Upcoming Events

Date
Title
Conference Series
Faculty
Location
04/25/2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Retina Journal Club
Journal Club
Ailee Laham, MD
9th floor conference room, 936

Mandatory for residents on the Retina service rotation. 

Reading materials attached.


04/26/2017 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Imaging
Joseph Martel, MD
9th Floor Conference Room

04/29/2017 - 9:00am
GES Mission at the 9th Street Clinic in McKeesport
McKeesport 9th Street Clinic

Our mission on Saturday, April 29th will be to the 9th Street Clinic in McKeesport in partnership with the McKeesport Hospital Foundation from 9am to 1pm.  The 9th street clinic serves a community of uninsured adults many of whom require primary and eye care to help them stay productive in the community.  You can read more about the 9th street clinic here. Click here for Google directions


05/02/2017 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Strabismus and Tear Duct Surgery
Surgical Planning
Lea Ann Lope, DO
9th floor conference room

05/05/2017 (All day)
No Grand Rounds - ASCRS

05/06/2017 - 9:00am
GES Mission at East End Community Health Center
East End Community Health Center

Our mission on Saturday, May 6th, 2017 from 9:00 AM to Noon will be to the East End Community Health Center in the East Liberty neighborhood of Pittsburgh.  Click here for Google directions. You can learn about the East Liberty neighborhood here.


05/12/2017 (All day)
No Grand Rounds - ARVO

05/16/2017 - 6:00pm
GES Mission at Squirrel Hill Health Center
Squirrel Hill Health Center

Our mission on Tuesday, May 16th, 2017 will be to the Squirrel Hill Health Center. SQHC serves diverse community of patients including immigrants. We often need Nepali, Spanish and Russian translators at SQHC. Click here for Google directions.


05/17/2017 - 8:00am to 9:00pm
Chief Rounds
Jason Hooton, MD
9th floor conference room, 936

05/19/2017 - 7:00am
UPMC Grand Rounds - Special Guest
Grand Rounds
BST 120

The Vision Impairment and Intracranial Pressure (VIIP) Syndrome:  What Can We Learn from the Astronauts.  Gianmarco Vizzeri, M.D. is Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch. He is also Medical Director of the Ophthalmology Clinical Research Center and serves as Vice Chair for Clinical Services. He is the holder of the Edwin and Rebecca Gale Distinguished Chair in Ophthalmology.

Dr Vizzeri is a graduate magna cum laude from the University of Torino, Italy and has successfully completed a glaucoma fellowship at the Hamilton Glaucoma Center, University of California San Diego.
 
Dr Vizzeri is a clinician and a scientist. He practices as a glaucoma specialist in the Houston/Galveston area where he performs over 200 complicated cataract and glaucoma surgeries every year. He has authored and co-authored over 120 journal articles, abstracts and book chapters in major ophthalmic publications. As an experienced lecturer, he is regularly invited as faculty at national and international meetings. His current main areas of research interest include ocular imaging, electrophysiology, ocular blood flow, glaucoma surgery and the VIIP syndrome.
 
Dr Vizzeri has been collaborating with NASA since 2011. During this time, he received numerous grant awards to study the effects of microgravity on ocular structures and visual function.

 

 

05/19/2017 - 7:45am to 8:30am
UPMC Grand Rounds - Special Guest
Grand Rounds
Marie-Hélène Errera, MD, PhD
BST S 120

Adaptive Optic Images in Uveitis

Dr Marie-Hélène Errera, MD, PhD is a Senior Lecturer at the Sorbonne University Pierre et Marie Curie in Paris and she plays an active role in research at The Quinze-Vingts National Eye hospital and at the Institute of Ophthalmology (Institut de la Vision, Paris, France). Her research interests include ocular inflammation, particularly treatments and diagnosis in uveitis, the role of retinal imaging in inflammatory disease and in Medical Retina. She is a former clinical and teaching Fellow in Medical Retina and Vitreo-Retinal department at Moorfields Eye Hospital, in London, UK.

As an Associate Professor, she runs the uveitis service at The Quinze-Vingts National Eye hospital, in Paris (France) remaining actively involved in all aspects of inflammatory disorders care. She has also a specialist interest in cataract and Vitreo-Retinal surgery in uveitis. She is principal Investigator for multicenter clinical trials in the Trial Unit in Quinze-Vingts National Eye Hospital, France and an organizing committee member of the annual London-Paris retinal meeting between The Quinze-Vingts National Eye Hospital, Paris and Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. 


05/20/2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
GES Mission at Cornerstone Care - Greensboro, PA
Cornerstone Care - Greensboro, PA

Our mission on Saturday, May 20th, 2017 will be to Cornerstone Care in Greensboro, PA. Cornerstone Care is a non-profit network of Federally Qualified Community Health Centers (FQHC) and practices serving communities throughout Southwestern Pennsylvania, Northern West Virginia and Eastern Ohio. Our focus at Greensboro is detection of diabetic retinopathy. . 

Click here for Google directions


05/23/2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Retinal Imaging Conference - Special Event
Imaging
José-Alain Sahel, MD, Andrew Eller, MD
9th floor conference room, 936
Join us for a light dinner, education, and camaraderie. Please bring an interesting or unusual case for presentation. The event will be hosted by Dr. Andrew W. Eller, MD with Guest Speaker Dr. José-Alain Sahel, MD.
Please RSVP by Tuesday May 9, 2017 to Jonathan P. Abinader, abinaderjp@upmc.edu or 412-605-1541
Please tell us if you are interested in bringing a case to this event.

05/24/2017 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Imaging
Joseph Martel, MD
9th Floor Conference Room

05/24/2017 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Cataract Video Club
Ian Conner, MD, PhD
9th Floor Conference Room

Please bring cases with you to discuss.


05/31/2017 - 8:00am to 9:00pm
Chief Rounds
Jason Hooton, MD
9th floor conference room, 936

06/07/2017 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Imaging
Joseph Martel, MD
9th Floor Conference Room

06/10/2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
GES Mission at Cornerstone Care - Waynesburg, PA
Cornerstone Care - Waynesburg, PA

Our mission on Saturday, June 10th, 2017 will be to Cornerstone Care in Waynesburg, PA. Cornerstone Care is a non-profit network of Federally Qualified Community Health Centers (FQHC) and practices serving communities throughout Southwestern Pennsylvania, Northern West Virginia and Eastern Ohio. Our focus at Waynesburg is detection of diabetic retinopathy. 

Click here for Google directions


06/14/2017 - 8:00am to 9:00pm
Chief Rounds
Jason Hooton, MD

06/21/2017 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Imaging
Joseph Martel, MD
9th Floor Conference Room

06/21/2017 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Cataract Video Club
Journal Club
Ian Conner, MD, PhD
9th Floor Conference Room

Please bring cases with you to discuss.


06/28/2017 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds
Jason Hooton, MD

April 2017