The 32nd Annual Update in Primary Care

Egg Harbor, WI US
October 10, 2019 to October 12, 2019

The purpose of this meeting is to provide attendees with clinically relevant information about the rapidly changing updates and clinical practice guidelines and has been designed to update regional primary care providers on advances in a variety of internal medicine topics with a dual focus on improving their own clinical practice and highlighting the referral expertise of The Medical College of Wisconsin. Each morning opens with a one-hour featured speaker from various MCW clinical departments followed by five speakers from the Division of General Intenal Medicine, in addition to optional noon workshops.

We want to share our specialized medical knowledge to increase the quality of practice by community physicians and to make them aware of when they should contact an academic medical center for specialized care of their patients.

Target Audience

Primary care physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and allied health care professionals.

Learning Objectives

  • Provide the latest information on current issues concerning primary care
  • Provide clinically relevant information to enhance diagnostic and therapeutic skills in the primary care setting
  • Increase understanding of disease processes that require subspecialists' expertise and management
  • Review current recommendations that improve the quality and safety of care provided by primary care physicians in the hospital setting
Additional information

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Becky Houghten
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 955-0355
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 13.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 13.25 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
10/10/2019 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
10/12/2019 - 12:30pm

Keynote Speakers

Valerie J. Bonne, MD

Saving the Lungs of Smokers One CT Scan at a Time

Daniel J. Stein, MD

Gluten Sensitivity Spectrum

Ken Jacobsohn, MD

Food as Medicine

Conference Speakers

Brian Quinn, MD

"Do I Need to Order That?": Update on Preoperative Testing

Martin Muntz, MD, FACP

In or Out: Aspirin for Primary Prevention

J. Njeri Wainaina, MD, FACP

Antibiotic Stewardship

Jeffrey L. Jackson, MD, MPH

Articles That Changed My Practice in 2019

Annie Lakatos, MSN, ANP-BC, APNP

Transgender Care Nuts and Bolts with Update on Pre-exposure Prophylaxis

Ann M. Maguire, MD, MPH, FACP

Cancer Genetic Testing for Primary Care

Akeira Johnson, MD

Evaluation and Treatment of Female Sexual Dysfunction

Jerome Van Ruiswyk, MD, FACP, FACHE

Understanding the Puzzle of IgG4 Related Disease

Brian Hilgeman, MD, AAHIVS, FACP

Expand Your Horizons: Treating Hepatitis C in Primary Care

Michael Erdmann, MD, MS

Preventing Suicide: The Role of the Primary Care Provider

Sarah J. Nickoloff, MD

Advance Care Planning: Conversations Worth Having

Margaret E. Holmes, MD

Serving Those Who Served: Medical Issues Pertaining to OEF/OIF Veterans

Lara Voigt, MD

Point of Care Ultrasound in Primary Care

Payal Sanghani, MD

Distal DVTs: What To Do When It's Below The Knee

Jennifer C. Mackinnon, MD, MM

Fast and Furious: Changes in the Healthcare Landscape and Advocacy for the Primary Care Physician


Christina Jensen, MSN, ANP-BC, APNP

Take a Deep Breath - How to Teach Your Patients to Use Their Respiratory Inhalers

The Landmark Resort in Door County
4929 Landmark Drive
Egg Harbor, WI 54209
United States

The Landmark Resort is situated on the picturesque peninsula known as Door County in the northeast corner of the beautiful state of Wisconsin. Centrally located on the northern peninsula, it is only minutes away from the charming village of Egg Harbor and all other activities and attractions Door County has to offer. For more information, please call (800) 273-7877 or visit their website at

To arrange for lodging, please contact the Landmark Resort before August 26, 2019 at (800) 273-7877. Any rooms not reserved prior to this date will be released and hotel arrangements will be made solely on a space-available basis. The facility accommodates all participants with disabilities. Please contact the Landmark Resort if you have special needs so they can further assist you.

Theresa Maatman, MD, FACP ~ Course Co-Director
Cecilia Scholcoff, MD, MPH ~ Course Co-Director

Leonard E. Egede, MD, MS  ~ Course Planning Committee Chair

The Medical College of Wisconsin featured presenters:
Valerie J. Bonne, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Kenneth Jacobsohn, MD, Associate Professor of Urology, Department of Urology
Daniel J. Stein, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology

The Medical College of Wisconsin General Internal Medicine presenters:
Michael Erdmann, MD, MS, Associate Dean and Professor of Medicine

Brian Hilgeman, MD, AAHIVS, FACP, Associate Professor of Medicine

Margaret E. Holmes, MD, Attending Physician, Clement J. Zablocki Veteran’s Medical Center

Jeffrey L. Jackson, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine

Christina Jensen, MSN, ANP-BC, APNP

Akeira Johnson, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Annie Lakatos, MSN, ANP-BC, APNP

Jennifer C. Mackinnon, MD, MM, Associate Professor of Medicine

Ann Maguire, MD, MPH, FACP, Associate Professor of Medicine

Martin Muntz, MD, FACP, Professor of Medicine

Sarah J. Nickoloff, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Brian Quinn, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Payal Sanghani, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Jerome Van Ruiswyk, MD, FACP, FACHE, Professor of Medicine

Lara Voigt, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

J. Njeri Wainaina, MD, FACP, Associate Professor of Medicine

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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 13.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 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 13.25 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals. 

Available Credit

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

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
Course expires: 


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Register for this course through August 16, 2019 and receive a $30 discount. After August 14th the registration fee will be $399.00.

Withdrawals must be made in writing and postmarked 14 or more business days before the start of the course to receive a full refund; cancellations received less than 14 business days before the course begins will be refunded at 50% of the total registration fee. All cancellations are subject to a $35 cancellation fee. There will be no refunds after October 10, 2019.

Registration fees include: access to online course materials that can be saved or printed available 2 weeks prior to the conference, course credits, continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks and welcome reception on Thursday evening.

Please note that there is a $16.00 non-refundable processing fee for all registrations.

As an added security measure and to keep your information safe, the billing address entered upon check out must
match the address associated with the credit card being used if not, your credit card will be declined. MCW accepts, VISA, MasterCard and Discover.

For questions contact Becky Houghten at (414) 955-0355 or by email