Calendar of Events

Dec
19
Wed
2012
Management of Psychiatric Conditions During Pregnancy – Cara Leppellere, MD @ Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare St. Joseph – Klieger Auditorium
Dec 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Jan
9
Wed
2013
Critical Care in Pregnant Patients – Jessica Greenblatt, MD @ Froedtert Hospital – Dean Roe Auditorium
Jan 9 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Jan
23
Wed
2013
Social Media and Clinical Practice – Cresta Jones, MD @ Froedtert Hospital – Dean Roe Auditorium
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
May
2
Fri
2014
16th Annual Women’s Health Conference @ Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel
May 2 @ 12:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Jan
21
Wed
2015
PGY3 Grand Rounds Series: TORCH Infections, Sarah Borders, MD @ Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare St. Joseph - Klieger Auditorium
Jan 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
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

Apr
18
Mon
2016
Planning for Pregnancy — Making the Best of Your Health Before Baby – Cresta Jones, MD @ Community Conference Center - Room 1
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Presented by

Cresta Jones, MD

Cresta Jones, MD


Cresta Jones, MD
Assistant Professor
Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Join us to discuss the importance of health before becoming pregnant. We will identity and address misconceptions about staying health while trying for pregnancy.

We will also review chronic medical problems, how they can affect pregnancy and what to do prior to pregnancy.

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

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

May
24
Wed
2017
Symposium on Transgender Care – Hosts: Raj Narayan, MD, Jessica Francis, MD @ Medical College of Wisconsin - Discovery Classroom
May 24 @ 7:30 am – 11:00 am
Symposium on Transgender Care – Hosts: Raj Narayan, MD, Jessica Francis, MD @ Medical College of Wisconsin - Discovery Classroom

Care of transgender patients requires providers to be aware of issues specific to this population. A multidisciplinary approach is essential for a safe and effective transition. This symposium addresses the counseling, hormone treatment as well as surgical options available to transgender patients.

The symposium’s objectives:

  • Identify guidelines for establishing care of transgender patients
  • Identify special considerations for health screening for transgender patients
  • Identify options for transition with medical and surgical interventions
TimeTopic
7:30 - 8:00 AMIntroduction and Case Discussions
8:00 - 9:00 AMLoren S. Schechter, MD - "Surgical Aspects of Transgender Care"
Board Certified plastic surgeon specializing in
Gender Confirmation Surgery
9:00 - 10:00 AMPat Connors, MA, LMFT, LCSW - Mental Health Care
10:00 - 11:00 AMJessica Francis, MD and Raj Narayan, MD - Hormone Therapy

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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
Oct
25
Thu
2018
“Understanding Gender Identity: Taking a Deeper Dive” – Andrew Petroll, MD and Jessica Francis, MD @ MCW - HUB A7520
Oct 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Kern Institute Cafe Discussion

Please join us for a cafe conversation led by Andrew Petroll, MD and Jessica Francis, MD on “Understanding Gender Identity: Taking a Deeper Dive”. All students, faculty, and staff are welcome to join us.

Apr
12
Fri
2019
21st Annual Conference: “Caring for our Patients, Caring for Ourselves” @ Harley-Davidson Museum®
Apr 12 @ 7:30 am – 4:30 pm
May
1
Wed
2019
Quality Health Care for Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Patients @ MCW Discovery Classroom
May 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Quality Health Care for Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Patients @ MCW Discovery Classroom

Come and listen to our panelists tell their stories about the barriers trans and gender non-conforming patients may face while seeking health care, and ways to show compassion and provide quality care. This program is designed for our clinical faculty and students but is open to all.

Panelists

  • Jessica Francis, MD, Associate Residency Program Director, Assistant Professor, Department of OB/GYN
  • Jenna Sarvaideo, DO, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine – Endocrinology
  • Nathan Lamberton, PharmD, Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy
  • Kaci Sullivan, transmasculine parent and birth giver
  • T.S. Banks, poet, playwright, and disability justice advocate

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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

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.

May
13
Thu
2021
Autoimmune Disorders and Fertility with Jayme Bosler, MD @ Virtual Event (register below)
May 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Please join us virtually! Women with existing autoimmune diseases may be at higher risk of infertility and some autoimmune conditions can increase a woman’s risk of miscarriage.

Together we will discuss these conditions and what to do to increase your chances of a successful pregnancy.

We will also explain the impact of preeclampsia on a woman’s future heart health.

Presentation by: Jayme Bosler, MD, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility physician

Register Online

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

May
19
Wed
2021
Patient Education Webinar: Urinary Incontinence with Dr. Emily Davidson @ Virtual Event (register below)
May 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Urinary issues including urgency and leakage are not something you should have to live with or schedule your life around. Learn about types of leakage and the options that exist for treatment.

Presentation by: Emily Davidson, MD, Urogynecologist

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
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.