Calendar of Events

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

Nov
29
Wed
2017
Grand Rounds: Women’s Care in Global Health Panel – Drs. Jennifer McIntosh, Allie Linton and Seema Menon @ Froedtert Hospital – Delfs/Klieger Conference Room
Nov 29 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

MCW’s Global Health week is November 27-December 1, 2017. It was created to:
1) Increase the visibility of faculty’s global health activities in community engagement, clinical care, education, and research.
2) Raise awareness of local and international partnerships that are addressing global health issues from neighborhoods to nations.

The Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology has a long history of global health involvement. Current faculty members have traveled to provide global health care for women in multiple countries. These experiences have enriched their careers and provided unique experiences. Residents are encouraged to partake in experiences abroad during their training as well.

Panel Objectives:

– Review the variety of experiences that OBGYN practitioners have had abroad
– Listen to personal stories of meaningful experiences during global health work in women’s health
– Learn about the professional impact one gets from traveling abroad and providing health care
– Hear what an ideal vision of global health education in residency looks like from a variety of practitioners

Jennifer McIntosh, DO

Maternal Fetal Medicine specialist who has a special interest in global health. She’s spent time as a trainee (both as a medical student and resident) in Guatemala, Malawi and Kenya. She considers herself an advocate for global health during medical education and hopes to advocate for residents and students to gain obstetric experiences internationally.

Seema Menon, MD

General OB/GYN with subspecialty training in Adolescent Gynecology who has a very special interest in global health. She created our department’s “International Scholars in Obstetrics and Gynecology Program” with our first connection being with Shijiazhuang City Maternity and Child Health Hospital.

Allison Linton, MD, MPH

General OB/GYN with subspecialty training in Family Planning. She has a special interest in global health teaching and clinical care, focusing on improving women’s health outcomes through improving access to safe and comprehensive family planning services. She has taught and provided clinical services in Africa, Asia, and Central America.

Kathryn Sarnoski, MD

MCW OB/GYN resident graduate of 2017 and a current generalist in Obstetrics and Gynecology through Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital. She has an interest in global health primarily in Central and South America and has created the Global Health Resident Travel Fund in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology to promote resident education in global health. She volunteers as a provider and educator at CerviCusco in Cusco, Peru to address their high rates of cervical cancer morbidity and mortality. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the International Cervical Cancer Foundation

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Feb
6
Tue
2018
Is Cancer Inherited? – Jennifer Geurts, MS, CGC @ Froedtert Community Conference Center, Room 3
Feb 6 @ 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

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

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”.

Oct
28
Mon
2019
Endometriosis: Benjamin Beran, MD and Camila Bomtempo, MD @ Froedtert Community Conference Center, Room 1
Oct 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Endometriosis: Benjamin Beran, MD and Camila Bomtempo, MD @ Froedtert Community Conference Center, Room 1

Endometriosis typically presents with painful periods, painful intercourse, chronic pelvic pain or infertility. Despite being a common finding, a lot of misinformation exists on endometriosis. Gain a better understanding of endometriosis through accurate medical information.

Presentation by: Benjamin Beran, MD, and Camila Bomtempo, MD.

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

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.

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