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April 23 - April 29

Cardiology EP Core Curriculum "Afib: Catheter RF and Cryo Ablation, Surgical MAZE, Complications" April 24

04-24-20177:00 AM  - 8:00 AM

Afib: Catheter RF and cryo ablation, surgical MAZE, complications. Presented by Dr. Mobin Malik

Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Series "Using the Power of Stories to Improve Patient Care and Connection with Research Participants" April 24

04-24-201712:00 PM  - 1:00 PM

Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Series "Using the Power of Stories to Improve Patient Care and Connection with Research Participants," an interactive experience led by Megan McGee, Executive Director of Ex Fabula.

Multimodality Imaging Conference "Cardiac Masses and CMR" April 25

04-25-20177:00 AM  - 8:00 AM

Cardiac Masses and CMR. Presented by Dr. Kaushik Shahir

CaP Working Group, Subramaniam Malarkannan, PhD, April 25

04-25-20178:00 AM  - 9:00 AM

"NK-Cell Mediated Immunotherapy"

Subramaniam Malarkannan, PhD



Blood Research Institute Seminar Series “Revisiting the compartment of NK1.1 cells: Subsets without frontiers” April 25

04-25-20179:30 AM  - 10:30 AM

“Revisiting the compartment of NK1.1 cells: Subsets without frontiers,” presented by Yasmina Laouar, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, University of Michigan Medical School.

MCW Clinical Compliance Education Program "Teaching Physician Regulations; Medicaid, Medicare, and Tricare" | April 25

04-25-20175:00 PM  - 6:00 PM

The MCW Clinical Compliance Office is pleased to announce a lecture for the Teaching Physician Guidelines starting April 19, 2017. The federal government has strict guidelines regarding documentation of faculty physician participation and presence in order to bill Medicare, Medicare Advantage Plans, Medicaid, and Tricare. Participants will gain a working knowledge of the Teaching Physician Regulations and will be able to apply that knowledge when documenting, coding and billing for services with resident or accredited fellow involvement. Although it is not mandatory at this time, it is highly recommended that the faculty (invited residents/fellows) attend one of the scheduled sessions. Elizabeth Keltner, Clinical Compliance Education Coordinator, will be presenting this important information at Children’s Hospital on three separate occasions throughout the month of April and May. Please plan to attend this important lecture. No RSVP is required, but is helpful for planning purposes. If you are planning to attend, please email Katie Gehrig at with the date of the session you plan to attend.

Otolaryngology Grand Rounds "Teaching at the Bedside: An Evidence-Based Review and Discussion" April 25

04-25-20175:00 PM  - 6:00 PM

Teaching at the Bedside: An Evidence-Based Review and Discussion Guest Lecturer: Martin Muntz, MD

CTSI Science Cafe "Opioid Epidemic: Why Now, Why Us, What to Do?" | April 25

04-25-20175:30 PM  - 6:30 PM

The April CTSI Science Cafe will feature the presentation "Opioid Epidemic: Why Now, Why Us, What to Do?" You are invited to hear a brief presentation by Dr. Robert Hurley, an expert in pain treatment, and join in a conversation with community members to follow.

Cardiology Imaging Conference "CAD (Stress Echo Protocols, Interpretation of Results)" April 26

04-26-20177:00 AM  - 8:00 AM

"CAD (Stress Echo Protocols, Interpretation of Results)" presented by Dr. Evan Klein

Surgery Grand Rounds "...Solid Organ Transplantation" April 26

04-26-20177:30 AM  - 8:30 AM

Immune Issues That May Improve Outcomes of Solid Organ Transplantation
Ronald H. Kerman, PhD

Professor of Surgery
Director, Immune Evaluation Laboratory
Abdominal Transplant Program
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas

NCBI Welcoming Diversity Exposure Workshop April 26

04-26-20177:45 AM  - 12:00 PM

The MCW Coalition Builders Team regularly offers the National Coalition Building Institute's (NCBI) award-winning Welcoming Diversity Workshop which has been presented to thousands of groups throughout the world, including schools, colleges and universities, corporations, government agencies, trade unions, religious institutions, and community organizations. Over 1,000 MCW employees and students have received support and leadership development through these workshops. The workshop consists of a series of seven highly interactive activities designed to celebrate diversity and discover our unconscious bias and how it impacts our leadership.

The E. James Aiman, MD Endowed Lectureship April 26

04-26-20179:00 AM  - 10:00 AM

The E. James Aiman, MD, Endowed Lectureship has been established to honor his memory by continuing to support and advance medical education in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Medical College and honor his dedication to sustain excellence in medical education through innovative teaching and patient care. The guest speaker will be Hope A. Ricciotti, MD. She is an Associate Professor and the OBGYN Clerkship Committee Director of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School and is the Chair and Residency Program Director of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. For more information, please visit the Obstetrics and Gynecology website.

Friends of MCW Raffle April 26-28

04-26-201710:00 AM  - 4:30 PM

Join us for the annual Friends of MCW raffle. Raffle items will be on display and tickets will be sold April 26-28 in the MCW Cafeteria lobby.

Cell Biology Seminar April 26

04-26-201712:00 PM  - 1:00 PM

Allan Basbaum, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Anatomy, University of California San Francisco, presents: "Cell transplants to treat the 'disease' of neuropathic pain."

Host: Cheryl Stucky, PhD

Cancer Biology Research Forum: External Speaker Mark Distefano, PhD, April 27

04-27-20179:00 AM  - 10:00 AM

Chemical approaches for the study of protein lipid modification”

Mark Distefano, PhD

Distinguished McKnight Professor and

Distinguished Teaching  Professor

Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry

University of Minnesota


This Forum will be co-sponsored with Biochemistry and will be in a different location.

Innovations in Medical Education Conference April 27

04-27-201710:00 AM  - 4:30 PM

Sponsored by the MCW Office of Academic Affairs, the 2017 Innovations in Medical Education Conference will feature keynote speaker, Dr. Stuart Slavin, poster sessions and presentations. There is no registration fee to attend and lunch is included.

Pharmacology & Toxicology Seminar "The Therapeutic Promise of Non-addicting Cannabinoid Analgesics" April 27

04-27-201712:00 PM  - 1:00 PM

Andrea Hohmann, PhD, Linda and Jack Gill Chair of Neuroscience and Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Indiana University, presents "The Therapeutic Promise of Non-addicting Cannabinoid Analgesics."

Taketa Memorial Seminar "Remodeling of Cell Surfaceomes in Cancer" | April 27

04-27-20173:00 PM  - 4:00 PM

"Remodeling of Cell Surfaceomes in Cancer" presented by James A. Wells, PhD Professor, Pharmaceutical Chemistry University of California San Francisco.

Women in Science "Leading Transformation: From Ideas to Impact" Cheryl Maurana, PhD - April 27

04-27-20173:00 PM  - 5:00 PM

Building from her leadership of the AHW Endowment, Dr. Maurana will discuss the Endowment’s new strategies for driving innovation across the translational research spectrum to improve the health of communities, including the AHW Endowment’s $20M investment in reducing cancer disparities through a highly multi-disciplinary approach. Dr. Maurana also will share her perspective on women’s leadership in the sciences – how far we’ve come and where we can go. Find out more information and register now.

HMI Research Seminar, Timothy Fenske, MD, April 27

04-27-20174:00 PM  - 5:00 PM

“Deep Sequencing-based Minimal Residual Disease Assessment to Direct Therapy in B-cell Lymphomas”


Timothy Fenske, MD

Associate Professor

Department of Medicine

Division of Hematology and Oncology

Medical College of Wisconsin

Acute Care Surgery Symposium April 28

04-28-20178:00 AM  - 3:30 PM

Medical College of Wisconsin presents
Trauma, Critical Care, and Emergency General Surgery

Acute Care Surgery Symposium

Anesthesiology Research Monthly Seminar “Brainstem Circuits Controlling Respiratory Sensory-motor Integration: Origins of Plasticity and Pathology” April 28

04-28-20179:00 AM  - 10:00 AM

The Department of Anesthesiology Research Division presents its monthly seminar “Brainstem circuits controlling respiratory sensory-motor integration: origins of plasticity and pathology,” presented by Mathias Dutschmann, PhD, Associate Professor at the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, University of Melbourne in Australia. Coffee will be served.

MCW Blood Drive April 28th

04-28-201711:00 AM  - 3:00 PM

Be a hero, donate blood!

IDP Student Symposium-April

04-28-201711:00 AM  - 2:00 PM

Children's Research Institute Research Conference "Liberation from Respiratory Technology" April 28

04-28-201712:00 PM  - 1:00 PM

"Liberation from Respiratory Technology" presented by Jennifer Henningfeld, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin.

Master of Public Health Program Online Open House April 28

04-28-201712:00 PM  - 1:00 PM

The Master of Public Health Program will be hosting an online open house on April 28 from noon – 1 p.m. This is an opportunity to hear about our programs and have your questions answered. Join us to learn about these fully online learning opportunities: • MPH Degree Program • Graduate Certificate in Public Health • Graduate Certificate in Community Health Assessment & Planning • Graduate Certificate in Population Health Management • Non-degree courses options Registration can be completed at Questions: 955-4510 or

PCOR Research Seminar "Delirium Prevention -- An Adventure in Process Improvement" April 28

04-28-201712:45 PM  - 2:00 PM

"Delirium Prevention -- An Adventure in Process Improvement," presented by Thomas Heinrich, MD, Professor, Division of Psychosomatic Medicine and Rahul Sudhir Nanchal, MD, Associate Professor, Division of Pulmonary

Cancer Center Grand Rounds, Raul Urrutia, MD, April 28

04-28-20172:00 PM  - 3:00 PM

"The Genomic & Epigenomic Landscape of Cancer: Implications for Individualized Medicine"

Raul A. Urrutia, MD

Director, Human and Molecular Genetic Center

Professor, Department of Surgery


Dr. Urrutia will join MCW as Director on July 1, 2017. He currently serves as Professor at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Director of Epigenomics Education and Academic Relationships in the Epigenomics Program, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine.


Refreshments provided. Please RSVP to Michele Ward at