Upcoming events

    • May 16, 2019
    • August 16, 2019
    • Various Locations

    Overcoming Addiction Together
    3 Part Workshop Series

    This series of workshops will focus on several aspects of overcoming addiction, including: the science behind addiction, boosting skills and learning about resources to overcome trauma and addiction, and caring for ourselves as we care for those challenged with substance use disorders. 

    Who should attend? Healthcare, public health and behavioral health professionals, recovery coaches, social workers, educators, law enforcement/safety/courtroom professionals, students, concerned loved-ones and community members.

    Workshop #1 Working Together Towards Understanding Addiction and Facilitating Recovery
    May 16| Wausau
     -or- May 17| Rhinelander  
    8:30 am Registration | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Featuring Keynote Speaker Dr. David Mays 
    Covering the latest medical understanding of addiction: epidemiology, brain mechanisms, social neuroscience insights, and evidence for treatment.

    Workshop #2 Building Resilient Families and Communities: Moving Beyond Trauma/ACEs and Addiction
    July 18| Wausau -
    or- July 19| Rhinelander 
    8:30 am Registration | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Workshop #3 Taking Care of Ourselves as We Care for Others
    August 15| Wausau - 
    or- August 16| Rhinelander 

    8:30 am Registration | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

    $20 Per Session / $50 for all Three 
    Lunch Included

    Earn 4 CEU's Per Session
     

    To learn more and register online: 

    http://bit.ly/OvercomingAddictionTogether 


    Presented by:
    Northern Highland and Northcentral Wisconsin Area Health Education Centers (AHEC)

    • May 22, 2019
    • 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    • Meriter Hospital, Madison WI

    UnityPoint Helath Meriter presents  this complimentary, quarterly recurring conference, designed to create an educational forum in which primary care providers present cases of patients with complex pain to a multidisciplinary medical team.

    Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 0700 - 0830

    Meriter Hospital
    McConnell Hall Classroom 9
    124 S Brooks St
    Madison WI 5371

    The team consists of specialists in:

    • Addiction Medicine
    • Pain Medicine
    • Pharmacy
    • Physical Therapy  Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
    • Primary Care
    • Psychiatry

    The team will offer patient-specific recommendations for 

    • Opioid and non-opioid medication management
    • Psychiatric and/or behavioral-health factors and treatment pathways, including addiction treatment
    • Physical therapy and other movement therapies
    • The use of interventional and non-interventional pain-blocking therapies

    Patient identifiers will be removed so that other providers can attend the case presentations and learn the team’s recommendations for controlling pain and improving function.

    This conference is designed to support providers’ efforts to develop multi-modal, pain management plans for their complex, chronic pain patients.

    Providers on the May 22nd team include:

    • Alaa Abd-Elsayed, MD, MPH, Medical Director, UW Health Pain Services; Medical Director, UW Pain Clinic
    • Ellen Braatz, DPT – Physical Therapy, UnityPoint Health-Meriter
    • John Ewing, MD – Addiction Medicine, NewStart – UnityPoint Health-Meriter
    • Jennifer George, PharmD – Pharmacy, UnityPoint Health-Meriter
    • Jared Greenberg, MD - Interventional Spine and Rehabilitation, UnityPoint Health-Meriter
    • Jim Shropshire, MD, Primary Care – Conference Moderator, UnityPoint Health-Meriter, Chair of the Ambulatory Chronic Pain Committee
    • Ketty Thertus, MD – Psychiatry, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, UW School of Medicine and Public Health,

    The conference will recur quarterly (September 11 and November 20). Team members may vary. If you would like to present a case at a future conference, please email james.shropshire@unitypoint.org.

    This conference is generously funded by the UnityPoint Health-Meriter Foundation.

    STATEMENT OF ACCREDITATION UnityPoint Health - Meriter is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    AMA CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT UnityPoint Health - Meriter designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity

    • May 23, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Teleconference call

    WISAM Monthly Telephone Town Hall Meeting

    Join WISAM for discussion on issues affecting one's practice, patient cares or the overall addiction medicine landscape. These teleconference calls serve as an open forum for members and  non-members alike to informally interact with WISAM leaders.

    Calls are held from 7:00 to 8:00 pm the fourth Thursday of each month (with time off in the summer months). Let us know if you have a topic for future discussion.

    Participation Instructions:

    • Dial-in: 563-999-1012 
    • Access Code: 151743# 


    • June 04, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM (CDT)
    • Ascension WI - Wauwatosa Campus; 201 N. Mayfair Road, 5th Floor Conference Rooms; Wauwatosa, WI 53226
    Register
    Buprenorphine X-Waiver Training Course 

    DATE: Tuesday, June 4, 2019
    TIME: 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
    LOCATION: 
    Ascension WI - Wauwatosa Campus
    201 N. Mayfair Road, 5th Floor Conference Rooms
    Wauwatosa, WI 53226
    PRESENTER: David Galbis-Reig, MD, DFASAM


    Training is provided complimentary to Wisconsin providers who are eligible to prescribe buprenorphine. 
    This session is presented as a live four-hour activity, which, when paired with ASAM's four-hour on-demand course, will provide necessary education for participates to apply for and obtain their  Buprenorphine Waver through the American Society of Addiction Medicine. 



    ASAM is an approved provider by CSAT/SAMHSA of DATA 2000 training. This blended format combines 4 hours of live learning with 4 hours of self-paced online learning for a total of 8 hours. The live portion of the course will introduce learners to treating opioid use disorder with medications. The online portion is completed after the live portion and focuses on special populations and cases. Upon completion of the live course, learners will be issued access to the online portion of the blended course through the ASAM e-Learning Center.

    ACCREDITATION: The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    DESIGNATION: The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    • June 28, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM (CDT)
    • UW Eau Claire; Centennial Hall Rm. 1920; 1698 Park Av; Eau Claire WI 54701
    Register
    Buprenorphine X-Waiver Training Course 

    DATE: Tuesday, June 28, 2019
    TIME: 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
    LOCATION: 
    Univ. of WI Eau Claire
    Centennial Hall Room 1924
    1698 Park Ave
    Eau Claire, WI 54701
    PRESENTER: David Galbis-Reig, MD, DFASAM


    Training is provided complimentary to Wisconsin providers who are eligible to prescribe buprenorphine. 
    This session is presented as a live four-hour activity, which, when paired with ASAM's four-hour on-demand course, will provide necessary education for participates to apply for and obtain their  Buprenorphine Waver through the American Society of Addiction Medicine. 


    ASAM is an approved provider by CSAT/SAMHSA of DATA 2000 training. This blended format combines 4 hours of live learning with 4 hours of self-paced online learning for a total of 8 hours. The live portion of the course will introduce learners to treating opioid use disorder with medications. The online portion is completed after the live portion and focuses on special populations and cases. Upon completion of the live course, learners will be issued access to the online portion of the blended course through the ASAM e-Learning Center.

    ACCREDITATION: The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    DESIGNATION: The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    • July 16, 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM (CDT)
    • UW Health Yahara; 1050 E. Broadway; Monona WI 53716
    Register

    Buprenorphine X-Waiver Training Course 

    DATE:  Tuesday, July 16, 2019
    TIME:  1:00 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
    NEW LOCATION: 

    UW Health - Yahara
    1050 E. Broadway (Monona Room)
    Monona WI 53716
    LEAD PRESENTER:    Ritu Bhatnagar, MD

    Training is provided complimentary to Wisconsin providers who are eligible to prescribe buprenorphine.  This session is presented as a live four-hour activity, which, when paired with ASAM's four-hour on-demand course, will provide necessary education for participates to apply for and obtain their  Buprenorphine Waver through the American Society of Addiction Medicine. 



    ASAM is an approved provider by CSAT/SAMHSA of DATA 2000 training. This blended format combines 4 hours of live learning with 4 hours of self-paced online learning for a total of 8 hours. The live portion of the course will introduce learners to treating opioid use disorder with medications. The online portion is completed after the live portion and focuses on special populations and cases. Upon completion of the live course, learners will be issued access to the online portion of the blended course through the ASAM e-Learning Center.

    ACCREDITATION: The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    DESIGNATION: The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    • July 25, 2019
    • July 27, 2019
    • Dallas TX

    The ASAM Review Course in Addiction Medicine
    The Essential Primer in Addiction Medicine
    July 25 - July 27, 2019
    Hilton Anatole, Dallas, TX

    The ASAM Review Course in Addiction Medicine is widely recognized as the essential primer for physicians and other healthcare professionals preparing for a career in addiction medicine, as well as for primary care providers who wish to increase their skills in identifying and managing patients whose medical problems are caused or exacerbated by substance use disorders. ASAM’s Review Course has had a major impact on advancing scientific knowledge among physicians and other healthcare professionals.

    The course offers two-and-a-half days of sessions which are mapped to the addiction medicine exam blueprint of topics for the exam and feature an outstanding lineup of faculty.

    Register by June 17 and save $200!

    LINK: http://bit.ly/ReviewCourse2019

    • July 29, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM (CDT)
    • St. Elizabeth's Hospital - Fowler Conference Center; 1506 S. Oneida St, Appleton, WI 54915
    Register

    Buprenorphine X-Waiver Training Course 

    DATE: Monday, July 29, 2019
    TIME: 8:00 am - 12:30 pm CDT
    LOCATION: St. Elizabeth's Hospital - Fowler Conference Center; 1506 S. Oneida St, Appleton, WI 54915
    PRESENTER:

     David Galbis-Reig, MD, DFASAM

    Training is provided complimentary to Wisconsin providers who are eligible to prescribe buprenorphine.  This session is presented as a live four-hour activity, which, when paired with ASAM's four-hour on-demand course, will provide necessary education for participates to apply for and obtain their  Buprenorphine Waver through the American Society of Addiction Medicine. 



    ASAM is an approved provider by CSAT/SAMHSA of DATA 2000 training. This blended format combines 4 hours of live learning with 4 hours of self-paced online learning for a total of 8 hours. The live portion of the course will introduce learners to treating opioid use disorder with medications. The online portion is completed after the live portion and focuses on special populations and cases. Upon completion of the live course, learners will be issued access to the online portion of the blended course through the ASAM e-Learning Center.

    ACCREDITATION: The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    DESIGNATION: The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    • August 16, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM (CDT)
    • Ascension WI - Wauwatosa Campus; 201 N. Mayfair Road, 5th Floor Conference Rooms; Wauwatosa, WI 53226
    Register
    Buprenorphine X-Waiver Training Course 

    DATE: Friday, August 16, 2019
    TIME: 8:00 am - 12:30 pm CDT
    LOCATION: Ascension WI - Wauwatosa Campus; 201 N. Mayfair Road, 5th Floor Conference Rooms; Wauwatosa, WI 53226
    PRESENTER: David Galbis-Reig, MD, DFASAM


    Training is provided complimentary to Wisconsin providers who are eligible to prescribe buprenorphine.
      This session is presented as a live four-hour activity, which, when paired with ASAM's four-hour on-demand course, will provide necessary education for participates to apply for and obtain their  Buprenorphine Waver through the American Society of Addiction Medicine. 



    ASAM is an approved provider by CSAT/SAMHSA of DATA 2000 training. This blended format combines 4 hours of live learning with 4 hours of self-paced online learning for a total of 8 hours. The live portion of the course will introduce learners to treating opioid use disorder with medications. The online portion is completed after the live portion and focuses on special populations and cases. Upon completion of the live course, learners will be issued access to the online portion of the blended course through the ASAM e-Learning Center.

    ACCREDITATION: The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    DESIGNATION: The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    • August 27, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM (CDT)
    • Mayo Clinic Health System/Franciscan Healthcare; 700 West Ave S; La Crosse, WI 54601
    Register
    Buprenorphine X-Waiver Training Course 

    DATE: Tuesday, August 27, 2019
    TIME: 8:00 am - 12:30 pm CDT
    LOCATION:

    Mayo Clinic Health System/Franciscan Healthcare
    700 West Ave S
    La Crosse, WI 54601
    PRESENTER: David Galbis-Reig, MD, DFASAM

    Training is provided complimentary to Wisconsin providers who are eligible to prescribe buprenorphine.  This session is presented as a live four-hour activity, which, when paired with ASAM's four-hour on-demand course, will provide necessary education for participates to apply for and obtain their  Buprenorphine Waver through the American Society of Addiction Medicine. 



    ASAM is an approved provider by CSAT/SAMHSA of DATA 2000 training. This blended format combines 4 hours of live learning with 4 hours of self-paced online learning for a total of 8 hours. The live portion of the course will introduce learners to treating opioid use disorder with medications. The online portion is completed after the live portion and focuses on special populations and cases. Upon completion of the live course, learners will be issued access to the online portion of the blended course through the ASAM e-Learning Center.

    ACCREDITATION: The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    DESIGNATION: The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    • September 26, 2019
    • September 27, 2019
    • The Pyle Center, Madison WI
    Register


    Thurs., September 26 & Fri., September 27, 2019
    The Pyle Center | 702 Langdon St | Madison, WI 53706

    Conference Agenda: Click here to view schedule

    Register Early! Early Bird Rates are available through August 15th.

    Overnight AccommodationsRooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis at The Lowell Center, 610 Langdon St, Madison, WI 53703. Book online at: http://bit.ly/wisam2019, Other downtown Madison hotels are within walking distance to the Pyle Center. 

    Vendors/Exhibitors:  Register here to reserve your exhibit space. View prospectus.

    • September 26, 2019
    • September 27, 2019
    • The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St, Madison, WI 53706
    Register

    Reach healthcare and other addiction medicine professionals from across Wisconsin.

    Vendors may register online here.
    Download Exhibitor Prospectus

    Exhibit display fee of $1,000 includes:

    • 6’ x 30” skirted table and two chairs
    • Mention of your organization’s participation in the conference materials
    • Dedicated display time in exhibit hall
    • Roster of attendees distributed at the time of the conference
    • Complimentary continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments in the exhibit hall

    SCHEDULE (subject to change):

    • Set Up: Thursday, September 26, 6:30-7:30 am
    • Exhibit Times: Thursday, September 27, 7:30 am to 5:30 pm
    • Exhibitors are welcome to participate in the reception from 4:45 to 5:30 pm

    OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

    Rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis through the WISAM room block at The Lowell Center, 610 Langdon St, Madison, WI 53703. Book online at: http://bit.ly/wisam2019, or call the Lowell Center at 608-256-2621 and mention group code: WISAM. Other downtown Madison hotels are either within walking distance or a short drive to the Pyle Center. 

    REGISTRATION DEADLINE / CANCELLATIONS

    To ensure your company will be recognized in printed materials, please register prior to September 6, 2019. Cancellations/refund requests will be subject to a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be issued after September 6, 2019 or for no-shows.

    DISCLAIMER: This program is designed for WISAM members, invited guests and exhibitors whose products and services align with the WISAM mission. All applications for exhibit space will be considered. WISAM reserves the right to reject any application that WISAM in its sole discretion determines inconsistent with the mission of the organization.

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