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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

Surgical Management of Obesity

  • GELS: Wednesday, January 8, 2020, 12-1 p.m.
  • Joshua Pfeiffer, MD, Bariatric Surgery
  • Overholt Auditorium


  • No GELS on 1/15/2020

The Chancing Paradigm of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Treatment

  • GELS: Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 12-1 p.m.
  • Matthew Ferroni, MD, Urology
  • Overholt Auditorium

Chronic Insomnia

  • GELS: Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 12-1 p.m.
  • Alexander Villareal, MD, Department Chair, Sleep Center
  • Overholt Auditorium

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 every Wednesday from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. in the Overholt Auditorium; the session is also available via live stream through Learning Zone.

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.

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 Name Occurrence Time Location Chair
RSS: Social Services Quarterly (varies) various various Jalane Schramm; Ashley Patros-Kader
RSS: Imaging, General Daily 8:30-9 a.m. Imaging Services Consult Rm Mark Nigogosyan, MD
Critical Care Morbidity and Mortality Fourth Thursday of the month 12-1 p.m. Legacy-Critical Care
NW (HM3842)
Christine Waller, MD
Imaging, Ultrasound Second Tues. of the month noon -1 p.m. EMS/Imaging Conf. Room Jody Riherd, MD
Neurology/ Neuroradiology Wednesdays 8-9 a.m. Neuro Conf Rm A Concepcion Santillan, MD
Tumor Board, Breast Every Friday noon -1 p.m. Rad/Onc Conf. Room 1st Floor Jared Linebarger, MD
Tumor Board, GI Mondays noon -1 p.m. Rad/Onc Conf. Room 1st Floor Michael Ojelabi, MD
Tumor Board, Gynecology First Thurs. of the month 7:30-8:30 a.m. Hem/Onc Conf. Room 2nd Floor Lori Weinberg, MD
Tumor Board, Head and Neck Every second and fourth Fri. 12:30-1:30 p.m. ENT Conf. Room 5th Floor Clinic Brian Sieck, MD
Tumor Board, Heme/Malignancy

Second and fourth Fri. of the month

7:30-8:30 a.m. Hem/Onc Conf. Room 2nd Floor Benjamin Parsons, MD
Tumor Board, Melanoma Every third Tues. of the month noon -1 p.m. Rad/Onc Conf. Room 1st Floor David Marinier, MD; Laura Vanderlei, PA
Tumor Board, Pulmonary Mondays 7:30-8:30 a.m. Board room, Heritage (Cafeteria) Kurt Oettel, MD
Tumor Board, Urology Tuesdays noon -1 p.m. East Neuro A, 3rd Floor, East Building Joseph Endrizzi, MD
Tumor Board, CNS Quarterly 4-5 p.m. Rad/Onc Conf. Room 1st Floor Laurence Berg, MD
Surgical Morbidity and Mortality Wednesdays 7-8 a.m. Overholt Benjamin Jarman, MD
Cancer Center Grand Rounds Second Tues. of the month 7:30-8:30 a.m. Overholt Lori Rosenstein, MD; Paraic Kenny, PhD
Dermatopathology Second Tues. of the month 7:30-8:30 a.m. Ona 3A (Derm) Sarah Hughes, MD
Nuclear Medicine Case Conference Quarterly (varies) noon -1 p.m. Legacy EMS Imaging Conf Room HM 1760/HM1761 Brian Manske, MD
Pediatric Radiology Conference Fourth Thurs. of the month 7-8 a.m. Ona 2A CON 2246/Founders 4th Floor CFB4011 Lori Weber, MD
Pediatric Education Hour Second Thurs. of the month 8-9 a.m. Ona 2K CON 2002/Founders 4th Floor CFB4011 Lori Weber, MD
Palliative Care Conference Second Wed. of the month noon -1 p.m. Rad/Onc Conf. Room 1st Floor Kelly Fehrenbacher, MD; Lori Rosenstein, MD
Bariatric Surgery Conference Second and Fourth Mon. 4:30-5:30 p.m. Connelly/Ona 3A Shanu Kothari, MD
Dermatology Journal Club Third Tues. of the month 7:30 -8:30 a.m. Ona 3A (Derm) April Farrell, MD
Podiatry Grand Rounds Mondays 8-9 a.m. Yerly GLMF Bradley Abicht, DPM
Infectious Disease Case Review Thursdays 12:15-1 p.m. Hospital-Erickson Conf. Room Sean Agger, PhD
Rheumatology Conference Wednesdays noon -1 p.m. Ona 3A (Derm) Doug White, MD
Optometric Journal Club Wednesdays noon -1 p.m. East Opthal. 4143 Conf. Room Jennifer Gipp, OD; David Nash, MD
Psych Fellowship Series Fridays 1-2 p.m. Heritage 6th Floor Pt Education Erin Millard, PsyD; Loucresie Rupert, MD
Challenging Pain Cases Third Tues. of the month noon -1 p.m. Heritage 6th Floor Pt Education Kim Hardy, MD; Stephanie Neuman, MD
Sleep Journal Club Second Fri. of the month noon-1 p.m. East Neuro B conf. room Alexander Villareal, MD
CV Surgery Morbidity and Mortality Every other Wed. 7-8 a.m. 6th Fl Heart Institute Conf. Room Sajjad Rizvi, MD
Valve Case Conference Thursdays 7-8 a.m. 6th Fl Heart Institute Conf. Room Sajjad Rizvi, MD
X-Ray Case Conference various, quarterly various Overholt Brian Manske, MD
Physician Leadership College various, quarterly various ICE House Michael Dolan, MD
Orthopedic Update Conference Fourth Wed. of the month 6:30-7 a.m. Ortho Conf.Room Steven Klein, MD
Total Joint Conference various, quarterly various Waterfront Restaurant Steven Klein, MD
Cardiology Case Conference Various, monthly noon-1 p.m. HNW6236 Mir Subla, MD
EEG Case Review Second Mon. of the month noon-1 p.m. Neuro B Conf. Room Gregory Fischer, MD; John Temple, MD; Jaime Paugh, ENDT
Pathology Update Fourth Wed., Bi-monthly noon-1 p.m. Erickson Conf. Room Sarah Hughes, MD
Gynecology Ultrasound Conference Fourth Fri. of the month 8-9 a.m. Onalaska 4th Floor Conf. Room Julie Vircks, DO; Kara Petrashek, MD
OB Ultrasound Conference Fourth Fri. of the month 8-9 a.m. Legacy 5th Floor Conf. Room Danielle Berdahl, MD
Nephrology Conference First Wed. of the month 8:05-8:45 a.m. Nephrology Conf. Room Balaji Srinivasan, MD
Neurology Associate Staff Refresher Every Mon. in March 9 a.m.-noon Neuro B Conf. Room Michael Schonberger, DO; Rachel Biemiller, MD
Emergency Medicine PA Fellowship Series Thursdays 8-11 a.m. Emergency Services Conf. Room Thomas Davey, PA; Mike Zimmer, MD
Gundersen Sports Medicine In-Service Various Various Onalaska 1F Dustin Billups, LAT; Susan Cabbage, LAT; Leisha Helgerson, LAT; Laura Hudson, LAT; Lysney Hansen, LAT
GHS Sports Medicine Journal Club Various Various Onalaska 1F Nate Vannatta, PT; Justin Mitchell, MD; Erin Maslowski, 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

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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. 56909.

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

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