Medical College of Wisconsin CME Program

Ophthalmology Grand Rounds


Eye Institute [Directions]
Lower Level Conference Room


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


First Wednesday of the Month


Mary Schafer (414) 955-7840

Grand Rounds Lecture Hall - participants

Bernd Remler, MD
January 3, 2018

Evolving Topics In Neuro-ophthalmology: Perivascular Spaces, Glymphatics, Etc.

Bernd Remler, MD

Professor of Neurology and Ophthalmology,
Neurology Chief
Medical College of Wisconsin


John Conto, OD, FAAO
February 7, 2018

DEWSII: Ocular Surface Disease Update

John Conto, OD, FAAO

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
Medical College of Wisconsin Eye Institute


Eric Suhler, MD, MPH
March 7, 2018

Biologic Warfare in Uveitis

Eric Suhler, MD, MPH

Professor of Ophthalmology and Public Health
Oregon Health & Science University
Chief of Ophthalmology
Portland VA Health Care System


Gerald Harris, MD
April 4, 2018

Idiopathic Orbital Inflammation: A Pathogenetic Construct and Treatment Strategy for a Spectrum of Diseases

Gerald Harris, MD

Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, Chief, Orbital and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery
Medical College of Wisconsin Eye Institute


Kenneth Wright, MD
May 2, 2018

Extreme Strabismus

Kenneth Wright, MD

Medical Director
Wright Foundation for Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus
Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology
USC Keck School of Medicine


Kathryn Colby, MD, PhD
June 6, 2018

Fuchs’ Dystrophy: Past, Present and Future

Kathryn Colby, MD, PhD

Louis Block Professor and Chair,
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Science
University of Chicago


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.

About Continuing Medical Education

Eye Institute CME

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

To Register:

Please access our online registration page at MCW's Office of Continuing and Professional Education websiteLogin or Create an account if you need one.

Special Needs:

If you have any special needs or questions pertaining to your participation, please contact Mary Schafer at or (414) 955-7840 or to discuss how we can accommodate you.


Contact Mary Schafer at or (414) 955-7840.


January 4, 2017

Shan Lin, MD

Phacoemulsification: Is it the Best Glaucoma Surgery?

February 1, 2017

R.V. Paul Chan, MD, MSc, FACS

Diagnosis and Management of Retinopathy of Prematurity – An Evolving Paradigm

March 1, 2017

Edward P. Callahan, MD, MS, FACEP

Fostering Resilience

April 5, 2017

Judy E. Kim, MD

Multimodal Imaging of the Fundus: Different Ways of Visualizing and What They Can Teach Us

May 3, 2017

Dale K. Heuer, MD

Risk Factors for Glaucoma Progression

June 7, 2017

Neda Esmaili, MD

Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis: Updates in the Management of Orbital Disease

July 5, 2017

William J. Wirostko, MD

An Updated Look at Radiation Retinopathy

August 2, 2017

Sang H. Hong, MD

New Frontiers of Orbital Surgery

September 6, 2017

Lawrence S. Morse, MD, PhD

Gene therapy and stem cell therapy for retinal disease

October 2017

Robert M. Kinast, MD

Mitomycin and the Bleb

November 1, 2017

Ryan D. Walsh, MD

Emerging Treatments for Non-Arteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy

December 6, 2017

Paul F. Palmberg, MD, PhD
The Coming Paradigm Shift in Glaucoma Management


January 6, 2016

Bernd Remler, MD

Transverse Sinus Stenting for Severe IIH (Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension)

February 3, 2016

Thomas Gardner, MD, MS

The Importance of Clinicians in Medical Innovation

March 2, 2016

Timothy S. Wells, MD, MS

Pearls on the Surgical Management of Some Common Eyelid Malpositions

April 6, 2016

Elena Semina, PhD

Genetic Studies of Congenital Ocular Disorders

May 2016



June 1, 2016

Malik Kahook, MD

Advances in Glaucoma Therapy

July 6, 2016

Judyann Olson, MD

Uveitis in JIA and Pediatric Rheumatic Diseases

August 3, 2016

Peter A. Quiros, MD

The Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Treatment Trial Results and Implications

September 7, 2016

Jose Franco, MD

Improving The Quality of Teaching at the Medical College of Wisconsin

October 5, 2016

Felipe Medeiros, MD, PhD

New Ideas in Glaucoma

November 2, 2016

Gregory J. Griepentrog, MD

Childhood Ptosis: Epidemiology, Clinical Characteristics and Management

December 7, 2016

Thomas B. Connor, Jr., MD

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


January 7, 2015

Lee A. Biblo, MD

Professionalism - A Paradigm Shift

February 4, 2015

Dennis P. Han, MD

Current Management of Endophthalmitis

March 4, 2015

Dennis Siemsen, OD

Where No One Has Gone Before:  Low Vision in the 21st Century

April 1, 2015

Beau B. Bruce, MD, PhD

Update on Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

April 29, 2015

Emmett Cunningham Jr., MD, PhD, MPH

Treatment Principles in Uveitis

May 2015



June 3, 2015

Y. Joyce Liao, MD, PhD

Imaging of RGC Dysfunction and Degeneration Following Lesions of the Anterior and Posterior Visual Pathways

July 1, 2015

John A. Weigelt, MD, DVM

Future of Surgical Education

August 5, 2015

Wallace L.M. Alward, MD

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

September 2, 2015

Parag A. Majmudar, MD

Update on Collagen Cross-linking

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



November 4, 2015

Angelo P. Tanna, MD

Detection of Glaucoma Progression

December 2, 2015

Gerald Harris, MD

Orbital Cellulitis and Abscess: Management Rationale and Protocol


January 2014



February 5, 2014

David (Ted) Garway-Heath, MD, FRCOphth

Outcomes of the UK Glaucoma Treatment Study

March 5, 2014

Mark S. Ruttum, MD

Management of Capillary Hemangiomas of Infancy

April 2, 2014

David P. Bick, MD

Genomic Sequencing in Clinical Practice

May 7, 2014

Gregory J. Griepentrog, MD

Patient Safety and Quality in Ophthalmology, How it Will Affect Our Practices

June 4, 2014

Jacque L. Duncan, MD

High Resolution Retinal Imaging: New Outcome Measures for Clinical Trials in Retinitis Pigmentosa

July 2, 2014

Justis P. Ehlers, MD

Intraoperative OCT in Ophthalmology: Current Trends and Future Directions

August 6, 2014

C. Gail Summers, MD

Albinism: Practical Pearls

September 3, 2014

Andrea Diane Birnbaum, MD, PhD

Diagnosis and Management of Sarcoidosis

October 1, 2014

Judy E. Kim, MD

How to Detect Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration Earlier? Findings from the Foresee Home Study

November 5, 2014

Lisa Baumann-Kreuziger, MD, and William J. Wirostko, MD

Evaluation and Management of Coagulopathies Associated With Eye Disease

December 3, 2014

Terri L. Young, MD, MBA

Genetics - Incidental Findings


January 2, 2013

Gerald J. Harris, MD

Orbital Cellulitis and Abscess: Management Rationale and Protocol

February 6, 2013

David V. Weinberg, MD


March 6, 2013

Wanda M. Martinez, MD, PhD

Uveitis Update

April 3, 2013

Kimberly E. Stepien, MD

Medical Retina

May 1, 2013

Thomas B. Connor, Jr., MD

Therapeutic Intraocular Enzyme Use – Alpha chymotrypsin to Ocriplasmin

June 5, 2013

Deborah M. Costakos, MD, MS

Pediatric Ophthalmology

July 3, 2013

Marco Lombardo, MD, PhD

Advancements in Diagnostics and Therapeutics for the Cure of Corneal Diseases

August 7, 2013

Mark Pennesi, MD, PhD

Emerging Therapies for Inherited Retinal Dystrophies

September 4, 2013

Angela L. Rabbitt, DO, FAAP

Abusive Head Trauma in Pediatrics: Recognition, Evaluation, and Courtroom Controversies

October 2, 2013

Amani Fawzi, MD

Multimodal Retinal Imaging: Where Are We Now?

November 6, 2013

Molly Walsh, MD, MPH

Aging, Inflammation and Glaucoma

December 4, 2013

Timothy S. Wells, MD

Antimetabolites: New Treatment Applications in Oculoplastics


January 4, 2012

Sang Hong, MD

Ptosis Treatment and Pearls

February 1, 2012

Kimberly Stepien, MD

Retina Update

March 7, 2012

Bhavna Sheth, MD

Risk Management Issues in Ophthalmology

April 4, 2012

James Robinson, MD

Challenging Glaucoma Cases

May 2, 2012

David Weinberg, MD

Interpreting Research: Beyond P-Values

June 2012



July 2012



August 1, 2012

Timothy Wells, MD

Oculoplastics Update

September 5, 2012

Kenneth Simons, MD

A History of GME or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Accreditation

October 2012



November 7, 2012

Kimberly Stepien, MD

Advanced Imaging of Inherited Retinal Degenerations

December 5, 2012

Steven Koenig, MD

Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty