Improve the health of the people of Wisconsin by supporting and strengthening physicians' ability to practice high-quality patient care in a changing environment.

This two-day conference will focus on emerging health care trends to ensure you’re prepared to care for your patients this summer. With an emphasis on environmental health, infectious disease and trauma, there’s something for everyone, plus the opportunity to network with physicians from all specialties.

Agenda at a Glance

Pre-conference Session
Alternatives to Opioids in Treating Acute and Chronic Pain*, Michael McNett, MDPresented by the Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation through the PIC Wisconsin Fund

*This session meets the Wisconsin Medical Examining Board two-hour continuing education requirement for opioid prescribing.

Summer Health: An Evidence-based Medicine and Public Health Perspective, Patrick Remington, MD, MPH

Friday Afternoon: Focus on Infectious Diseases

  • Mosquitos & Ticks, Joyce L. Sanchez, MD, FACP
  • Food & Water Borne Illnesses, Nathan D. Gundacker, MD
  • Focus on Summer Viruses, Gregory Gauthier, MD
  • Adult Immunizations: From Acellular Pertussis to Zoster, Jonathan L. Temte, MD, PhD
  • Q & A and “Curbside Consultations with Subject Matter Experts

Inventing and Predicting a New Era of Health with AI, Kyu Rhee, MD, MPP

Saturday Morning: Focus on Environmental Health

  • Personalized Approaches to Asthma Management, Daniel J. Jackson, MD
  • Burn Injury: Assessment, Triage & Treatment, Angela Gibson, MD, PhD, FACS
  • Banned: Update and Controversies Surrounding Sun Protection, Edit B. Olasz Harken, MD, PhD
  • Fun—Excess—Addiction, Mary-Anne Kowol, MD
  • Q & A and “Curbside Consultations with Subject Matter Experts

Saturday Afternoon: Focus on Trauma

  • The Dark Side of Summer: Agricultural and Farm Trauma Cases, Ryan J. Wubben, MD
  • Common Summer Sports Injuries in Adults, Erin M. Hammer, MD
  • Gun Violence: A biopsychosocial disease, Stephen W. Hargarten, MD, MPH
  • Motor Vehicle Crash Deaths and Injury – Moving to Zero, Stephen W. Hargarten, MD, MPH
  • Q & A and “Curbside Consultations with Subject Matter Experts

Networking & Exhibit Reception

Education Credit

This conference has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

This Live activity, From Asthma to Zika: A Physician’s Guide to Summer, with a beginning date of 04/05/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 11.25 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Thank you to our exhibitors!