Upcoming Events

Date
Title
Conference Series
Faculty
Location
08/20/2018 - 7:00am to 8:00am
CSCR and Pachychoroidal diseases
Retina
Dr. Kunal Dansingani
9th floor conference room, 936

08/20/2018 - 5:30pm
GES Birmingham
Birmingham Clinic, 44 S 9th St, 15203
08/21/2018 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Endophthalmitis
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.


08/22/2018 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Introduction To Quality
Wolff Center
9th floor conference room

08/22/2018 - 8:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Retina Imaging
Dr. Jospeh Martel
9th Floor Conference Room

08/23/2018 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Ocular Oncology
Retina
Dr. Pamela Rath
9th floor conference room, 936

08/24/2018 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Pediatric Ophthalmology Service
Grand Rounds
Dr. Sohani Amarasekera, Dr. Matthew Pihlblad
BST S120

Dr Sohani Amarasekera will present a case from the Pediatric Ophthalmology Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on August 24, 2018 at 7 am in BST 120. Drs. Amarasekera and Pihlblad will lead a discussion after the case presentation. 

Please check back for suggested reading materials.


08/27/2018 - 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.

 


08/28/2018 - 7:00am to 8:00am
B Scan Ultrasound
Retina
Dr. Vincent Nguyen
9th floor conference room, 936

Assignment:  Please read Ch 2 in the BCBS Retinal Series and prepare for discussion.


08/28/2018 - 5:30pm
GES Squirrel Hill Health Center
Sq. Hill Health Ctr, 4516 Browns Hill Rd

Our mission on Tuesday, 8/28 will be at Squirrel Hill Health Center

4516 Browns Hill Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15217

 


08/29/2018 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Pediatric Vitreoretinal Disease
Retina
Dr. Karl “Skip” Olsen
9th Floor Conference Room

08/29/2018 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Introduction To Safety
Wolf Center
9th floor conference room

08/30/2018 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Chorioretinal Drug Toxicity
Retina
Dr. Colin Prensky
9th Floor Conference Room

08/31/2018 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Cornea Service
Grand Rounds
Dr. Rikki Enzor, Dr. Alex Mammen
BST S 120

Dr. Rikki Enzor will present a case from the Cornea Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on August 31, 2018 at 7am in BST S120. Drs. Enzor and Mammen will lead a discussion after the case presentation.

Please check back for suggested reading materials.


09/07/2018 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds-Cornea & External Diseases-Guest Speaker-Steven Safran, MD, PA
Grand Rounds
Steven G. Safran, M.D.,PA
BST S120

Dr. Steven Safran will be the special guest speaker at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on September 7, 2018. Dr. Safran is an American Board Certified, Fellowship-trained Cornea Specialist. His special interest is in cataract surgery with premium lenses. He is extremely knowledgeable regarding a wide variety of eye diseases and is particularly adept at treating patients with delicate or complicated conditions. Dr. Safran is also a well-known lecturer on the subject of premium lenses and complicated cataract surgery.


09/14/2018 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Neuro Ophthalmology Service
Grand Rounds
Dr. Peter Mortensen, Dr. Gabrielle Bonhomme
BST S 120

Dr. Peter Mortensen will present a case from the Neuro Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on September 14, 2018 at 7am in BST S120. Drs. Mortensen and Bonhomme will lead a discussion after the case presentation.

Please check back for suggested reading materials.


09/15/2018 - 9:00am
GES Greensboro
Cornerstone Care, 7 Glassworks Rd, 15338

This Guerrilla Eye Service mission will take place at Cornerstone Care Community Health Center of Greensboro.

Start time: 9 AM

Address:
7 Glassworks Rd
Greensboro, PA 15338

~70 min from Oakland


09/17/2018 - 5:30pm
GES Birmingham
Birmingham Clinic, 44 S 9th St, 15203
09/21/2018 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Retina Service
Grand Rounds
Dr. Andrew Williams, Dr. Kunal Dansingani
BST S 120

Dr. Andrew Williams will present a case from the Retina Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on September 21, 2018 at 7am in BST S120. Drs. Williams and Dansingani will lead a discussion after the case presentation.

Please check back for suggested reading materials.


09/28/2018 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Root Cause Analysis Conference - Jennifer Lee, MD & Anagha Medsinge, MD
Grand Rounds
Dr. Jennifer Lee, Dr. Anagha Medsinge
BST S120

On Friday, September 28, 2018 the UPMC Eye Center will hold it's quarterly Root Cause Analysis Conference in BST S 120.  The conference is open to University of Pittsburgh Physicians only.  Drs. Lee and Medsinge will be presenting the cases for review and analysis. 

Please check back. Once the cases are identified, the names of the services involved will be posted.

 


10/05/2018 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds-Glaucoma-Guest Speaker-Shakeel Shareef, MD
Grand Rounds
Dr. Shakeel Shareef
BST S120

Dr. Shareef is a Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Rochester Medical Center, specializing in Glaucoma. He is a graduate of New York Medical College where he also completed his residency in ophthalmology. He completed two fellowships at Washington University School of Medicine: the first in glaucoma research in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science and a clinical fellowship in glaucoma at Barnes Hospital.


10/12/2018 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Oculoplastic Service
Grand Rounds
Dr. Julia Kuhn, Dr. S. Tonya Stefko
BST S 100

Dr. Julia Kukn will present a case from the Oculoplastic Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on October 12, 2018 at 7am BST 100.  Drs. Kuhn and Stefko will lead a discussion after the case presentation.

Please Note: Room Change to BST 100

Please check back for suggested reading materials.


10/15/2018 - 6:30pm
GES Mission with the OCA
Montefiore 9th floor

Our mission on Monday, October 15 will be a screening in cooperation with the Organization of Chinese Americans. We'll be on the 9th floor of Montefiore checking vision, pressure and taking nonmydriatic photos. This is a fast paced and fun event (and the food is great). We'll start at 6:30pm and will probably be done around 10:30pm. Due to limited space we'll need to limit attendance to four students.


August 2018