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Continuing Medical Education
August 1999

Continuing Education for Ophthalmologists

Arch Ophthalmol. 1999;117(8):1106. doi:10.1001/archopht.117.8.1106

This list of continuing education opportunities for ophthalmologists is published monthly as a service to readers to help them keep abreast of meetings and courses of interest and importance. Presented by regional and national location, the list is updated monthly and provides an easy reference to continuing medical education (CME) courses. Accredited sponsors are encouraged to notify the ARCHIVES of upcoming CME activities for inclusion in the list free of charge. Listings will be published for 3 consecutive months and should be received at least 5 months prior to date of course, eg, for a June course by January 1 to be included in the March, April, and May issues. A course held between the first and 14th days, inclusively, will appear in the preceding month's issue. The listing cannot be published unless it contains the following information: title, location, date(s), sponsor(s), and contact address. Optional information includes CME category 1 hours of instruction, registration fee, and guest speakers. Listings should be typed double-spaced with 2-inch left and right margins. Send submissions to Editor, Archives of Ophthalmology, CME, Suite 102, 2870 University Ave, Madison, WI 53705. Readers are encouraged to contact the accredited sponsor for more detailed information.


1999 Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons At: San Francisco Date: 10/10-10/15/99 Hrs Inst: 175 Contact: Sally Garneski; (312) 202-5409


American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Inc, 1999 Fall Scientific Symposium At: Winter Park Date: 10/23/99 Program Chairperson: Kenneth V. Cahill, MD Guest Speaker: Nicanor G. Isse, MD Contact: Barbara Beatty; (407) 647-8839, fax (407) 629-2502

The Ophthalmic Photographers' Society At: Miami Date: 10/28-10/29/99 Hrs Inst: 10 Contact: Ditte Jacobsen Hess, CRA, Director of Photography, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, 900 NW 17th St, Miami, FL 33136; (305) 326-6053, (305) 326-6084, e-mail:


Summer in Sun Valley At: Sun Valley Date: 8/20-8/21/99 Hrs Inst: 6 Sponsor: Idaho Society of Ophthalmology Contact: Sue Vicchrilli; (801) 355-7477, fax (801) 532-1550, e-mail:


University of Iowa September Clinical Conference At: Iowa City Date: 9/17/99 Hrs Inst: 4.5 Sponsor: The University of Iowa School of Medicine Guest Speaker: Michael Brodsky, MD Contact: Ronald V. Keech, MD; 319-356-3990

University of Iowa October Clinical Conference At: Iowa City Date: 10/15/99 Hrs Inst: 4.5 Sponsor: The University of Iowa School of Medicine Guest Speaker: Alfredo Sadun, MD Contact: Ronald V. Keech, MD; 319-356-3990


What's New in Diabetic Retinopathy, Venous Occlusive Disease and Age-Related Macular Degeneration Workshops–Photodynamic Therapy and Macular Translocation At: Baltimore Date: 10/1-10/2/99 Hrs Inst: 12 Fee: Ophthalmologists and Optometrists-$300, Residents, Fellows and Allied Health Professionals-$175 (before September 24) Sponsor: The Retinal Vascular Center of the Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute at Johns Hopkins Contact: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Office of Continuing Medical Education, Turner 20, 720 Rutland Ave, Baltimore, MD 21205; (410) 955-2959, fax (410) 955-0807, e-mail:

Understanding Retina Surgery for the Comprehensive Eyecare Specialist and Eye MD At: Baltimore Date: 10/8/99 Sponsor: University of Maryland School of Medicine and the Maryland Center for Eye Care Contact: Tina Simmons; (410) 328-5934, fax (410) 328-6346

New york

Consultations on Low Vision Practice Management: Exploratory Consultation At: New York Date: By Appointment Contact: Lighthouse Continuing Medical Education, 111 E 59th St, New York, NY 10022-1202; (212) 821-9740, (800) 829-0500, fax (212) 821-9705, e-mail:

Consultations on Low Vision Practice Management: Customized Service Planning At: New York Date: By Appointment Fee: $250 Contact: Lighthouse Continuing Medical Education, 111 E 59th St, New York, NY 10022-1202; (212) 821-9740, (800) 829-0500, fax (212) 821-9705, e-mail:

The Annual Irving H. Leopold, MD, DSc, Lecture and Teaching Day At: New York Date: 9/17/99 Lecturer: Harry A. Quigley, MD Contact: Stephen M. Podos, MD; (212) 241-6752, fax (212) 289-5945

Antimicrobials, Inflammation, and Ophthalmology VII At: New York Date: 9/18/99 Sponsor: Department of Ophthalmology, Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital Course Dir: Michael B. Starr, MD Contact: Kimberly Corbin, Academic Coordinator, Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital, 210 E 64th St, Ninth Floor, New York, NY 10021; (212) 605-3761, fax (212) 838-0427


The 19th Annual Ophthalmological Conference At: Columbus Date: 9/10/99 Hrs Inst: 6 Contact: Jana Basham, Grant Medical Center, Department of Medical Education, 111 S Grant Ave, Columbus, OH 43125;(614) 566-9290, fax (614) 566-8073, e-mail:

Washington, dc

Ophthalmic Pathology for Ophthalmologists At: Washington, DC Date: 8/29-9/3/99 Contact: Ruth Murphy, Department of Medical Education, Washington, DC 20306-6000; (202) 782-2637 or (800) 577-3749, e-mail:


Retina Update At: Madison Date: 10/2/99 Sponsor: University of Wisconsin Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Contact: Michelle Holmen; 608-262-0496



24th Annual Pediatric Ophthalmology Day At: Montreal, Quebec Date: 10/15/99 Fee: $25 Guest Speakers: Monte A. Del Monte, MD; Sherwin Isenberg Contact: Jean Milot, MD, Chairman of the Scientific Program, Department of Ophthalmology, Hopital Sainte-Justine, 3175, chemin Cote-Sainte-Catherine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3T 1C5; (514) 345-4715, fax (514) 345-4880


International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness Sixth General Assembly At: Beijing Date: 9/5-9/10/99 Contact: Gullapalli N. Rao, Secretary General, IAPB Secretariat, L.V. Prasad Eye Institute, L.V. Prasad Marg, Banjara Hills, Hyderbad 500 034, India; (91) 40 3545389, fax: (91) 40248271, e-mail: