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WAMD: The WI Society of Post-Acute & Long-Term Care Medicine 2024 Annual Conference

  • October 10, 2024
  • October 11, 2024
  • Capitol Lakes Senior Living, 355 West Main St., Madison, WI 53703
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WAMD: WI Society of Post-Acute & Long-Term Care Medicine Annual Conference 2024

Dear Post-Acute & Long-Term Care Physicians, Medical Directors, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Nursing Home Administrators, Directors of Nursing, and other health care professionals:

Please join WAMD for their 2024 Annual Conference on Thursday, October 10 and Friday, October 11, 2024 for a great lineup of speakers. WAMD will be applying for CME, ABIM MOC and CMD credits through AMDA's joint provider program.  A certificate will be provided to those attending.

Agenda Topics:

  • Dr. Lee Lindquist, MD, MPH: Negotiation Skills Training for the Long-Term Care Workforce
  • Dr. Rebecca Elon, Dr. Rex Flygt, & Brian Purtell: CPR Panel
  • Brian Purtell: Legal Updates
  • Ann Angell: DQA Updates
  • Dr. Julie Fagan, MD: Ethical Quandaries at the End of Life
  • Dr. Christopher Crnich, MD: Infectious Disease Update: Enhanced Barrier Precautions, Prophylactic Antibiotics, & Vaccines.
  • Dr. Renee Foutz, MD: POST in WI: Past, Present, & Future
  • Dr. Rachel Maudal, MD: Journal for the Mary Cohan Memorial Lecture
  • Dr. Nicolas Osteraas, MD: Strokes
  • Dr. Elizabeth Chapman, MD: Reaching Capacity: Decisional Capacity Assessment in Older Adults
  • Dr. Adam Gepner, MD: Cardiology
  • Dr. Hannah Ward, MD: Post-Operative VTE Prophylaxis: Guidelines & Practice

Live Virtual Sessions

Enriching our conference lineup, our live virtual speakers will join us remotely to share their expertise and insights. Despite not being physically present, their impactful presentation will be seamlessly integrated, delivering valuable knowledge to our attendees. Both virtual and in-person attendees will be able to ask and answer questions.

Overall Goal

This program aims to enhance participant's knowledge and competencies by providing the latest developments and tools available to improve the delivery of quality care in PALTC medicine.


*While we have every confidence that the agenda will remain the same, things beyond anyone's control happen. The agenda is subject to change with or without notice.

Please register online at: WAMD 2024. Participants can pay with a credit card or register and pay via check. An invoice or receipt will be emailed upon submission.

In-Person or Virtual Participation is an option for this conference.

$249 for Member In-Person or Virtual

$309 for Non-Member In-Person or Virtual

$149 for Single Day member In-Person or Virtual

$209 for Single Day Non-Member In-Person or Virtual

Medical Students interested in Geriatrics are encouraged to attend at no cost.

For those of you joining us live lunch and refreshments will be provided as well as great networking and exhibitor opportunities.

For those of you joining us online via Zoom, you will have the opportunity to view the PowerPoints, and interact with the conference speakers and attendees.  Conference recordings will not be available.


Limited room block reservations available until September 10, 2024, at Hyatt Place Madison/Downtown WAMD ( or by calling 1-888-HYATT HP (1-888-492-8847) (Hyatt Place).

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Other local hotel accommodations can be found at WAMD Event Hotel Accommodations.

Education Planning Committee:

Dr. Ronald Schreiber, MD, CMD, WAMD President

Dr. Elizabeth Bukowy, DO, CMD, WAMD President Elect

Dr. Rebecca Elon, MD, MPH, CMD

Dr. Sheila Thiel, MD

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Jeni Wesenick-Nelson, WAMD Executive Assistant, at or 1-844-990-WAMD (9263).

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