Program Description: 

Bring your own beverage, lunch will be provided.

Please RSVP to Carletta Rhodes at

Brief overview:

In partnership with community organizations, the Get Rooted Project focuses on Black holistic health and traditional healing practices, care, and access in Milwaukee. This project explores storytelling and arts-based methods for health-related research with African-Americans and aims to inform socially- and culturally-responsive clinical care.

Target audience: 
  • Physicians
  • Allied Health Care Professionals
  • Fellows
  • Residents
  • Students
Learning objectives: 

Participants who engage in this educational intervention will be able to:

  • Identify factors that challenge and facilitate holistic wellness access for Black/African-Americans in Milwaukee
  • Explore the use of trauma-informed practices in health research
  • Consider implications for primary care learning and practice
Faculty & credentials: 

In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Commercial Support Six, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Program Director: Linda Meurer, MD


Dr. Jones is a health justice geographer and holistic health practitioner. Using qualitative, participatory, and arts-based methods, she broadly studies Black geographies of health and healing. Her current research with community partners focuses on African-Americans and Afro-Latinx/Afro-Latino holistic health care seeking and practice.


Melissa DeNomie
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-8867

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

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

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1 hour of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Session date: 
03/09/2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CDT
The Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
HUB A1015/A1035
WI 53226
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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