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Special Events in Ophthalmology

For general information on our Grand Rounds offerings, please navigate to the Grand Rounds webpage.

 

HMS Calendar

 

 Click here to view the HMS Department of Ophthalmology calendar.

 

HMS Dept. of Ophthalmology ARVO Reception, May 4, 2014

The Harvard Medical School Department of Ophthalmology
Mass. Eye and Ear Alumni Association

Sunday, May 4, 2014
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Hyatt Regency Orlando
9801 International Drive Orlando, Florida

Registration is required, by invitation only.

HMS Intensive Cataract Surgical Training Course, June 7-8, 2014

Meltzer Auditorium (3rd floor), MEEI, 243 Charles St., 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, see: http://www.cvent.com/d/v4ql6k

HMS Dept. of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting and Alumni Reunion, June 20 - 22, 2014

June 20, 2014: Starr Center, 185 Cambridge Street, Boston
Course Directors: Drs. Lucia Sobrin, Ula Jurkunas, and Joan Miller

June 21, 2014: Meltzer Auditorium (3rd floor), MEEI, 243 Charles Street, Boston
Course Directors: Drs. Joseph Rizzo, Joan Miller

June 22, 2014: Optional Boston Activities

This 3-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 and Schepens, and the Friday night celebratory dinner. An event not to be missed!

Registration is required, and opens in January 2014.

CME status pending

Residents and Clinical Fellow Graduation, June 26, 2014 , 4:00 pm

Meltzer Auditorium (3rd floor), MEEI, 243 Charles Street, Boston

Vitrectomy Course for First-Year Retina Fellows, July 18-19, 2014

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, http://www.cvent.com/d/v4qzr7

Neuro-Ophthalmology Fall Festival, October 18-19, 2014

Meltzer Auditorium (3rd floor), MEEI, 243 Charles St., Boston

Course Director: Dr. Joseph Rizzo

This unique workshop provides a comprehensive overview on the diagnosis and management of common or important neuro-ophthalmic disorders, including optic neuritis, ischemic optic neuropathy, vertical diplopia, giant cell arteritis, idiopathic intracranial hypertension, neuro-ophthalmology of multiple sclerosis, and a variety of eye movement disorders. The course includes case presentations and lectures by the faculty.

Registration is required, and opens in June 2014.

Ocular Regeneration: Cell Therapy and Regeneration in the Retina Symposium, October 23, 2014

Starr Center, 185 Cambridge Street, Boston
Lunch will be provided

The Symposium on Ocular Regeneration: Cell Therapy and Regeneration in the Retina will present the current and future state of regeneration and stem cells in eye diseases. This one day meeting will bring together thought leaders in the field to discuss the latest advances, and the potential future of retinal regeneration.

Registration is required, click here.

Please click here to read more about this event. 

3rd International Biennial Symposium on Age-Related Macular Degeneration, October 24-25, 2014

Starr Center, 185 Cambridge Street, Boston

International AMD experts along with leaders from related disciplines outside ophthalmology come together in an interactive format to discuss current and future topics in AMD research. Past subjects have included genetics, RPE/Bruch’s membrane/choriocapillaris, inflammation, stem cells and tissue engineering, imaging, animal models, and neurodegenerative disease. The 2014 program will explore current, cutting-edge topics in AMD.

Registration is required, click here.

Please click here to read more about this event. 

 

 

 

 

 

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