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October 19 - October 25

Eye Institute Alumni Reception

10-19-20146:30 PM  - 9:00 PM

Medical College of Wisconsin/Marquette: Eye Alumni Reception at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting

Sponsored by the Eye Institute and the MCW/Marquette Medical Alumni Association

 

While you’re at the 2014 American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting, please join friends and fellow alumni of the Eye Institute and the Medical College of Wisconsin for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.

 

Rock Bottom Brewery
One West Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60654
(conveniently located at the corner of State Street and Grand Avenue)

Nutman Sale Oct. 20

10-20-201410:00 AM  - 2:00 PM

150 Fine Quality Nuts, Chocolates, Snack Mixes & Candies. Monday, October 20 and Tuesday, October 21, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Visa, MC, AmEx, Cash and Checks accepted.

Hematology and Oncology Faculty Candidate Presentation “Chronic GVHD: Diagnosis, Scoring and Other Barriers to Clinical Research” Oct. 20

10-20-201412:00 PM  - 1:00 PM

“Chronic GVHD: Diagnosis, Scoring and Other Barriers to Clinical Research” by Faculty Candidate Daniel R. Couriel, MD, Professor of Internal Medicine Clinical Director, Adult Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program, Division of Hematology/Oncology, University of Michigan

Women's Faculty Council Presentation "Postpartum Mood Disorders" Oct. 21

10-21-201412:00 PM  - 1:00 PM

Please join the WFC on October 21 from noon - 1 p.m. for a presentation by Jessica Rock, MD, "Postpartum Mood Disorders." The presentation will be held in the MCW Alumni CenM2960ter and lunch will be provided. All faculty are invited to attend. Please register.

Ethics Grand Rounds "Deep Pharma: Anthropology, Psychiatry and Pharmaceutical Detox" Oct. 21

10-21-201412:00 PM  - 1:00 PM

Michael J. Oldani, PhD, MS
Associate Professor, UW-Whitewater
Adjunct Professor, Medical Humanities and Bioethics, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University

Biostatistics Seminar Series "Local Empirical Likelihood Inference for Varying-Coefficient Density-Ratio Models Based on Case-Control Data" Oct. 21

10-21-20143:30 PM  - 4:30 PM

Hongmei Jiang, Associate Professor of Statistics, Northwestern University, presents "Local Empirical Likelihood Inference for Varying-Coefficient Density-Ratio Models Based on Case-Control data."

Science Cafe "Opioids: God's Greatest Gift to Man" Oct. 21

10-21-20146:00 PM  - 7:30 PM

Chris Cunningham, PhD, Assistant Professor in Pharmacy Science at Concordia University, WI, presents "Opioids: God's Greatest Gift to Man." Dr. Cunningham is a medicinal chemist. He designs drugs that bind to opioid receptor proteins and relieve pain. He will discuss the history of opioids – and current efforts to design new drugs that relieve pain without becoming addictive.

2nd Annual Solid Organ Transplantation Research Symposium Oct. 22-23

10-22-2014

2nd Annual Solid Organ Transplantation Research Symposium

October 22-23, 2014

See attached flyer for detailed information.

Dept. of Surgery Grand Rounds "The History of Solid Organ Transplantation" Oct. 22, 2014

10-22-20147:30 AM  - 8:30 AM

"The History of Solid Organ Transplantation"
John J. Fung, MD, PhD

Chairman
Digestive Disease Institute
Cleveland Clinic

NO SESSION Psychiatry Grand Rounds Oct. 22

10-22-20148:00 AM  - 9:00 AM

No Grand Rounds session today. A faculty meeting is scheduled for 8 - 9:15 a.m.

Physiology Seminar "Modeling anesthetic-induced developmental neurotoxicity using human stem cells" Oct. 22

10-22-20148:30 AM  - 9:30 AM

Xiaowen Bai, MD, MS, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, MCW, presents "Modeling anesthetic-induced developmental neurotoxicity using human stem cells."

NRC Seminar Series "Toward Understanding and Treating Polyglutamine Neurodegeneration" Oct. 23

10-23-20144:00 PM  - 5:00 PM

Henry Paulson, MD, PhD, Professor of Neurology at the University of Michigan presents, "Toward understanding and treating polyglutamine neurodegeneration."

3rd Annual Pain Conference Oct. 24

10-24-20147:00 AM  - 5:00 PM

This conference is designed for primary care physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners who play an active role in the primary care of patients. Other health professionals such as chiropractors, mental health providers and physical therapists would also benefit from attending this conference. Topics Include: • Evaluation and Assessment of the Chronic Pain Patient • Pain Psychology: Dynamics and Complexities • Diagnosis and Treatment for the Headache Patient • Controlled Substance and Drug Diversion • Advances in Implantable Treatment Options • Multidisciplinary Approach to Pain Management

Medicine Grand Rounds "Control of multi-drug resistant Gram-negative outbreaks" Oct. 24

10-24-20148:00 AM  - 9:00 AM

"Control of multi-drug resistant Gram-negative outbreaks" presented by Silvia Munoz-Price, MD, PhD Associate Professor Institute for Health and Society, Division of Infectious Diseases

CRI Research Institute "Development of Humanized Mouse Models for Biomedical Research" Oct. 24

10-24-201412:00 PM  - 1:00 PM

Michael Brehm, PhD Assistant Professor, Diabetes Center of Excellence, Program in Molecular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA will present "Development of Humanized Mouse Models for Biomedical Research."

APP Grand Rounds "Evaluation of Wide Complex Tachycardias" Oct. 24

10-24-201412:00 PM  - 1:00 PM

"Evaluation of Wide Complex Tachycardias" with Ronald Siegel, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine.

Joint Biomedical Engineering Seminar Series "Multidimensional Imaging of the Cellular MicroEnvironment" Oct. 24

10-24-201412:00 PM  - 1:00 PM

Kevin Eliceiri, MS, UWM, will present "Multidimensional Imaging of the Cellular MicroEnvironment."

* Bus Pickup at MCW at 11:15 a.m. in the HRC Front Lobby

PCOR Research Seminar "Uncertainty in Healthcare Systems: Implications for Improvement and Research" Oct. 24

10-24-20141:00 PM  - 2:00 PM

Luci Leykum, MD, MBA, MSc, Associate Professor from University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio will be speaking at the PCOR Seminar in October. Dr. Leykum will present, “Uncertainty in Healthcare Systems: Implications for Improvement and Research.”

Dr. Leykum serves as Division Chief for Hospital Medicine and Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs in the School of Medicine. She joined the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio faculty in 2004, after serving on the faculty of the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University, where she trained. Dr. Leykum is also a VA Health Services Research investigator in the South Texas Veterans Health Care System. Her work focuses on the application of complexity science to clinical systems, specifically in the area of how physician relationships, learning, sense making, and improvising relate to patient outcomes.

Educational objectives for the session: 1. Identify different types of uncertainty in healthcare settings; 2. Identify situations in which relationship-based approaches to improvement are more likely to be effective; and 3. Apply the concept of sense making to clinical care Lunch and refreshments will be served.

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