Grand Rounds Series

Grand Round Now Offers CME!

Join the WPA the last Thursday of each month from 12pm-1pm for free education on a variety of topics!  Registration & CME is FREE for WPA Members. Non-Members can register for $25/session which includes CME. Recordings will be available on the WPA website for members following the session, recordings are not available for CME. You must attend live to earn credit.

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2024 Upcoming Grand Rounds Sessions

February 29, 2024

How to Talk to Your Patients About Firearms/ A Public Health Exercise
Tony Thrasher, DO; Milwaukee County Crisis Services


Learning objectives: 

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

  • Describe the importance of this topic to public  health and mitigating suicide risk.
  • Process the framing of said conversation to benefit both the patient and physician.
  • Recognize the cultural components that can affect patient's emotional response to the topic.
  • Delineate the four main questions to include in this conversation to maximize rapport and education. 

March 28, 2024

Issues within Capacity and the Idea of Informed Consent
Michael Peterson, MD; University of Wisconsin, Madison
Tricia Kvitrud, JD; Attorney, University of Wisconsin, Madison

April 25, 2024

Involuntary Treatment of Substance Use Disorder
John Schneider, MD; Milwaukee County Behavioral Health

May 30, 2024

Civil Commitment in Wisconsin: Historic review/ Current state of affairs
Dileep Borra, MD; Being You Mental Health SC

June 27, 2024

Towards Healthy Sexual Citizenship: Rethinking Campus Assault Prevention
Kathy Russeth, MD; Centered Psychiatry

July 25, 2024

Using Data to Measure Quality and Improve Outcomes
Jerry Halverson, MD; Rogers Behavioral Health

August 29, 2024

Advocacy: State and Federal Updates for the Practicing Psychiatrist"
Amanda Chesley Blecha, Esq.; American Psychiatric Association 

September 26, 2024

Anti-Asian Hate: The Roots of Xenophobia
Carlyle Chan, MD; Medical College of Wisconsin

October 31, 2024

Barriers to Clozapine Utilization: Mitigation Strategies and Approaches
Katrina Hickle-Koclanes, MD; University of Wisconsin, Madison

November 21, 2024

Increased Risks for Mothers from Ethnic Minorities in the wake of Dobbs
Andrew Franks, MD; University of Washington

December 12, 2024

Overview of Intellectual Disabilities: Current & Future State
Jeff Marcus, MD; Wisconsin DHS, Central WI Center

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