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September 17 - September 23

Tenth Annual Midwestern Conference: Update Course in Surgical Pathology Sept. 15-17

09-15-20177:15 AM  - 2:00 PM

COURSE OVERVIEW This three-day course has been designed to provide a comprehensive and practical update of diagnostic surgical pathology. It is primarily designed to enhance the knowledge of practicing surgical pathologists, particularly those involved in community practice. This activity will include lectures containing the latest in research and diagnosis, and complex surgical pathology cases, each session providing time for questions and answers. Case presentations are selected to highlight unusual presentations of rare and common conditions, to demonstrate key points in diagnosis and potential pitfalls, and will emphasize application of evidence-based medicine and up-to-date references. COURSE OBJECTIVES Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to: • Evaluate current criteria for diagnosis in various subspecialty areas in surgical pathology • Recognize the proper application of immunohistochemical and other ancillary techniques for the diagnosis of problematic cases • Explain advances in terminology and classification of neoplastic and non-neoplastic disorders

APP Grand Rounds - Bonus Session - Lunch and Learn "HOPE Law Update" Sept. 18

09-18-201712:00 PM  - 1:00 PM

"HOPE Law Update" with Amy Zosel, MD, MSCS

CAIR Research Conference "Community Matters: Translating Research and Training into Public Health Practices to Reduce Disparities" Sept. 18

09-18-20171:30 PM  - 3:00 PM

"Community Matters: Translating Research and Training into Public Health Practices to Reduce Disparities" Amy Nunn, ScD, Executive Director of the Rhode Island Public Health Institute

BRI Seminar Series “New Human Platelet Population Studies for Discovery” Sept. 19

09-19-20179:30 AM  - 10:30 AM

“New Human Platelet Population Studies for Discovery,” presented by Andrew D. Johnson, PhD, FAHA, Tenure Track Investigator – The Framingham Heart Study, Head, Biomedical Informatics, Division of Intramural Research, NHLBI Population Sciences Branch

A Bioethics Debate "Assistive Reproductive Technologies" Sept. 19

09-19-201712:00 PM  - 1:00 PM

Please join our Bioethics and Medical Humanities Grand Rounds session on Tuesday, September 19 at noon in M2050/M2070 for A Bioethics Debate "Assistive Reproductive Technologies"

Pulmonary Grand Rounds, Journal Club Sept. 19

09-19-201712:00 PM  - 1:00 AM

Journal Club by Paul Bergl, MD

MCW-CW Antigo Community Town Hall Sept. 19

09-19-20175:30 PM  - 7:00 PM

All are invited to join in at the Antigo Community Town Hall to learn more about the newly opened MCW-Central Wisconsin regional campus, its impact on the region and opportunities to get involved.

Cell Biology Seminar Sept. 20 "The Hippo Signal Transduction Network in Skeletal Muscle"

09-20-20179:45 AM  - 11:00 AM

Prof. Dr. Henning Wackerhage, Associate Professor, Exercise Biology, Technical University of Munich, Faculty for Sport and Health Sciences, presents a seminar.

Host: Brian Link, PhD

Bake Sale Fundraiser for Hurricane Relief Sept. 20

09-20-201711:00 AM  - 1:30 PM

The devastation and impact Hurricane Harvey and Irma is having on people in Texas and Lousiana and Florida is enormous. Some of you may have family or friends directly impacted. The CMA student group is planning a bake sale fundraiser with all proceeds to go towards the Red Cross relief efforts.

When: Wednesday, Sept. 20 in the Cafeteria Lobby at MCW-Milwaukee from 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.! Cash and venmo accepted!

There will be cookies, cupcakes, and some non-sweet baked goods for sale as a way for you to get involved!

Women in Science "The Potential Impact of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination" Sept. 20

09-20-201711:30 AM  - 1:00 PM

Dr. Uyar will speak about the HPV vaccination and the barriers and research to HPV vaccination in our community. Find out more information and register now.

OBGYN Women's Health Research Program "Mitochondrial Contribution to Regulation of Microvascular Function in Health and Disease" Sept. 20

09-20-201712:00 PM  - 1:00 PM

OBGYN Women's Health Research Program "Mitochondrial Contribution to Regulation of Microvascular Function in Health and Disease" presented by Andreas Beyer, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Divisiono of Cardiovascular Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin.

Peter Bailey, MIP, PhD Presents "Pancreatic Cancer: Genomes to Therapy" Sept. 21

09-21-20179:00 AM  - 10:00 AM

Faculty recruit for the Division of Research and the Joel and Arlene Lee Chair will be presenting this lecture.

Kaleidoscope Film Series "Neurotypical" Sept. 21

09-21-201712:00 PM  - 1:00 PM

“Neurotypical” Film Showing and Discussion

Knowledge Now: Flipping the Classroom Panel Discussion Sept. 21

09-21-201712:00 PM  - 1:00 PM

MCW educators will share their experiences with this approach to active learning, including the opportunities and challenges they faced in incorporating it into their classrooms.

Ridin' to a Cure Motorcycle Ride for Breast Cancer Research Sept. 22-23

09-22-2017

The 23rd Annual Ridin' to a Cure Motorcycle Ride for Breast Cancer Research, sponsored by Wisconsin Harley-Davidson® and the Rock River H.O.G. Chapter, will be held on Friday, September 23 and Saturday, September 24, beginning in Oconomowoc at Wisconsin Harley-Davidson® and winding through the scenic Kettle Moraine area.

Scheduled events include:

Survivor's Ride & Pre-Registration

  • Friday, September 22, 6 – 9 p.m.

The Ride & Post Ride Celebration

  • Saturday, September 23, 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

  • Registration from 8:30 - 11 a.m.; minimum donation of $40 to participate in ride

  • Rides depart every 15 minutes beginning at 8:45 a.m. from Wisconsin-Harley Davidson, 1280 Blue Ribbon Drive, for a 50- to 70-mile ride through the scenic Kettle Moraine area

  • The first 400 registrants who pledge $100+ receive a commemorative Betty Boop® bandana

  • Post ride celebration begins at 11 a.m. and features guest speakers, live auction, door prizes and fishbowl raffles, ride merchandise, live entertainment, and food and drink

Proceeds from the event benefit the Rock River Cancer Research Foundation and support breast cancer research at the MCW Cancer Center. Since 1995, this motorcycle ride has raised nearly $2.1 million to support cancer research at MCW.

Anesthesiology Visiting Professor Monica Vavilala, MD "Translating Research to Practice in Traumatic Brain Injury" Sept. 22

09-22-20176:30 AM  - 7:30 AM

"Translating Research to Practice in Traumatic Brain Injury" presented by Monica Vavilala, MD, Professor of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics, University of Washington, School of Medicine, Seattle, WA

Pediatric Grand Rounds "The Jim and Leesley (Buzz) Hardy Memorial Lectureship in Mental Health: Conversion and Somatic Disorders" Sept. 22

09-22-20178:30 AM  - 9:30 AM

Participants will learn how to apply the biopsychosocial model to more effectively assess and manage pediatric patients with conversion, somatic symptom, or factitious disorders.

CRI Research Institute Conference "Cutaneous Mosaicism: Clues to Morphea Pathogenesis" Sept. 22

09-22-201712:00 PM  - 1:00 PM

"Cutaneous Mosaicism: Clues to Morphea Pathogenesis" with Yvonne Chiu, MD, Associate Professor, Departments of Dermatology and Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Dermatology

Pulmonary Grand Rounds "Ultrasound" Sept. 22

09-22-201712:00 PM  - 1:30 PM

"Ultrasound" by Rahul Nanchal, MD

Visiting Professor, Dr. Wasif Saif, MD, Sept. 22

09-22-201712:00 PM  - 1:00 PM

“The Current Treatment Landscape of Pancreatic Cancer: Optimizing Outcomes through Individualized Therapy”
Wasif Saif, MD
Tufts University School of Medicine
Boston, MA

 

Lunch is provided.

PCOR Grand Rounds "Advancement of Community Engagement at MCW" Sept. 22

09-22-201712:00 PM  - 1:00 PM

"Advancement of Community Engagement at MCW," presented by Syed Ahmed, MD, MPH, DrPH, FAAFP, Senior Associate Dean for Community Engagement; Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, MCW

Sleep Medicine Grand Rounds "Sleep in Women" Sept. 22

09-22-20173:00 PM  - 4:00 PM

"Sleep in Women" by Kavita Ratarasarn, MD

Sleep Medicine Grand Rounds "Sleep in Women" Sept. 22

09-22-20173:00 PM  - 4:00 PM

"Sleep in Women" by Kavita Ratarasarn, MD

Cardiovascular Center Postdoc Appreciation Reception Hour Sept. 22

09-22-20173:00 PM  - 4:30 PM

It's a vintage year as we celebrate 25 years of research and discovery at the Cardiovascular Center. Please join us for wine, hors d'oeuvres and merriment in appreciation of MCW postdocs. Co-sponsored with the Office of Postdoctoral Education * Please RSVP to etheriault@mcw.edu

Chasing Chad Casino Night Gala, Sept. 22

09-22-20176:30 PM

The Chasing Chad Casino Night Gala, presented by Direct Supply, will be held Friday, September 22, at Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery in Milwaukee.

Enjoy hors d'oeuvres, a buffet dinner, a signature cocktail, casino chips, music, a silent auction and much more! Registration, cocktails and silent auction begin at 6:30 p.m.; casino games and other entertainment begin at 7 p.m.

Proceeds from the event support brain tumor research at the MCW Cancer Center. Registrations can be made online at the Chasing Chad website.

Since 2010, Chasing Chad has donated approximately $130,000 and patient educational books in support of brain tumor research. The organization was formed in memory of Chad Bordwell, a vibrant, athletic husband and father who died from a brain tumor in 2009 at age 36, just weeks after completing his ninth marathon.

2017 Updates in PM&R CME Conference Sept. 23

09-23-20178:00 AM  - 12:30 PM

Join us to enhance your knowledge and skills in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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