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The evening will commence at The Madison Club with mingling, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres followed by a three-course dinner and dessert.  The evening will continue with dancing in the Ballroom.  You will also have the opportunity to utilize your gambling skills at the poker and craps tables.  Don’t forget to stop by the photo booth!

This Roaring 20’s formal affair is sure to be filled with food, music, dancing and interdepartmental House Staff camaraderie to beat the winter blues and be reinvigorated to continue your hard work for and dedication to the citizens of Dane County and surrounding communities. It’s the year’s most anticipated event!

Tickets start at $20.  Valued at approximately $80 per person, the tickets are discounted for you as the result of numerous sponsors listed below. This is your department, local hospitals and local businesses way of saying thank you for tirelessly serving our community. Please purchase tickets by Monday, January 20th.  After that, late registration  will begin and all ticketing will close on Monday, January 23rd at 5pm

We look forward to seeing you there!

Date:  Saturday, January 28th, 2017

Time:  6:00 PM

Location:  The Madison Club

5 East Wilson Street

Madison, WI



Presenting Sponsor



Divisions of Cardiothoracic Surgery, General Surgery, Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery, Transplant and Vascular Surgery


Gold Sponsor

Unity Point Health Meriter Medical Staff


Silver Sponsor

BMO Harris Bank


Orthopedics and Rehabilitation




Bronze Sponsor

North Star Resource Group–Brian Hensen, CFP

Human Oncology

Obstetrics & Gynecology


Emergency Medicine








Donors of Service

Beyond the Booth

Dance Floor Heroes

Tasse Entertainment


Happy Hour & Pumpkin Carving Contest
Thursday, October 27th
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Blue Moon Bar & Grill
2535 University Avenue
Join us for happy hour at Blue Moon, and cast your vote in the first annual interdepartmental pumpkin carving contest! Bring your pumpkin, come to cast your vote, or just enjoy appetizers and drinks with friends. UWHA members & significant others will enjoy appetizers and 2 drinks free, $10 for non-members.
Want to compete in the pumpkin carving contest?
  • Send someone from your department to the Appleberry Farm event to get a free pumpkin for your department OR use your own pumpkin
  • Get together with your co-resdients and carve away!
  • Bring your pumpkin to Blue Moon for happy hour (UWHA will provide LED candles to illuminate the pumpkins)
  • Make sure you bring your friends so they can cast their votes!
  • The winning department will receive a $50 gift card to EVP!
Partner Communication & Work/Life Balance
Thursday, October 13th
6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
UW Hospital
Room G5/114

Busy schedules, busy lives…how can we keep our relationship energized even on days when we are drained? Learn some simple techniques to establish now for a better future together. Not in a relationship? Learn how to monitor your own internal thermometer to ensure healthy relationships in the future.  

Presented by Barb Perkins, LCSW.  Barb graduated in 1992 with her MSW at UNC-Chapel Hill.  She has extensive experience in hospital based settings (including the UW ED) and now has her own private therapy practice in Madison.

RSVP’s are required. Please use the link below to RSVP (all responses are anonymous).

Click here to RSVP

If you are interested in the topic but are unable to attend, please contact Barb directly for more information:

Barb Perkins, LCSW
Clinical Social Worker
313 Price Palace, Suite 3
Madison, WI  53705

Disability Insurance Drop-In Sessions

Wednesday, September 21st
8:00 am- 1:00 pm
Room G5/170

Stop by to meet with representatives from Shulla Financial Services to learn more about your disability insurance options. They administer your Group Long Term Disability coverage, and will be available on September 21st to discuss the following coverage options:

  • Any Resident/Fellow Physician can acquire $5,000 a month of Individual Disability coverage as a supplement their group Long Term Benefits during training
  • Graduating Physicians have the opportunity to acquire up to $7,500 a month of individual disability coverage prior to leaving the UW Hospital and Clinics.
  • The Guaranteed Standard Issue Program allows Graduating Physicians to acquire up to $4,000 a month of Individual Disability Coverage regardless of your insurability.
  • Individual policies would be personally owned & portable throughout your working career. These options also include significant lifetime discounts & the own occupation definition of disability.

For more information, please stop by to visit with Shulla Financial Services. If you are not able to stop by, you can call or email Peter to get information on the costs and benefits.

Peter Shulla at (608) 662-3880 or


Sunday, October 2nd
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
8079 Maurer Road
Cross Plains, WI

Appleberry Farm is a favorite local fall destination with fun for the whole family!

The afternoon will begin at 12:30 pm with brats and cider, then take a hayride, choose to pick apples and/or pumpkins, or simply enjoy the afternoon. (Brats will only be available until 1:30 so be sure to arrive on time!)

UWHA will provide brats, cider and hayrides for UWHA members; $5 for non-members. Apples and Pumpkins are priced by the pound; more detailed pricing information will be available at the venue.

*Get a FREE pumpkin for your department: UWHA be hosting the first annual inter-department pumpkin carving contest in October, so be sure to send someone from your department to this event to pick up a pumpkin- provided by UWHA!*

If the weather looks uncooperative, please check our Facebook page for cancellations.

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