21st Annual Update in Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias

The Annual Update in Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias provides health care professionals with updates in best practices in memory and dementia care. Topics include the new era of disease modifying therapies, challenges and benefits of early diagnosis, improving access to care for Latino communities, speech and language changes along the continuum of Alzheimer’s disease, building skills in evaluation of cognitive concerns, and updates in research and implementing them to daily practice.

Target Audience
Healthcare professionals who diagnose, treat and manage persons living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias in diverse populations, including:  primary care physicians, geriatricians, psychiatrists, neurologists, advanced practice nurses, nurses, psychologists, social workers, physician assistants, occupational and speech therapists, researchers and case managers.

Conference Fees
(Note: Fees are the same for both in-person and virtual options).
In-person Workshop: Building Applied Skills in Evaluating Cognitive Changes
November 2, 2023

  • $75 Registration with continuing education credits (CME/certificate of attendance)
  • $50 Registration without continuing education credits
  • No fee: Online option for UW-Madison and UW-Milwaukee undergraduate and graduate students; and limited in-person scholarships available.
  • No fee: Wisconsin ADRC and WAI faculty and staff

Conference: Annual Update in Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias
November 3, 2023

  • $150 Registration with continuing education credits (CME/certificate of attendance)
  • $100 Registration without continuing education credits
  • $50 Registration for Residents and Fellows
  • No fee: Online option for UW-Madison and UW-Milwaukee undergraduate and graduate students; and limited in-person scholarships available.
  • No fee: Wisconsin ADRC and WAI faculty and staff

Questions?
For further information or assistance please email Jody Krainer, Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute

Jointly provided by:

WAI Wisconsin Alzheimers Institute logoWisconsin ADRC logoWisconsin Medical Society logo

 

 

 

 

Thursday, Nov. 2
Building Applied Skills in Evaluating Cognitive Changes
In-person workshop

2-5 p.m. CDT
Madison, WI

Friday, Nov. 3
Annual Update in Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias
Hybrid Conference
8 a.m. to noon CDT
Madison, WI and Zoom

Friday, Nov. 3
WAI-Affiliated Dementia Diagnostic Clinic Network Fall Meeting
Hybrid meeting
Open only to members of the WAI-Affiliated Dementia Diagnostic Clinic Network
12:45 p.m. to 4 p.m. CDT

Faculty
Sanjay Asthana, MD
Cynthia Carlsson, MD, MS
Nathaniel A. Chin, MD
Joshua Chodosh, MD, MSHS, FACP
Gregory A. Jicha, MD, PhD
Sterling Johnson, PhD
Daniel McCulley, MD
Joelle Millikin, MD
Maria Mora Pinzon, MD, MS, FACPM
Kimberly D Mueller, PhD, CCC-SLP
Susanne Seeger, MD
Art Walaszek, MD

Planning Committee
Tammi Albrecht, DNP, AGPCNP, APNP
Cynthia Carlsson, MD, MS
Sarah Klein, BA
Jody Krainer, MSW, LCSW, MBA
Maria Mora Pinzon, MD, MS, FACPM
Art Walaszek, MD

Policy on Faculty and Sponsor Disclosure

It is the policy of the Wisconsin Medical Society that the faculty, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this continuing education (CE) activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. All planners and faculty for this activity have made proper disclosure and any identified relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies have been mitigated. Faculty must also disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s).

All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.

Faculty and Planner Disclosures

Name                                                                              Role

Tammi Albrecht, DNP, AGPCNP, APNP                   Planner, Reviewer
Disclosure: Has no relevant relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose


Sanjay Asthana, MD                                                       Faculty
Disclosure: Dr. Asthana, faculty for the educational event, serves as an editor for Hazzard’s Geriatrics and Gerontology, McGraw Hill, Publisher; and is the site Principal Investigator (PI) for a research grant from Genetech Inc. (Study #WN29922) and for a research grant from Toyama Chemical.


Cynthia Carlsson, MD, MS                                           Course Director, Planner, Faculty, Reviewer
Disclosure: Dr. Carlsson, course director, planner, faculty, and reviewer for the educational event, provides study drug and placebo for VA-funded, investigator-initiated clinical trial; she is the Principal Investigator (PI) for a research grant co-sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Eisai Inc. and for a research grant co-sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Lilly; and Dr. Carlsson has a research grant to use biomarker machine Elecsys to measure Alzheimer’s biomarkers on research participants, Roche supplies reagents.


Nathaniel Chin, MD                                                      Faculty
Disclosure:  Dr. Chin, faculty for this educational event, has  a consultant role with NewAmsterdam Pharma


Joshua Chodosh, MD, MSHS, FACP                         Faculty
Disclosure: Has no relevant relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose


Gregory Jicha, MD, PhD                                              Faculty
Disclosure: Dr. Jicha, faculty for this educational event, has research contracts with the following companies:  Vivoryon Therapeutics N.V., Cassava Sciences, Inc., Cyclerion Therapeutics, Inc., Eisai Inc., and NeuroVision Imaging, Inc.


Sterling Johnson, PhD                                                  Faculty
Disclosure: Dr. Johnson, faculty for this educational event, has a consultant role with Roche Diagnostics, Prothena, Merck & Co., and ALZpath.


Sarah Klein, BA                                                               Planner
Disclosure: Has no relevant relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose


Jody Krainer, MSW, LCSW, MBA                              Activity Director, Planner
Disclosure: Has no relevant relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose


Daniel McCulley, MD                                                      Faculty
Disclosure: Has no relevant relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose


Joelle Milliken, MD                                                          Faculty
Disclosure: Has no relevant relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose


Maria Mora Pinzon, MD, MS, FACPM                        Planner, Faculty, Reviewer
Disclosure: Has no relevant relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose


Kimberly D Mueller, PhD, CCC-SLP                           Faculty
Disclosure: Has no relevant relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose


Susanne Seeger, MD                                                       Faculty
Disclosure: Has no relevant relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose


Art Walaszek, MD                                                           Faculty, Planner, Reviewer
Disclosure: Has no relevant relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose

Statement of Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Wisconsin Medical Society and Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute. The Wisconsin Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement

The Wisconsin Medical Society designates this hybrid live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for Thursday’s Pre-Conference Workshop, a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category Credit(s)™ for Friday’s Conference, and a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for Friday’sWAI-Affiliated Dementia Diagnostic Clinic Network Fall Meeting. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify cutting-edge approaches to the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s dementia and related disorders across diverse communities
  • Describe evidence based, culturally tailored care management strategies for patients with cognitive disorders
  • Identify effective strategies to support and engage caregivers of persons living with dementia

Elements of Competence

This activity has been designed to change learner competence and focuses on the American Board of Medical Specialties areas of medical knowledge, and patient care and procedural skills. This activity also focuses on the interprofessional competencies of roles/responsibilities and teams/teamwork.

ADA Compliance Statement

The University of Wisconsin provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title IX requirements. The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this education activity is in need of accommodations, notify Jody Krainer to receive service. Please call (262) 968-2848 or email jkrainer@wisc.edu.

Conference Venue

Building by lake
Aerial view of the Pyle Center on UW-Madison campus.

Pyle Center
702 Langdon Street
Madison, WI 53706
Guest Services and Front Desk: 608-262-1122

Parking: On campus parking can be challenging, hence, in-person attendees should plan time to find parking and to walk to the Pyle Center. Consider carpooling to save on parking costs.  For a list of campus accessible parking, parking locations, costs, and maps: transportation.wisc.edu

Lodging: For the evening of Thursday, November 2, 2023 a block of rooms has been reserved at The Edgewater.

The Edgewater Hotel
1001 Wisconsin Place
Madison, WI 53703

Rate: $109 plus tax. Please contact the hotel at (608) 535-8200 to inquire about any additional fees (i.e., parking) and to arrange accommodations. To receive this rate, please reference the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute when making your reservation.The hotel will release the block of rooms on October 12, 2023.

WAI Diagnostic Clinic Network Members: Look for email correspondence regarding member accommodations or contact Jody Krainer at jkrainer@wisc.edu by September 26, 2023.

Eco-Friendly Conference Materials: The conference syllabi are available online (printed copies of materials will not be available). Power points, if released by presenters, will be made available to registered attendees electronically after the conference events. All events will be live and not recorded.

In-person attire: Conference room temperatures may vary, so please plan attire accordingly.

Registration is closed


Cancellations/Refund Policy

Requests for cancellation must be submitted in writing to jkrainer@wisc.edu. Cancellations on or prior to Monday, October 23, 2023, will be subject to a $50 administrative fee.  No registration refunds will be given after Monday October 23, 2023.

Confirmations

In-person and virtual registrations are confirmed electronically.  Once registered, those attending the virtual conference option will receive correspondence to set up their unique virtual attendance link. Virtual attendees will need a laptop, desktop, or tablet with video streaming capability in order to view the videos within the course platform.  Virtual attendees claiming AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ or a certificate of attendance should use their full name in the online platform so their attendance can be verified with the software attendance reports.

Event Archives

Find links to event presentations and recordings of past programs are posted on the archives page. Members of the WAI memory clinic network also receive access to a member resource library with event links.