52nd MCW/Marquette Medical Alumni Association Clinical Conference 2018

Bonita Springs, FL US
February 22, 2018 to February 24, 2018

This course has been designed to provide a comprehensive and practical udpate of relevant topics in modern medicine.

Instructional techniques will include didactic lectures and case-based discussions. Learners will have an opportunity to interact with faculty and ask questions relevant to their own practice and learning needs.

Target Audience

All physicians and other healthcare professionals are encouraged to attend.

Learning Objectives

  1. Provide an update on current clinical trials in pancreatic cancer.
  2. Identify criteria for referral of patients for pancreatic cancer screening.
  3. Evaluate MR-linac technology and its potential to increase precise treatment delivery.
  4. Identify how patient benefits from delivery of “personalized" radiation therapy.
  5. Develop an understanding of the latest surgical glaucoma techniques.
  6. Describe the latest technological advances and breakthroughs in  glaucoma treatment, and how they can best be applied to clinical practice.
  7. Analyze contributing factors to current health care crisis.
  8. Appraise artificial intelligence systems as a means by which to increase appropriate, efficient and effective care.
  9. Recognize the role exosomes could play as possible biomarkers or disease mediators.
  10. Evaluate biology of endogenous signaling pathways and applications in regenerative medicine.
  11. Identify the application of established guidelines and appropriate use criteria pertaining to invasive and interventional cardiology.
  12. Assess cost effective and system based improvement care in invasive and interventional cardiology.
  13. Measure strategic partnerships realization in positively altering academic medicine landscape.
  14. Assess technological advancements and interactive approaches in medical education.
  15. Review the rationale behind antimicrobial stewardship.
  16. Discuss strategies for optimal antibiotic prescribing at the frontline.
  17. Determine challenges health care professionals face in Haiti.
  18. Understand role of visiting physicians in progress toward sustainability and improved quality of life for Haitian people.
  19. Examine the development of rural medical education programs at medical schools across the country.
  20. Compare and contrast U.S. medical education to Asia, Africa and Europe programs.
Additional information

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Angie LaLuzerne
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 955-4781
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 9.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 9.75 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
02/22/2018 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
02/24/2018 - 12:00pm

Program Agenda                       

Wednesday, February 21

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Welcome Reception

Thursday, February 22

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.


8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

Update on Pancreatic Cancer Treatment and Care

Douglas B. Evans, MD

Donald C. Ausman Family Foundation Professor and Chair of Surgery

8:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Precision Medicine and the MR- linac

Christopher J. Schultz, MD ’85

Bernard & Miriam Peck Family Professor and Chair of Radiation Oncology

9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.


9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Glaucoma Update

Dale K. Heuer, MD Professor and Chair of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences

10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

The American Health Care System:  A Crisis of Cost & Quality

Roger H. Strube, MD ’68, GME ’71

Managed Care Consultant and Retired Family Medicine Physician

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Reception for Zeit Fellowship Members

Friday, February 23

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.


8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

Community-based Medical Education

Matthew Hunsaker, MD
Founding Campus Dean,  Medical College of Wisconsin - Green Bay

8:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Exosomes and Microvesicles:

New Biomarkers in Stem Cell Biology and Disease

Zeljko J. Bosnjak, PhD ’79

Professor of Anesthesiology

9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.


9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.


10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Women's Cardiovascular Health

Nicole L. Lohr, MD '06, PhD '04, GME '09, FEL '12
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine

11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Advanced Cardiac Therapies: Update

David Scott Marks, MD, MBA Professor of Internal Medicine Acting Division Chief of Cardiology

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Reception and Dinner

Saturday, February 24

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.


8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

Medical College of Wisconsin 2018 Update

Joseph E. Kerschner, MD ’90, FEL ’98 Professor of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences

Dean, School of Medicine

Provost and Executive Vice President

8:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Bad Bugs, No Drugs

Jane N. Wainaina, MD, FEL ’12

Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine

9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.


9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Health Care in Haiti: Partnerships Help Connect, Heal and Empower


Philip I.T. Regala, MD ’91

Orthopaedic Surgeon

10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Association of America Medical Colleges:  Academic Medicine at the National Level

Joseph E. Kerschner, MD '90, FEL '98

Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa
5001 Coconut Rd
Bonita Springs, FL 34134
United States

Activity Director:
Seth Flynn

Program Planners:
Crain Bliwas, MD
Joseph Kerschner, MD

Zeljko Bosnjak, PhD
Douglas Evans, MD
Dale Heuer, MD
Matthew Hunsaker, MD
Josepher Kerschner, MD
Nicole Lohr, MD
David Marks, MD
Philip Regala, MD
Christopher Schultz, MD
Roger Strube, MD
Jane Wainaina, MD

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose with the exception of the following people:

NameCompanyRole with Company
Dale Heuer, MD (speaker)

Aerie Pharmaceuticals


NIH National Eye Institute 


DSMB member


The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 9.75 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Available Credit

  • 9.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 9.75 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
Course expires: 


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