Upcoming Events

    • May 01, 2017
    • May 01, 2019
    • Online - This course runs through 2019

    Opioid Prescribing Education
    This on-demand course has been approved by the Wisconsin Medical Examining Board as meeting the requirements for two (2.0) hours of continuing education on responsible opioid prescribing per Med 13.03(3) of the Wisconsin Administrative Code. 

    Method of Participation and Certificate of Completion
    This course consists of a pre-recorded lecture broken into three segments, allowing participants to learn at their own pace. Upon registration, you will receive a link to view the webinar. After viewing the presentation, participants must complete an online evaluation and learning assessment in order to receive a certificate of completion. 

    Course Description
    This session will review Wisconsin’s opioid epidemic, and will include a review of Wisconsin’s new prescribing guidelines, a glimpse into an opioid-free ED, and a discussion of the emergency physicians’ role in combating the epidemic.

    Learning Objectives

    • Understand Wisconsin’s new prescribing guidelines
    • Explain why the pain scale is more provider-centric than patient-centric
    • Identify alternate method of assessing patient pain
    • Discuss strategies for controlling pain in the emergency department without opioid medications
    • Describe the impact of opioid abuse on the U.S. population
    • Discuss strategies for assessing the benefits and risks of using opioid analgesics in the emergency department setting
    • Explain the purpose and appropriate use of prescription drug monitoring programs
    • Identify strategies for treating acute pain in emergency department patients with a history of addiction 


    • Julianne Doniere, MD: No financial relationships to disclose.
    • Adelaide Viguri, DO: No financial relationships to disclose.
    • Brian Sharp, MD: No financial relationships to disclose.
    • Tim Westlake, MD: No financial relationships to disclose.
    • October 10, 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Delafield Hotel, Delafield, WI

    WACEP Board of Directors Meeting
    Tuesday, October 10, 2017
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Delafield Hotel
    415 Genesee Street
    Delafield, WI 53018

    • January 30, 2018
    • Monona Terrace Convention Center, Madison, WI


    Doctor Day 2018
    Tuesday, January 30, 2018
    Monona Terrace Convention Center, Madison

    Join your emergency medicine colleagues and physicians from all specialties and from all corners of Wisconsin on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 in Madison. 

    Hosted by over 20 medical societies, Doctor Day 2018 will again provides physicians an opportunity to meet with their legislators and have input on important health care issues. 

    • March 14, 2018
    • March 15, 2018
    • The Edgewater, 1001 Wisconsin Place, Madison, WI

    March 14-15, 2018 | The Edgewater | Madison, WI

    Building Connections: 2018 WACEP Spring Symposium & 26th Annual Wisconsin Emergency Medicine Research Forum

    WACEP is very proud to have formed a partnership with the Medical College of Wisconsin and the University of Wisconsin to incorporate the annual Research Forum into the WACEP Symposium beginning in 2018. 

    The 2018 Spring Symposium will include a Simulation Workshop and will again offer the LLSA Study Group for 2017 articles, as well as the popular Hot Topics in Emergency Medicine round table discussions. The event will also feature keynote presentations by Erik Hess, MD from Mayo Clinic, and Richard Cantor, MD (invited) from the State University of New York.

    Check back for conference details and registration information coming soon!