Upcoming Events

Date
Title
Conference Series
Faculty
Location
11/14/2018 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Transient Vision Loss
Neuro Ophthalmology
Dr. Gabrielle Bonhomme
9th Floor Conference Room

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

  • Describe the approach to the diagnosis of the patient with transient visual loss
  • List the five key questions to ask in the work up of TVL
  • List the differential diagnosis for monocular TVL
  • Describe the workup, prognosis and treatment for embolic causes of TVL
  • List the differential diagnosis for binocular TVL

Assignment: Please read  - The Patient With Transient Visual Loss in the BCSC Neuro-ophthalmology book.


11/14/2018 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Imaging
Dr. Martel
9th Floor Conference Room

11/15/2018 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Optic 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 disk pallor's:

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

Assignment: Please read the appropriate sections Optic Neuropathy in the BCSC series


11/16/2018 - 7:00am to 8:00am
No Grand Rounds Due To Residency Interview Day
Grand Rounds

11/19/2018 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Neuro Ophthalmology in 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 Selected Systemic Conditions With Neuro-Ophthalmic Signs in the BCSC Neuro-ophthalmology book


11/19/2018 - 5:30pm
GES Birmingham
Birmingham Clinic, 44 S 9th St, 15203
11/20/2018 - 7:00am to 8:00am
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 functional visual loss':

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

 


11/21/2018 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Radiology for Ophthalmologists
Neuro-Ophthalmology
Dr. Branstetter
9th Floor Conference Room

Objectives:

  • Identify common imaging artifacts that may complicate interpretation of imaging studies of the orbit
  • Review usual imaging appearances for common pathologies of the orbit and globe

Assignment:  Please read the chapter/pages on Neuro Radiology in the BCSC series.


11/21/2018 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds
Dr. Taubenslag
9th floor conference room, 936

11/23/2018 - 7:00am to 8:00am
No Grand Rounds Thanksgiving
Grand Rounds

11/26/2018 - 7:00am to 8:00am
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 the 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:

 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)

11/27/2018 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Nystagmus Review
Neuro Ophthalmology
Dr. Gabrielle Bonhomme
9th Floor Conference Room

11/27/2018 - 5:30pm
GES Squirrel Hill Health Center
Sq. Hill Health Ctr, 4516 Browns Hill Rd

Our mission on Tuesday, 11/27 will be at Squirrel Hill Health Center

4516 Browns Hill Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15217

 


11/28/2018 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Imaging
Dr. Martel
9th Floor Conference Room

11/30/2018 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Neuro-Ophthalmology Case Conference
Grand Rounds
Dr. Gabrielle Bonhomme
BST S120

On Friday, November 30, 2018 the UPMC Eye Center will hold it's Neuro-Ophthalmology Case Conference in BST S 120.  The conference is open to University of Pittsburgh Physicians only.  Neuro-Ophthalmology cases will be presented for review and analysis. 

Please check back. Once the cases are identified, the names presenters involved will be posted.

 


12/05/2018 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds
Dr. Taubenslag
9th floor conference room, 936

12/07/2018 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds-Uveitis-Guest Speaker-Debra Anne Goldstein, MD
Grand Rounds
Dr. Debra Anne Goldstein
BST 100 A

Dr. Goldstein received her medical degree from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, where she subsequently completed an ophthalmology residency. She then pursued a fellowship in uveitis and ocular immunology at McGill followed by a second fellowship in uveitis at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Goldstein has published over 100 papers in peer reviewed journals and has lectured widely all over the world. She was twice awarded the Golden Apple Award for Best Teacher in Ophthalmology when she was a professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Goldstein is currently a professor of Ophthalmology and the Director of the Uveitis Service in the Department of Ophthalmology at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine.


12/12/2018 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Imaging
Dr. Martel
9th Floor Conference Room

12/14/2018 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Root Cause Analysis Conference - Peter Mortenson, MD & Leonid Zlotcavitch, MD
Grand Rounds
Dr. Peter Mortenson, Dr. Leonid Zlotcavitch
BST S120

On Friday, December14, 2018 the UPMC Eye Center will hold it's quarterly Root Cause Analysis Conference in BST S 120.  The conference is open to University of Pittsburgh Physicians only.  Drs. Mortenson and Zlotcavitch will be presenting the cases for review and analysis. 

Please check back. Once the cases are identified, the names of the services involved will be posted.

 


12/17/2018 - 5:30pm
GES Birmingham
Birmingham Clinic, 44 S 9th St, 15203
12/21/2018 - 7:00am to 8:00am
No Grand Rounds Holiday
Grand Rounds

12/28/2018 - 7:00am to 8:00am
No Grand Rounds Holiday
Grand Rounds

01/02/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds
Dr. Taubenslag
9th floor conference room, 936

01/04/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Oculoplastics Service
Grand Rounds
Andrew Tran, MD, Jenny Yu, MD
To Be Determned

Dr. Andrew Tran will present a case from the Oculoplastics Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on Friday, January 4, 2019 at 7am.   Drs. Tran and Yu will lead a discussion after the case presentation. 

Please check back for location and suggested reading materials.


01/08/2019 - 5:30pm
GES Squirrel Hill Health Center
Sq. Hill Health Ctr, 4516 Browns Hill Rd

Our mission on Tuesday, 1/8 will be at Squirrel Hill Health Center

4516 Browns Hill Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15217

 


01/09/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Imaging
Dr. Martel
9th Floor Conference Room

01/16/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds
Dr. Taubenslag
9th floor conference room, 936

01/16/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Post-intervention analysis
Wolf Center
9th floor conference room

01/18/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds -Pediatric Ophthalmology Service
Grand Rounds
Lillian To, MD, Kanwal K. Nischal, MD
To Be Determned

Dr. Lillian To will present a case from the Pediatric Ophthalmology Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on Friday, January 18, 2019 at 7am.   Drs. To and Nischal will lead a discussion after the case presentation. 

Please check back for location and suggested reading materials.


01/23/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Imaging
Dr. Martel
9th Floor Conference Room

01/28/2019 - 5:30pm
GES Birmingham
Birmingham Clinic, 44 S 9th St, 15203
01/30/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds
Dr. Taubenslag
9th floor conference room, 936

02/01/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Retina Service
Grand Rounds
Sabrina Mukhtar, MD, Andrew Eller, MD
To Be Determned

Dr. Sabrina Mukhtar will present a case from the Retina Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on Friday, February 1, 2019 at 7am.   Drs. Mukhtar and Eller will lead a discussion after the case presentation. 

Please check back for location and suggested reading materials.


02/06/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Imaging
Dr. Martel
9th Floor Conference Room

02/12/2019 - 5:30pm
GES Squirrel Hill Health Center
Sq. Hill Health Ctr, 4516 Browns Hill Rd

Our mission on Tuesday, 2/12 will be at Squirrel Hill Health Center

4516 Browns Hill Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15217

 


02/13/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds
Dr. Taubenslag
9th floor conference room, 936

02/15/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Glaucoma Service
Grand Rounds
Dr. Jamie Odden, Dr. John Swogger
To Be Determined

Dr Jamie Odden will present a case from the Glaucoma Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on Friday, February 15, 2019 at 7 am in BST 120. Drs. Odden and Swogger will lead a discussion after the case presentation. 

Please check back for location and suggested reading materials.


02/18/2019 - 5:30pm
GES Birmingham
Birmingham Clinic, 44 S 9th St, 15203
02/20/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Imaging
Dr. Martel
9th Floor Conference Room

02/22/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Pediatric Ophthalmology Service
Grand Rounds
Dr. Jared Weed, Dr. Ellen Mitchell
To Be Determined

Dr Jared Weed will present a case from the Neuro Ophthalmology Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on Friday, February 22, 2019 at 7 am. Drs Weed and Mitchell will lead a discussion after the case presentation. 

Please check back for location and suggested reading material.


02/27/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Chief Rounds
Dr. Taubenslag
9th floor conference room, 936

03/01/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Cornea Service
Grand Rounds
Andrew Tran, MD, Vishal Jhanji, MD
To Be Determned

Dr. Andrew Tran will present a case from the Cornea Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on Friday, March 1, 2019 at 7am.   Drs. Tran and Jhanji will lead a discussion after the case presentation. 

Please check back for location and suggested reading materials.


03/05/2019 - 5:30pm
GES Squirrel Hill Health Center
Sq. Hill Health Ctr, 4516 Browns Hill Rd

Our mission on Tuesday, 3/5 will be at Squirrel Hill Health Center

4516 Browns Hill Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15217

 


03/06/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Imaging
Dr. Martel
9th Floor Conference Room

03/08/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds -Oculoplastics Service
Grand Rounds
Lillian To, MD, S. Tonya Stefko, MD
To Be Determned

Dr. Lillian To will present a case from the Oculoplastics Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on Friday, March 8, 2019 at 7am.   Drs. To and Stefko will lead a discussion after the case presentation. 

Please check back for location and suggested reading materials.


03/15/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
UPMC Eye Center Root Cause Analysis Conference - Tigran Kostanyan, MD & Siwei Zhou, MD
Grand Rounds
Dr. Tigran Kostanyan, Dr. Siwei Zhou
Location To Be Determined

On Friday, March 15, 2019 the UPMC Eye Center will hold it's quarterly Root Cause Analysis Conference.  The conference is open to University of Pittsburgh Physicians only.  Drs. Kostanyan and Zhou will be presenting the cases for review and analysis. 

Please check back. Once the cases are identified, the names of the services involved will be posted.  Also, check back for the location of the conference.

 


03/18/2019 - 5:30pm
GES Birmingham
Birmingham Clinic, 44 S 9th St, 15203
03/22/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am
No Grand Rounds Due to OKAP
Grand Rounds
BST S120

 

 


04/02/2019 - 5:30pm
GES Squirrel Hill Health Center
Sq. Hill Health Ctr, 4516 Browns Hill Rd

Our mission on Tuesday, 4/2 will be at Squirrel Hill Health Center

4516 Browns Hill Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15217

 


04/03/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Imaging
Dr. Martel
9th Floor Conference Room

November 2018