Calendar of Events

Nov
21
Wed
2012
Morbidity & Mortality—Fredrik Broekhuizen, MD @ Froedtert Hospital – Dean Roe Auditorium
Nov 21 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Nov
28
Wed
2012
Global Health— Fredrik Broekhuizen, MD @ Froedtert Hospital – Dean Roe Auditorium
Nov 28 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
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
May
29
Wed
2013
Help For a Hidden Problem – Sumana Koduri, MD @ Wauwatosa Community Conference Center, Room 3
May 29 @ 6:00 pm – May 29 @ 7:00 pm

Sumana Koduri, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin obstetrician/gynecologist, will be presenting on pelvic organ prolapse. Pelvic organ prolapse occurs when a pelvic organ drops (prolapses) from its normal spot in your lower belly. We will discuss the causes, symptoms and treatments for pelvic organ prolapse.

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

Nov
13
Wed
2013
Help For a Hidden Problem – Sumana Koduri, MD @ St. Joseph's Hospital Campus - Lobby Conference Room
Nov 13 @ 12:00 am – 1:00 am

Sumana Koduri, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin obstetrician/gynecologist, will be presenting on various bladder problems, focusing on incontinence. Normal anatomy and physiology will be reviewed and conditions that cause common bladder problems will be discussed. Non-surgical and surgical treatments options will be reviewed.

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

Mar
5
Wed
2014
Take the Floor: Pelvic Organ Prolapse – Sumana Koduri, MD @ Froedtert Community Conference Center, Room 1
Mar 5 @ 12:00 am – 1:00 am

Sumana Koduri, MDSumana Koduri, MD, will go over the causes, symptoms and treatments for pelvic organ prolapse, a common condition that occurs when a pelvic organ drops from its normal spot in the lower belly, causing discomfort or pain.

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

Apr
21
Tue
2015
Incontinence: Help for a Hidden Problem – Sumana Koduri, MD @ St. Joseph's Hospital Campus - Lobby Conference Room
Apr 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Sumana Koduri, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin obstetrician/gynecologist, will be presenting on various bladder problems, focusing on incontinence. Normal anatomy and physiology will be reviewed and conditions that cause common bladder problems will be discussed. Non-surgical and surgical treatments options will be reviewed.

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

Nov
25
Wed
2015
Global Health Talk – Laura Jacques, MD @ Froedtert Hospital - Dean Roe Auditorium
Nov 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Feb
9
Tue
2016
HPV: What Every Woman Should Know – Dr. William Bradley @ Community Conference Center - Room 1
Feb 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Presented by

William Bradley, MD

William Bradley, MD


William Bradley, MD
Associate Professor
Gynecologic Oncologist
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

HPV (human papillomavirus) is related to the development of vulvar, vaginal and cervical cancer in women. Join us as we discuss prevention, diagnosis and management of this virus.

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

Mar
22
Wed
2017
Update of Female Urinary Incontinence – Sumana Koduri, MD @ Froedtert Community Conference Center, Room 3
Mar 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Sumana Koduri, MD, urogynecologist, will be presenting on the various types of incontinence that women experience and what can be done about it.

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
31
Tue
2017
Update of Female Urinary Incontinence with Dr. Sumana Koduri @ St. Joseph's Hospital Campus - Lobby Conference Room
Oct 31 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Sumana Koduri, MD, urogynecologist, will be presenting on the various types of incontinence that women experience and what can be done about it.

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

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.

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

Apr
10
Wed
2019
HPV: What Every Woman Should Know – Dr. William Bradley @ St. Joseph’s Hospital, Lobby Conference Room
Apr 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Learn about prevention, detection and treatment of HPV.

Presentation by: William Bradley, MD, Gynecologic Oncologist Physician.

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

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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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.