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The Flaum Eye Institute Visiting Professor and Research Series

The Flaum Eye Institute Visiting Professor Series continues in bringing the most accomplished, nationally recognized eye care professionals to the University of Rochester for continuing medical education. Based on your feedback, we will also continue to offer a short lecture from one of Flaum Eye Institute’s expert basic scientists where you can get a glimpse of the groundbreaking research being done in Rochester. All the events are now on Friday afternoons and, until further notice, all sessions offered via the Zoom Meeting streaming media platform.

Agenda for Visiting Professor Sessions -- Now on Friday Afternoons

2:00 p.m. – Introduction
2:05 p.m. – Research Presentation
2:30 p.m. – Resident Case Presentations
3:40 p.m. –  Visiting Professor Lecture
4:30 p.m. – Questions & Answer Session

For information on how to receive credit, call (585) 275-7666. If you have questions about the series, please call Residency Coordinator Patty DeBurro at (585) 273-3954.

November 19, 2021

Amde Shifera, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Rochester Medical Center
1) "Laboratory and radiologic testing in ocular inflammation"
2) "Prevention and management of post-surgical uveitis"

Research Lecture:  Paul Dunman, PhD
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Rochester School of Medicine
Topic: "Contending with the ESKAPE Pathogens"

December 17, 2021

Visiting professor lecture:  Stacey Pineles, MD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology University of California Los Angeles
Topic: "Binocular summation in pediatric and adult strabismus surgery"
Research Lecture:  Duje Tadin, PhD
Chair, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester School of Medicine
Topic: "Visual perception as a window to brain function"

January 21, 2022

Visiting professor lecture:  Douglas Jabs, MD, MBA
Professor of Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins University
Topic: "Rational treatment of uveitides"
Research Lecture:  William Merigan, PhD
Professor of Ophthalmology, Flaum Eye Institute
Topic: “How to optogenetically restore lost vision due to retinal disease”

February 18, 2022

Visiting professor lecture:  Inder Paul Singh, MD
The Eye Centers of Racine and Kenosha
Topic: "Navigating the MIGS Maze"
Research Lecture: Amy Kiernan, PhD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Flaum Eye Institute
Topic: "Molecular signaling during anterior segment development and disease"

March 18, 2022

Visiting professor lecture: Vikas Khetan, MD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Flaum Eye Institute
Topic: “Navigating the MIGS Maze”
Research Lecture: Peter A. Prieto, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center
Topic: "The MELIORAtion of Melanoma Immunotherapy"

April 15, 2022

Visiting professor lecture:  John Miller, MD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard School of Medicine
Topic: "Swept source OCT-A in diabetic retinopathy"
Research Lecture:  David Williams, PhD
William G. Allyn Chair of Medical Optics and Professor of Optics, University of Rochester
Topic: “Seeing through the ganglion cell mosaic”

May 20-21, 2022

Rochester Ophthalmology Conference
Keynote: Emily Chew, MD
Director, Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications, National Eye Institute

June 17, 2022

Residents Research and Alumni Day
Details to be announced

Previous Lectures 

Please enjoy these lectures from previous CME events. 

John Berdahl, MD
A Tale of Two Pressures: CSF Pressure and Glaucoma
Watch lecture here

Laura Enyedi, MD
1) Pediatric Eye Disorders with Skin Findings and the Other Way Around & Perilous Pediatric Problems: Diagnoses You Don't Want to Miss
Watch Lecture Here

Judy Kim, MD
Home OCT: Personalized Medicine for the Future
Watch lecture here

Peter Setabutr, MD
The droopy eyelid consult & Complications of oculoplastic surgery
Watch Lecture Here

Carla Siegfried, MD
Ethical Introduction to New Technologies in Ophthalmic Practice: "Pass"-t, Present, and Future
Watch Lecture Here

Maria Woodward, MD MS
Novel strategies to assess corneal ulcers in 2021
Watch Lecture Here