Professional Education

Ongoing Lectures Series

The Wisconsin ADRC features the following events, intended for clinicians, trainees and scientists. View a current list of conferences and meetings offered by the UW Division of Geriatrics, VA Madison GRECC, and ADRC.

  • Alzheimer's Disease Research Center Seminar Series – The mission of the ADRC Seminar Series is to present the most high-impact case studies and research directly relevant to Alzheimer's disease diagnosis, treatment and prevention. This seminar meets the third Tuesday of each month from noon to 1:00 p.m. For more information, contact Amanda Salm.
  • Clinical Pathological Conference Lecture Series – The clinical pathological conference (CPC) session of the ADRC Seminar Series is a presentation of two clinical cases. The cases presented will combine information collected in an ADRC clinical setting as well as information obtained at autopsy. The session will review the case in its entirety, offering a unique opportunity for scientists and clinicians to discuss the progression of AD from diagnosis to death. For more information, contact Jay Fruehling.
  • Geriatric Core Lecture Series – This weekly seminar provides didactic instruction on core principles concerning the care of older adults. Held every Tuesday from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., the seminar follows a year-long curriculum that prepares learners for both clinical care and geriatric certification exams. All are invited to attend. For more information, contact Amanda Salm.
  • Geriatrics Grand Rounds – Held the second Tuesday of every month from noon to 1:00 p.m., this conference features important, evolving and controversial topics in the field of aging and dementia. Speakers who may be leaders in the field are frequently invited to present on these topics. All are invited to attend. For more information, contact Amanda Salm.
  • Geriatrics Journal Club – Faculty and trainees review recent publications in geriatrics, including again and dementia. The club is held the fourth Tuesday of every month from noon to 1:00 p.m. For more information, contact Amanda Salm.
  • Geriatric Psychiatry Colloquium – This bi-monthly seminar covers important psychiatric, behavioral and psycho-social topics that are pertinent to the care of older adults. It is held every other Monday from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information, contact Amy Jones.
  • Neuropathology Case Review Lab – Brain dissection procedures and anatomy are demonstrated in this small group lab, as a neuropathologist presents brain autopsy cases. To have your email address added to the weekly notification list, contact Rachel Krause.
  • CME Events – Annual Update on Alzheimer's Disease, sponsored by the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute, the Wisconsin ADRC and the UW School of Medicine. The next conference will be held on Friday, November 13, 2015 at the Madison Concourse Hotel. For a complete list of WAI events, click here. For more information, email

   Resources for Your Patients

The Alzheimer's Disease Education & Referral Center (ADEAR), the Alzheimer's & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin, and the Alzheimer's Association offer excellent resources for caregivers, those facing a diagnosis of a memory disorder and anyone who is interested in knowing more about memory impairment related to aging.

Speakers Bureau

Wisconsin ADRC faculty and staff are available to speak to your group on various topics including research, disease process, behavior management, and biomarkers of the disease, For more information please call (608) 263-2582 or email at