Upcoming Events

Date
Title
Conference Series
Faculty
Location
11/22/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Retina Service
Grand Rounds
Dr. Anetakis
BST S120

Dr.Jennifer Adeghate will present a case from the Retina Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on November 22, 2019 at 7am in BST S120.  Reading materials are attached.  Drs. Adeghate and Anatakis will lead a discussion after the case presentation. 

 


11/22/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Nystagmus Video Review
Neuro Ophthalmology
Dr. Gabrielle Bonhomme
BST S120

Following Grand Rounds.

 


11/25/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Approach to Functional Vision Loss
Neuro Ophthalmology
Dr. Tarek Shazly
9th Floor Conference Room

Objectives: Upon completion of this conference the resident/student should be able to:

Describe functional visual loss':

  • pathophysiology
  • differential diagnosis
  • symptoms
  • signs
  • workup
  • treatment

 


11/26/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
SupraNuclear Palsies
Neuro Ophthalmology
Dr. Islam Zaydan
9th Floor Conference Room

Objectives: Upon completion of this conference the resident/student should be able to:

  • List, define and describe the types of eye movements:
    • Saccades
    • Pursuit
    • Vestibulo-ocular reflexes
    • Optokinetic nystagmus
    • Convergence
  • Discuss the neuro-anatomy of the different types of eye movements
  • Define and discuss supranuclear disorders of eye movement including:
    • Supranuclear stroke
    • Ocular motor apraxia
    • Pontine gaze palsy
    • Intranuclear ophthalmoplegia
    • One & one half syndrome
    • Upgaze & downgaze paresis
    • Dorsal midbrain syndrome
    • Progressive supranuclear palsy
    • Oculogyric crisis
    • Near reflex spasm
    • Convergence and divergence paresis
    • Skew deviation
    • Ocular neuromyotonia

Assignment: Please read:

 The Patient with Supranuclear Disorders of Ocular Motility in the BCSC Neuro-ophthalmology book.

  • I prepared for this conference using Lanning Kline's Review of Neuro-ophthalmology book.
  • Another reference I found very helpful was Supranuclear Control of Ocular Motility by Lea Averbach-Heller (attached)

11/27/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Neuro-Ophthalmologic Manifestations of Systemic Disease
Neuro Ophthalmology
Dr. Gabrielle Bonhomme
9th Floor Conference Room

Objectives: Upon completion of this conference the resident/student should be able to:

describe the neuro-ophthalmic findings in systemic conditions including:

  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Inherited Myopathies
  • Phakomatoses
  • Pregnancy
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Lyme Disease
  • Fungal Infection
  • Cat-Scratch Disease

Assignment: Please read Selected Systemic Conditions With Neuro-Ophthalmic Signs in the BCSC Neuro-ophthalmology book


11/27/2019 - 8:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Retina Imaging
Dr. Martel
9th Floor Conference Room

11/29/2019 - 7:00am
No Grand Rounds - Due to Thanksgiving Holiday
Grand Rounds

12/02/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Optic Disk Pallor
Neuro Ophthalmology
Dr. Tarek Shazly
9th Floor Conference Room

Objectives: Upon completion of this conference the resident/student should be able to:

Describe the disk pallor's:

  • pathophysiology
  • differential diagnosis
  • symptoms
  • signs
  • workup
  • treatment

Assignment: Please read the appropriate sections Optic Neuropathy in the BCSC series


12/04/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds
Dr. Amarasekera
9th floor conference room, 936

12/06/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds- Guest Speaker-December 6, 2019
Grand Rounds
POS Guest Speaker
BST S120

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


12/06/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
OKAP Review
OKAP Review
BST S120

12/10/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Retina Journal Club
Journal Club
Dr.Eller
9th Floor Conference Room

Mandatory for residents on the Retina service rotation. 

 


12/11/2019 - 8:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Retina Imaging
Dr. Martel
9th Floor Conference Room

12/13/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds-Pediatric Guest Speaker- Dr. Collin Hair
Grand Rounds
BST S120

Dr. Hair is a trained pediatric ophthalmologist. He attended Drexel University, where he earned his medical degree. His clinical interests include pediatric amblyopia and strabismus, as well as other pediatric eye conditions, such as cataracts, glaucoma, trauma, tumors and ptosis. Dr. Hair completed his ophthalmology residency at Rutgers University in Newark, N.J., and his fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. The title of Dr. Hair's lecture is: “Prevalence of Ocular Pathology on Initial Screening and Incidence of New Findings on Follow Up Examinations in Children with Trisomy 21”.


12/13/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
OKAP Review
OKAP Review
BST S120

12/16/2019 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
GES Birmingham
Birmingham Clinic, 44 S 9th St, 15203
12/17/2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Strabismus Wet Lab - Lecture Date and Time TBD
Surgical Training Lab
Dr. Stefko
Temporal Bone Lab

Pizza at 5:30pm in EEI 150.

Also, please remember to double bag any waste into the red Biohazard bag.

Then place in cardboard Biohazzard box.  Put in hallway outside the door of the wetlab.

Call Maintenance at 412-647-3370 for pick up.


12/18/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Surgical Teaching Rounds
Surgical Training
Dr. Conner
9th Floor Conference Room

 

 


12/20/2019 - 7:00am
No Grand Rounds - Due to Holiday Season
Grand Rounds

12/27/2019 - 7:00am
No Grand Rounds - Due to Holiday Season
Grand Rounds

01/07/2020 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
GES Squirrel Hill Health Center
4516 Browns Hill Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 1521

4516 Browns Hill Road

Pittsburgh, PA 15227


01/08/2020 - 8:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Retina Imaging
Dr. Martel
9th Floor Conference Room

01/15/2020 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds
Dr. Amarasekera
9th floor conference room, 936

01/28/2020 - 5:30pm to 02/28/2020 - 8:30pm
B&L Wet Lab (Two Sessions)
Surgical Training Lab
Temporal Bone Lab

Pizza at 5:30pm in EEI 150.

Also, please remember to double bag any waste into the red Biohazard bag.

Then place in cardboard Biohazzard box.  Put in hallway outside the door of the wetlab.

Call Maintenance at 412-647-3370 for pick up.


01/29/2020 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
B&L Wet Lab (Two Sessions)
Surgical Training Lab
Temporal Bone Lab

Pizza at 5:30pm in EEI 150.

Also, please remember to double bag any waste into the red Biohazard bag.

Then place in cardboard Biohazzard box.  Put in hallway outside the door of the wetlab.

Call Maintenance at 412-647-3370 for pick up.


02/11/2020 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
GES Squirrel Hill Health Center
4516 Browns Hill Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 1521

4516 Browns Hill Road

Pittsburgh, PA 15227


03/23/2020 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
GES Birmingham
Birmingham Clinic, 44 S 9th St, 15203
03/24/2020 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
GES Squirrel Hill Health Center
4516 Browns Hill Rd, Pittsburgh, PA

4516 Browns Hill Rd

Pittsburgh, PA 15217


04/20/2020 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
GES Birmingham
Birmingham Clinic, 44 S 9th St, 15203
04/28/2020 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
GES Squirrel Hill Health Center
4516 Browns Hill Rd, Pittsburgh, PA

4516 Browns Hill Rd

Pittsburgh, PA 15217


05/18/2020 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
GES Birmingham
Birmingham Clinic, 44 S 9th St, 15203

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