Photo taken by Dr. Chan at Murphy County Park in Egg Harbor, Door County

Greetings!

Welcome to the Thirty-seventh Door County Summer Institute. We have increased our educational offerings by scheduling more two-day sessions. We hope this year’s workshops will encourage you to return to Door County and assist you in your ongoing professional development while providing an opportunity to recharge and reinvigorate yourself. We reserve the right to limit enrollment depending upon pandemic status and available room size.

This year is predicted to be a major one when the number of solar flares approach a peak in their 11-year cycle with more of the aurora borealis visible as far south as Door County (such as the one in the cover photo captured just last September). With a bit of luck, perhaps you might view one while attending the Summer Institute.  We hope you can join us.

Carlyle H. Chan, MD
Institute Director and Founder
Professor of Psychiatry and the Institute for Health and Society (Bioethics and Medical Humanities)
Medical College of Wisconsin

Session Information

From July 22 to August 9, 2024, fourteen (14) separate sessions will comprise this year’s Summer Institute. All 5-day sessions are held from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and 2-day sessions from 8:30 a.m. to 12:35 p.m. - leaving afternoons free to explore the wonders of Door County. All seminars are held at the Landmark Resort in Egg Harbor, WI. A continental breakfast will be served daily. Casual dress is standard for all sessions.

To receive a refund, the request must be made 15 days before the requested session begins. If the refund request is received less than 15 days before the session begins, the registration fee will be forfeited. There is also a $50 cancellation fee, should the request be received within the allotted window. Each session is also charged a non-refundable $27 processing fee.

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Sessions

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Use code DCSI25 to save $25 off two or more sessions!


Week 1 
DateSession NameCredits
July 22-26
(5 days)
SESSION 1: "High-Risk" Students: Strategies for Positively Influencing Children & Adolescents' Behavioral, Emotional and Social Success15
July 22-26
(5 days)
SESSION 2: Developing Attunement Skills Via Medical Improvisation15
July 22-23
(2 days)
SESSION 3: Update in Psychopharmacology and General Hospital Psychiatry8
July 25-26
(2 days)
SESSION 4: Integrating Meaning and Medication to Address Treatment-Resistance: Practical Psychodynamics and the Art of Pharmacotherapy8
Week 2
DateSession NameCredits
July 29-Aug 2
(5 days)
SESSION 5: Openness to Belonging in Film: Transforming Intolerance by Embracing the Other as a Way of Resilient Well-being15
July 29-30
(2 days)
SESSION 6: Grant Proposal Writing for Beginners8
July 29-30
(2 days)
SESSION 7: Contemporary Approaches in Diagnosis, Treatment, and Transitions for Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Across the Lifespan8
Aug 1-2
(2 days)
SESSION 8: Integrated Management of Pain8
Aug 1-2
(2 days)
SESSION 9: Geriatric Psychiatry: Depression, Anxiety and Dementia8
Week 3
DateSession NameCredits
Aug 5-9
(5 days)
SESSION 10: We’re Doing the Best We Can and We Need to Do Better: Incorporating Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Theory and Skills into Your Clinical Practice 15
Aug 5-6
(2 days)
SESSION 11: Practical Neuropsychiatry for Clinicians Part 1— Prefrontal Function & TBI, Neuropsychiatric Assessment Techniques8
Aug 5-6
(2 days)
SESSION 12: Cannabis, Hemp, and The Brain8
Aug 8-9
(2 days)
SESSION 13: Practical Neuropsychiatry for Clinicians Part 2 — The Neuropsychiatry of Memory, Molecular Mimicry and Memorable Maladies8
Aug 8-9
(2 days)
SESSION 14: Women's Mental Health Update8

About Door County

Door County, Wisconsin, is an area of captivating scenic beauty. From its steep limestone bluffs to the spacious sand beaches, the 250-mile shoreline is both dramatic and serene. Almost every kind of outdoor activity is available, as the area has four state parks and many local parks, beaches, hiking trails, and golf courses. It is the home of one of the largest concentration of artists in the Midwest. There are also numerous musical and theatrical events as well as opportunities for fine dining.

Contact Information

Caimen Masterson
+1 (414) 955-7250
summerinstitute@mcw.edu

Special Needs
Please contact us at summerinstitute@mcw.edu at least two weeks in advance of any session if you have special needs.