Annual Casey Eye Symposium

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Continuing Education Conference in Ophthalmology

We look forward to hosting the 2024 Annual Casey Eye Symposium at OHSU! Please join us for this continuing medical education meeting bringing together experts in all ophthalmic sub-specialties to share and discuss best practices and innovations in the field. 

Date: Friday, May 31, 2024
Time: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. with reception to follow
Location: OHSU Knight Cancer Research Building, Portland, OR


Target audience

Ophthalmologists, optometrists, residents, fellows and eye care providers.

Details

Date: Friday, May 31, 2024
Time: 8 a.m. -  4 p.m.
Location: Knight Cancer Research Building, South Waterfront

A reception will follow the program from 4 - 5 p.m. We hope your schedule allows you to join us.

Knight Cancer Research Building

Knight Cancer Research Builind. Rectangular modern looking building.
2720 S. Moody Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97201

Learning objectives

  1. Describe key innovations in ophthalmology with greatest potential impact in clinical practice in the near future.
  2. Understand the process of translating ophthalmic research into clinical practice.

Program planning committee

  • Hemakshi Adke - Nothing to Disclose
  • Aiyin Chen, M.D. - Nothing to Disclose
  • Julie Falardeau, M.D. - Nothing to Disclose
  • Seema Gupta, M.D. - Nothing to Disclose
  • Thomas Hwang, M.D. - Nothing to Disclose
  • Brooke Harkness, O.D. - Nothing to Disclose
  • Susan Minnieweather - Nothing to Disclose
  • Afshan Nanji, M.D. - Nothing to Disclose
  • Amanda Redfern, M.D. - Nothing to Disclose
  • Leah Reznick, M.D. - Nothing to Disclose
  • Lorri Wilson, M.D. - Nothing to Disclose
  • Daniel Tu, M.D., Ph.D. - Nothing to Disclose

Guest Speakers

Michael Chiang, MD, Headshot

Michael F. Chiang, M.D.
Director, National Eye Institute (National Institutes of Health)

Talk title 1: “How AI and data science will affect the practice of ophthalmology: perspectives from the National Eye Institute”
Talk title 2: “Things I learned while at OHSU that I use at the National Eye Institute”

Tamara Fountain, MD, headshot

Tamara Fountain, M.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Talk Title: "Pilots and Physicians, Passengers and Patients- Situational Awareness When Stakes Are High"

Speakers

John Davis, MD, headshot

John Davis, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
OHSU Casey Eye Institute

Talk title: "Surgical pearls for posterior segment surgery"

Julie Falardeau

Julie Falardeau, M.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology
OHSU Casey Eye Institute

Talk title: "What neuroimaging to order for acute neuro-ophthalmic problems"

Michael Gale, MD, headshot

Michael Gale, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
OHSU Casey Eye Institute

Talk title: What's New in Glaucoma in 2024

Dr. Rachel Garrett Headshot

Rachael Garrett, O.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
OHSU Casey Eye Institute

Talk title: "Dry eyes update"

Thomas Hwang, MD, headshot

Thomas Hwang, M.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine
OHSU Casey Eye Institute

Talk title: "How patient-centered medical records can save us from burn out"

Margaret Overstreet, OD, Headshot

Maggie Overstreet, O.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
OHSU Casey Eye Institute

Talk title: "Update on Myopia Management"

Dr. Travis Redd headshot

Travis Redd, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
OHSU Casey Eye Institute

Talk title: "Surgical pearls for anterior segment eye injury"

Alison Skalet M.D., Ph.D. headshot

Alison Skalet, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine
OHSU Casey Eye Institute

Talk title: "Maybe it's a tumor—or maybe "It's not a tumor"

Dr. Merina Thomas headshot

Merina Thomas, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
OHSU Casey Eye Institute

Talk title: "Post closure management (referrals, imaging)"

Benjamin Young, MD, Headshot

Benjamin K. Young, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
OHSU Casey Eye Institute

Talk title: "OCT Findings that Everyone Should Know"

James Wentzien, MD, headshot

James Wentzien, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
OHSU Casey Eye Institute

Talk title: "Preoperative Evaluation and Preparation for Surgery"

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