32nd MidWinter Retina Symposium: Retina Update 2014

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 Statement:

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 5.5 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Course details

Target audience

  • Ophthalmologists
  • Optometrists
  • Residents and Fellows
  • Medical students
  • Graduate students
  • Postdoc fellows
  • Vision scientists

Learning objectives

  1. Recognize the options for treatment of common disease such as age-related macular degeneration and retinal vein occlusion, and understand how the various options can be integrated into clinical practice
  2. Become familiar with new and emerging techniques for diseases such as central serous retinopathy and vitreomacular traction
  3. Understand the options and usefulness of genetic studies for age related macular degeneration

Location

Crowne Plaza, Milwaukee West
10499 Innovation Drive
Wauwatosa, WI 53226

Faculty & credentials

Program Director:
David Weinberg, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Financial Conflicts with:
  Regeneron - Research Support - Investigator

Guest Speakers:
Mathew MacCumber, MD, PhD

Professor and Associate Chair for Research
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois
Financial Conflicts with:
  Thrombogenics - Consulting Fee - Consultant
  ArticDx - Consulting Fee, Grant - Conslultant, Research
  Sequenom - Consulting Fee, Grant - Conslultant, Research
 

Rajendra Apte, MD, PhD
Paul A. Cibis Distinguished Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri
Finincial Conflicts with:
   Regeneron - Honoraria/Speaker Fees - Consultant/Speaker
   Genentech - Honoraria/Speaker Fees - Consultant/Speaker
   Bayer - Honoraria/Speaker Fees - Consultant/Speaker
   Norvartis - Honoraria/Speaker Fees - Consultant/Speaker

MCW Faculty
Thomas Connor, MD

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Financial Conflicts with:
  Genentech - Honorarium - Advisor/Speaker
  Thombogenics - Honorarium - Advisor

Dennis Han, MD
Jack A. & Elaine Klieger Professor of Ophthalmology
Section Chief, Retina Service
No Financial Conflicts

Judy Kim, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology
Financial Conflicts with:
   Thombogenics - Honorarium - Advisory Board

Kimberly Stepien, MD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
No Financial Conflicts

William Wirostko, MD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
No Financial Conflicts

ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Barriers to change: 
Lack of Time Patient Compliance Issues
Hotel Information: 

Crowne Plaza, Milwaukee West
10499 West Innovation Drive
Wautatosa, WI 53226
Phone: (414)-475-9500
 

CME Coordinator Name : 
Kelli Torosian
Phone Number : 
+1 (414) 955-7875
This live activity started on January 11th, 2014 and is no longer available for enrollments.