Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences

Medical Scientist Training Program

Annual MSTP Retreat

Our Annual Fall Retreat was held at the beautiful Blue Harbor Resort and Conference Center in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.

Presentations included:

How to Negotiate - Silvia Munoz-Price, MD, PhD Enterprise Epidemiologist, Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin and Benjamin Lowell Price, MBA Global VP of Commercial
Dr. Price provided the perspective of a professional seeking to achieve an optimum outcome in professional development, while Mr. Price provided a business perspective into how to be effective in negotiations at specific career points.

Choices in my Career Path - Christopher Roberts, MD, PhD
Dr. Roberts is a graduate of MCW-MSTP. Dr. Roberts recently joined the faculty in the Department of Anesthesiology at MCW. Dr. Roberts presented a time-lined overview of the career choices he made from undergraduate studies to faculty appointment. This was an interactive session.

Round Table Sessions - 15-minute active sessions on the indicated topics where all trainees participated in all sessions. Topics and facilitators are listed below:

  • Joe Barbieri (Director) (Character)
  • Ashley Brown (M1) (Learning)
  • Alison Huckenpahler (G4) (Decision Making)
  • Erica Woertz (G2) (Networking)

Our retreat is a relatively short but instrumental time that stimulates the mind, relaxes the body and strengthens camaraderie. We are already looking forward to next year!

MSTP Retreat