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Continuing Medical Education
February 2003

Continuing Medical Education for Ophthalmologists

Arch Ophthalmol. 2003;121(2):300. doi:10.1001/archopht.121.2.300

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.


28th Annual Frontiers in Ophthalmology Conference At: Scottsdale Dates: 2/28/03-3/1/03 Hrs Instr: 14 Fee: $460 Guest Spkrs: Joseph Caprioli, MD; Edward Holland, MD, Bruce Maller, MD; Gerald Harris, MD; Andrew Lee, MD; John Stout, MD Contact: Christine Walton or Brian O'Malley; (602) 955-0080


The 20th Annual Wilmer Institute's Current Concepts in OphthalmologyAt: Vail Dates: 3/17/03-3/21/03 Sponsor: Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute Course Dirs: Walter J. Stark, MD; Terrence P. O'Brien, MD; Harry A. Quigley, MD Hrs Instr: 28.25 Fee: Physicians $650, Residents, Fellows, Allied Health Professionals $375 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: cmenet@jmhi.edu


Bascom Palmer Eye Institute At Aspen: New Horizons in OphthalmologyAt: Aspen Dates: 4/3/03-4/5/03 Contact: R. Bondar, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, 900 NW 17 Street, Miami, FL 33136; 305-326-6110, fax 605-326-6417, e-mail: rbondar@med.miami.edu


University of Iowa School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology: March Clinical ConferenceAt: Iowa City Date: 3/7/03 Contact: Department of Ophthalmology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242; (319) 356-3990, fax (319) 356-0363


Annual Ophthalmology Spring Postgraduate ConferenceAt: Ann Arbor Dates: 5/30/03-5/31/03 Contact: Registrar, Department of Medical Education, PO Box 1157, Ann Arbor, MI 48106-1157; (734) 763-1400 or (800) 800-0666, fax(734) 936-1641

New york

Consultations on Low Vision Practice Management: Exploratory ConsultationAt: New York City 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: education@lighthouse.org

Consultations on Low Vision Practice Management: Customized Service PlanningAt: New York City 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: education@lighthouse.org


46th Annual Postgraduate Symposium in OphthalmologyAt: Columbus Dates: 2/28/03-3/1/03 Contact: Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME), PO Box 21697, Columbus, OH 43221-0697, (614) 293-3576 or (800) 492-4445, fax:(614) 293-4180


18th Annual Cullen Course: Clinical Advances in Ophthalmology for the Practicing OphthalmologistAt: Houston Dates: 2/21/03-2/23/03 Sponsor: Cullen Eye Institute/Baylor College of Medicine Guest Spkr: I. Howard Find, MD Course Dir: Douglas D. Koch, MD Contact: Program Coordinator, Office of Continuing Medical Education, 1709 Dryden, Suite 534, Houston, TX 77030, (713) 798-8237, e-mail: cme@bcm.tmc.edu


Retinal Detachment Course With International Faculty and Case PresentationsAt: Vienna, Austria Date: 2/13/03 Contact: Firma Askin& Co, Albert-Schweitzer-Gasse 6, A-1140 Vienna, Austria; (43) 19798844, fax (43) 19798846

Detachment Course With International Faculty on: Retinal and Vitreous Surgery With Case PresentationsAt: Mexico City, Mexico Dates: 3/14/03-3/15/03 Contact: Prof Ingrid Kreissig, University of Tuebingen, Schleichstr. 12, Breuningerbau, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany; fax 49-7071-295209, e-mail: ingrid.kreissig@med.uni-tuebingen.de