• OUR MISSION

    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

FRIDAY, APRIL 5
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.

Keynote
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

 
SATURDAY, APRIL 6
Keynote
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™. Application for CME credit with the American Academy of Family Physicians is pending.

Thank you to our exhibitors!