Upcoming Events

Date
Title
Conference Series
Faculty
Location
09/24/2021 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds -Manuel Paez-Escamilla, MD - Pediatric Ophthalmology
Grand Rounds
Preeti Patil, MD
To Be Determined

Dr. Manuel Paez-Escamilla will present a case from the Pediatric Ophthalmology Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on September 24, , 2021 at 7am.  . Drs.  Paez and Patil will lead a discussion after the case presentation.

Please check back here for suggested reading materials.


09/27/2021 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Anophthalmic Socket
Oculoplastics
Dr. Anna Guchshin
Virtual

Please read The Anophthalmic Socket (ch 8) of the BCSC series to prepare for discussion.


09/28/2021 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Guest Lecturer from Dermatology - Dr. Alaina James
Oculoplastics
Alaina J. James, MD, PhD, FAAD
Virtual

09/29/2021 - 7:00am to 7:45am
Orbital Neoplasms/Malformation
Oculoplastics
Dr. Stefko
Virtual

Please read Chapter 9 Orbital Neoplasms and Malformations  of the BCSC series.


09/29/2021 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds-OKAP Review
To Be Determined
To Be Determined

10/01/2021 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds -Ralitsa Loewen, MD - Cornea Service
Grand Rounds
Vishal Jhanji, MD
To Be Determined

Dr. Ralitsa Loewen will present a case from the Cornea Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on October 1, 2021 at 7am. Drs. Loewen and Jhanji will lead a discussion after the case presentation.


10/02/2021 - 9:00am to 1:30pm
GES Butler
Dr. Stefko
212 S Main St #625, Butler, PA 16001
This mission will take place at Butler. Medical students should arrive by 8:30 at the latest to help set up, and we will start seeing patients at 9:00.

The clinic's address is:

212 S Main St #625

Butler, PA 16001

 


10/04/2021 - 7:00am to 7:45am
Corneal Perforation
Cornea
Dr. Jhanji
Virtual

10/06/2021 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Retina Imaging
Joseph Martel, MD
Virtual

10/07/2021 - 7:00am to 7:45am
Corneal Dystrophies & Metabolic Disorders
Cornea
Dr Dhaliwal
Virtual

Objectives: Upon completion of this conference the resident/student should have an understanding of corneal dystrophies and metabolic disorders and should be able to

  • Review the basic principles of clinical genetics
  • Review the diagnostic approach to genetic diseases of the cornea
  • Describe the epidemiology, causes, signs, symptoms and management of
    • the Corneal Dystrophies including
      • Anterior Corneal Dystrophies
      • Stromal Corneal Dystrophies
      • Endothelial Dystrophies
    • Ectatic Disorders including
      • Keratoconus
      • Pellucid Marginal Degeneration
      • Keratoglobus
    • Metabolic Disorders with corneal changes

Assignment: Please read Chapter 10 Molecular Genetics of Corneal Dystrophies and Metabolic Disorders and Clinical Approach to Corneal Dystrophies and Metabolic Disorders in the Cornea Section of the BCSC series.


10/08/2021 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds-POS Guest Speaker - Anup K. Khatana, MD - Cataract & Glaucoma Specialist-(Event is Tentative)
Grand Rounds
POS Guest Speaker
To Be Determined

Dr. Khatana is the Medical Director, Cincinnati Eye Institute, Cincinnati, OH. He joined Cincinnati Eye Institute (CEI) as a cataract and glaucoma specialist in 2000 and was Director of the Glaucoma Service and fellowship from 2012 – 2020. He became Medical Director of the Cincinnati Eye Institute in 2019. He is a volunteer Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology, and was voted teacher of the year by his residents here in 2011. He has been selected by his peers to Best Doctors in America since 2001. Dr. Khatana uses the latest cataract surgical technology, including the use of toric and multifocal intraocular lenses and specializes in the management of various complicated and advanced forms of glaucoma, as well as all of the newer minimally invasive glaucoma surgeries. As an investigator in various clinical trials, Dr. Khatana is able to provide his patients access to new drugs and technologies at an earlier stage.


10/12/2021 - 5:30pm to 9:30pm
GES Squirrel Hill Health Center
Dr. Ian Conner
4516 Browns Hill Rd, Pittsburgh, PA

This mission will take place at Squirrel Hill Health Center:

4516 Browns Hill Rd

Pittsburgh, PA 15217


10/12/2021 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Retina Journal Club
Journal Club
Dr. Eller
Virtual

Mandatory for residents on the Retina service rotation. 

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10/13/2021 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Retinal Detachment and Predisposing Retinal Lesions
Retina
Dr. Rosenberg
Virtual

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

  1. Recognize the signs and symptoms of retinal detachment
  2. Identify the differential diagnoses associated with retinal detachment
  3. Identify the treatment options for retinal detachment
  4. Recognize the surgical objectives in retinal detachment repair surgery
  5. Recognize the appropriate risk factors for retinal detachment

 Reading Assignment: Please read the BCSC Retina chapter prior to the conference.


10/13/2021 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds-OKAP Review
To Be Determined
To Be Determined

10/15/2021 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - David Mora-Boellstorff, MD - Occuloplastics Service
Grand Rounds
S. Tonya Stefko, MD
Virtual

Dr. David Mora– Boellstorff will present a case from the Occuloplastics Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on October 15, 2021 at 7am..  Drs.Mora– Boellstorff  and Stefko will lead a discussion after the case presentation. 

 


10/16/2021 - 9:00am to 12:45pm
GES McKeesport 9th St Clinic
Dr. Meghal Gagrani
410 9th St, McKeesport, PA, 15132

This mission will be at the 9th Street Clinic in McKeesport:

410 9th St

McKeesport, PA 15132

https://goo.gl/maps/7t4EiTg4tGneLauG8


10/18/2021 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
GES OCA Screening (Org of Chinese Americans)
UPMC Montefiore, 9th floor

This mission is hosted by the Organization of Chinese Americans. We will be providing an eye screening service as as an extension to the general clinic. 

Mandarin fluency is recommended but not required. 


10/20/2021 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Retina Imaging
Joseph Martel, MD
Virtual

10/22/2021 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Postponed -UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Sonny Caplash, MD - Retina Service
Grand Rounds
Postponed

This lecture has been postponed due to the Mission of Mercy Event.


10/25/2021 - 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

 


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

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. 

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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

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