Program Description: 

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in health care teams are recognized as valuable and important components to a successful practice. DEI adds value to a healthcare team by driving innovation, increasing engagement, reducing health disparities, along with other advantages. Recently published studies highlight the need for DEI in eye care. Implementing and sustaining DEI through recruitment of future eye care professionals and creating a culture of DEI can elevate a practice and the field of eye care.   



Educational series covering all aspects clinical eye care in an academic setting. 

Key Words: 

  • Ophthalmology
  • Optometry
  • Clinical eye care
  • Diversity


Target audience: 
  • Ophthalmologists
  • Optometrists
  • Residents/Fellows
  • Medical Students
  • Community Physicians
Learning objectives: 

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

  • Understand the concepts of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI)  

  • Be familiar with recently published articles related to DEI in the eye care field  

  • Learn how to implement and sustain DEI in a clinical practice  

  • Expand their knowledge of clinical eye care


Faculty & credentials: 

In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, Standard 3, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.



Alexander Khammar, MD FAAS
Associate Professor
Pediatric Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology and 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 for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  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 1.00 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals. 


Session date: 
01/05/2022 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
The 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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