Program Description: 

Gut microbiome plays an important role in immune system regulation and has been implicated in pathogenesis of autoimmune uveitis.  This talk will discuss our current understanding of this relationship and future research for potential therapy of autoimmune uveitis. 


Target audience: 
  • Physician
  • Physician (fellow/resident)
  • Optometrists
  • Ophthalmic photographers
  • Medical Students
Learning objectives: 

Participants who engage in this educational intervention will be able to: 

  • Understand the relationship between gut microbiome and autoimmune diseases 

  • Describe current research and knowledge in gut microbiome and uveitis 

  • Describe future research and potential therapeutic targets of uveitis utilizing gut microbiome 


Faculty & credentials: 


Joon-Bom Kim, MD 

Assistant Professor 
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Research
Medical College of Wisconsin


In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Commercial Support Six, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Joon-Bom Kim, MD


Activity Director:

William J. Wirostko, MD

Professor of Ophthalmology

Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences


Mary Schafer
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-7840

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Session date: 
12/01/2021 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
Froedtert & Medical College of WI Eye Institute
925 N 87th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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