Calendar of Events

Jun
17
Wed
2015
Action Learning Workshop for Women’s Health – LARC @ UW-Milwaukee Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health
Jun 17 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Long acting reversible contraception (LARC) has been shown to be an effective pregnancy prevention strategy for women’s health in other communities. Could greater LARC utilization lead to better health outcomes for women and children in Milwaukee?

Join health practitioners and diverse stakeholders in women and children’s health to further our collective understanding of the science, learn about successful models of LARC implementation in other communities, and explore the best strategies for Milwaukee.

Panelists Include

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Renaisa Anthony, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor Department of Health Promotion and Social and Behavioral Health
University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Public Health

Kathy King, MD
Medical Director, Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin
Assistant Professor, Department of OBGYN, Medical College of Wisconsin

Please register online

Nov
25
Wed
2015
Global Health Talk – Laura Jacques, MD @ Froedtert Hospital - Dean Roe Auditorium
Nov 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Apr
21
Fri
2017
MCW’s Community Engagement Week Poster Session @ MCW - Alumni Center
Apr 21 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
MCW's Community Engagement Week Poster Session @ MCW - Alumni Center

Our Women’s Mental Health Psychologist Dr. Abbey Kruper, Education Curriculum & Instruction faculty Dr. Kristina Kaljo, and Obstetrician/Gynecologist Dr. Seema Menon are presenting their research poster at MCW’s Community Engagement Week 2017: Elevating Community Voices in Health.
Student-Centered Learning – Implementing a Sexual and Behavioral Health Curriculum with Adolescent Students

Oct
24
Wed
2018
Speak Up in Challenging Clinical Education Environments – Cassie Ferguson, MD, Kristina Kaljo, PhD, Michael Lund, MD, Martin Muntz, MD @ MCW HRC Auditorium
Oct 24 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Please join the Kern Institute, Department of Medicine and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology for an interactive dialogue.

Have you ever witnessed events that challenged professionalism but didn’t speak up or follow up? Let’s have a discussion about being courageous and speaking up in a professional way to improve our culture of caring and character.

Speakers

Catherine (Cassie) Craun Ferguson, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Kristina Kaljo, PhD, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Michael Lund, MD, Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Martin Muntz, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

By attending this session, participants will:

  • Identify skills to utilize when responding to problems and/or concerns
  • Discuss methods to support the well-being of oneself and others
  • Analyze events which could have been avoided/deescalated if someone intervened
Nov
14
Wed
2018
Is Cancer Inherited? – Jennifer Geurts, MS, CGC @ Community Conference Center, Room 3
Nov 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

If you have a family history of cancer, this may have important health implications for you and your relatives. Find out about genetic testing for cancer along with the options for cancer prevention and early detection.

Presentation by: Jennifer Geurts, MS, CGC, Certified Genetic Counselor.

Register online by going to Froedtert Health’s Classes and Events

Dec
6
Thu
2018
Miscarriage and Recurrent Miscarriage – Abbey Kruper, PsyD and Katherine Schoyer, MD @ Froedtert Community Conference Center, Sports Education Room
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Miscarriage and Recurrent Miscarriage - Abbey Kruper, PsyD and Katherine Schoyer, MD @ Froedtert Community Conference Center, Sports Education Room

Miscarriage is unfortunately a fairly common occurrence among reproductive age women, but it can be an emotionally difficult event. In this lecture, we hope to educate about the etiologies of miscarriage, explain the evaluation and treatment options for recurrent miscarriages and discuss the importance of stress reduction and self-care for those struggling with miscarriage.

Speakers



Abbey Kruper, PsyD
Assistant Professor
Women's Health Psychologist
Kate Schoyer, MD
Associate Professor
Reproductive Endocrinologist
Jan
30
Wed
2019
“Say Yes by Saying No: A framework for Balance” – Drs. Kate Dielentheis and Rahmouna Farez @ MCW Alumni Center
Jan 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The Council for Women’s Advocacy and the Center for AWSM are hosting Dr. Kate Dielentheis and Dr. Mona Farez for a presentation on work-life balance: “Say Yes By Saying No”.

Feb
26
Tue
2019
Miscarriage and Recurrent Miscarriage – Abbey Kruper, PsyD and Katherine Schoyer, MD @ Froedtert Community Conference Center, Sports Education Room
Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Miscarriage and Recurrent Miscarriage - Abbey Kruper, PsyD and Katherine Schoyer, MD @ Froedtert Community Conference Center, Sports Education Room

Miscarriage is unfortunately a fairly common occurrence among reproductive age women, but it can be an emotionally difficult event. In this lecture, we hope to educate about the etiologies of miscarriage, explain the evaluation and treatment options for recurrent miscarriages and discuss the importance of stress reduction and self-care for those struggling with miscarriage.

Speakers



Abbey Kruper, PsyD
Assistant Professor
Women's Health Psychologist
Kate Schoyer, MD
Associate Professor
Reproductive Endocrinologist

Register online by going to Froedtert Health’s Classes and Events

Oct
3
Thu
2019
What’s in an Annual? – Amy Domeyer-Klenske, MD @ Moorland Reserve Health Center
Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

What’s in an Annual? The Who, What, When and Why of Preventative Gynecology Care. Learn about the new advances, changes and recommended screenings in women’s health.

Presentation by: Amy Domeyer-Klenske, MD.

Register

Dec
12
Thu
2019
Anxiety in Women: Healthy Ways to Respond with Abbey Kruper, PsyD @ Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Learn basic information about how anxiety can present in women and develop strategies to manage distress in order to have a fuller life.

Presentation by: Abbey Kruper, PsyD, psychologist

Register Online

Register online through the link to Froedtert’s classes and events below.

Aug
7
Fri
2020
Student-Centered Pipeline to Advance Research in Cancer Careers (SPARCC) Cancer Research Summit and Graduation @ Virtual Event
Aug 7 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Please join the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology for the Student-Centered Pipeline to Advance Research in Cancer Careers (SPARCC) Cancer Research Summit and graduation on August 7, 2020, from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. This will be a virtual event, where the scholars will have the opportunity to share their research and open it up for questions and brief discussions for each presentation. We will conclude the event by “presenting” graduation certificates and acknowledging each scholar’s participation this summer.

Program:

10:30-11:30 a.m.: Research Presentations – Topics are centered on “wicked problems” found in cancer-specific research.

11:30 a.m.-12 p.m.: Graduation Ceremony – SPARCC Co-Directors Janet Rader, MD, and Kristina Kaljo, PhD, will present each of the scholars with a certificate of completion.

If you would like to attend, please email us at sparcc@mcw.edu.

SPARCC is an intensive 8-week summer program that immerses undergraduate students from backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical research in the complexities of clinical cancer research. To learn more, please visit obgyn.mcw.edu/sparcc.

Nov
9
Mon
2020
Family History in Cancer Screening and Treatment – Elizabeth Hopp, MD @ Virtual
Nov 9 @ 5:45 pm – 7:00 pm


Please join us virtually. This talk will detail what constitutes a significant family history along with discussion of genetic testing. The talk will also touch on management of hereditary cancer syndromes, such as Lynch syndrome and BRCA.

Presentation by: Elizabeth Hopp, MD, Gynecologic Oncologist

Register Online

Register online through the link to Froedtert’s classes and events below.

Nov
10
Tue
2020
Anxiety in Women: Healthy Ways to Respond with Abbey Kruper, PsyD @ Virtual
Nov 10 @ 5:45 pm – 7:00 pm

Please join us virtually to learn basic information about how anxiety can present in women and develop strategies to manage distress in order to have a fuller life.

Presentation by: Abbey Kruper, PsyD, psychologist

Register Online

Register online through the link to Froedtert’s classes and events below.

Sep
11
Sat
2021
Black Birth: A Maternal Health Conversation and Resource Fair @ Wisconsin Black Historical Society
Sep 11 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm


The Milwaukee Film Festival and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin present Black Birth: A Maternal Health Conversation and Resource Fair.

The short film Black Birth serves as the backdrop to a community dialogue about the joys, fears, complexities, and disparities of Black motherhood in America and locally in Milwaukee. Following the film screening will be a panel discussion including an OB-GYN physician and resident, community doula, African American breastfeeding expert, and other maternal-fetal care specialists, as well as a resource fair featuring leading health and wellness community partners.


This in-person event is FREE and open to the public. Space is limited to the first 150 people. Masks are REQUIRED and will be provided if needed. There is no virtual option. No Tickets required.

TimeTopic
11:00 AMWelcome and Introduction
11:15 AMShort Film
11:45 AM Discussion
12:15 - 1:00 PMPanel Questions and Discussion

Panelists

  • Moderator: Amy Domeyer-Klenske, MD – Obstetrician and Gynecologist
  • OBGYN Providers: Seema Menon, MD – Obstetrician and Gynecologist and Ciera Oshodi, MD – OBGYN Resident
  • Breastfeeding Expert: Dalvery Blackwell, BA, IBCLC with the African American Breastfeeding Network I
  • Doula
  • Patient
Oct
21
Thu
2021
Professionalism Week 2021: Navigating Pandexit – Rebounding from Individual and Collective Challenges @ Virtual Event (register below)
Oct 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Professionalism Week 2021: Navigating Pandexit - Rebounding from Individual and Collective Challenges @ Virtual Event (register below)

Please join us as we discuss how groups can successfully navigate collective trauma with the COVID-19 pandemic as a model. It is how we cultivate resilience as a group, foster communication and individually and collectively recover and grow that determines whether an initial trauma will cause additional fall out. We propose to review some best practices for how to collectively navigate “pandexit” or recovery from any traumatic or stressful situation that affects a large group of people. In this session, we will discuss individual and group tools for resilience, go over acute and chronic reactions to trauma and discuss how leadership can steer groups of people into recovery.

Speakers:

      Kate Dielentheis, MD, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology
      Kristy Graettinger, MD, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology
      Abbey Kruper, PsyD, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology, psychiatry and behavioral medicine

Mar
26
Sat
2022
Black Birth: A Symposium on Black Maternal Health @ Saint Kate Arts Hotel - 139 E KILBOURN AVE, MILWAUKEE, WI 53202
Mar 26 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Black Birth: A Symposium on Black Maternal Health @ Saint Kate Arts Hotel - 139 E KILBOURN AVE, MILWAUKEE, WI 53202

Please join us for this in-person full day event – “Black Maternal Health Symposium”! It’s Saturday, March 26th from 8am – 4:30pm.

Featuring local healthcare advocates including our own:
– Amy Domeyer-Klenske, MD as a panelist for “Laying the Groundwork: Care Provider Panel Discussion #1” from 10am-11am
– Lisa Lockett-Neumuth, WHNP-BC, CNM talking about “Birth Planning as a Trust Model” from 11:15am-12:15pm

Orienting critical attention to the health disparities and staggering rates of Black maternal mortality, this Milwaukee Film’s 2022 Black Maternal Health Symposium brings together local healthcare advocates for a one-of-a-kind learning experience. What makes this event unique is the use of film to spark dialog between community members and service providers around a wide range of maternal health issues. Harnessing the affective power of cinema to provide insight, confront stigmas and remove barriers to understanding, the Black Maternal Health Symposium offers a variety of participant-driven discussions that humanize complex topics in an approachable manner.