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Continuing Medical Education

This page contains information on CME that is offered for Gundersen Health System employees only.

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NOTE: Some of the links included below will only work if you are using a GHS network.

GELS/Visiting Speaker Calendar

Gout: The Disease of Kings and Average Americans

  • Visiting Speaker: Monday, April 23, 2018, 12-1 p.m.
  • Linh Ngo, DO, Hennepin County Medical Center
  • Overholt Auditorium

How to Know When to Call for Palliative Care vs Hospice: The Prognostication Challenge

  • GELS: Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 12:10-12:50 p.m.
  • Jasmine Hudnall, DO & Kyla Lee, MD
  • Overholt Auditorium

What's New in Tick Borne Diseases & Update on Antibiotic Treatment Durations

  • GELS: Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 12:10-12:50 p.m.
  • Sylvia Firary, MD & Todd Kowalski, MD
  • Overholt Auditorium

The Expanding Role of Endovascular Treatment in Acute Ischemic Stroke (AIS)

  • GELS: Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 12:10-12:50 p.m.
  • Mouhammed Kabbani, MD, Neurosurgery
  • Overholt Auditorium

Gaining Insights into Generations to Guide Teaching and Optimize Learning

  • Visiting Speakers: Monday, May 14, 2018, 12-1 p.m.
  • Elizabeth Petty, MD & Nancy Raymond, MD, UW School of Medicine & Public Health
  • Overholt Auditorium

Update on Surgical Treatment of Reflux

  • GELS: Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 12:10-12:50 p.m.
  • Shanu Kothari, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Surgery Clinic
  • Overholt Auditorium

Implementing the Use of hscTn

  • Visiting Speaker: Thursday, May 17, 2018, 12-1 p.m.
  • Allan Jaffe, MD, Cardiovascular Medicine, Mayo Clinic-Rochester
  • Overholt Auditorium

Weight Bias in Healthcare: Why do we care and what can we do about it?

  • GELS: Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 12-1 p.m.
  • Afton Koball, PhD, Behavioral Medicine
  • Rasmus Center (note room change)

Gundersen Expert Lecture Series (GELS)

GELS Livestream

GELS Tip Sheet

Gundersen Expert Lecture Series (GELS) is an educational program based on the needs of GHS providers to help maintain competence and knowledge about new and developing information that affects their practice.

GELS is held the second and fourth Wednesday each month for the remainder of 2017 from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. in the Overholt Auditorium; the session is also available via live stream through Learning Zone. Beginning in 2018, GELS will be held every Wednesday.

GELS Archive

Choose "Course Catalog Search" (magnifying glass) and type "GELS" in the "Keyword Search"

Join the GELS Text Club
Text the word GELS to (608) 881-3743 to enroll. Users will be asked to confirm the service by responding CLUB to an initial text message to their device. You will receive one reminder text on the day of the GELS session approximately one hour before it begins.

Visiting Speaker Series

Information coming soon

On-Demand CME

On-Demand CME is a printed, recorded, or computer-presented CME activity that may be used over time at various locations and which, in itself, constitutes a planned activity.

On-Demand CME - search available

Adolf L. Gundersen, MD, Health Sciences Library: Learn to Earn

Regularly Scheduled Series (RSS)

Regularly Scheduled Series (RSS) is defined as a daily, weekly, or monthly session primarily planned by and presented to physicians and professional staff. Examples: tumor boards, mortality and morbidity conferences, department specific case review conference.

RSS NameOccurrenceTimeLocationChair
Cancer Center Grand Rounds 1st Tuesday each month 7:30 a.m. Overholt Auditorium Lori Rosenstein, MD
Faculty Development Various Various Various John Houskamp, MD, Rachel Hawker, MD
Imaging, Breast 3rd Tuesday each month

4:30 p.m.

Rad/Onc Conf Rm 1st Floor Roxanna Leinbach, MD
Imaging, General Daily 8:30 a.m. Imaging Services Consult Room Mark Nigogosyan, MD
Imaging, Ultrasound 2nd Tuesday each month Noon EMS/Imaging Conf Rm Jody Riherd, MD
Neurology/ Neuroradiology Case Conference Wednesdays 8 a.m. Neuro Conf Rm A Concepcion Santillan, MD
Social Services Various Various Various Jalane Schramm, Ashley Patros-Kader
Surgical Morbidity & Mortality Wednesdays 7 a.m. Overholt Auditorium Benjamin Jarman, MD
Tumor Board – Breast Fridays Noon Rad/Onc Conf Rm 1st Floor Jared Linebarger, MD
Tumor Board – CNS 4th Thursday each month 4 p.m. Rad/Onc Conf Rm 1st Floor Kurt Oettel, MD
Tumor Board – GI


Noon Rad/Onc Conf Rm 1st Floor Michael Ojelabi, MD
Tumor Board – Gynecology 1st Thursday each month 7:30 a.m. Hem/Onc Conf Rm 2nd Floor Lori Weinberg, MD
Tumor Board – Head and Neck Every other Friday 12:30 p.m. ENT Conf Rm 5th Floor, Clinic Brain Sieck, MD
Tumor Board – Heme/Malignancy 2nd & 4th Fridays each month 7:30 a.m. Hem/Onc Conf Rm 2nd Floor Benjamin Parsons, MD
Tumor Board – Melanoma 3rd Tuesday each month Noon Rad/Onc Conf Rm 1st Floor Ona Clinic 3A Roger Kwong, MD
Tumor Board – Palliative Care 1st & 3rd Wednesdays each month Noon< Rad/Onc Conf Rm 1st Floor Marcia Kendall, MD
Tumor Board – Pulmonary Mondays 7:30 a.m. Board Room, Heritage Kurt Oettel, MD
Tumor Board – Urology Tuesdays Noon CCNW Conf Rm, Legacy, 3rd Floor Thomas Londergan, MD

Upcoming Symposia

Symposia are live activities offered throughout the year on a variety of topics.

Current offerings

Education Activity Request/ Suggested Topics for Education

Send an email to

A CME specialist will respond to your request within 5 business days.

External CME Certificate Submittal

Send an email to or contact the CME office at ext. 52281.

A CME specialist will respond to your request within 5 business days.

Transcript Request

Send an email to with the following information:

  • Contact (First and Last Name)
  • Employee ID#
  • Dates Requested

Contact us: or (608) 775-2281

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