September 14, 2017 ~ The 38th Forum for Behavioral Science in Family Medicine

This year's theme is: The Patient's Voice

View Program here (pdf)

The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physicians - The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Allied Health Professionals - The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 6.50 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Psychologists - The Medical College of Wisconsin is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Medical College of Wisconsin maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This activity contains content or processes that may be potentially stressful.

Social Workers - The Medical College of Wisconsin is registered with the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation as a Continuing Education Sponsor for social workers (License No. 159-000664).

Family Practice Physicians - This Live activity, The 38th Forum for Behavioral Science in Family Medicine, with a beginning date of 09/13/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to  21.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Register by August 26, 2016 and receive early bird pricing

$265 – Single Day registration by 8/14/17
$280 – Single Day registration after 8/14/17

$170 Resident, Medical Student, Graduate Student, or Fellow –
Single Day registration by 8/14/17
$190 Resident, Medical Student, Graduate Student, or Fellow –
Single Day registration after 8/14/17

All registrations includes course materials, breakfast, lunch, refreshments and continuing education credits. (If unable to attend, 50% of the fee paid will be refunded if written notification is postmarked by 8/14/17.  There will be no refunds after this date.)

Please note that there is a $15 non-refundable processing fee for all registrations.

IF PAYING BY CHECK, Make check payable to: Medical College of Wisconsin
and forward to:
Mary Ellen Radjenovich

Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road

Milwaukee, WI  53226-0509

Course details

Target audience

Physicians, behavioral scientists/coordinators and allied health professionals in medical education.

Learning objectives

  • After attending sessions and workshops which describe effective teaching strategies and educational interventions, attendees will be able to plan, provide and/or evaluate effective educational interventions for behavioral science training in graduate medical education settings and for clinical practice for primary care setting.
  • By attending clinical practice updates and other sessions focused on common psychiatric and health problems seen in primary care, attendee will be able to apply up to date evidence-based research to support clinical interventions in their clinical settings.
  • When dealing with issues of patient satisfaction, the patient’s experience of illness, and any concerns about patient safety, the attendee will be prepared to elicit and understand the patient’s perspective about their health care.


DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - Magnificent Mile
300 E. Ohio Street
Chicago, IL 60611
United States

Faculty & credentials

Macaran Baird, MD, MS; William Johnson, MD;  Scott Fields, PhD; Michelle Kane, PsyD;  Lee Chambliss, MD;  Daniel Felix, PhD;  Max Zubatsky, PhD;  Laura Sudano, PhD; Emilee Delbridge, PhD Lauren Penwell-Waines, PhD;  Varlie Ross, MS; Susan King, MSW, LCSW;   Anne Daly, MS, RDN, BC-ADM, CDE;  Wendi El-Amin, MD;  Aaron Grace, PsyD;  Heather Kirkpatrick, PhD;  S. Alicia Williams, MA, CSAC;  Thomas Bishop, PsyD;  Jim Schmidt, LISW;  Melissa Jefferis, MD Elise Morris, MD;  Jeanine Turner, PhD; Amber Hewitt, PsyD; Cynthia Kim, LCSW;  Stephanie Richers, LCSW;  Mark Dixon, PhD;   Sundonia. Williams, PhD;  John Muench, MD, MPH;  Rebekah Schiefer, MSW, LCSW;  Rebecca Rdesinski, MPH;  Terri Wall, PhD;  Coral Gaffney, PsyD;  Max Solano, MD, MSc;  Angela Antonikowski, PhD; Julie L. Rickert, PsyD;   Megan Schmidt, BS, RD;  Thomas Seaver, BS;  Patricia McGuire, MD;  Ande Williams, MS;  Amber Cadick, PhD, HSPP;  Michelle Sherman, PhD;  Oliver Oyama, PhD, PA-C;  Elizabeth Lawrence, MD; Jacqueline Maxwell, PsyD;  Richard Feldman, MD;  Matthew Martin, PhD;  Thomas Bishop, PsyD;  Elizabeth Banks, PhD;  Linda Myerholtz, PhD;  Jennifer Harsh, PhD;  Amber Hewitt, PsyD;  Max Zubatsky, PhD;  Allison Bickett, MS; Lindsay Fazio, PhD;  Miranda Huffman, MD, MEd;  Gregory Sazima, MD; Bonnie Cole Gifford, JD, LMFT;  Roberta Weintraut, MD;  James Brunson, Jr., LAMFT;  David Klehm, MD;  Jim Mercuri, LCSW;  Sandra Sauereisen, MD, MPH;  Andrea Karsh, LCSW, BCD;  Leanne Chrisman-Khawam, MD, MEd;  Rosellen Roche, PhD, MD;  Leanne Chrisman-Khawam, MD, MEd;  Rosellen Roche, PhD, MD;  Camille Garrison, MD;  Brian Johnston, PGY-2;  Phillip Phelps, LCSW;  John Freedy, MD, PhD;  John Muench, MD, MPH;  Allison Bickett, MS;  Ashley Munroe, PGY-3;  Veneshia McKinney, MD; Alexander Brown, PhD

ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
Systems-based Practice
Hotel Information: 

DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago - Magnificent Mile
300 East Ohio Street
Chicago IL 60611

(Click here for reservations)  OR visit:

A block of rooms is reserved for registrants until August 22, 2017, at a special rate of $199 plus tax, per night. If conference attendance exceeds expectations, rooms in the conference block may be sold out prior to this date. Please make your reservations early.

Call-in Reservations
You may call the hotel directly from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Mon-Fri at (312) 787-6100 to make reservations, or call central reservations, 24 hours, 7 days a week, at 1 (800) 222-8733. Please mention either the group code, or group name below in order to receive our rate.

Group Code: FBS
Group Name: The 38th Forum of Behavioral Science in Family Medicine

(the grant writing workshop, registrations have been closed)

This year The Forum is offering an optional workshop "Grant Writing Workshop with a Focus on Behavioral Science and Primary Care" on Thursday, September 14, 2017 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. This workshop is complementary however registration is required as seating is limited. If you are interested in attending the Grant Writing Workshop, please be sure that you register at check-out.

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Mary Ellen Radjenovich
Phone Number:: 
+1 (414) 955-8189