Upcoming Events

Date
Title
Conference Series
Faculty
Location
10/26/2021 - 7:00am to 7:45am
Ocular Surface Disease
Cornea
Dr. Mukhtar
Virtual

10/27/2021 - 7:00am to 7:45am
PKP and KPro
Cornea
Dr. Kamyar
Virtual

Please read:

BCSC Cornea book, Chapter 15 Clinical Approach to Corneal Transplantation - sections on corneal transplantation, eye banking, penetrating keratoplasty and keratoprosthesis.


10/27/2021 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds
Caroline Vloka, MD
To Be Determined

10/28/2021 - 7:00am to 8:00am
OKAP Review
Virtual

10/29/2021 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Jacob Winters, MD - Comprehensive Ophthalmology Service
Grand Rounds
Evan Waxman, MD, PhD
To Be Determined

Dr. Jacob Winters will present a case from the Comprehensive Ophthalmology Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on October 29, 2021 at 7am. Drs. Winters and Waxman will lead a discussion after the case presentation. 

Please check back here for suggested reading materials.


11/03/2021 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Retina Imaging
Ethan Rossi, PhD
Virtual

11/05/2021 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds -Bushra Usmani, MD - Glaucoma Service
Grand Rounds
John Swogger, DO
To Be Determined

Dr.Bushra Usmani will present a case from the Glaucoma Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on November 5, 2021 at 7am. Drs. Usmani  and Swogger will lead a discussion after the case presentation.

Please check back here for suggested reading materials.


11/06/2021 - 9:00am to 1:45pm
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


11/09/2021 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Retina Journal Club
Journal Club
Dr. Eller
Virtual

Mandatory for residents on the Retina service rotation. 

Check back for reading materials.


11/10/2021 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds
Caroline Vloka, MD
To Be Determined

11/12/2021 - 7:00am to 8:00am
No Grand Rounds - AAO

11/17/2021 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Retina Imaging
Joseph Martel, MD
Virtual

11/19/2021 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Jonathan Peterson, MD - Cornea Service
Grand Rounds
Gaurav Prakash, MD
To Be Determined

Dr. Jonathan Peterson will present a case from the Cornea Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on Novermber 19, 2021 at 7am. Drs. Peterson and Prakash will lead a discussion after the case presentation.

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11/20/2021 - 9:00am to 1:45pm
GES Waynesburg
Cornerstone Care, 501 W High St, 15370

This Guerrilla Eye Service mission will take place at Cornerstone Care Waynesburg (Dental & Behavioral Health Center). 

Start time: 9 AM

Address:
501 W High St
Waynesburg, PA 15370

~55 min from Oakland


11/22/2021 - 5:30pm to 9:30pm
GES Birmingham (Roesch-Taylor Bldg)
Dr. Waxman
Roesch-Taylor Bldg, 2100 Jane St., 15203
This mission will take place at the South Tower of the Roesch-Taylor Bldg (Birmingham Clinic's temporary location). Medical students should arrive by 5:30 at the latest to help set up, and we will start seeing patients at 6:00.

The building's address is:

2100 Jane St

Pittsburgh, PA 15203

 


11/24/2021 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds
Caroline Vloka, MD
To Be Determined

11/26/2021 - 7:00am to 8:00am
No Grand Rounds - Thanksgiving Holiday

12/01/2021 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Retina Imaging
Joseph Martel, MD
Virtual

12/03/2021 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds-POS Guest Speaker - Edwin H. Ryan MD - Retina
Grand Rounds
POS Guest Speaker
To Be Determined

Dr. Ryan is an Associate Clinical Professor Ophthalmology, University of Minnesota Department of Ophthalmology. He was awarded his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Minnesota. He completed a residency in Ophthalmology at Northwestern University and a fellowship in Diseases and Surgery of the Retina and Vitreous at Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Ryan directed the Retina Service at the University of Minnesota Department of Ophthalmology from 1989 to 1992. Dr. Ryan joined VitreoRetinal Surgery in 1996


12/08/2021 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Ophthalmology Residents Morning Meeting with Dr. Sahel
José-Alain Sahel, MD
To Be Determined

12/10/2021 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Root Cause Analysis Conference-Closed Session
Grand Rounds
To Be Determined
To Be Determined

On Friday, December 10, 2021 at 7am the UPMC Eye Center will hold it's quarterly Root Cause Analysis Conference.  Dr.s. Patrick Commiskey and Caroline Vloka will participate in the presentation.  The conference is open to UPMC Eye Center Clinical Faculty, Fellows and Residents only.

Please check back. More details will be posted as they become avaialble.

 


12/14/2021 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Retina Journal Club
Journal Club
Dr. Eller
Virtual

Mandatory for residents on the Retina service rotation. 

Check back for reading materials.


12/15/2021 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Retina Imaging
Joseph Martel, MD
Virtual

12/17/2021 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds -Matthew Sommers, MD - Pediatric Ophthalmology Service
Grand Rounds
Amgad Eldib, MD
To Be Determined

Dr. Matthew Sommers will present a case from the Pediatric Ophthalmology Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on October 2, 2015 at 7am in BST S 120. Drs. Sommers and Eldib will lead a discussion after the case presentation.

Please check back here for suggested reading materials.


12/24/2021 - 7:00am to 8:00am
No Grand Rounds - Winter Break

12/31/2021 - 7:00am to 8:00am
No Grand Rounds - Winter Break

01/05/2022 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds
Caroline Vloka, MD
To Be Determined

01/07/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds-POS Guest Speaker - Gregory S.H. Ogawa, MD - Corneal & External Disease
Grand Rounds
POS Guest Speaker
To Be Determined

Dr. Gregory Ogawa is an ophthalmologist at Eye Associates of New Mexico, specializing in problems involving intraocular lenses, irises, cataracts, and corneas. Dr. Ogawa manages complex patient cases, often for the underserved, routinely treating monocular patients and infants and children with cataracts as well as performing ocular reconstructive procedures for eyes that have experienced a range of injuries. At Eye Associates of New Mexico, he serves as the medical administrative officer in addition to his patient care activities. Dr. Ogawa has designed multiple surgical instruments with the goal of making eye surgery safer and more effective. He has also developed, presented, and published new surgical techniques in the area of iris reconstruction and suture fixation of intraocular lens implants. He helped advance and disseminate new surgeries such as endothelial keratoplasty— implantation of miniature telescopes for patients with macular degeneration—and soon, the implantation of custom artificial irises. A beloved educator, Dr. Ogawa travels nationally to major eye surgery meetings such as the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and The Cornea Society where he teaches eye surgery in labs and didactic sessions to residents, fellows, and experienced practitioners.


01/11/2022 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Retina Journal Club
Journal Club
Dr. Eller
Virtual

Mandatory for residents on the Retina service rotation. 

Check back for reading materials.


01/12/2022 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Retina Imaging
Joseph Martel, MD
Virtual

01/14/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Timothy Chen, MD - Neuro-Ophthalmology Service
Grand Rounds
Islam Zaydan, MD
To Be Determined

Dr. Tiimothy Chen will present a case from the Neuro Ophthalmology Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on January 14, 2022 at 7am.  Drs.Chen and Zaydan will lead a discussion after the case presentation.  Please check back here for suggested reading materials.


01/19/2022 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds
Caroline Vloka, MD
To Be Determined

01/21/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Sonny Caplash, MD - Cornea Service
Grand Rounds
Alex Mammen, MD
To Be Determined

Dr.  Sonny Caplash will present a case from the Cornea Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on January 22, 2022 at 7am. Drs. Caplash and Mammen will lead a discussion after the case presentation.  Check back for reading materials.


01/26/2022 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Retina Imaging
Joseph Martel, MD
Virtual

01/28/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds -Jonathan Peterson, MD Occuloplastics Service
Grand Rounds
Roxanna Fu, MD
To be Determined

Dr. Jonathan Peterson will present a case from the Occuloplastics Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on January 28, 2021 at 7am. Drs. Peterson and Fu will lead a discussion after the case presentation.


02/02/2022 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds
Caroline Vloka, MD
To Be Determined

02/04/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds-POS Guest Speaker - To Be Announced
Grand Rounds
POS Guest Speaker
To Be Determined

02/08/2022 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Retina Journal Club
Journal Club
Dr. Eller
Virtual

Mandatory for residents on the Retina service rotation. 

Check back for reading materials.


02/09/2022 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Retina Imaging
Joseph Martel, MD
Virtual

02/11/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds-Bushra Usmani, MD - Retina Service
Grand Rounds
Jay Chhablani, MD
To Be Determined

Dr Bushra Usmani will present a case from the Retina Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on Friday, February 11, 2022 at 7 am. Drs Usmani and Chhablani will lead a discussion after the case presentation


02/16/2022 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds
Caroline Vloka, MD
To Be Determined

02/18/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds -Jacob Winter, MD Pediatric Ophthalmology
Grand Rounds
Jamila Hiasat, MD
To Be Determined

Dr. Jacab WInters will present a case from the Pediatric Ophthalmology Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on February 18 at 7am. Drs. WInters and Hiasat will lead a discussion after the case presentation.

Please check back here for suggested reading materials.


02/23/2022 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Retina Imaging
Joseph Martel, MD
Virtual

02/25/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Matthew Sommers, MD - Comprehensive Ophthalmology Service
Grand Rounds
Evan Waxman, MD, PhD
To Be Determined

Dr. Matthew Sommers will present a case from the Comprehensive Ophthalmology Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on August 13, 2021 at 7am. Drs. Sommers and Waxman will lead a discussion after the case presentation. 

Please check back here for suggested reading materials.


03/02/2022 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds
Caroline Vloka, MD
To Be Determined

03/04/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
No Grand Rounds - ARVO

03/08/2022 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Retina Journal Club
Journal Club
Dr. Eller
Virtual

Mandatory for residents on the Retina service rotation. 

Check back for reading materials.


03/09/2022 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Ophthalmology Residents Morning Meeting Dr. Sahel
José-Alain Sahel, MD
To Be Determined

03/11/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds -Timothy Chen, MD - Glaucoma Service
Grand Rounds
Julia Polat, MD
To Be Determined

Dr. Timothy Chen will present a case from the Glaucoma Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on March 11, 2022 at 7am. Drs. Chen and Polat will lead a discussion after the case presentation.

 


03/16/2022 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds
Caroline Vloka, MD
To Be Determined

August 2021