With a focus on environmental health, infectious disease and trauma, this two-day conference will bring together physicians from all specialties to ensure you're prepared for summer's emerging health trends.
*Full session descriptions and more information about CME, including conference objectives, are available in the in the “Materials” tab.
Friday, April 5
Registration opens: 8:30 a.m.
Pre-conference session: Alternatives to Opioids for Chronic Pain (9-11 a.m.)*
*This course has been approved by the Wisconsin Medical Examining Board as meeting the requirements for the two-hour continuing education course on responsible opioid prescribing per Med 13.03(3) of the Wisconsin Administrative Code.
Presented by the Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation through the PIC Wisconsin Fund.
Box lunch and networking (11-11:50 a.m.)
Welcome: noon-12:10 p.m.
Summer Health: An Evidence-Based Medicine and Public Health Perspective (12:10-12:40 p.m.)
Infectious Diseases: Mosquitoes and Ticks (12:45-1:15 p.m.)
Food and Water Borne Illnesses (1:20-1:50 p.m.)
Break 1:50-2 p.m.
Summertime Viruses in Wisconsin and Beyond (2:05-2:35 p.m.)
Adult Immunizations: From Acellular Pertussis to Zoster (2:40-3:10 p.m.)
Q&A with Infectious Disease Subject Mater Experts (3:15-3:30 p.m.)
Curbside Consultations with Infectious Disease Subject Matter Experts (3:35-4:05 p.m.)
Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation Annual Fundraising Dinner and Silent Auction (6-10 p.m.)
This event is separate from the conference and includes a cocktail hour, dinner and entertainment. Click here for more information and to register.
Saturday, April 6
Registration opens: 7:45 a.m.
Welcome: 8-8:10 a.m.
Inventing and Predicting a New Era of Health with AI (8:10-9 a.m.)
Personalized Approaches to Asthma Management (9:10-9:40 a.m.)
Burn Injury: Assessment, Triage and Treatment (9:45-10:15 a.m.)
Break with exhibitors 10:20-10:35 a.m.
Banned: Updates and Controversies Surrounding Sun Protection (10:40-11:10 a.m.)
Fun—Excess—Addiction (11:15-11:45 a.m.)
Q&A with Environmental Subject Mater Experts (11:50 a.m.-12:05 p.m.)
Curbside Consultations with Environmental Subject Matter Experts (12:10-12:40 p.m.)
Lunch and networking (with exhibitors) (12:40-1:40 p.m.)
The Dark Side of Summer: Agriculture and Farm Trauma Cases (1:45-2:15 p.m.)
Common Summer Sports Injuries in Adults (2:20-2:50 p.m.)
Break with exhibitors 2:55-3:05 p.m.
Gun Violence: A Biopsychosocial Disease (3:10-3:40 p.m.)
Motor Vehicle Crash Death and Injury—Moving to Zero (3:45-4:15 p.m.)
Q&A with Trauma Subject Mater Experts (4:20-4:35 p.m.)
Curbside Consultations with Trauma Subject Matter Experts (4:40-4:55 p.m.)
Networking and Exhibitor Reception 5-6:30 p.m.
Participants will have digital access to the presentations from the conference. No printed copies of materials will be available.
The Wisconsin Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Wisconsin Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
If you are unable to attend the conference, you may send a substitute in your place. If you are unable to attend and a substitute is not available, refunds will be processed (minus a $50 processing fee) through March 31, 2019. No refunds will be processed after March 31, 2019.
The Wisconsin Medical Society subscribes to the articles of Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If you or anyone accompanying you requires assistance, please call the Society at 608.442.3800.