Art in Vision: "OCT Volcano"

Image "OCT Volcano" submitted by Dr. Judy Kim for the Eye Institute’s Art in Vision exhibit.

Medical College of Wisconsin CME Program

Grand Rounds
Department of Ophthalmology


Eye Institute [Directions]
Lower Level Conference Room


7-8:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast Will Be Served


First Wednesday of the Month


Mary Schafer (414) 955-7840

Grand Rounds Lecture Hall - participants

Jose Franco, MD
October 5, 2016

New Ideas in Glaucoma

Felipe Medeiros, MD, PhD

Professor of Ophthalmology
University of California, San Diego


Greg Griepentrog, MD
November 2, 2016

Childhood Ptosis: Epidemiology, Clinical Characteristics and Management

Gregory J. Griepentrog, MD

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
Medical College of Wisconsin


Thomas Connor,  Jr., MD
December 7, 2016

Systemic Medications and Retinal Toxicity: Current Guidelines for Hydroxychloroquine and Two New Culprits

Thomas B. Connor, Jr., MD

Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
Medical College of Wisconsin



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

September 7, 2016 | Jose Franco, MD
Improving The Quality of Teaching at the Medical College of Wisconsin

August 3, 2016 | Peter A. Quiros, MD
The Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Treatment Trial Results and Implications

July 6, 2016 |Judyann Olson, MD
Uveitis in JIA and Pediatric Rheumatic Diseases

June 1, 2016 | Malik Kahook, MD
Advances in Glaucoma Therapy

April 6, 2016 |Elena Semina, PhD
Genetic Studies of Congenital Ocular Disorders

March 2, 2016 |Timothy S. Wells, MD, MS
Pearls on the Surgical Management of Some Common Eyelid Malpositions

February 3, 2016 | Thomas Gardner, MD, MS

The Importance of Clinicians in Medical Innovation

January 6, 2016 | Bernd Remler, MD
Transverse Sinus Stenting for Severe IIH (Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension)

December 2, 2015 | Gerald Harris, MD
Orbital Cellulitis and Abscess: Management Rationale and Protocol

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

About Continuing Medical Education

Eye Institute CME

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<i>Photo Courtesy of Rolf Herrmann, PhD, Eye Institute, Medical College of Wisconsin</i>

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