Upcoming Events

Date
Title
Conference Series
Faculty
Location
11/12/2019 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Retina Case Conference
Journal Club
Andrew Eller, MD, Jose-Alain Sahel, MD
5th floor EEI boardroom (520)

Mandatory for residents on the Retina service rotation. 

Please check back for suggested reading materials.

 


11/13/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Cavernous Sinus Syndromes
Neuro Ophthalmology
Dr. Gabrielle Bonhomme
9th Floor Conference Room

Objectives: Upon completion of this conference the resident/student should be able to:

Describe the syndromes associated with cavernous sinus including:

  • pathophysiology
  • differential diagnosis
  • symptoms
  • signs
  • workup
  • treatment

Assignment: Please review:

  • The section covering Infranuclear Causes of Diplopia in The Patient With Diplopia in the BCSC Neuro-ophthalmology book
  • The section covering Vascular Anatomy in Neuro-ophthalmic Anatomy in the BCSC Neuro-ophthalmology book
  • The section covering Cerebrovascular Disorders in Selected Systemic Conditions in the BCSC Neuro-ophthalmology book

11/13/2019 - 8:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Retina Imaging
Dr. Brodowska
9th Floor Conference Room

Endophthalitis/Intraocular infection


11/14/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Radiology for Ophthalmologists
Neuro-Ophthalmology
Dr. Barton Branstetter
9th Floor Conference Room

Objectives:

  • Identify common imaging artifacts that may complicate interpretation of imaging studies of the orbit
  • Review usual imaging appearances for common pathologies of the orbit and globe

Assignment:  Please read the chapter/pages on Neuro Radiology in the BCSC series.


11/15/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Glaucoma Service
Grand Rounds
Dr. Polat
BST 100A

Dr. Ricardo Couso will present a case from the Glaucoma Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on November 15, 2019 at 7am in BST 100A. Drs. Couso and Polat will lead a discussion after the case presentation.

 


11/15/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
PKP Lecture - To Follow Grand Rounds
OKAP Review
Dr. Mammen
BST S100

11/18/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Optic Disk Pallor
Neuro Ophthalmology
Dr. Gabrielle Bonhomme
9th Floor Conference Room

Objectives: Upon completion of this conference the resident/student should be able to:

Describe the disk pallor's:

  • pathophysiology
  • differential diagnosis
  • symptoms
  • signs
  • workup
  • treatment

Assignment: Please read the appropriate sections Optic Neuropathy in the BCSC series


11/18/2019 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
GES Birmingham
Birmingham Clinic, 44 S 9th St, 15203
11/19/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
VEP Electrophysiology - Guest Lecturer
Neuro-Ophthalmology
Dr Alkiviades Liasis
9th Floor Conference Room

11/20/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Approach to Transient Vision Loss
Neuro Ophthalmology
Dr. Gabrielle Bonhomme
9th Floor Conference Room

Objectives: Upon completion of this conference the resident/student should be able to:

  • Describe the approach to the diagnosis of the patient with transient visual loss
  • List the five key questions to ask in the work up of TVL
  • List the differential diagnosis for monocular TVL
  • Describe the workup, prognosis and treatment for embolic causes of TVL
  • List the differential diagnosis for binocular TVL

Assignment: Please read  - The Patient With Transient Visual Loss in the BCSC Neuro-ophthalmology book.


11/20/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Guest Speaker - Chief Rounds
Dr. Amarasekera
9th floor conference room, 936

11/21/2019 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
PKP Wet Lab
Wet Labs
Alex Mammen, MD
EEI 1st Floor Temporal Bone Lab

 

 

Pizza at 5:30pm in EEI 150.
 
Also, please remember to double bag any waste into the red Biohazard bag.
 
Then place in cardboard Biohazard box.  Put in hallway outside the door of the wetlab.
 
Call Maintenance at 412-647-3370 for pick up.

 

 


11/22/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Retina Service
Grand Rounds
Dr. Errera
BST S120

Dr.Jennifer Adeghate will present a case from the Retina Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on November 22, 2019 at 7am in BST S120.  Drs. Adeghate and Errera will lead a discussion after the case presentation. 

 


11/22/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
OKAP Review
OKAP Review
BST S120

11/22/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Nystagmus Video Review
Neuro Ophthalmology
Dr. Gabrielle Bonhomme
BST S120

Following Grand Rounds.

 


11/25/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Approach to Functional Vision Loss
Neuro Ophthalmology
Dr. Tarek Shazly
9th Floor Conference Room

Objectives: Upon completion of this conference the resident/student should be able to:

Describe functional visual loss':

  • pathophysiology
  • differential diagnosis
  • symptoms
  • signs
  • workup
  • treatment

 


11/27/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
SupraNuclear Palsies
Neuro Ophthalmology
Dr. Islam Zaydan
9th Floor Conference Room

Objectives: Upon completion of this conference the resident/student should be able to:

  • List, define and describe the types of eye movements:
    • Saccades
    • Pursuit
    • Vestibulo-ocular reflexes
    • Optokinetic nystagmus
    • Convergence
  • Discuss the neuro-anatomy of the different types of eye movements
  • Define and discuss supranuclear disorders of eye movement including:
    • Supranuclear stroke
    • Ocular motor apraxia
    • Pontine gaze palsy
    • Intranuclear ophthalmoplegia
    • One & one half syndrome
    • Upgaze & downgaze paresis
    • Dorsal midbrain syndrome
    • Progressive supranuclear palsy
    • Oculogyric crisis
    • Near reflex spasm
    • Convergence and divergence paresis
    • Skew deviation
    • Ocular neuromyotonia

Assignment: Please read:

 The Patient with Supranuclear Disorders of Ocular Motility in the BCSC Neuro-ophthalmology book.

  • I prepared for this conference using Lanning Kline's Review of Neuro-ophthalmology book.
  • Another reference I found very helpful was Supranuclear Control of Ocular Motility by Lea Averbach-Heller (attached)

11/27/2019 - 8:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Retina Imaging
Dr. Martel
9th Floor Conference Room

11/29/2019 - 7:00am
No Grand Rounds - Due to Thanksgiving Holiday
Grand Rounds

12/04/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds
Dr. Amarasekera
9th floor conference room, 936

12/06/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds- Guest Speaker-December 6, 2019
Grand Rounds
POS Guest Speaker
BST S120

A Guest Speaker will present - Information to be posted at a later date.


12/06/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
OKAP Review
OKAP Review
BST S120

12/10/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Retina Journal Club
Journal Club
Dr.Eller
9th Floor Conference Room

Mandatory for residents on the Retina service rotation. 

 


12/11/2019 - 8:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Retina Imaging
Dr. Martel
9th Floor Conference Room

12/13/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds-To Be Determined
Grand Rounds
BST S120

Information to be posted at a later date.


12/13/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
OKAP Review
OKAP Review
BST S120

12/16/2019 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
GES Birmingham
Birmingham Clinic, 44 S 9th St, 15203
12/17/2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Strabismus Wet Lab - Lecture Date and Time TBD
Surgical Training Lab
Dr. Stefko
Temporal Bone Lab

Pizza at 5:30pm in EEI 150.

Also, please remember to double bag any waste into the red Biohazard bag.

Then place in cardboard Biohazzard box.  Put in hallway outside the door of the wetlab.

Call Maintenance at 412-647-3370 for pick up.


12/18/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Surgical Teaching Rounds
Surgical Training
Dr. Conner
9th Floor Conference Room

 

 


12/20/2019 - 7:00am
No Grand Rounds - Due to Holiday Season
Grand Rounds

12/27/2019 - 7:00am
No Grand Rounds - Due to Holiday Season
Grand Rounds

01/08/2020 - 8:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Retina Imaging
Dr. Martel
9th Floor Conference Room

01/15/2020 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds
Dr. Amarasekera
9th floor conference room, 936

01/28/2020 - 5:30pm to 02/28/2020 - 8:30pm
B&L Wet Lab (Two Sessions)
Surgical Training Lab
Temporal Bone Lab

Pizza at 5:30pm in EEI 150.

Also, please remember to double bag any waste into the red Biohazard bag.

Then place in cardboard Biohazzard box.  Put in hallway outside the door of the wetlab.

Call Maintenance at 412-647-3370 for pick up.


01/29/2020 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
B&L Wet Lab (Two Sessions)
Surgical Training Lab
Temporal Bone Lab

Pizza at 5:30pm in EEI 150.

Also, please remember to double bag any waste into the red Biohazard bag.

Then place in cardboard Biohazzard box.  Put in hallway outside the door of the wetlab.

Call Maintenance at 412-647-3370 for pick up.


November 2019