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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.

September 16, 2022

Matthew Haynie, MD
University of Rochester
Topic: Pediatrics

Research Spotlight
Michael Telias, PhD
University of Rochester
Topic: Fragile X Syndrome: from clinic to the lab bench and back

November 18, 2022

Visiting Professor
Luis Mejico, MD

SUNY Upstate Medical University
Topic: Neuro-ophthalmology

Research Spotlight
Krystel Huxlin, PhD
University of Rochester
Topic: Vision restoration in hemianopia

December 16, 2022

Visiting Professor
Yousuf Khalifa, MD

Emory University
Topic: Pearls for Cataract Surgery Teaching and Learning

Research Spotlight
Susana Marcos, PhD
University of Rochester
Topic: IOL Design

January 20, 2023

Sawrat Salim , MD
Tufts University
Topic: Myopia and Glaucoma

Research Spotlight
To be announced

February 17, 2023

Visiting Professor
Wen Fan Hu, MD, PhD

Univeristy of Rochester
Topic: Uveitis

March 17, 2023

Visiting Professor
Ula Jurkunas, MD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Harvard Medical School
Topic:  Unraveling Mechanisms of Female Predominance in Fuchs Dystrophy

Research Spotlight
Rachel Wozniak, MD, PhD
Topic: Identification of novel Staphylococcus aureus virulence factors in keratitis

April 21, 2023

Visiting Professor
Dale S. Meyer, MD

SUNY Albany
Topic: Lower Eyelid Malpositions: Evaluation and Treatment with The Bick, Tarsal Strip and Hybrid “Quick Strip” Procedure

Research Spotlight
Collyn Woeller, PhD
Uncovering the Molecular Mechanisms of Thyroid Eye Disease

Join Zoom Meeting at 2 PM

May 19 - 20, 2023

Rochester Ophthalmology Conference
Snell Memorial Lecture
Liliana Werner, MD, PhD
University of Utah School of Medicine
Topic: Cataract and Refractive Surgery

June 16, 2023

Residents Research and Alumni Day
Visiting Professor
Matilda Chan, MD, PhD

University of San Francisco, Proctor Foundation
Topic: 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