Calendar of Events

Dec
19
Wed
2012
Precocious Puberty – Elizabeth Thompson, MD @ Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare St. Joseph – Klieger Auditorium
Dec 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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
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

Nov
25
Wed
2015
Global Health Talk – Laura Jacques, MD @ Froedtert Hospital - Dean Roe Auditorium
Nov 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Nov
30
Mon
2015
Family History and Gynecologic Cancer – Dr. Erin Bishop @ St. Joseph's Hospital Campus - Lobby Conference Room
Nov 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Presented by

Erin Bishop, MD

Erin Bishop, MD


Erin Bishop, MD
Assistant Professor
Gynecologic Oncologist
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Erin Bishop, MD, gynecologic oncologist, will discuss which gynecological malignancies have been linked to genetics and the importance of knowing about your family history for appropriate cancer screening.

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

Apr
18
Mon
2016
Family History and Gynecologic Cancer – Erin Bishop, MD @ St. Joseph's Hospital Campus - Lobby Conference Room
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Presented by

Erin Bishop, MD
Assistant Professor
Gynecologic Oncology
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

We will discuss which gynecological malignancies have been linked to genetics and the importance of knowing about your family history for appropriate cancer screening.

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

Mar
15
Wed
2017
What Is HPV and Why the Vaccine Is Important for Men and Women – Erin Bishop, MD @ Froedtert Community Conference Center, Room 2
Mar 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Erin Bishop, MD, Gynecologic Oncologist, will review the burden of cervical cancer in the world as well as the United States. We will learn about the association between HPV and cervical cancer. Current guidelines for the use of the HPV vaccine for men and women will also be reviewed.

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
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.

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

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

Feb
19
Mon
2018
What Is HPV and Why the Vaccine Is Important for Men and Women – Erin Bishop, MD @ St. Joseph's Hospital, Lobby Conference Room 1001
Feb 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

In this talk, we will review the burden of cervical cancer in the world as well as the United States. We will learn about the association between HPV and cervical cancer. Current guidelines for the use of the HPV vaccine for men and women will also be reviewed.

Presentation by Dr. Erin Bishop, gynecologic oncologist.

Oct
17
Wed
2018
Obesity and Gynecologic Cancer – Erin Bishop, MD @ Froedtert Community Conference Center, Sports Education Room
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

This talk will review the association between obesity and gynecologic cancers, our understanding of why this association exists and what changes can be made to prevent cancer and improve outcomes.

Presentation by Dr. Erin Bishop, gynecologic oncologist.

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

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.

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.

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