2015 Macula Society 38th Annual Meeting

Scottsdale, AZ US
February 25, 2015 to February 28, 2015

This educational activity is designed to improve patient care and to promote innovative research to push the field forward through reporting of the latest findings from multi-center clinical trials, discussion of investigator initiated studies, and the sharing of the cutting-edge research findings among the Macula Society members and guests.

The Macula Society was founded in 1977 as a society for vitreoretinal physicians, surgeons and researchers to gather, learn, and discuss the new frontiers in retinal surgery, clinical care and treatment and research studies. Annual meetings of the Macula Society provide a forum for reporting on the most innovative research, clinical experience and the latest clinical trial findings in the areas of retinal, macular and vitreous diseases and surgery, and for spirited discussions about new and possibly controversial treatment modalities.

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the Medical College of Wisconsin and The Macula Society. The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 19.25 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 19.25 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
 
 
This meeting was supported by an unrestricted educational grant from:  Synergetics, Oraya Therapeutics, Carl Zeiss Meditec, Topcon Medical Systems, Bausch & Lomb, Alimer Sciences, Allergan, Notal Vision, Lumentis, Santen Inc., Heidelberg Engineering, Optos Inc., Optovue Inc., Ohr Pharmaceutical, Regeneron Pharamaceutical, Molekule Consulting

Target Audience

  • Vitreoretinal specialists and surgeons-members of the Society
  • Co-authors who are researchers
  • Fellows
  • Ophthalmologists 

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, I will be able to:
  • Discuss findings from recently completed multi-center clinical trials in retina
  • Appraise the efficacy and safety results for clinical studies investigating available and emerging treatment options and treatment schedules for macular diseases
  • Implement best practices for these disease states based upon an evaluation of ongoing clinical trials and diagnostic and imaging technologies
Additional information

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Stacy Singerman
Phone Number: 
+1 (216) 839-4949
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 19.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 19.25 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
01/22/2015
Course expires: 
05/31/2015
Event starts: 
02/25/2015 - 2:30pm
Event ends: 
02/28/2015 - 1:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Montelucia Resort & Spa
4949 East Lincoln Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85253
United States
Program Committee
Judy E. Kim, MD Chair
Caroline R. Baumal, MD
R.V. Paul Chan, MD, MSc, FACS
Craig M. Greven, MD
Jennifer I. Lim, MD
Lawrence J. Singerman, MD
Paul Sternberg, Jr., MD
 
Presenters:
 
 
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.

Available Credit

  • 19.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 19.25 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/22/2015
Course expires: 
05/31/2015

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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