The 43rd Annual Winter Refresher Course for Family Medicine
January 29 - February 1, 2013
Reservations: Please call the Country Springs Hotel & Conference Center @ 262-547-0201 or 800-247-6640 and mention the Medical college of Wisconsin to receive the reduced rate. A block of rooms will be reserved for registrants until January 1,2 012 at a special rate of $109 deluxe, $139 executive suite, plus tax, per night. Rates include free wireless internet and continental breakfast each morning.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 1:30 - 2:20 pm
Primary Care in the 21st Century Wanda Filer, MD, MBA American Academy of Family Physicians
Dr. Filer earned a combined undergraduate and medical degree from Gannon University, Erie, PA., and her doctorate degree from Hahnemann University in Philadelphia. She completed her family medicine residency at Underwood Memorial Hospital in Woodbury, N.J., where she also served as chief resident. She earned an executive MBA from Pennsylvania State University. A family physician in York, Pa., serves on the board of directors of the American Academy of Family Physicians. The AAFP represents 105,900 physicians and medical students nationwide. Filer was elected to a three-year term in September 2011 by the AAFP’s governing body, the Congress of Delegates. As a board member of the AAFP, Filer advocates on behalf of family physicians and patients nationwide to inspire positive change in the U.S. health care system. Dr. Filer has been a practicing family physician for more than 25 years. She is the founder and president of the Strategic Health Institute in York, Pa., a health policy and public health consulting firm dedicated to building awareness of today’s health issues and the need for change. In addition, Filer is a family physician at Family First Health, a federally qualified health center.
Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 8:30 - 9:20 am
Adult ADHD: An American Epidemic Kimberly Stoner, MD Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Internal Medicine
Kimberly Stoner received her MD from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine in 2000. She completed the combined internal medicine/psychiatry residency program at the University of Iowa in 2005. She joined the Medical College of Wisconsin as an Academic Fellow in Primary Care Research obtaining a Master’s degree in epidemiology in 2007. Following her fellowship she was appointed as an assistant professor in internal medicine in the perioperative section with a secondary appointment in MCW’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine as a clinician educator. She is board certified in Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, and Psychosomatic medicine. She was appointed the course director of MCW’s second year medical student physical diagnosis course in 2010. She was a recipient of the MCW Edward J. Lennon Endowed Clinical Teaching Award in 2011. She won the Wisconsin ACP Chapter Young Internist of the Year Award in 2011 and was invited into fellowship in the American College of Physicians in 2012. She sees both inpatient psychiatric and general medicine consults.
Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 1:30 - 2:20 pm
New JNC8 Hypertension Guidelines - Where is the Evidence Leading Us? Patrick McBride, MD, MPH University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Patrick McBride, received his medical degree from University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and master's degree in public health from the University of South Carolina, where he also completed a family practice residency. A professor in the Department of Medicine's section of cardiovascular medicine and the Department of Family Medicine at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health, McBride also directs UW Hospital and Clinics' Preventive Cardiology program, which has more than 30 professional staff and includes inpatient and outpatient cardiac rehabilitation, a preventive cardiology/cholesterol clinic and other clinical initiatives for people at risk for cardiovascular disease.
Friday, February 1, 2013
Genomic Medicine for the Family Physician Howard Jacob, PhD Medical College of Wisconsin, Human and Molecular Genetics Center
Professor Jacob received his PhD in Pharmacology from the University of Iowa in 1989. He completed two parallel post-doctoral fellowships in functional genomics and molecular genetics/genomics at Harvard, Stanford and MIT with Victor J. Dzau, MD and Eric Lander, PhD. He was on the faculty at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School for nearly 4 years before moving to Milwaukee. He joined the Medical College of Wisconsin in 1996 as an Associate Professor, Department of Physiology with full Professorship and Tenure in 2001. He was appointed the Founding Director of the Human and Molecular Genetics Center (HMGC) and was awarded the Warren P. Knowles Chair of Genetics in 1999. He has published more than 200 peer reviewed articles. Under his leadership the Human and Molecular Genetics Center (HMGC) has grown from two faculty members to 30 and is one of the top funded genetic programs based on NIH funding. In 2010 Dr. Jacob led a team of researchers at the Medical College who used an innovative DNA sequencing technique to unravel the medical mystery of Nicholas Volker, a young boy whose life-threatening disease had baffled his doctors and tested his family’s faith. Working with Medical College scientists and physicians at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Dr. Jacob’s team used Nicholas’ DNA to diagnose his disease and recommend a course of treatment. This treatment has so far been successful.
Going Green this year:
Syllabus material will be made available for our attendees via this website starting January 10, 2013. This will allow you to download the presentations onto your own laptop or similar device/to print out the presentations of which may be of interest to you before you arrive at the conference. No hard copy handouts will be provided. Please check back on the tenth to view the files.
About the Conference: The Winter Refresher Course (WRC) for Family Medicine is a regional conference presented in the metropolitan area of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Typically attracting more than 200 family practitioners, FP physician assistants, FP nurse practitioners and FP residents, the WRC is sponsored by the Department of Family and Community Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin.
The conference is 2.5 days in duration with 16 -18 prescribed AAFP CME credit hours. The unique format of this conference provides three topics each hour from which the learner may choose. Topics include updates, new information, and workshops all clinically based. The WRC staff also make efforts to bring new technologies in learning to the conference and encourage presenters to use PowerPoint and Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM) in their presentations. Planners of the WRC make every effort to avoid clinical presentations that are sponsored by pharmaceutical companies. Standards of disclosure of the Accreditation Counsel for Continuing Medical Education are emphasized.
The Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Family & Community Medicine appreciates the support provided by The Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians and our corporate exhibitors.
Who Should Attend
This program is designed for family physicians as well as nurse practitioners, physician and assistants and other primary care physicians who practice in a variety of settings including the hospital, nursing home, and office.
This Live activity, 43rd Annual Winter Refresher Course for Family Medicine, with a beginning date of January 29, 2013, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 15.25 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AMA/AAFP Equivalency: AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1TM Credit toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. When applying for AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.
MCW Department of Family & Community Medicine
Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians
Course Planning Committee
Nancy E. Havas, MD, Program Director
Suzanne Gehl, MD Community Co-Director
Alan K. David, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Family & Community Medicine
Mary Ellen Radjenovich, Conference Coordinator
Karen Krause-Fromm, Exhibit Coordinator
Bonnie Lawyer, Registration Coordinator
Becky Wimmer, Assistant Executive Director, WAFP
Mary Ellen Radjenovich
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