2nd Annual Ocular Oncology Conference

 

Dear Colleague:
Please join us for our 2nd Annual Ocular Oncology Conference on Saturday, November 5, 2016. We invite you to participate in this specialty continuing medical education (CME) program. Please note the change in our CME venue to the Aresty Auditorium. The new address can be found below. 
 
Lectures include:
Registration and Continental Breakfast
Welcome/Introduction by the Course Directors
Jonathan Kim, MD & Jesse Berry, MD, USC Roski Eye Institute
Moderators: Drs. Arun Singh, Bertil Damato, Tara McCannel, A. Linn Murphree, Jonathan Kim & Jesse Berry
8:05 – 8:25 am
The Genetics of Uveal Melanoma: A New Paradigm?
Bertil Damato, MD, PhD, University of California, San Francisco 
8:25 – 8:45 am
Orbital Recurrence and Metastatic Disease in Retinoblastoma: Where Have We Come?
Jesse Berry, MD, USC Roski Eye Institute
8:45 – 9:05 am
Innovations in Vitreoretinal Surgery in the Management of Uveal Melanoma
Tara McCannel, MD, PhD, Jules Stein Eye Institute
9:05 – 9:25 am
Conjunctival Tumor Conundrums
Arun Singh, MD, Cole Eye Institute
9:25 – 9:45 am
Indirect PDT for Retinoblastoma: New Insights
Jonathan Kim, MD, USC Roski Eye Institute
9:45 – 10:05 am
Intraocular Lymphoma: The UCSF Experience 
Bertil Damato, MD, PhD, University of California, San Francisco
10:05 – 10:25 am
Toric Marker for Radioactive Plaque Placement: The Life of the Oncology Surgeon
Jesse Berry, MD, USC Roski Eye Institute
10:25 – 10:45 am
The Management of Small Retinoblastoma Involving the Posterior Pole: How to use Chemotherapy and Laser Therapy
Jonathan Kim, MD, USC Roski Eye Institute
10:45 – 10:55 am
COFFEE BREAK

 

Scientific Sessions:
10:55 – 11:15 am
Theoretical Advantages of Brachytherapy Dose Reduction for Uveal Melanomas
Richard Jennelle, MD, USC Radiation Oncology
11:15 – 11:35 am
New Therapeutics for Retinoblastoma
Thomas Lee, MD, USC Roski Eye Institute
11:35 – 11:55 am
Surrogate Liquid Biopsy for Retinoblastoma
Jesse Berry, MD, USC Roski Eye Institute
11:55 – 12:25 pm
Episcleral Reservoir for Retinoblastoma: A New Therapy
Jesse Berry, MD, USC Roski Eye Institute
Rima Jubran, MD, MPH, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
A. Linn Murphree, MD, USC Roski Eye Institute
12:25 – 1:45 pm
LUNCH

 

Cases 2016:
1:45 – 2:00 pm
Bad to the Bone
Julia Nemiroff, MD, USC Roski Eye Institute
2:00 – 2:15 pm
We ALL Fall Down
Brandon Wong, MD, USC Roski Eye Institute
2:15 – 2:30 pm
Hide and Seek
Nadim Rayess, MD, USC Roski Eye Institute
2:30 – 2:45 pm
Outta Bounds
Brian Toy, MD, USC Roski Eye Institute
2:45 – 3:00 pm
All Coming up Roses
Jesse Berry, MD, USC Roski Eye Institute
3:00 – 3:15 pm
Masquerade Ball
Claudine Bellerive, MD, MSc, Cole Eye Institute
3:15 – 3:30 pm
Metastatic CSCR 
Brian Do, MD, USC Roski Eye Institute
3:30 – 3:45 pm
Bah-Dumpa-a-Dump
Wallid Abdallah, MD, PhD, USC Roski Eye Institute
3:45 – 4:00 pm
A Sticky Situation
Christine Greer, MD, USC Roski Eye Institute
4:00 – 4:15 pm
Put a Ring on it
Luv Patel, MD, USC Roski Eye Institute
4:15 – 4:30 pm
Thicker than Plasma
Arezu Haghighi, MD, USC Roski Eye Institute
4:30 – 4:45 pm
Dark and Mysterious
Jonathan Kim, MD, USC Roski Eye Institute

 

7:30 am – 4:30 pm
Aresty Auditorium
Harlyne J. Norris Research Tower (NRT)
1450 Biggy Street, Lower Ground Level
Los Angeles, CA 90033
 
Enter on Biggy Street – Double glass doors
Continental breakfast and beverages will be served. Free registration is provided for your convenience. There are metered street parking available outside 1450 Biggy Street, or you may park inside the Biggy Structure for $12. The entrance to the Biggy Structure is off of Biggy Street, in between Zonal and Eastlake. Please RSVP acceptance or regrets to Lina Poyzner at lina.poyzner@med.usc.edu. Should you have any questions or require additional information, please call (323) 442-6383.

Attendees will earn six and a half (6.5) hours of CME Credits*

*Accreditation Statement:

 

The Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation:
The Keck School of Medicine of the University of California designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)â„¢. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Allied Health Care Professionals: Registered nurses may report up to 6.5 credit hours toward the continuing education requirement for license renewal by their state Board of Registered Nurses (BRN). CME may be noted on the license renewal application in lieu of a BRN provider number. The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants states that AMA accredited Category 1 courses are accepted for re certification.

 

Disclosure:
As an organization accredited by the ACCME, The Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California requires everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose prior to the activity all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. All disclosed relevant financial relationships will have been resolved prior to the commencement of the activity.

Objectives:
– Use an interactive case-based discussion to incorporate evidence-based data to improve diagnostic and therapeutic management of patients with these ocular disorders.
– Recognize and discuss the most recent techniques in the management of ocular condition.
– Apply current research findings to better diagnose and manage patients with ocular disease.
Joy V. Roque
Program Manager
Office of Rohit Varma, MD, MPH
Interim Dean, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Grace and Emery Beardsley Professor and Chair,
Department of Ophthalmology
Director, USC Roski Eye Institute
USC Roski Eye Institute
1450 San Pablo Street, Suite 4706
Los Angeles, CA 90033
Tel (323) 442-6463
Fax (323) 442-6412
eye.keckmedicine.org