Special Events in Ophthalmology
For general information on our Grand Rounds offerings, please navigate to the Grand Rounds webpage.
5:30pm Meltzer Auditorium (3rd Floor), 243 Charles Street, Boston
Reception to Follow
Course Directors: Drs. Joan Miller, Dean Eliott and Evangelos Gragoudas
Delivered by Eric Pierce, MD, PhD, Director, Ocular Genomics Institute, Associate Director, Berman-Gund Laboratory for the Study of Inherited Retinal Degenerations, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
“Deciphering the Role of Complement and the Extracellular Matrix in Early Stage Macular Degeneration Using Mouse Genetics and Proteomics”
This annual lecture honors the extraordinary teaching, research, and service of the late Dr. Ephraim Friedman, who made major contributions to the field of Ophthalmology and age-related macular degeneration.
Meltzer Auditorium (3rd Floor), 243 Charles Street, Boston
Course Directors: Drs. Sherleen Chen and Roberto Pineda
Designed for second-year residents, this highly popular workshop offers a complete preparatory course covering all aspects of cataract surgery. The course draws an elite group of cataract surgical preceptors from the top training programs nationwide, and includes didactics, simulation lab, and wet lab sessions. Space is limited to a maximum of 125 resident attendees. Registration is required, and opens in January, 2013. Please click here to download and complete the registration form.
June 21, 2013: Starr Center, 20 Staniford Street, Boston
Course Directors: Drs. Lucia Sobrin, Ula Jurkunas, Joan Miller
June 22, 2013: Meltzer Auditorium, Mass. Eye and Ear, 243 Charles Street, Boston
Course Directors: Drs. Joseph Rizzo, Joan Miller
June 23, 2013: Optional Boston Activities
This three-day flagship Departmental event combines scientific exchange with networking events and social activities. Basic, translational, and clinical research updates are provided by Department faculty and alumni. Highlights also include the Distinguished Clinical and Research Achievement Awards, the Mariana D. Mead Lecture, tours of Mass. Eye and Ear or Schepens Eye Research Institute facilities, and the Friday night celebratory dinner. An event not to be missed! Registration is required.
The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Mass. Eye and Ear, 243 Charles Street, Boston
Course Directors: Drs. John Loewenstein, Demetrios Vavvas and Dean Eliott
Designed exclusively for first year retina fellows, this course is a unique and comprehensive workshop covering the theory and practice of vitreoretinal surgery. The course combines didactics, video, simulation lab, and wet lab under the direction of a group of eminent international faculty in a setting with a low student-to-teacher ratio. Registration is required, and opens in March, 2013.
Click here to download the Vitrectomy Course Flyer.
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Page last updated 4/3/2013