Upcoming Events

Date
Title
Conference Series
Faculty
Location
01/18/2022 - 7:00am to 7:45am
General Questions / OKAP Review
Glaucoma
Dr. Mo, Dr. Berk
Virtual

 

 


01/19/2022 - 7:00am to 7:45am
Secondary Open Angle Glaucoma
Glaucoma
Dr. Shazly
Virtual

Objectives: Upon completion of this conference the resident/student should have an understanding of the secondary open angle glaucomas and should be able to:

  • List and describe the Secondary Open Angle Glaucomas including:
    • Pseudoexfoliation
    • Pigmentary Glaucoma
    • Lens-Induced Glaucoma
    • Intraocular Tumors
    • Ocular Inflammation
    • Elevated Episcleral Venous Pressure
    • Trauma
    • Steroid and other medication induced glaucoma

Assignment: Please read Ch 4 on Open Angle Glaucoma in the BCSC Series.


01/19/2022 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds
Caroline Vloka, MD
Virtual

01/20/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Plateau Iris/Secondary ACG+/-pupillary block
Glaucoma
Dr. Stafford
Virtual

01/21/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Sonny Caplash, MD - Cornea Service
Grand Rounds
Alex Mammen, MD
Virtual

Dr.  Sonny Caplash will present a case from the Cornea Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on January 22, 2022 at 7am. Drs. Caplash and Mammen will lead a discussion after the case presentation.  Check back for reading materials.


01/24/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Medical Management of Glaucoma - General Approach and Classes of Meds
Glaucoma
Dr. Swogger
Virtual

Medical Management of Glaucoma - General Approach and Classes of Medications

Please read the associated chapter BCSC Series.


01/24/2022 - 5:30pm to 9:30pm
GES Birmingham (Roesch-Taylor Bldg)
Dr. Waxman
Roesch-Taylor Bldg, 2100 Jane St., 15203
This mission will take place at the South Tower of the Roesch-Taylor Bldg (Birmingham Clinic's temporary location). Medical students should arrive by 5:30 at the latest to help set up, and we will start seeing patients at 6:00.

The building's address is:

2100 Jane St

Pittsburgh, PA 15203

 


01/25/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
General Questions / OKAP Review
Glaucoma
Dr. Berk
Virtual

 

 


01/26/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Histopathology
Glaucoma
Dr. Polat
Virtual

After this lecture, the resident/student will be able to:

  • explain the histology and pathology for common glaucoma diagnoses
  • distinguish between histology/pathology for glaucoma vs. other ocular conditions
  • list the angle structures

01/26/2022 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Retina Imaging
Joseph Martel, MD
Virtual

01/27/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Laser Management - SLT/ALT/LPI/CPC/MP3
Glaucoma
Dr. Conner
Virtual

01/28/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds-Bushra Usmani, MD - Retina Service
Grand Rounds
Jay Chhablani, MD
Virtual

Dr Bushra Usmani will present a case from the Retina Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on Friday, January 28 2022 at 7 am. Drs Usmani and Chhablani will lead a discussion after the case presentation


01/31/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Normal Tension Glaucoma
Glaucoma
Dr. Shazly
Virtual

02/01/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Surgical Management - Major Trials
Glaucoma
Dr. Berk
Virtual

02/02/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Surgical Management MIGS (Trabectome/istent/Cypass/XEN/etc)
Glaucoma
Dr. Williams
Virtual

02/02/2022 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds
Caroline Vloka, MD
To Be Determined

02/03/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Glaucoma in Kids and Adolescents
Glaucoma
Dr. Nischal, Dr. Eldib
Virtual

 

 


02/04/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds-POS Guest Speaker - To Be Announced
Grand Rounds
POS Guest Speaker
To Be Determined

02/07/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Other Major Studies- OHTS/GLT/CIGTS/CGNGTS/etc
Glaucoma
Dr. Mo
Virtual

 

 


02/08/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Surgical Management - Major Trials
Glaucoma
Dr. Conner
Virtual

02/08/2022 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Retina Journal Club
Journal Club
Dr. Eller
Virtual

Mandatory for residents on the Retina service rotation. 

Check back for reading materials.


02/09/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Angle Closure Glaucoma - Pathogenesis and PACG
Glaucoma
Dr. Berk, Dr. Mo
Virtual

02/09/2022 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Retina Imaging
Joseph Martel, MD
Virtual

02/10/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Clone of General Questions / OKAP Review
Glaucoma
Dr. Mo
Virtual

 

 


02/11/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds -Jonathan Peterson, MD Occuloplastics Service
Grand Rounds
Roxanna Fu, MD
Virtual

Dr. Jonathan Peterson will present a case from the Occuloplastics Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on February 11, 2022 at 7am. Drs. Peterson and Fu will lead a discussion after the case presentation.


02/14/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Surgical Management - Trabs and Tubes
Glaucoma
Dr. Swogger
Virtual

02/16/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Optics of Ophthalmic Instruments / Aberration
Optics
Dr. Sanata
Virtual
02/16/2022 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds
Caroline Vloka, MD
To Be Determined

02/17/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Prism/ Optical Lenses / Correction (bifocals/MF)
Optics
Dr. Luchansky
Virtual

Optics for clinicians pgs 60-105 and 238-276-attached


02/18/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds -Jacob Winter, MD Pediatric Ophthalmology
Grand Rounds
Jamila Hiasat, MD
To Be Determined

Dr. Jacab WInters will present a case from the Pediatric Ophthalmology Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on February 18 at 7am. Drs. WInters and Hiasat will lead a discussion after the case presentation.

Please check back here for suggested reading materials.


02/21/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Clone of Vergence / Thin Lenses / Snell's Law / Ray Diagrams / Light Propagation / Indices of Refraction
Optics
Dr. Drexler
Virtual

02/22/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Contact Lens Basics
Optics
Dr. Sanata
Virtual
02/23/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Model Eye / Near Point / Far Point / Accommodation / Refraction
Optics
Dr. Depew
Virtual

02/23/2022 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Retina Imaging
Joseph Martel, MD
Virtual

02/24/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Magnification, Low Vision Theory and Vertex Distance
Optics
Dr. Smith
Virtual

Please read the following:  Optics for Clinicians p. 36-38 and p. 227-237 and attached lecture


02/25/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Matthew Sommers, MD - Comprehensive Ophthalmology Service
Grand Rounds
Evan Waxman, MD, PhD
To Be Determined

Dr. Matthew Sommers will present a case from the Comprehensive Ophthalmology Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on August 13, 2021 at 7am. Drs. Sommers and Waxman will lead a discussion after the case presentation. 

Please check back here for suggested reading materials.


03/01/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Post Concussion Eye Exam
Optics
Dr. Depew
Virtual

03/02/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Sample Problems Session (retinoscopy, plus to minus cyl, etc
Optics
Dr. Butts
Virtual
03/02/2022 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds
Caroline Vloka, MD
To Be Determined

03/04/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
No Grand Rounds - ARVO

03/08/2022 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Retina Journal Club
Journal Club
Dr. Eller
Virtual

Mandatory for residents on the Retina service rotation. 

Check back for reading materials.


03/09/2022 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Ophthalmology Residents Morning Meeting Dr. Sahel
José-Alain Sahel, MD
To Be Determined

03/11/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds -Timothy Chen, MD - Glaucoma Service
Grand Rounds
Julia Polat, MD
To Be Determined

Dr. Timothy Chen will present a case from the Glaucoma Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on March 11, 2022 at 7am. Drs. Chen and Polat will lead a discussion after the case presentation.

 


03/16/2022 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds
Caroline Vloka, MD
To Be Determined

03/18/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
No Grand Rounds - OKAP Exams

03/23/2022 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Retina Imaging
Joseph Martel, MD
Virtual

03/25/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Root Cause Analysis Conference-Closed Session
Grand Rounds
To Be Determined
To Be Determined

On Friday, March 25, 2022 at 7am the UPMC Eye Center will hold it's quarterly Root Cause Analysis Conference.  Dr.s. Ricardo Couso and Tadhg Schempf will participate in the presentation.  The conference is open to UPMC Eye Center Clinical Faculty, Fellows and Residents only.

Please check back. More details will be posted as they become avaialble.

 


03/28/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
IOL's / Refractive / Surgical Considerations
Optics
Dr. Butts
Virtual
03/30/2022 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds
Caroline Vloka, MD
To Be Determined

04/01/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds -Kanwal Matharu, MD - Cornea
Grand Rounds
To Be Determined

Dr. Kanwal Matharu will present a case from the Cornea Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on April 1, 2022 at 7am.  Dr. Matharu along with a Cornea faculty member will lead a discussion after the case presentation.


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