36th Annual Door County Summer Institute

Egg Harbor, WI US
July 24, 2023 to August 11, 2023
Welcome to the Thirty-sixth Annual Door County Summer Institute. We continue our return to in-person session this coming summer. We hope this year’s offerings 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. 
MCW has revised its masking policy to make masks voluntary, but we will leave final mandatory mask requirements to the discretion of the individual session speakers. We reserve the right to limit enrollment depending upon pandemic status and available room size. We look forward to seeing you in person again.

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

Cover photo taken by Dr. Chan in Egg Harbor, WI


Session Information
From July 24 to August 11, 2023, eight (8) separate sessions will comprise this year’s Summer Institute. All sessions are held from 9 a.m. to 12:15 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.

Click on the "Register/ Take Course" tab (above) for individual course information & registration links.



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


Target Audience

  • Physician
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician Assistant
  • Nurse
  • Pharmacist
  • Psychologist
  • Social Worker
  • Psychiatry Residents
  • Medical Students
  • Allied Health Professionals
Additional information


Jess Noonan
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 955-7276
Course summary
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
07/24/2023 - 12:00am CDT
Event ends: 
08/11/2023 - 12:15pm CDT
The Landmark Resort and Conference Center
4929 Landmark Drive
Egg Harbor, WI 54209
United States

Lodging in July and August is in great demand; it is crucial that you make reservations early. A block of suites has been set aside at the Landmark Resort. These suites will be held until June 1, 2023, or until they are filled. After that, the rooms are on a space-available basis.

From its site on the bluff, the Landmark offers outstanding views of the waters of Green Bay with 294 units comprised of 1, 2, and 3 bedroom suites. Facilities include the Carrington Pub and Grill, 10 meeting and function rooms, 1 indoor and 3 outdoor pools, 2 tennis courts, whirlpools and steam rooms, and a fitness center and game room.  The Landmark Resort is Door County’s largest and best full-service facility.  As of May 2017, all suites at the Landmark have been renovated!  Visit their website for photos and details.

The Landmark Resort
4929 Landmark Drive
Egg Harbor, Wisconsin 54209
Reservations (800) 273-7877

Please indicate the appropriate group number when booking your accommodations at the Landmark to ensure the conference room rate. Group numbers are assigned based on which week of the conference you’ll be attending:

  • Week 1 Group Number: #4605
  • Week 2 Group Number: #4606
  • Week 3 Group Number: #4604



In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, Standard 3, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.


Activity Directors:
Carlyle H Chan, MD
Professor of Psychiatry and 
the Institute for Health and Equity-Bioethics and Humanities
Medical College of Wisconsin
Robert Huberty, MSW, LCSW
Program Director
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Health
Medical College of Wisconsin
Kevin Bozymski (PharmD)
Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Science
Medical College of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy 
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin School of Medicine 
Kylie Nelsen-Freund, PA-C
Physician Assistant 
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Health
Medical College of Wisconsin
Heather M. Smith, Ph.D., ABPP
Lead Psychologist
Director of Psychology Training
Milwaukee VA Medical Center
Associate Professor
Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin
Jessica Reyes-Roberson
Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin

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Please register for each individual session you would like to attend under the session page.


SessionTo register click on the title of the sessionDayDate
Session 1

Addressing the Mental Health and Academic Needs of “High- Risk” Children, Adolescents and Their Parents

Mon-Fri7/24 - 7/28
Session 2Developing Attunement Skills Via Medical ImprovisationMon-Fri7/24 - 7/28
Session 3The Art and Science of Prescribing Psychiatric MedicationsMon-Fri7/24 - 7/28
Session 4Enhancing Gratefulness for Resilient Well-being Through the Mindful Viewing of FilmMon-Fri7/31 -  8/4
Session 5Information Technologies in Mental HealthMon-Fri7/31 -  8/4
Session 6Transformational Moments: How Master Clinicians Thing, Talk, and Listen When Facing the Most Challenging of Clinical TasksMon-Fri8/ 7 - 8/11
Session 7Single Session Thinking and Practice: One Session at a TimeMon-Tue8/ 7 -  8/8
Session 8Case by Case: Ethics for Mental Health ProfessionalsThu-Fri8/10 - 8/11


Early bird registration NOW EXTENDED through June 14th, 2023:

Tuition for 5-day sessions will be reduced to $645 and to $395 for graduate and medical students and resident physicians with a letter from the training director.

Tuition for 2-day sessions will be reduced to $265 and to $175 for graduate and medical students and resident physicians with a letter from the training director.

Refunds, minus a $50 administrative fee, may be obtained if requested in writing no later than 15 days prior to the beginning of each session. There will be no refunds thereafter.

**The deadline for claiming credit is November 30, 2023, after which you will not be able to obtain your credits. From December 1, 2023 to December 31, 2023 you can claim credit for a $25 fee paid to the Office of Continuing Professional Development.**


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