Professional Education

The Wisconsin ADRC features the following events, intended for clinicians, trainees and scientists.

Alzheimer's Disease & Related Disorders Research Day

Each year, the Wisconsin ADRC presents Alzheimer's Disease & Related Disorders Research Day. The event is designed to encourage collaboration and promote scientific thought among faculty, students, and researchers from a wide range of disciplines across the UW-Madison campus. The event is sponsored by the Wisconsin Geriatric Education Center (WGEC).

Learn more about the event at the Events page.

Wisconsin ADRC 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 during the academic year from noon to 1:00 p.m. in HSLC 1248.

View the current schedule.

Attend online live for continuing education credit. password: geriatrics

Previously recorded sessions are available for viewing at HSLC Video Library.

Geriatrics Grand Rounds

Held the second Tuesday of each month during the academic year from noon to 1:00 p.m. in HSLC 1248, 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.

View the current schedule.

Attend online live for continuing education credit. password: geriatrics

Previously recorded sessions are available for viewing at HSLC Video Library.

ADRC Case Conference

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.

View the current schedule. 

Attend online live for continuing education credit. password: geriatrics

Previously recorded sessions are available for viewing at HSLC Video Library.

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.

View the current schedule. 

Attend online live for continuing education credit. password: geriatrics

Previously recorded sessions are available for viewing at HSLC Video Library.

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.

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 Opportunities

In addition to the weekly Geriatrics and Gerontology Didactic Series, there are a number of annual opportunities for health care professionals to earn continuing medical education (CME) credit.