Program Description: 
We will discuss inherited retinal diseases and the updates for gene therapies and the challenges patients face.
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 1.00 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.  
Target audience: 
  • Physician
  • Physician (fellow/resident)
  • Community eye care professionals
  • Optometrists
  • Ophthalmic photographers
Learning objectives: 
  1. Review current FDA approved treatment for RPE65 LCA/RP
  2.  Discuss current gene therapies in clinical trials for IRDs
  3. Show examples of challenges in the diagnosis of IRDs


Faculty & credentials: 
Kimberly Stepien, MD
Associate Professor – Medical Retina
University of WI – Department of Ophthalmology



All persons in control of content has no relevant financial relationships to disclose with the exception of: 
Kimberly StepienAtsena TherapeuticsScientific Advisory Board
Spotlight TherapeuticsAdvisory Committee
Opsis TherapeuticsScientific Advisory Committee

In accordance with the ACCME®  Standards for Commercial Support Number 6, all in control of content disclosed any relevant financial relationships. These relationships were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest resolution process and resolved 


Mary Schafer
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-7840
Session date: 
10/07/2020 - 7:00am to 8:00am CDT
  • 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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