Ulrich Steidl, MD, PhD, March 21

03-21-20179:30 AM  - 10:30 AM

"Mechanisms of Formation and Progression of Pre-Leukemic Stem Cells"

Presented by Ulrich Steidl, MD, PhD

Professor

Departments of Cell Biology and Medicine (Oncology)

The Diane and Arthur B. Belfer Faculty Scholar in Cancer Research

Program Leader "Stem Cells, Differentiation and Cancer," Albert Einstein Cancer Center

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

 

The seminar will also be available for viewing via video conference in the Lecture Theatre at BloodCenter Headquarters.

This event may be found in KnowledgeTrak (KT# 3423). If you would like to document attendance (not mandatory) in KT, both pre-registration in KT and signature on the sign-sheet at the event are required.

 

Bioethics and Medical Humanities Grand Rounds, March 21

03-21-201712:00 PM  - 1:00 PM

The Social Contract vs. An Autonomous Choice: The Ethical Controversy of Universal Health Care
 
Speaker:  Trevor M. Rich, BS M.D. Candidate Class of 2017 Medical College of Wisconsin
 
Upon completion of this learning activity participants should be able to: 1. Describe the basic elements of the social contract and patient autonomy. 2. Identify two key ethical principles related to universal health care and describe their application to both public health and individual medical choice.  3. Articulate the rationale presented for the role of universal health care in the United States.
 
Who Should Attend: This program is designed for physicians, medical students, nurses, chaplains, social workers, psychologists, and other individuals who are interested in bioethics.
 
ACCME Accreditation Statement: The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education to physicians.
 
AMA Credit Designation Statement: The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals: The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health   professionals.
 
Psychology CE Credit Statement: The Medical College of Wisconsin is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  The Medical College of Wisconsin maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This activity contains content or processes that may be potentially stressful.
 
Registration: http://ocpe.mcw.edu (online only) Special Needs/Parking: Please contact Diane Kramer at dkramer@mcw.edu or (414) 955-8498.

Bioethics & Medical Humanities Grand Rounds "The Social Contract vs. An Autonomous Choice" March 21

03-21-201712:00 PM  - 1:00 PM

"The Social Contract vs. An Autonomous Choice" presented by Trevor Rich, M3.

CTSI Science Cafe "Treating Acute Pain Experienced by Children: Sharing Evidence & Debunking Myths" | March 21

03-21-20175:30 PM  - 6:30 PM

The next CTSI Science Cafe features a presentation by Amy Drendel, MD, on the topic "Treating Acute Pain Experienced by Children: Sharing Evidence & Debunking Myths." Dr. Drendel's presentation will be followed by a conversation with the community. Light refreshments will be served. Science Cafe is free and open to the public.

Cardiology Cath Conference "Transaortic Valvular Replacement I: Indications and Clinical Assessment" March 22

03-22-20177:00 AM  - 8:00 AM

"Transaortic Valvular Replacement I: Indications and Clinical Assessment" presented by Dr. Eks Wye Pollock

Cell Biology Seminar March 22

03-22-201712:00 PM  - 1:00 PM

Graduate Student Collaborative Research in Progress Seminar Series

Alexander Salmon, Graduate Student, Carroll Lab, and Emily Gronseth, Graduate Student, Ramchandran Lab, present a seminar.

Conversations with Scientists | Neuroscience: Your Amazing Brain | March 22

03-22-20176:30 PM  - 8:30 PM

After the resounding success of its first year, the Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment is hosting its third "Conversations with Scientists" program, this time focusing on the spinal cord, Parkinson's Disease, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and chronic pain and addiction. Speakers will walk us through the basics of our internal command center and how it controls our every move and thought, how we respond to fear, stress, and pain, and what physicians and scientists are doing to take back control over diseases like Parkinson's, PTSD, and addiction.

Medicine Grand Rounds "Evaluation of Adrenal Incidentalomas" | March 24

03-24-20178:00 AM  - 9:00 AM

Medicine Grand Rounds "Evaluation of Adrenal Incidentalomas."

Biophysics Graduate Seminar Series, Kathleen Schmainda, PhD, March 24

03-24-20179:30 AM  - 10:30 AM

"Clinical Decision Support for Neuro-Oncology through the Development and Translation of Advanced MRI Technologies"

Kathleen Schmainda, PhD

Robert C. Olson, MD, Professor of Radiology, MCW

CRI Research Institute Conference | March 24

03-24-201712:00 PM  - 1:00 PM

"Thyroid Nodules and Differentiated Thyroid Cancer in Children and Adolescents - Current Approach and Future Directions" presented by Andrew J. Bauer, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; Medical Director, The Thyroid Center, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

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