History of Speakers & Events

2018 Guest Speakers

Housing is Medicine – William Walsh, MD, HCMC
A Sneak Peek of the Bell Museum – Denise Young, EdD, Executive Director
Healthcare Legal Partnership Collaborative – Eileen Weber, DPN, JD, PHN, RN

2017 Guest Speakers

Understanding Aid in Dying - Compassion & Choices MN – Rebecca Thoman, MD
Climate is Changing the Face of Disease – Bruce Snyder, MD
State of Health in Minnesota – MDH Commissioner Edward Ehlinger, MD

2016 Guest Speakers

Medical Cannabis in Minnesota – Tom Arneson, MD, medical director
Medicine and the Media – David Hilden, MD
Dean Brooks Jackson – Academic Health Center/Medical School future

 2015 Guest Speakers

Tobacco Control in Minnesota – David Willoughby, CEO, Clearway
The Man Who Loved Birds – Susan Leaf, author
Health Reform – Comparing US to other countries – Lynn Blewett

2014 Guest Speakers

Physicians Serving Physicians – Doug Soderberg, MD and Diane Naas, Executive Director
Civil and Dakota Wars - Stephan Osman (Summer Event)
Was there a Golden Age of Medicine? Peter Kernahan, MD
Post-Modern Medicine – David Satan, MD

2013 Guest Speakers

June
Topic: Minnesota Drug Scene
Speaker: Carol Falkowski

July
Topic: 35W Bridge Collapse
Speaker: Chris Messerly

October
Topic: Be the Match Foundation
Speaker: Jeffrey Chell, MD

2012 Guest Speakers

May
Topic: "The Art of Medicine: Cover Art on JAMA and Other Journals"
Speaker: Claus Pierach, MD

July
Topic: "Vision of the Medical School"
Speaker: Aaron Friedman, MD, Dean of the Medical School, UMN

October
Topic: "Great Lakes and Threats to Minnesota Waters"
Speaker: Doug Jensen, AIG Program Coordinator, U of M Sea Grant Program

History of Annual Events

1992 Old Log Theater: "The Foreigner"
1993 Old Log Theater: "Don't Dress for Dinner"
1994 Chanhassen Dinner Theatre: "Fiddler on the Roof"
1994 Chanhassen Dinner Theatre: "Phantom"
1995 Chanhassen Dinner Theatre: "Deja Vu"
1995 Chanhassen Dinner Theatre: "42nd Street"
1996 Hey City Theatre: "Tony n' Tina's Wedding"
1996 Chanhassen Dinner Theatre: "Crazy for You"
1997 Old Log Theater: "Funny Money"
1998 Old Log Theater: "The Odd Couple"
1999 Minnesota Science Musuem
2000 Minneapolis Insitute of Art
2001 Weisman Art Museum
2002 Chanhassen Dinner Theatre: " The Music Man"
2003 Showboat: "Dracula"
2004 Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
2005 Mill City Musuem
2006 New Guthrie Theatre Tour
2007 New Minneapolis Library Tour
2008 Lunch at Pracna on Main and Twin City Trolley Tour of Minneapolis
2009 Jonathan Padleford - Lunch Cruise
2010 Minneapolis Gangster Tour
2012 Weisman Art Museum Tour and Lunch
2013 Town & Country Club; Guest Speaker Commissioner Lucinda Jesson, "MNsure"