Upcoming Events

Date
Title
Conference Series
Faculty
Location
08/12/2020 - 7:00am to 8:00am
First Year Resident Meeting With Dr. Sahel
Dr. Sahel

This event is for the first year residents only.


08/12/2020 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Retina Imaging Conference - Introduction to OCT/AF/OCTA
Retina Imaging
Dr Chhablani
Vitual

OCTA/AF


08/13/2020 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Landmark Retina Clinical Trials
Retina
Dr. Rosin
Virtual

08/13/2020 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Tap and Inject - Lecture and Wet Lab
Dr. Eller
Lecture TBD / Wet Lab TBL EEI

Lecture to be held prior to Wet Lab.  Room TBD.  Please check back.

Wet Lab will take place in the Temporal Bone Lab EEI

 


08/14/2020 - 7:00am to 9:00am
VISX Course
Special Event
Dr. Dhaliwal
Virtual

Course is for 3rd year residents and Cornea Felllows.  A virtual link will be sent.


08/17/2020 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Posterior Uveitis
Retina
Dr. Knickelbein
Virtual

Please read the sections on Posterior Uveitis in the Ocular Inflammation and Uveitis book of the BSCS series.


08/18/2020 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Chorioretinal Drug Toxicity
Retina
Dr. Colin Prensky
Virtual

08/19/2020 - 7:00am to 8:00am
AMD
Retina
Dr. Amarasekera
Virtual
Objectives:  Upon completion of this lecture, the student/resident will be able to:
  • Describe retinal changes associated with the normal progress of aging
  • Describe retinal changes that occur with age-related macular degeneration
  • Provide a differential diagnosis for non-exudative AMD
  • Describe the clinical management for patients with non-exudative AMD
  • Describe the major findings of the AREDS trail and calculate the risk of progression to advanced AMD based on the grading scale used in the trial
  • Define neovascular AMD and its underlying pathophysiology
  • Provide a differential diagnosis for neovascular AMD
  • Describe how ancillary testing can be used to diagnose neovascular AMD

Assignment:  Please read pages on AMD in the BSCS Retina book prior to lecture and note any question for discussion.

 


08/19/2020 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds
Dr. Mukhtar
9th floor conference room, 936

08/20/2020 - 7:00am to 8:00am
CSCR and Pachychoroidal Diseases
Retina
Dr. Kunal Dansingani
VIrtual

08/24/2020 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Retinal Vascular Disease
Retina
Dr. Bergren
Virtual

Objectives: Upon completion of this conference the resident/student should have an understanding of retinal vascular disease and should be able to

  • Describe the epidemiology, causes, characteristics and management of retinal vascular disease including
    • Hypertensive Retinopathy
    • Sickle Cell Retinopathy
    • Peripheral Retinal Neovascularization
    • Venous Occlusive Disease
    • Arterial Occlusive Disease
    • Retinal Vasculitis
    • Cystoid Macular Edema
    • Coats Disease
    • Juxtafoveal Telangiectasis
    • Arterial Macroaneurysms

Reading Assignment: Please read  Retinal Vascular Disease in the Retina  book in the BCSC series.


08/25/2020 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Diabetic Retinopathy
Retina
Dr. Gallagher
9th floor conference room

Objectives: Upon completion of this conference the resident/student should have an understanding of proliferative diabetic retinopathy and should be able to:

  • Define terms associated with diabetic retinopathy
  • Discuss the epidemiology and pathogenesis of diabetic retinopathy
  • Discuss the mechanisms of vision loss in diabetic retinopathy
  • Define and discuss the causes, pathophysiology, signs, symptoms and management of proliferative diabetic retinopathy

Reading Assignment: Please read the chapter "Retinal Vascular DIsease: Diabetic Retinopathy" in the Retina and Vitreous book of the BCSC.

 


08/25/2020 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Ocular Oncology
Retina
Dr. Rath
Virtual

08/26/2020 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Introduction to FA/ICG
Retina Imaging
Dr. Errera
Virtual

08/27/2020 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Electrophysiology
Neuro-Ophthalmology
Dr. Liasis
Virtual

08/31/2020 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Hereditary Retinal and Choroidal Dystrophies
Retina
Dr. Shah
Virtual

Objectives: Upon completion of this conference the resident/student should have an understanding of choroidal disease and should be able to

  • Describe the epidemiology, causes, characteristics and management of choroidal disease including
    • Bilateral Diffuse Uveal Melanocytic Proliferation
    • Choroidal Perfusion Abnormalities
    • Choroidal Hemangioma
    • Uveal Effusion Syndrome

Reading Assignment: Please read Hereditary Retinal and Choroidal Dystrophies in the Retina and Vitreous section of the BCSC series.


09/01/2020 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Pediatric Vitreoretinal Disease
Retina
Dr. Olsen
Virtual

09/02/2020 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Retinal Detachment and Predisposing Retinal Lesions
Retina
Dr. Rosenberg
Virtual

Objectives: At the conclusion of this conference the resident/student should have an understanding of retinal detachment and should be able to:

  1. Recognize the signs and symptoms of retinal detachment
  2. Identify the differential diagnoses associated with retinal detachment
  3. Identify the treatment options for retinal detachment
  4. Recognize the surgical objectives in retinal detachment repair surgery
  5. Recognize the appropriate risk factors for retinal detachment

 Reading Assignment: Please read the BCSC Retina chapter prior to the conference.


09/02/2020 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds
Dr. Mukhtar
9th floor conference room, 936

09/03/2020 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Endophthalmitis/Intraocular Infection
Retina
Dr. Doft
Virtual

Objectives: At the conclusion of this conference the resident/student should have an understanding of endophthalmitis and should be able to:

  • Describe the epidemiology, causes, characteristics and management of endophthalmitis including:
    • Endogenous Bacterial Endophthalmitis
    • Fungal Endophthalmitis
    • Posttraumatic Endophthalmitis
    • Post-operative Endophthalmitis
    • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Discuss the purpose, inclusion criteria and the outcomes of the Endophthalmitis Vitrectomy Study

Reading Assignment: There are several sections in the Retina and Vitreous section of the BCSC concerning endophthalmitis. Please read through these. In addition, please review the EVS-link attached.


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