Upcoming Events

Date
Title
Conference Series
Faculty
Location
03/24/2017 -
7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Grand Rounds - Special Guest
Grand Rounds
Emily Deschler, MD
BST S 120
"Intravitreal Anti-VEGF and Pregnancy”  Dr. Emily Deschler is an ophthalmologist working as a medical retina specialist/comprehensive ophthalmologist at the Southeast Permanente Medical Group in Atlanta, Georgia.  She graduated from Johns Hopkins Medical School in 2008 and completed her residency in ophthalmology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in 2012.  Following her residency, she completed two fellowships: the first in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins and the second in medical retina at the Joslin Diabetes Center’s Beetham Eye Institute in conjunction with Harvard Medical School.  
Dr. Deschler was appointed Assistant Professor at the Ohio State University’s Havener Eye Institute in 2014. She relocated to Atlanta, Georgia and began working at the Southeast Permanente Medical Group in 2016. She is involved with the Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network during her fellowship at the Beetham Eye Institute and also at Ohio State, and will continue to be involved in the publication of medical studies surrounding these protocols. 
In addition, Dr. Deschler is committed in her contribution to medical training through medical student and residency programs, and hopes to extend her clinic to include underserved communities around her practice area.

03/24/2017 -
8:00am to 9:00am
UPMC Grand Rounds - Special Guest
Grand Rounds
C Gustavo DeMoraes, MD
BST S 120

"Glaucomatous Damage to the Macula: Structure vs. Function Relationships" Dr. C. Gustavo De Moraes is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmic Sciences and the Director of Clinical Trials of the Department of Ophthalmology at Columbia University Medical Center. His primary research interests are in the development and validation of novel techniques for glaucoma diagnosis and treatment.

Dr. De Moraes completed his Glaucoma fellowship at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary (NYEEI), followed by 5 years as Head of Research at the Einhorn Clinical Research Center of the NYEEI and Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at New York University (NYU).  Dr. De Moraes is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), American Glaucoma Society (AGS), Education Committee of the World Glaucoma Association (WGA), and the Guidelines Committee of the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO). Dr. De Moraes serves as reviewer for high-impact factor journals in Ophthalmology and is section-editor of the Journal of Glaucoma, Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology, Asia Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology, and Translational Vision Science and Technology. He has authored 10 book chapters in Ophthalmology and Glaucoma, co-authored and co-chaired the Consensus on Diagnosis of Primary Open Angle Glaucoma, Consensus on Medical Treatment of Glaucoma, and Consensus on Glaucoma Progression of the World Glaucoma Association (WGA).

He is currently the principal investigator of a National Eye Institute R01 grant on Progression of Glaucomatous Damage to the Macula.

 


03/29/2017 -
8:00am to 9:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Imaging
Joseph Martel, MD
9th Floor Conference Room

03/31/2017 -
7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Comprehensive
Grand Rounds
Siwei Zhou, MD, Evan Waxman, MD, PhD
BST S 120

Dr. Siwei Zhou will present a case from the Comprehensive Eye Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on March 31, 2017 at 7am in BST 120. Drs. Zhou and Waxman will lead a discussion after the case presentation. Please check back here for suggested reading materials.


04/03/2017 -
7:00am to 8:00am
Method and Logic in Ophthalmology - Introduction to Research
MLO
Matt Smith, PhD
9th Floor Conference Room

04/04/2017 -
7:00am to 8:00am
Method and Logic in Ophthalmology
MLO
Matt Smith, PhD
9th Floor Conference Room

04/05/2017 -
7:00am to 8:00am
Method and Logic in Ophthalmology
MLO
Matt Smith, PhD
9th Floor Conference Room

04/05/2017 -
8:00am to 9:00pm
Chief Rounds
Jason Hooton, MD
9th floor conference room, 936

04/06/2017 -
7:00am to 8:00am
Method and Logic in Ophthalmology
MLO
Matt Smith, PhD
9th Floor Conference Room

04/07/2017 -
7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Oculoplastics
Grand Rounds
Ken Taubenslag, MD, Tonya Stefko, MD
BST S 120

Dr. Ken Taubenslag will present a case from the Oculoplastics Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on April 7, 2017 at 7am in BST 120. Drs. Taubenslag and Stefko will lead a discussion after the case presentation. Please check back here for suggested reading materials.


04/10/2017 -
7:00am to 8:00am
Method and Logic in Ophthalmology
MLO
Matt Smith, PhD
9th Floor Conference Room

04/11/2017 -
7:00am to 8:00am
Method and Logic in Ophthalmology
MLO
Matt Smith, PhD
9th Floor Conference Room

04/12/2017 -
7:00am to 8:00am
Method and Logic in Ophthalmology
MLO
Matt Smith, PhD
9th Floor Conference Room

04/12/2017 -
8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds
Jason Hooton, MD
9th floor conference room, 936

04/13/2017 -
7:00am to 8:00am
Method and Logic in Ophthalmology
MLO
Matt Smith, PhD
9th Floor Conference Room

04/14/2017 -
7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Glaucoma
Grand Rounds
Leo Zlotcavitch, MD, Julia Polat, MD
BST S 120

Dr. Leo Zlotcavitch will present a case from the Glaucoma Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on April 14, 2017 at 7am in BST 120. Drs. Zlotcavitch and Polat will lead a discussion after the case presentation. Please check back here for suggested reading materials.


04/17/2017 - 5:30pm
GES Mission at Birmingham Clinic
Birmingham Clinic

Our mission on Monday, April 17th will be to the Birmingham Clinic in the South Side neighborhood in partnership with the UPMC Program for Health Care to Underserved Populations. Birmingham Clinic serves a diverse community of adults and children including immigrants. We often need Spanish translators at Birmingham Clinic. Click here for Google directions.


04/19/2017 -
8:00am to 9:00pm
Chief Rounds
Jason Hooton, MD
9th floor conference room, 936

04/19/2017 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm
Cataract Video Club
Ian Conner, MD, PhD
9th Floor Conference Room

Please bring cases with you to discuss.


04/21/2017 -
7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Presents - Papers to Practice
Grand Rounds
Rege Kowalski, MS, M(ASCP) , Deepinder Dhaliwal, MD, L.Ac
BST S120
On Friday, January 13, 2017 at 7am in BST 120, please join us for the next lecture in our Papers to Practice series in which UPMC faculty present their newly published research that can influence your clinical practice.
 
This month featuring: Rege Kowalski, MS, M(ASCP) and Deepinder Dhaliwal, MC, L.Ac.
 
For more information, please call Lauren Wally at 412-864-3283 or email her at wallyl@upmc.edu.

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

05/17/2017 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm
Cataract Video Club
Ian Conner, MD, PhD
9th Floor Conference Room

Please bring cases with you to discuss.


05/19/2017 -
7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Grand Rounds - Special Guest
Grand Rounds
Marie-Hélène Errera, MD, PhD
BST S 120

05/19/2017 -
8:00am to 9:00am
UPMC Grand Rounds - Special Guest
Grand Rounds
Dr. Gianmarco Vizzeri
BST S 120
Dr. Gianmarco Vizzeri is a glaucoma specialist with the UTMB Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. He serves patients at UTMB Eye Centers.  He also is medical director for the department's Ophthalmology Clinical Research Center.  Dr. Vizzeri is part of a team of glaucoma specialists at UTMB who employ the most advanced imaging technology and sophisticated algorithms for early diagnosis and for monitoring disease progression. He also is actively engaged in finding new diagnostic and therapeutic modalities to prevent vision loss due to glaucoma.  Before joining the department he completed a clinical and research fellowship at the Hamilton Glaucoma Center in the Department of Ophthalmology, University of California San Diego in La Jolla, California.  He served his ophthalmology residency in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Turin in Italy, where he also earned his medical degree in medicine and surgery.

 


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

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

06/14/2017 -
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

02/09/2018 -
7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Pediatric Ophthalmology
Grand Rounds
Leo Zlotcavitch, MD, Ken Nischal, MD, FACS
BST S120

Dr. Leo Zlotcavitch will present a case from the Pediatric Ophthalmology Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on February 10, 2017 at 7am in BST S120. Drs. Zlotcavitch and Nischal will lead a discussion after the case presentation. Please check back here for suggested reading materials.


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