Upcoming Events

Date
Title
Conference Series
Faculty
Location
08/20/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Diabetic Retinopathy
Retina
Denise Gallagher, MD
9th floor conference room

Objectives: Upon completion of this conference the resident/student should have an understanding of proliferative diabetic retinopathy and should be able to:

  • Define terms associated with diabetic retinopathy
  • Discuss the epidemiology and pathogenesis of diabetic retinopathy
  • Discuss the mechanisms of vision loss in diabetic retinopathy
  • Define and discuss the causes, pathophysiology, signs, symptoms and management of proliferative diabetic retinopathy

Reading Assignment: Please read the chapter "Retinal Vascular DIsease: Diabetic Retinopathy" in the Retina and Vitreous book of the BCSC.

 


08/21/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Ocular Oncology
Retina
Dr. Pamela Rath
9th floor conference room, 936

08/21/2019 - 8:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Retina Imaging
Dr. Chhablani
9th Floor Conference Room

Introduction to OCT/AF/OCTA


08/22/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Hereditary Retinal and Choroidal Dystrophies
Retina
Dr. Syed Mahmood Ali Shah
9th Floor Conference Room

Objectives: Upon completion of this conference the resident/student should have an understanding of choroidal disease and should be able to

  • Describe the epidemiology, causes, characteristics and management of choroidal disease including
    • Bilateral Diffuse Uveal Melanocytic Proliferation
    • Choroidal Perfusion Abnormalities
    • Choroidal Hemangioma
    • Uveal Effusion Syndrome

Reading Assignment: Please read Chapter 12 Hereditary Retinal and Choroidal Dystrophies in the Retina and Vitreous section of the BCSC series.


08/23/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Cornea
Grand Rounds
Dr. Dhaliwal
BST S120

Dr. Jamie Odden will present a case from the Cornea Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on Friday, August 23, 2019 at 7am.  Drs. Odden and Dhaliwal will lead a discussion after the case presentation.


08/23/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
OKAP Review
OKAP Review
BST S120

08/26/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Electrophysiology
Retina
Dr. Alkiviades Liasis
9th floor conference room, 936

08/27/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Retinal Vascular Disease
Retina
Dr. Robert Bergren
9th Floor Conference Room

Objectives: Upon completion of this conference the resident/student should have an understanding of retinal vascular disease and should be able to

  • Describe the epidemiology, causes, characteristics and management of retinal vascular disease including
    • Hypertensive Retinopathy
    • Sickle Cell Retinopathy
    • Peripheral Retinal Neovascularization
    • Venous Occlusive Disease
    • Arterial Occlusive Disease
    • Retinal Vasculitis
    • Cystoid Macular Edema
    • Coats Disease
    • Juxtafoveal Telangiectasis
    • Arterial Macroaneurysms

Reading Assignment: Please read Chapter 5 Retinal Vascular Disease in the Retina  book in the BCSC series.


08/28/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Endophthalmitis/Intraocular Infection
Retina
Dr. Bernard Doft
9th Floor Conference Room

Objectives: At the conclusion of this conference the resident/student should have an understanding of endophthalmitis and should be able to:

  • Describe the epidemiology, causes, characteristics and management of endophthalmitis including:
    • Endogenous Bacterial Endophthalmitis
    • Fungal Endophthalmitis
    • Posttraumatic Endophthalmitis
    • Post-operative Endophthalmitis
    • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Discuss the purpose, inclusion criteria and the outcomes of the Endophthalmitis Vitrectomy Study

Reading Assignment: There are several sections in the Retina and Vitreous section of the BCSC concerning endophthalmitis. Please read through these. In addition, please review the EVS-link attached.


08/28/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds
Dr. Amarasekera
9th floor conference room, 936

08/30/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Glaucoma Service
Grand Rounds
Dr. Shazly
BST S120

Dr. Shelley Mo will present a case from the Glaucoma Eye Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on August 30, 2019 at 7am in BST 120.   Drs. Mo and Shazly will lead a discussion after the case presentation.     

 


08/30/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
OKAP Review
OKAP Review
BST S120

09/04/2019 - 8:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Retina Imaging
Dr. Martel
9th Floor Conference Room

09/06/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds-Cornea - Guest Speaker
Grand Rounds
POS Guest Speaker
BST S120

A Guest Speaker will present - Information to be posted at a later date.


09/06/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
OKAP Review
OKAP Review
BST S120

09/10/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Retina Journal Club
Journal Club
Dr.Eller
9th Floor Conference Room

Mandatory for residents on the Retina service rotation. 

 


09/11/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds
Dr. Amarasekera
9th floor conference room, 936

09/13/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Retina Service
Grand Rounds
Dr. Errera
BST S120

Dr. Sabrina Mukhtar will present a case from the Retina Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on September 13, 2019 at 7am in BST S120.  Drs. Mukhtar and Errera will lead a discussion after the case presentation. 

 


09/13/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
OKAP Review
OKAP Review
BST S120

09/16/2019 - 5:30pm
GES Birmingham
Birmingham Clinic, 44 S 9th St, 15203
09/18/2019 - 8:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Retina Imaging
Dr. Martel
9th Floor Conference Room

09/20/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds-To Be Determined
Grand Rounds
BST S120

Information to be posted at a later date.


09/20/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
OKAP Review
OKAP Review
BST S120

09/25/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds
Dr. Amarasekera
9th floor conference room, 936

09/27/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds -Pediatric Ophthalmology Service
Grand Rounds
Dr. Pihlblad
BST S120

Dr. Lillian To will present a case from the Pediatric Ophthalmology Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on Friday, September 27, 2019 at 7am  BST S120,  Drs. To and Pihlblad will lead a discussion after the case presentation. 

 


09/27/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
OKAP Review
OKAP Review
BST S120

10/02/2019 - 8:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Retina Imaging
Dr. Rossi
9th Floor Conference Room

Adaptive Optics


10/04/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Occuloplastics Service
Grand Rounds
Dr. Stefko
BST S120

Dr Jared Weed will present a case from the Occuloplastics Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on Friday, October 4, 2019 at 7 am. Drs Weed and Stefko will lead a discussion after the case presentation. 

 


10/04/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
OKAP Review
OKAP Review
BST S120

10/08/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Retina Journal Club
Journal Club
Dr.Eller
9th Floor Conference Room

Mandatory for residents on the Retina service rotation. 

 


10/09/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds
Dr. Amarasekera
9th floor conference room, 936

10/11/2019 - 7:00am
No Grand Rounds - Due to AAO
Grand Rounds

10/18/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center - Root Cause Analysis
Grand Rounds
Dr. Bonhomme, Dr. Eller
BST S120

Dr. Jamie Odden will present a case for the department quarterly Root Cause Analysis Session on Friday, October 18, 2019 at 7am.  This is a closed session for UPMC Faculty.  Drs. Odden, Bonhomme and Eller will lead a discussion after the case presentation.


10/18/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
OKAP Review
OKAP Review
BST S120

10/21/2019 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
GES Birmingham
Birmingham Clinic, 44 S 9th St, 15203
10/23/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds
Dr. Amarasekera
9th floor conference room, 936

10/25/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Comprehensive Eye Service
Grand Rounds
Dr. Waxman
BST S120

Dr. Jennifer Adeghate will present a case from the Comprehensive Eye Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on August 16, 2019 at 7am in BST 120. Drs. Adeghate and Waxman will lead a discussion after the case presentation.

 


10/25/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
OKAP Review
OKAP Review
BST S120

10/30/2019 - 8:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Retina Imaging
Dr. Martel
9th Floor Conference Room

11/01/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Cornea
Grand Rounds
Dr. Mammen
BST S120

Dr. Patrick Commiskey will present a case from the Cornea Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on Friday, November 1, 2019 at 7am.  Drs. Commiskey and Mammen will lead a discussion after the case presentation.


11/01/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
OKAP Review
OKAP Review
BST S120

11/06/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds
Dr. Amarasekera
9th floor conference room, 936

11/08/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds- Guest Speaker
Grand Rounds
POS Guest Speaker
BST S120

A Guest Speaker will present - Information to be posted at a later date.


11/08/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
OKAP Review
OKAP Review
BST S120

11/12/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Retina Journal Club
Journal Club
Dr.Eller
9th Floor Conference Room

Mandatory for residents on the Retina service rotation. 

 


11/13/2019 - 8:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Retina Imaging
Dr. Brodowska
9th Floor Conference Room

Endophthalitis/Intraocular infection


11/15/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Glaucoma Service
Grand Rounds
Dr. Polat
BST 100A

Dr. Ricardo Couso will present a case from the Glaucoma Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on November 15, 2019 at 7am in BST 100A. Drs. Couso and Polat will lead a discussion after the case presentation.

 


11/15/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
OKAP Review
OKAP Review
BST S100

11/18/2019 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
GES Birmingham
Birmingham Clinic, 44 S 9th St, 15203
11/20/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds
Dr. Amarasekera
9th floor conference room, 936

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