Upcoming Events

Date
Title
Conference Series
Faculty
Location
01/27/2015 - 7:00am
A Quest for the Neural Code for Vision
Special Event
Dr. Stephen G. Odaibo
9th Floor Conference Room

Dr. Stephen G. Odaibo, M.S.(Math), M.S.(Comp. Sci.), M.D is a Clinical Lecturer of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. He is currently the Medical Retina Fellow at W.K. Kellogg Eye Center at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Dr. Odaibo will present on "A Quest for the Neural Code for Vision" at 7am in the 9th Floor Conference Room at the UPMC Eye Center.


01/28/2015 - 7:00am
Nystagmus
Neuro Ophthalmology
Dr. Gabrielle Bonhomme
9th Floor Conference Room

01/28/2015 - 8:00am
Introduction to Radiology
Neuro-Ophthalmology Imaging
Dr. Branstetter
9th Floor Conference Room

01/28/2015 - 5:00pm
Cataract Video Club
Dr. Conner
9th Floor Conference Room

01/29/2015 - 7:00am
Disk Pallor
Neuro Ophthalmology
Dr. Gabrielle Bonhomme
9th Floor Conference Room

Objectives: Upon completion of this conference the resident/student should be able to

Describe the

  • pathophysiology
  • differential diagnosis
  • symptoms
  • signs
  • workup
  • and treatment of

disk pallor.

Assignment: Please the appropriate sections on Optic Neuropathy in Chapter 4: The patient Decreased Vision in the BCSC Neuro-ophthalmology book


01/30/2015 - 7:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Neuro-Ophthalmology
Grand Rounds
Ahmara Ross, MD
BST S120

Dr. Ahmara Ross will present a Neuro-Ophthalmology case at the UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on January 30, 2015 at 7 am in BST 120. Dr. Ross will lead a discussion after the case presentation. Please check back here for suggested reading.


02/02/2015 - 7:00am
Headache
Neuro Ophthalmology
Dr. Zaydan
9th Floor Conference Room

Objectives: Upon completion of this conference the resident/student should be able to

Describe the

  • pathophysiology
  • differential diagnosis
  • symptoms
  • signs
  • workup
  • and treatment of

head, ocular  or facial pain

Assignment: Please read  Chapter 12: The patient With Head, Ocular or Facial Pain in the BCSC Neuro-ophthalmology book


02/03/2015 - 7:00am
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Neuro Ophthalmology
Dr. Islam Zaydan
9th Floor Conference Room

02/04/2015 - 7:00am
Cavernous Sinus Syndromes
Neuro Ophthalmology
Dr. Gabrielle Bonhomme
9th Floor Conference Room

Objectives: Upon completion of this conference the resident/student should be able to

Describe the

  • pathophysiology
  • differential diagnosis
  • symptoms
  • signs
  • workup
  • and treatment of

the syndromes associated with cavernous sinus

Assignment: Please review

  • The section covering Infranuclear Causes of Diplopia in Chapter 8 The Patient With Diplopia in the BCSC Neuro-ophthalmology book
  • The section covering Vascular Anatomy in Chapter 1 Neuro-ophthalmic Anatomy in the BCSC Neuro-ophthalmology book
  • The section covering Cerebrovascular Disorders in Chapter 14 Selected Systemic Conditions in the BCSC Neuro-ophthalmology book

02/04/2015 - 8:00am
NeuroRadiology II
Neuro-ophthalmology Imaging
Dr. Rath
9th Floor Conference Room

02/05/2015 - 7:00am
Neuro Ophthalmology and Systemic Disease
Neuro Ophthalmology
Dr. Gabrielle Bonhomme
9th Floor Conference Room

Objectives: Upon completion of this conference the resident/student should be able to

describe the neuro-ophthalmic findings in systemic conditions including

  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Inherited Myopathies
  • Phakomatoses
  • Pregnancy
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Lyme Disease
  • Fungal Infection
  • Cat-Scratch Disease

Assignment: Please read  Chapter 14: Selected Systemic Conditions With Neuro-Ophthalmic SIgns in the BCSC Neuro-ophthalmology book


02/06/2015 - 7:00am
Grand Rounds: Case Studies of Surgical Correction of Esotropia
Grand Rounds
Dr. Scott Olitsky
BST S120

Dr. Scott Olitsky  is the Section Chief for Ophthalmology. He is a Professor of Pediatric Ophthalmology at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. Dr. Olitsky will be presenting Case Studies of Surgical Correction of Esotropia at 7:00 am in RM BST S120 on Friday, February 6, 2015.


02/09/2015 - 7:00am
SupraNuclear Palsies
Neuro Ophthalmology
Dr. Islam Zaydan
9th Floor Conference Room

Objectives: Upon completion of this conference the resident/student should be able to

  • List, define and describe the types of eye movements
    • Saccades
    • Pursuit
    • Vestibulo-ocular reflexes
    • Optokinetic nystagmus
    • Convergence
  • Discuss the neuro-anatomy of these different types of eye movements
  • Define and discuss supranuclear disorders of eye movement including
    • Supranuclear stroke
    • Ocular motor apraxia
    • Pontine gaze palsy
    • Intranuclear ophthalmoplegia
    • One & one half syndrome
    • Upgaze & downgaze paresis
    • Dorsal midbrain syndrome
    • Progressive supranuclear palsy
    • Oculogyric crisis
    • Near reflex spasm
    • Convergence and divergence paresis
    • Skew deviation
    • Ocular neuromyotonia

Assignment: Please read 

  • At least Chapter 7: The Patient with Supranuclear Disorders of Ocular Motility in the BCSC Neuro-ophthalmology book.
  • I prepared for this conference using Lanning Kline's Review of Neuro-ophthalmology book.
  • Another reference I found very helpful was Supranuclear control of ocular motility by Lea Averbach-Heller (attached)

02/10/2015 - 7:00am
Functional Vision Loss
Neuro Ophthalmology
Dr. Ellen Mitchell
9th Floor Conference Room

Objectives: Upon completion of this conference the resident/student should be able to

Describe the

  • pathophysiology
  • differential diagnosis
  • symptoms
  • signs
  • workup
  • and treatment of

functional visual loss

Assignment: Please read the BCSC Neuro-ophthalmology section Chapter 13: The Patient with Functional Visual Disorders. You may also preview my slides in the Lecture Videos section of OphEd.


02/11/2015 - 7:00am
Neuro-Ophthalmology M and M Case
Neuro-Ophthalmology
Dr. Ross
9th Floor Conference Room

02/11/2015 - 8:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Retina Imaging
Dr. Martel
9th Floor Conference Room

02/12/2015 - 7:00am
Fourth Nerve Palsy
Neuro Ophthalmology
Dr. Ellen Mitchell
9th Floor Conference Room

Objectives: Upon completion of this conference the resident/student should be able to

Describe the

  • pathophysiology
  • differential diagnosis
  • symptoms
  • signs
  • workup
  • and treatment of

fourth nerve palsy

Assignment: Please the appropriate sections on Fourth Nerve Palsy in  Chapter 8: The Patient with Diplopia in the BCSC Neuro-ophthalmology book


02/12/2015 - 7:00am
Neuro-Ophthalmology Review
Neuro Ophthalmology
Dr. Gabrielle Bonhomme
9th Floor Conference Room

02/13/2015 - 7:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Guest Speaker
Grand Rounds
Deepa Yoganathan
BST S120

Dr. Deepa Yoganathan will present  at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on February 13, 2015 at 7 am in BST 120. Dr. Yoganathan will lead a discussion after the case presentation. Please check back here for suggested reading.


02/16/2015 - 5:30pm
GES Mission at Birmingham Clinic
Birmingham Clinic

Our mission on Monday, February 16th will be to the Birmingham Clinic in the South Side neighborhood in partnership with the UPMC Program for Health Care to Underserved Populations. Birmingham Clinic serves a diverse community of adults and children including immigrants. We often need Spanish translators at Birmingham Clinic. Click here for Google directions.


02/17/2015 - 5:00pm
Oculoplastics Journal Club
Oculoplastics
Dr. Stefko, Dr. Yu
9th Floor Conference Room

02/18/2015 - 8:00am
Chief Resident Rounds
Admin
Dr. Happ
9th Floor Conference Room

02/19/2015 - 5:30pm
Wet Lab: DSEK Lab
Wet Labs
Cornea Faculty
EEI 1st Floor Temporal Bone Lab
 

 


02/20/2015 - 7:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Consults
Grand Rounds
Peter Knowlton, MD, Ailee Laham, MD
BST S120

Dr. Peter Knowlton will present a case from the Consult Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on February 20, 2015 at 7 am in BST 120. Drs. Knowlton and Laham will lead a discussion after the case presentation. Please check back here for suggested reading.


02/25/2015 - 8:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Retina Imaging
Dr. Martel
9th Floor Conference Room

02/25/2015 - 5:00pm
Cataract Video Club
Dr. Conner
9th Floor Conference Room

02/27/2015 - 7:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds : Nystagmus- Breaking Old Concepts
Grand Rounds
Dr. Sara Otaibi
BST S120

Dr. Matt Klocek will present a case from the Pediatric Ophthalmology Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on February 27, 2015 at 7 am in BST 120. Drs. Klocek and Nischal will lead a discussion after the case presentation. Please check back here for suggested reading.


03/06/2015 - 7:00am
Grand Rounds: Papers to Practice
Grand Rounds
Ladan Espandar, MD, Shiva Swamynathan, PhD
BST S120

03/13/2015 (All day)
No Grand Rounds

03/13/2015 (All day)
Annual Pittsburgh Ophthalmology Society Meeting
Special Event
TBD
Omni William Penn

03/16/2015 - 5:30pm
GES Mission at Birmingham Clinic
Birmingham Clinic

Our mission on Monday, March 16th will be to the Birmingham Clinic in the South Side neighborhood in partnership with the UPMC Program for Health Care to Underserved Populations. Birmingham Clinic serves a diverse community of adults and children including immigrants. We often need Spanish translators at Birmingham Clinic. Click here for Google directions.


03/18/2015 - 8:00am
Chief Resident Rounds
Admin
Dr. Happ
9th Floor Conference Room

03/19/2015 - 5:30pm
Wet Lab: Capsulorhexis Lab
Wet Labs
Dr. Ian Conner, Dr. Alex Mammen
EEI 1st Floor Temporal Bone Lab
 

 


03/20/2015 - 7:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Glaucoma
Grand Rounds
Faizan Pathan, MD, Nils Loewen, MD
BST S120

Dr. Faizan pathan will present a case from the Glaucoma Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on March 20, 2015 at 7 am in BST 120. Drs. Pathan and Loewen will lead a discussion after the case presentation. Please check back here for suggested reading.


03/24/2015 - 6:00pm
GES Mission at Squirrel Hill Health Center
Squirrel Hill Health Center

Our mission on Tuesday, March 24th, 2014 will be to the Squirrel Hill Health Center. SQHC serves diverse community of patients including immigrants. We often need Nepali, Spanish and Russian translators at SQHC. Click here for Google directions.


03/25/2015 - 8:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Retina Imaging
Dr. Martel
9th Floor Conference Room

03/25/2015 - 5:00pm
Cataract Video Club
Dr. Conner
9th Floor Conference Room

03/27/2015 - 7:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Plastics
Grand Rounds
Ann Shue, MD, Tonya Stefko, MD
BST S120

Dr. Ann Shue will present a case from the Plastics Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on March 27, 2015 at 7 am in BST 120. Drs. Shue and Stefko will lead a discussion after the case presentation. Please check back here for suggested reading.


04/01/2015 - 8:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Retina Imaging
Dr. Neamtu, Dr. Trichonas
9th Floor Conference Room

04/03/2015 - 7:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Retina
Grand Rounds
Victor Neamtu, MD
BST S120

Dr. Victor Neamtu will present a case from the Retina Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on April 3, 2015 at 7 am in BST 120. Dr. Neamtu will lead a discussion after the case presentation. Please check back here for suggested reading.


04/08/2015 - 8:00am
Q and A Conference
Special Event
TBD
9th Floor Conference Room

04/09/2015 - 5:30pm
Wet Lab: Extracap Lab
Wet Labs
Dr. Ian Conner, Dr. Alex Mammen
EEI 1st Floor Temporal Bone Lab
 

 


04/10/2015 - 7:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Glaucoma
Grand Rounds
Julia Polat, MD
BST S120

Dr. Julia Polat will present a case from the Glaucoma Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on April 10, 2015 at 7 am in BST 120. Dr. Julia Polat will lead a discussion after the case presentation. Please check back here for suggested reading.


04/15/2015 - 8:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Retina Imaging
Dr. Martel
9th Floor Conference Room

04/17/2015 - 7:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - CES
Grand Rounds
Peter Knowlton, MD, Evan Waxman, MD, PhD
BST S120

Dr. Peter Knowlton will present a case from the Comprehensive Eye Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on April 17,2015 at 7 am in BST 120. Drs. Knowlton and Waxman will lead a discussion after the case presentation. Please check back here for suggested reading.


04/20/2015 - 5:30pm
GES Mission at Birmingham Clinic
Birmingham Clinic

Our mission on Monday, April 20th will be to the Birmingham Clinic in the South Side neighborhood in partnership with the UPMC Program for Health Care to Underserved Populations. Birmingham Clinic serves a diverse community of adults and children including immigrants. We often need Spanish translators at Birmingham Clinic. Click here for Google directions.


04/22/2015 - 8:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Retina Imaging
Dr. Martel
9th Floor Conference Room

04/22/2015 - 5:00pm
Cataract Video Club
Dr. Conner
9th Floor Conference Room

04/24/2015 - 7:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Consults
Grand Rounds
Matt Klocek, MD, PhD, Ailee Laham, MD
BST S120

Dr. Matt Klocek will present a case from the Consult Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on April 24, 2015 at 7 am in BST 120. Drs. Klocek and Waxman will lead a discussion after the case presentation. Please check back here for suggested reading.


04/29/2015 - 8:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Retina Imaging
Dr. Martel
9th Floor Conference Room

Thursday, January 1, 2015