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3/14/2019 to 3/16/2019
When: March 14-16, 2019
Where: The Osthoff
101 Osthoff Ave
Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin  53020
United States
Contact: WPA Office

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WPA 2019 Annual Conference
March 14-16, 2019
The Osthoff, Elkhart Lake, WI

Providing Stability in an Unstable World:
Updates in the Diagnosis & Treatment of
Borderline Personality Disorder

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Schedule: (subject to change)

Thursday, March 14, 2019

6:15-7:15 pm - Reception & Dinner
30 pm - Psychiatric Practice Forum with Saul Levin, MD

Friday, March 15, 2019

7:00 am - Registration/Breakfast with Exhibitors
8:00 am - What’s in a Name? Shame! The history of Borderline Personality Disorder; Himanshu Agrawal MD
9:00 am - BPD and the Alternative Model for DSM-5 Personality Disorders; John Oldham, MD
10:30 am - Evidence-Based Practice Guidelines for Borderline Personality Disorder; John Oldham MD
11:15 am - Annual Resident Vignette Competition
12:15 pm - Lunch and Annual Business Meeting
1:15 pm - Evidence and Dynamics Involved in Prescribing for Borderline Personality Disorder; Mara Pheister, MD
2:15 pm - Using DBT in the Clinical Setting for Borderline Personality Disorder - Part 1; Stephanie Steinman, PhD
3:30 pm - Using DBT in the Clinical Setting for BPD - Part 2

Saturday, March 16, 2019

7:15 am - Registration/Breakfast
8:15 am - 12:30 pm - General Psychiatric Management (GPM) Workshop: A generalist approach to Borderline Personality Disorder; Daniel Price, MD
12:30 pm - Adjournment

Poster Session: New this year! WPA recognizes that psychiatrists in Wisconsin have been active in developing innovative models of care, caring for unique patients, furthering research and contributing to education across our state. This work will be showcased during the conference on Friday, March 15. Learn more and submit abstracts.

Lodging: To book overnight accommodations, please call The Osthoff at 1-800-876-3399 and request the Wisconsin Psychiatric Association room block to receive the group rate of $119. The cut-off date to book at the group rate is February 19, 2019. 

CME Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and Wisconsin Psychiatric Association (WPA). The APA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: The APA designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Evaluation & Claiming Credit: At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be provided with a link to use the APA’s Learning Management System (LMS) in order to complete an evaluation and claim credit. After completing the program evaluation, attendees may print their certificate.

Vendor Opportunities: Vendors are welcome! Please consider participating as a sponsor or exhibitor. Learn more about vendor opportunities on our vendor registration page. Or, download vendor prospectus.

Questions? Contact the WPA office at 920-560-5643 or

Thanks to our 2019 Annual Conference Vendors

Advocate Aurora Health

American Professional Agency

Ascension Wisconsin

Aspirus, Inc.

Gene Sight

Gundersen Health System

Janssen Neuroscience

Neurocrine Biosciences

Professional Risk Management Services, Inc. (PRMS)

Rogers Behavioral Health

Sunovion Pharmaceuticals

Takeda Phamaceuticals

Teva Pharmaceuticals

Wisconsin National Guard