43rd Anniversary Symposium

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Save the Date for our 43rd Anniversary Symposium on Friday, June 15, 2018!

Attendees will earn (4.5) hours of Continuing Medication Education (CME) Credits*

  • Location: USC Health Sciences Campus (HSC) – Aresty Conference Center
    1450 Biggy Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033
    On the lower ground level of the Harlyne J. Norris Cancer Research Tower (Kenneth Norris, Jr. Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital)
  • Parking: There is 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, between Zonal and Eastlake.
  • RSVP: Free registration, breakfast, lunch and beverages are provided for your convenience. RSVP to Chui Chow at chui.chow@med.usc.edu.
    Call (323)442-6463 for questions or additional information.

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USC Roski Eye Institute 43rd Anniversary Symposium Agenda

Time

Topic and Speaker

7:30am – 8:30am
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30am – 8:35am
Welcome and Introduction
Narsing A. Rao, MD


Section I Moderator: Andrew Moshfeghi, MD, MBA

Time

Topic and Speaker

8:35am – 8:50am
Reducing Infant Blindness Through Innovative Telemedicine
Thomas Lee, MD
8:50am – 9:00am
The Encryption Key
Brandon Wong, MD
9:00am – 9:10am
Management and Outcomes of Anterior Segment Neovascularization
Ananth Sastry, MD
9:10am – 9:25am
The Aqueous Humor as a Surrogate Tumor Biopsy for Retinoblastoma
Jesse Berry, MD
9:25am – 9:30am
Dr. Tom Lee to Introduce 2018 USC Roski Eye Institute Laureate Awardee
9:30am – 10:15am
Retinoblastoma: My Personal Journey
A. Linn Murphree, MD
10:15am – 10:45am
BREAK


Section II Moderator: Jonathan Song, MD, MBA

Time

Topic and Speaker

10:45am – 11:00am
Updates on Keratoconus Management
J. Bradley Randleman, MD
11:00am – 11:10am
A Pressing Matter
Natasha Naik, MD
11:10am – 11:25am
Detection and Treatment of Glaucoma in the Myopic Patient
Benjamin Xu, MD, PhD
11:25am – 11:35am
Escape Plan
Walid Abdallah, MD, PhD
11:35am – 11:50am
Gene Therapy in Ophthalmology
Hossein Ameri, MD, PhD
11:50am – 12:05pm
Latest Innovations in MIGS
Alena Reznik, MD
12:05pm – 1:20pm
LUNCH


Section III Moderator: Jonathan Kim, MD

Time

Topic and Speaker

1:20pm – 1:35pm
An Approach to Optic Nerve Regeneration
Kimberly Gokoffski, MD, PhD
1:35pm – 1:45pm
May the Schwartz Be With You
On-Tat Lee, MD
1:45pm – 2:00pm
Ophthalmic Sequelae of Facial Nerve Palsy
Jessica Chang, MD
2:00pm – 2:15pm
Combating Eye Injuries with a Reversible Superglue
Jack Whalen, PhD
2:15pm – 2:25pm
When You Have Reached an Impasse
Arman Zaman, MD
2:25pm – 2:40pm
Outcomes of Endoscopic Vitrectomy
Aaron Nagiel, MD, PhD
2:40pm – 2:55pm
Pseudotumor Cerebri Syndrome: Current Diagnosis and Management
Vivek Patel, MD
2:55pm – 3:10pm
Updates in Therapies for Macular Degeneration and Diabetic Eye Disease
Andrew Moshfeghi, MD, MBA
3:10pm – 3:15pm
Closing Remarks
Narsing Rao, MD
*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 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. 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 4.5 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.