41st Annual Midwest Glaucoma Symposium and the Medical College of Wisconsin Eye Institute 2018 Annual Symposium

Milwaukee, WI US
September 28, 2018 to September 29, 2018

The purpose of this symposium is to present current methods and new advances in the medical and surgical management of glaucoma with an emphasis on new diagnostic, therapeutic, and surgical approaches to patient care.

This educational activity is being supported by:  Allergan

Target Audience

This educational activity is aimed at practicing ophthalmologists, subspecialty ophthalmologists, optometrists, ophthalmology residents and fellows interested in learning about and incorporating new advances into their clinical practice. The program is also designed for vision scientists who are working in the areas of translational research and interested in advancements in vision care.

Learning Objectives

  • Highlight glaucoma diagnostic advances, including tonometry, visual fields, imaging, and possible interaction of intraocular and intracranial pressures
  • Review glaucoma therapeutic approaches from novel drug delivery, newly-approved medications, and potential gene therapy through classic filtering procedures (trabeculectomy and aqueous shunts)
  • Consider less-invasive glaucoma procedures, including critical evaluation of the literature and patient selection, as well as the ethics related to adopting new procedures
  • Revisit angle-closure glaucoma from gonioscopy to role of cataract surgery and goniosynechialysis
  • Understand role of registries, such as AAO IRIS, in current and future healthcare
Additional information

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Mary Schafer
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 955-7840
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 9.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 9.50 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
07/05/2018
Course expires: 
11/28/2018
Event starts: 
09/28/2018 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
09/29/2018 - 12:00pm
Cost:
$13.00

RECEPTION

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

Eye Institute Annual Symposium attendees and their spouses/guests are invited to attend a reception Friday evening. Please join us for hors d’oeuvres and refreshments at the Harley-Davidson Museum, home to the motorcycles and artifacts that make up the Motor Company's rich history and heritage and one of Milwaukee’s top tourist destinations.

When: Friday, September 28, 2018, 6-9 p.m.

Where: Harley-Davidson Museum

400 W Canal St., Milwaukee, WI 53201
 

To attend, please include the Reception in your symposium registration or RSVP to Mary Schafer at mschafer@mcw.edu or (414) 955-7840. Round trip transportation will be provided from the hotel lobby to the H-D Museum upon request.

InterContinental Milwaukee
139 East Kilbourn Avenue
Grand Salon
Milwaukee, WI 53202
United States
+1 (414) 935-5943

Parking: The hotel offers underground parking on premise for a fee.   

Travel

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

A block of rooms has been reserved at:

The InterContinental Milwaukee
139 East Kilbourn Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 935-5943
 
$139.00 + applicable taxes and parking fees; When making your reservation, mention the Medical College of Wisconsin Eye Institute rate.
 
Deadline to book at discounted rate is August 28, 2018.
The Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, is honored to present the 41st Annual Midwest Glaucoma Symposium held in conjunction with the Eye Institute 2018 Annual Symposium.
 
Program Directors:
Edward M. Barnett, MD, PhD
Sarwat Salim, MD
 
This year’s named lectures include:
Cohen Lecture
Donald L. Budenz, MD, MPH
Kittner Family Distinguished Professor and Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology
University of North Carolina
 
Kapetansky Lecture
Cynthia Mattox, MD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Tufts University 
 
MGS International Lecture
Yvonne M. Buys, MD
Professor, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
University of Toronto
 
MGS Research Lecture
Donald C. Hood, PhD
James F. Bender Professor in Psychology
Professor of Ophthalmic Sciences
Columbia University
 
 
Invited Speakers:
Ahmad A. Aref, MD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
University of Illinois 
 
Gregg A. Heatley, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Jeffrey W. Kalenak, MD
Glaucoma Consultant and Surgeon
 
Anup K. Khatana, MD
Volunteer Clinical Professor at the University of Cincinnati 
 
Anna C. Momont, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Sarwat Salim, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology
Tufts University
 
Carla J. Siegfried, MD
Jacquelyn E. and Allan E. Kolker, MD, Distinguished Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Washington University in St. Louis
 
Angelo P. Tanna, MD
Vice Chair, Department of Ophthalmology
Northwestern University
 
Molly M. Walsh, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Duke University Eye Center
 
Medical College of Wisconsin Speakers
Edward M. Barnett, MD, PhD
Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
 
Sang H. Hong, MD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
 
Judy E. Kim, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
 
Catherine Thuruthumaly, MD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
 
All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclosure except:
 
NameCompanyRole
Angelo P. Tanna, MDAlcon, Baush & Lomb, ForSightVision5Consulting
Anup K. Khatana, MDGlaukos, New World MedicalSpeaker, Consultant
Carla J. Siegfried, MDAllergan, Inc.Speaker
Cynthia Mattox, MDAerie Pharmaceuticals, Alcon, AllerganConsultant, Research
Donald L. Budenz, MD, MPHNew World MedicalSpeaker
Donald C. Hood, PhDTopcon, Inc., Heidelberg EngineeringResearch, Speaker
Judy E. Kim, MDGenentech, Notal Vision, Alimera ScienceAdvisory Board, Consultant
Molly M. Walsh, MD, MPHRetroject, Inc. Frederick ConsultantsCEO, Consultant
Ahmad A. Aref, MDNew World MedicalSpeaker
Yvonne M. Buys, MDArgentum PharmaceuticalsConsultant

In accordance with the ACCME® standard for Commercial Support Number 6, all in control of content disclosed any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

ACCME Accreditation:
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:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 9.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
 
OEB Credit Designation Statement:
This program is pending approval by the Optometry Examining Board.
 
 
Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 9.5 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
 

Available Credit

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

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
07/05/2018
Course expires: 
11/28/2018

Price

Cost:
$13.00
Please login or register to take this course.
SYMPOSIUM REGISTRATION
 
Online registration is required for evaluation and receiving CME credit. 
 
Creating a New User Account: Visit http://ocpe.mcw.edu, select “Create Account” in the upper-right-hand corner, and enter all the required information.
 
Registration: Log in to http://ocpe.mcw.edu and under the "Upcoming Courses" list select “41st Annual Midwest Glaucoma Symposium and the Medical College of Wisconsin Eye Institute 2018 Annual Symposium”. Then select the appropriate registration at the bottom of the page and click “Add to Cart.”
 
Fees are non-refundable: $325.00 (includes registration, course materials, CME certification and meals)
 

*Please note that the billing address entered upon checkout must match the billing address on the credit card you will be using to pay for the course. MCW accepts MasterCard, VISA and Discover.

A $13 non-refundable processing fee is assessed on all registrations.

This course is complimentary for fellows, residents and students; however, registration is required. For instructions on how to receive your complimentary registration, contact Mary Schafer at mschafer@mcw.edu or (414) 955-7840 before attempting to register online.

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