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Dr. E. Wesley Ely, professor of medicine at Vanderbilt University, is presenting two programs on Thursday, October 18

.Delirium and Cognitive Impairment in the ICU
4:30 - 6:30 p.m. presentation, followed by a light reception
Clark Hall, Room 111, 510 N. 16th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233

Faith at the End of Life: Insights from an Intensivist
7:30 - 9:30 p.m. Dinner and presentation
Raynor Memorial Library, Conference Center (lower level), 1355 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53233

A White Coat Mass, led by Bishop Jeffrey Haines, will be held between the two programs from 6:30 - 7:30 pm at the Chapel of the Holy Family, 1442 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53233.

Register by October 10 at


James Wake Memorial Lecture

"Palliative Caring: Transforming the Culture of Care through the Integration of Key Palliative Care Principles"

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Alumni Memorial Union, Monaghan Ballroom
A reception will follow the lecture.

Keynote speaker: Shirley Otis-Green, MSW, MA, ACSW, LCSW, OSW-C
Founder of Collaborative Caring

Focusing on the need for transformation in the culture of care, Otis-Green and her audience will identify opportunities to change the culture of caring within their areas of influence during this interactive presentation. Integration of key palliative care principles, evidence-informed best practice models and resources will be shared as participants explore ways to improve quality of life for their patients and families while also lessening their own moral distress.

Please register by October 30 at


College of Nursing professors to be inducted as fellows into the American Academy of Nursing

Dr. Kristina Thomas Dreifuerst, associate professor, and Dr. Lisa Hanson, professor, in the College of Nursing, will be inducted as fellows into the American Academy of Nursing in November.

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