Calendar of Events

Jan
9
Wed
2013
Morbidity & Mortality—Michael Lund, MD @ Froedtert Hospital – Dean Roe Auditorium
Jan 9 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Jan
23
Wed
2013
Morbidity & Mortality – Michael Lund, MD @ Froedtert Hospital – Dean Roe Auditorium
Jan 23 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
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

May
4
Thu
2017
The Whole Picture: A Team Approach to Infertility Evaluation and Treatment – Abbey Kruper, PsyD, Jay Sandlow, MD and Katherine Schoyer, MD @ Froedtert Community Conference Center, Room 3
May 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Katherine Schoyer, MD reproductive medicine and infertility physician, and Jay Sandlow, MD, urologist, will discuss the evaluation and treatment options for both female and male infertility. Abbey Kruper, PsyD, women’s health psychologist, will also discuss the ways that stress can affect fertility and measures to optimize psychological health while seeking infertility care.

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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.

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

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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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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

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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

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