Medical College of Wisconsin Survivorship Symposium

Wauwatosa, WI US
November 22, 2019

This educational program will help all providers identify, diagnose, and treat common conditions that arise after cancer care. Survivors will be educated about post-cancer treatment side effects and therapies to address these side effects. Additionally, this symposium will allow collaboration and partnership between surgeons, radiation oncologists, and medical oncologists and primary care providers to provide cancer patients routine survivorship care.

Target Audience

Primary Care Physicians, Survivors, Medical Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, and Surgeons

Learning Objectives

  • If a patient develops memory problems after chemotherapy, describe common symptoms of “chemobrain” and possible ways to help patient scope and compensate.
  • For a patient who is experiencing Lymphedema,describe treatments available and know when to refer the patient to a specialist.
  • When patients require radiation as part of their cancer treatment plan, be able to list common long-term side effects and possible way to treat them.
  • For patients who have difficult transitioning from the cancer patient to the cancer survivor, list common symptoms and resources available to help patients.
  • After patient completes their cancer care,describe the best ways to restart physical activity.
Additional information


Heidi Brittnacher
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 955-1831
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 4.25 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
11/22/2019 - 1:00pm CST
Event ends: 
11/22/2019 - 5:30pm CST

12:20 pm                  Check-in

1:00 pm                    Welcome

1:15–1:45 pm           Do Effects of Chemobrain Extend Beyond Memory Dysfunction?
                                 Adam Greenberg, PhD

1:55–2:25 pm           Surviving and Moving Forward with Lymphedema
                                 Diane Keller, OTR, CHT

2:35–3:05 pm           Post-Radiation Wellness: Keeping Survivors Healthy
                                  Lindsay Puckett, MD

3:05–3:20 pm           15 min break

3:20 pm – 3:50 pm   Life After Treatment: Prioritizing Health, Managing Worry, and Redefining “Strong”
                                 Karen Kersting, PhD

4:00–4:30 pm           Restore. Regain. Renew. Physical Activity for Cancer Survivors
                                  Hanna Misiak, CHES


4:30–5:15 pm           Dr. Alonzo P. Walker Celebration


5:15–5:30 pm           Closing remarks

Crowne Plaza Milwaukee West
10499 W. Innovation Dr.
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
United States

Complimentary parking is available in the hotel parking lot.

Adam Greenberg, PhD
Assistant Professor
Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Biomedical Engineering

Diane Keller, OTR, CHT

Occupational Therapist

Froedtert Hospital

Lindsay Puckett, MD
Department of Radiation Oncology

Karen Kersting, PhD, LCP
Assistant Professor
Division of Surgical Oncology Department of Surgery

Hanna Misiak, CHES
Healthy Living Director
YMCA of Greater Waukesha County

Amanda L. Kong, MD
Associate Professor
Chief, Section of Breast Surgery Division of Surgical Oncology Department of Surgery

Caitlin Patten, MD
Assistant Professor
Division of Surgical Oncology
Department of Surgery

In accordance with the ACCME standard for Commercial Support Number 6, all in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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 4.25 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 4.25 hours of participation for
continuing education for allied health professionals.

Available Credit

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


Please login or register to take this course.
Physicians (CE Credit included)$50.00
Health Care Providers (CE Credit included)$50.00
Physicians & Health Care Providers (No CE Credit)$30.00
Fellows, Residents and StudentsComplementary

Fees include registration, course materials and refreshments.

Fellows, Residents and Students: This course is complimentary, however registration is required; for instructions on how to receive your complimentary registration, contact Heidi Brittnacher at 414-955-1831 or

Patient Registration: Contact Liz Chen for registration form (414-955-1845)

Refund Policy: Cancellations must be received in writing. Cancellations postmarked November 22, 2019 and earlier will be fully refunded. No refunds are available for cancellations postmarked after November 22, 2019.

PLEASE NOTE! The billing address entered upon checkout must match the billing address on the credit card you will be using to pay for this course. MCW accepts MasterCard, VISA and Discover card.