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The Flaum Eye Institute Visiting Professor and Research Series

The Flaum Eye Institute Visiting Professor enters a new chapter in bringing the most accomplished, nationally recognized eye care professionals to the University of Rochester for continuing medical education. Beginning in the 2021 Academic year, we will also be adding a bonus lecture from one of Flaum Eye Institute’s expert basic scientists into the schedule with a research overview presentation related to that afternoon’s theme. All the events will be moved to the 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.

October 16, 2020

Alex Levin, MD, MHSc

Adeline Lutz and Dr. Steven ST Ching Distinguished Professor in Ophthalmology, University of Rochester Medical Center
Topic: Ocular Genetics

Ruchira Singh, PhD

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Center for Visual ScienceBiomedical Genetics
Title: Patient-derived stem cell models of monogenic eye diseases

Zoom Meeting

2:00-2:05 Introduction, CME info, etc. by David Diloreto, Jr., MD, PhD
2:05-2:30 Research presentation, Patient-derived stem cell models of monogenic eye diseases by Ruchira Singh, PhD
2:30-3:35 Case presentations by Tina Douglas, MD, Randy Igbinoba, MD Yiyun Zhou, MD, PhD
3:35-3:40 BREAK
3:40-4:10 Presentation from genetic counselors and Alex Levin, MD: “How genetics works”
4:10-4:15 BREAK
4:15-4:45 Presentation by Alex Levin, MD, “Why do Genetics?”
4:45-5:00 Further questions/discussion​

November 20, 2020

John Berdahl, MD

Vance Thompson Vision, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Sanford School of Medicine 
Topic: Cataract - Anterior Segment

Rachel Wozniak, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Title: TBD

December 18, 2020

Judy Kim, MD

Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin
Topic: Retina

Jesse Schallek, PhD

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Center for Visual ScienceNeuroscience
Title: TBD

February 19, 2021

Laura Enyedi, MD

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Duke University 
Topic: Pediatric Ophthalmology

Geunyoung Yoon, PhD

Professor of Ophthalmology, Center for Visual ScienceThe Institute of Optics, Biomedical Engineering
Title: TBD

March 26-27, 2021

Rochester Ophthalmology Conference

April 16, 2021

Peter Setabutr, MD

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Director, Occuplastic & Reconstructive Surgery Service, University of Illinois, Chicago, Millennium Park Eye Center
Topic: Oculoplastics

Collynn Woeller, PhD

Assistant Professor of OphthalmologyEnvironmental Medicine
Title: TBD

June 18, 2021

Carla Siegfried, MD

Jacquelyn E. and Allan E. Kolker, MD, Distinguished Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis 
Topic: Glaucoma

Richard Libby, PhD

Senior Associate Dean for Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs, Professor of Ophthalmology, Center for Visual SciencePathology and Laboratory MedicineBiomedical Genetics
Title: TBD