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Medical College of Wisconsin CME Program

Grand Rounds
Department of Ophthalmology

Upcoming Lectures  |  Past Lectures



Eye Institute [Directions]
Lower Level Conference Room


7:00 - 8:15am
Continental Breakfast Will Be Served


First Wednesday of the Month


Kelli Torsian (414) 955-7875


Grand Rounds Lecture Hall - participants

Gerald Harris, MD
December 2, 2015

Orbital Cellulitis and Abscess: Management Rationale and Protocol

Gerald Harris, MD

Professor of Ophthalmology
Section Chief, Orbital and Oculoplastic Surgery
Medical College of Wisconsin


John A. Weigelt, MD DVM
July 1, 2015

Future of Surgical Education

John A. Weigelt, MD, DVM

Milton & Lidy Lunda/Charles Aprahamian Professor of Trauma Surgery
Chief, Division of Trauma & Critical Care
Medical College of Wisconsin


Wallace L.M. Alward, MD
August 5, 2015

Gonioscopy: Still "State of the Art" 100 Years After Salzmann's First Look

Wallace L.M. Alward, MD

Frederick C. Blodi Chair in Ophthalmology
Vice-Chair, Ophthalmology
Director, Glaucoma Service
Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences


Parag A. Majmudar, MD
September 2, 2015

Update on Collagen Cross-linking

Parag A. Majmudar, MD

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Rush University Medical Center


David Keegan, PhD, FRCOphth, FRCSI(Oph)
October 7, 2015

Establishing the Irish Diabetic Retinopathy Screening and Treatment Program (RetinaScreen)

MicroRNA Biomarkers in Age Related Macular Degeneration

David Keegan, PhD, FRCOphth, FRCSI(Oph)

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon Mater Misericordiae University Hospital and Mater Private Hospital
Honorary Consultant Vitreoretinal Surgeon Temple Street Children’s University Hospital


Angelo P. Tanna, MD
November 4, 2015

Detection of Glaucoma Progression

Angelo P. Tanna, MD

Vice Chairman and Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Director of the Glaucoma Service
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine



Grand Rounds learning objectives:

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

  1. Describe the pathophysiology of diseases in light of new information provided by new technology.

  2. Discuss controversies on the use of new technology in ophthalmic patient care.

  3. Integrate information on ethics, electronic medical records, quality improvement and other non-clinical topics in the day-to-day of research and clinical care.


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

Past Grand Rounds Lectures

November 4, 2015 | Angelo P. Tanna, MD
Detection of Glaucoma Progression

October 7, 2015 | David Keegan, PhD, FRCOphth, FRCSI(Oph)
Establishing the Irish Diabetic Retinopathy Screening and Treatment Program (RetinaScreen)
MicroRNA Biomarkers in Age Related Macular Degeneration

September 2, 2015 | Parag A. Majmudar, MD
Update on Collagen Cross-linking

August 5, 2015 | Wallace L.M. Alward, MD
Gonioscopy: Still "State of the Art" 100 Years After Salzmann's First Look

July 1, 2015 | John A. Weigelt, MD, DVM
Future of Surgical Education

June 3, 2015 | Y. Joyce Liao, MD, PhD
Imaging of RGC Dysfunction and Degeneration Following Lesions of the Anterior and Posterior Visual Pathways

April 29, 2015 | Emmett Cunningham Jr., MD, PhD, MPH
Treatment Principles in Uveitis

April 1, 2015 | Beau B. Bruce, MD, PhD
Update on Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

March 4, 2015 | Dennis Siemsen, OD
Where No One Has Gone Before:  Low Vision in the 21st Century

February 4, 2014 | Dennis P. Han, MD
Current Management of Endophthalmitis

January 7, 2015 | Lee A. Biblo, MD
Professionalism - A Paradigm Shift

December 3, 2014 | Terri L. Young, MD, MBA
Genetics - Incidental Findings

November 5, 2014 | Lisa Baumann-Kreuziger, MD, and William J. Wirostko, MD
Evaluation and Management of Coagulopathies Associated With Eye Disease

October 1, 2014 | Judy E. Kim, MD
How to Detect Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration Earlier? Findings from the Foresee Home Study

September 3, 2014 | Andrea Diane Birnbaum, MD, PhD
Diagnosis and Management of Sarcoidosis

August 6, 2014 | C. Gail Summers, MD
Albinism: Practical Pearls

July 2, 2014 | Justis P. Ehlers, MD
Intraoperative OCT in Ophthalmology: Current Trends and Future Directions

June 4, 2014 | Jacque L. Duncan, MD
High Resolution Retinal Imaging: New Outcome Measures for Clinical Trials in Retinitis Pigmentosa

May 7, 2014 | Gregory J. Griepentrog, MD
Patient Safety and Quality in Ophthalmology, How it Will Affect Our Practices

April 2, 2014 | David P. Bick, MD
Genomic Sequencing in Clinical Practice

March 5, 2014 | Mark S. Ruttum, MD
Management of Capillary Hemangiomas of Infancy

February 5, 2014 | David (Ted) Garway-Heath, MD, FRCOphth
Outcomes of the UK Glaucoma Treatment Study

December 4, 2013 | Timothy S. Wells, MD
Antimetabolites: New Treatment Applications in Oculoplastics

November 6, 2013 | Molly Walsh, MD, MPH
Aging, Inflammation and Glaucoma

October 2, 2013 | Amani Fawzi, MD
Multimodal Retinal Imaging: Where Are We Now?

September 4, 2013 | Angela L. Rabbitt, DO, FAAP
Abusive Head Trauma in Pediatrics: Recognition, Evaluation, and Courtroom Controversies

August 7, 2013 | Mark Pennesi, MD, PhD
Emerging Therapies for Inherited Retinal Dystrophies

July 3, 2013 | Marco Lombardo, MD, PhD
Advancements in Diagnostics and Therapeutics for the Cure of Corneal Diseases

June 5, 2013 | Deborah M. Costakos, MD, MS
Pediatric Ophthalmology

May 1, 2013 | Thomas B. Connor, Jr., MD
Therapeutic Intraocular Enzyme Use – Alpha chymotrypsin to Ocriplasmin

April 3, 2013 | Kimberly E. Stepien, MD
Medical Retina

March 6, 2013 | Wanda M. Martinez, MD, PhD
Uveitis Update

February 6, 2013 | David V. Weinberg, MD

January 2, 2013 | Gerald J. Harris, MD
Orbital Cellulitis and Abscess: Management Rationale and Protocol

December 5, 2012 | Steven Koenig, MD
Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty

November 7, 2012 | Kimberly Stepien, MD
Advanced Imaging of Inherited Retinal Degenerations

September 5, 2012 | Kenneth Simons, MD
A History of GME or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Accreditation

August 1, 2012 | Timothy Wells, MD
Oculoplastics Update

May 2, 2012 | David Weinberg, MD
Interpreting Research: Beyond P-Values

April 4, 2012 | James Robinson, MD
Challenging Glaucoma Cases

March 7, 2012 | Bhavna Sheth, MD
Risk Management Issues in Ophthalmology

February 1, 2012 | Kimberly Stepien, MD
Retina Update

January 4, 2012 | Sang Hong, MD
Ptosis Treatment and Pearls

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