Rounds and Clinical Conferences

Ophthalmology Grand Rounds

In keeping with Mass. Eye and Ear's teaching and research mission, a variety of case presentations and other educational opportunities are offered by the Department. Continued medical education credits are indicated where available. 

HMS Calendar
Click here to view the Harvard Ophthalmology calendar.

Grand Rounds, Thursdays, weekly from 8:00-9:00am

Meltzer Auditorium, Mass. Eye and Ear, 243 Charles Street, Boston MA 02114
(simulcast to Karp 11 conference room at Children’s Hospital Boston and the conference room at 800 Huntington at Mass. Eye and Ear, Longwood)

Course Directors: Joan W. Miller, M.D., FARVO, Joseph Rizzo III, M.D., FARVO, and Seanna Grob, M.D., MAS

Grand Rounds are typically held every Thursday, from 8:00-9:00 am. For specifics, click here to view the Harvard Ophthalmology calendar.

Continuing Medical Education (CME): Partners designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Considered the Department’s most important meeting series, Grand Rounds is an opportunity to unite research, education and clinical care in a collaborative, interactive forum that promotes involvement and inspiration. Meetings are typically conducted in the format of clinical case presentations given by residents and fellows. Participation from clinicians, scientists, trainees, nursing staff, and social workers is encouraged to allow for rich discussion on clinical cases from multiple perspectives.

While open to visitors, the target audience is primarily ophthalmology residents, fellows and faculty. Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to integrate state of the art diagnostic criteria and treatment for a variety of ophthalmic disorders in the care of their patients, and utilize evidence-based interventions in patient treatment.

CME Information:

  • For the academic year 2016-2017, an electronic system will be used to track attendance and evaluations for Grand Rounds. If you would like CME credit for this course, please register through this link on the Partners web site.
  • First time users will be prompted to complete a brief registration profile. If you have any questions regarding the online sign in process, please contact Partners Office of Continuing Professional Development at partnerscpd@partners.org.

Glaucoma Conference Series, select Fridays

Sloane Teaching Room, Mass. Eye and Ear, 243 Charles Street Boston, MA 02114

Course Director:  Teresa C. Chen, M.D.

Continuing Medical Education (CME): Partners designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Glaucoma Conference brings exciting speakers to Mass. Eye and Ear. Other conference sessions partner with the Friday morning Resident Lecture series. 

Click here to view the Harvard Ophthalmology Calendar for dates and times.

CME Information:

  • For the academic year 2016-2017, an electronic system will be used to track attendance and evaluations for the Glaucoma Conference. If you would like CME credit for this course, please follow this link to register on the Partners web site.
  • First time users will be prompted to complete a brief registration profile. If you have any questions regarding the online sign in process, please contact Partners Office of Continuing Professional Development at partnerscpd@partners.org.

Retina Service Conference, Mondays, weekly from 1:00-2:00pm

Sloane Teaching Room, Mass. Eye and Ear, 243 Charles Street Boston, MA 02114

Course Director: Shizuo Mukai, MD

Continuing Medical Education (CME): Partners designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Junior residents present retina cases to faculty and retina clinical fellows.This format allows for dynamic discussion about the evaluation and management of an array of retinal diseases.
While open to visitors, the target audience is primarily ophthalmology physicians (academic and nonacademic), fellows, residents, medical students, non-physician eye researchers, nurses, and technicians.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to recognize and diagnose rare retinal diseases or atypical presentations of more common retinal diseases; treat or initiate treatment of these conditions; be aware of the most recent advances in the diagnosis, treatment, and science of retinal diseases, and recognize pathophysiology of retinal diseases.

CME Information:

  • For the academic year 2016-2017, an electronic system will be used to track attendance and evaluations for the Retina Service Conference. If you would like CME credit for this course, please follow this link to register on the Partners web site.
  • First time users will be prompted to complete a brief registration profile. If you have any questions regarding the online sign in process, please contact Partners Office of Continuing Professional Development at partnerscpd@partners.org.

Neuro-Ophthalmology Conference, Thursdays, weekly, 7:00-8:00am

Sloane Teaching Room, Mass. Eye and Ear, 243 Charles Street, Boston MA 02114

Course Director: Joseph F. Rizzo III, M.D., FARVO

Residents present unknown cases to the Neuro-Ophthalmology service faculty for an informative discussion concerning diagnosis and management of the most important neuro-ophthalmic disorders.

The Neuro-Ophthalmology Conference is typically held every Thursday, from 7:00-8:00 am. For specifics, click here to view the Harvard Ophthalmology calendar.

Resident Lecture Series, Fridays, weekly, 7:00-9:00am

Sloane Teaching Room, Mass. Eye and Ear, 243 Charles Street, Boston, MA 

Course Director: Seanna Grob, M.D., MAS

Two one-hour lectures designed especially for residents are given each Friday morning by faculty from the various specialties within Ophthalmology.