Midwinter Retina Symposium 2016: Data Guided Treatment
 

Medical College of Wisconsin CME ProgramOur annual Midwinter Retina Symposium offers attendees insight into medical and surgical retina. Update practices to include recent advances in options for treatment of diabetic retinopathy and retinal vein occlusions, understanding medicolegal implications of retained crystalline lens material after cataract surgery and Improve recognition and understanding of conditions that mimic age-related macular degeneration.  Management of postoperative events after cataract surgery, including inflammatory syndromes, and dislocated intraocular lenses will be discussed.

January 9, 2016
7 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Medical College of Wisconsin Health Research Center Auditorium
8701 Watertown Plank Road | Milwaukee, WI 53226

 

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David M. Brown, MD Invited Speaker
David M. Brown, MD
Director of Clinical Research
Retina Consultants of Houston
Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology
Baylor College of Medicine

 

 

 

 

Program DirectorProgram Director
Thomas B. Connor, Jr., MD,
Professor of Ophthalmology
Director, Vitreoretinal Fellowship Program
Medical College of Wisconsin
 

 

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  Registration Information

Register online: http://ocpe.mcw.edu

  • Registration is required, and fees are non-refundable: $125
  • (Fee includes registration, course materials, CME certification and meals)
  • This course is complimentary for fellows, residents and students; however, registration is required; for instructions on how to receive your complimentary registration, you must contact Kelli Torosian at 414-955-7875 or ktorosian@mcw.edu before attempting to register online.
  Directions and Parking

Medical College of Wisconsin Health Research Center Auditorium
8701 Watertown Plank Road | Milwaukee, WI 53226

Directions to the Medical College of Wisconsin: 8701 Watertown Plank Rd. is located on the campus of the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53226. The Health Research Center is located within the main Medical College of Wisconsin building on 87th Street, just south of Watertown Plank Rd.

Parking: Free event parking on 87th Street across from the College.

Map to Midwinter Retina Symposium

  Objectives and Accreditation

At the conclusion of this activity, attendees will be able to:

  1. Update practices to include recent advances in options for treatment of diabetic retinopathy.
  2. Update practices to include recent advances in treatment of retinal vein occlusions.
  3. Better understand and manage postoperative events after cataract surgery, including inflammatory syndromes, and dislocated intraocular lenses.
  4. Understand medicolegal implications of retained crystalline lens material after cataract surgery.
  5. Improve recognition and understanding of conditions that mimic age-related macular degeneration.

Target Audience:

This scientific program is designed for practicing ophthalmologists, subspecialty ophthalmologists, optometrists, ophthalmology residents and fellows, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and vision scientists.

Accreditation:

The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council
for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for
physicians.

Designation of Credit Statement:

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this Live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Professionals:

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 4.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Special Needs:

If you have any special needs pertaining to your participation, please contact us at 414-955-7875 or email ktorosian@mcw.edu to discuss how we can accommodate you.

  Agenda

7:00–8:00 Continental Breakfast and Registration

8:00–8:10 Introduction and Welcome; Thomas Connor, Jr., MD

8:10–8:30 Update on the Management of Radiation of Retinopathy; William Wirostko, MD

8:30–8:50 Emerging Therapies for Inherited Retina Degenerations; Kimberly Stepien, MD

8:50–9:30 Diabetic Macular Edema: Best Practices for Management in 2016; David Brown, MD

9:30–9:50 Genetic Testing and AREDs Vitamins; David Weinberg, MD

9:50–10:10 Ultra-Wide-Field Imaging in Retina; Judy Kim, MD

10:10–10:30 BREAK/EXHIBITS

10:30–11:00 Retina Cases with Panel Discussion

11:00–11:40 What the Anti-VEGF Trials Teach Us About the Pathophysiology of RVO; David Brown, MD

11:40–12:00 Managing Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy in 2016: What Are My Options?; Thomas Connor, Jr., MD

12:00–12:20 Anti-VEGF Therapy in ARMD and Advanced Visual Loss: Outcome and Prognostic Factors; Dennis Han, MD

12:20–12:30 Closing Remarks and Evaluations; Thomas Connor, Jr., MD

12:30 Adjourn

The schedule may be subject to change the day of the event.

  Medical College of Wisconsin Faculty

Dennis Han, MD

Dennis P. Han, MD
Jack A. & Elaine D. Klieger Professor of Ophthalmology
Vitreoretinal Section Chief

Judy E. Kim, MD

Judy E. Kim, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology

 

Kimberly Stepien, MD

Kimberly Stepien, MD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

David Weinberg, MD

David V. Weinberg, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology

William J. Wirostko, MD

William J. Wirostko, MD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

 

 

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