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SAVE THE DATE – TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2017

CHRISTOPHER BLAESING LACTATION EDUCATION CONFERENCE

“NAVIGATING THE STORM – PATHWAY TO BEING HEARD AND HEALING”

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin is hosting the Sixth Annual Christopher Blaesing Lactation Education Conference on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, to be held in the Briggs and Stratton Auditorium at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.  We are pleased to announce Dr. Christina L. Wichman, D.O., FAPM and Dr. Abbey R. Kruper, PsyD as keynote speakers.

Dr. Wichman is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology.  She has a subspecialty area of expertise in women’s mental health, specifically within the area of psychopharmacology during pregnancy and lactation.

Dr. Kruper joined the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology in 2016.  Dr. Kruper focuses specifically on perinatal mental health as well as psychological aspects of infertility and cancer.  Dr. Kruper is an active member of the Society of Behavioral Medicine as well as adjunct instructor at Marquette University.

In addition, presentations from staff of the March of Dimes NICU Institute are also scheduled.  Topics include “Creating a Culture of Respect”, “Overheard: What We Say, What We Mean and What Families Hear”, and “Patient Experience & Parent Education: The Road to Improving Practice”.

Attached please find conference information.  Please share this with your team members and others who would be interested in attending this educational event.

Save the Date-Children’s Hospital of WI