Summer Symposium


August 7 - 8, 2015

Omni Resort and Spa
Scottsdale, Arizona, USA


Thursday, August 6, 2015

2:00 - 4:00 pmRegistration Open - Arrival Alhambra Foyer West*
2:00 - 3:00 pmYoga - Valencia Lawn*
4:00 - 4:10 pmWelcome & Introduction*
Linda Christmann, MD, MBA, WIO President;
Sarwat Salim, MD, FACS, Medical College of Wisconsin, Summer Symposium Chair
4:10 - 4:30 pmWelcome to Scottsdale*
Ed Quinlan, MD, Retinal Consultants of Arizona
4:30 - 5:00 pmPanel: Work-Life Balance*
Moderator: Linda Christmann, MD, MBA, WIO PresidentPanelists: Lama Al-Aswad, MD, Columbia University Medical CenterAnne Fung, MD, Pacific Eye Associates/Genentech Julie Speed, TearLab Ruth Williams, MD, Wheaton Eye Clinic
5:00 - 6:00 pmAuthentic Leadership*
Nancy Dorrier, Dorrier Underwood
6:00 - 6:30 pmCreative Writing and Self-Discovery* (Optional Session)
Nancy Dorrier, Dorrier Underwood

Friday, August 7, 2015

7:30 - noonRegistration Open* - Arrival Alhambra Foyer West
7:30 - 1:30 pmExhibit Hall Open* - Alhambra B
7:30 - 8:00 amPoster Session* - Alhambra Foyer
8:00 - 8:05 amWelcome and Announcements*
8:05 - 8:20 amSjögren's Syndrome Epidemiology and Clinical Importance
Esen Akpek, MD, John Hopkins University
8:22 - 8:37 amRetina and Systemic Disease: Endogenous Endophthalmitis
Tracy Kangas, MD, PhD, Eye Center of McFarland Clinic
8:40 - 8:55 amAdvances in Oculoplastics That You Can Implement Now
Kimberly Cockerham, MD, FACS, Zeiter Eye Medical Group, Inc.
8:57 - 9:12 amRectus Muscle Plications
Stacy Pineles, MD, University of California, Los Angeles
9:15 - 9:30 amCNN: Current Neuro-Ophthalmology News
Leah Levi, MD, Scripps Clinic
9:32 - 9:47 amNovel Glaucoma Surgical Treatments: Suprachoroidal Shunts
Sameh Mosaed, MD, University of California - Irvine
9:50 - 10:05 amTechnologic Advances and Discovery Improving Uveitis Outcomes
Wanda Martinez, MD, PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin
10:05 - 10:35 amPoster Session* (Authors Present) - Alhambra Foyer
10:35 - 11:05 pmUpdate on Medicare Quality Reporting Programs and the IRISTM Registry
Rebecca Hancock, American Academy of Ophthalmology
11:05 - 11:35 pmHighlights from Ophthalmology Journal
Emily Y. Chew, MD, National Eye Institute (NEI), National Institutes of Health (NIH)
11:35 - 12:05 pmBernice Z. Brown Memorial Lecture*
Marlene Moster, MD, Wills Eye Institute
12:15 - 1:30 pmNetworking Lunch* - Alhambra B
2:00 - 5:00 pmDry Eye Session* - Alhambra A
2:00 - 5:00 pmNetworking Activities
6:00 - 9:00 pmDine Around

Saturday, August 8, 2015

7:30 - 8:00 amBreakfast* - Alhambra B
7:30 am - noonRegistration Open* - Arrival Alhambra Foyer West
7:30 am - 1:30 pmExhibit Hall Open* - Alhambra B
7:30 - 8:00 amPoster Session* - Alhambra Foyer
8:00 - 8:30 amOMIC Swan Song: Top 10 Risk Management Aphorisms for the Ophthalmic Surgeon
Tamara Fountain, MD, OMIC, Rush University Medical Center and Ophthalmology Partners, Ltd
8:35 - 9:35 amFinancial Management
Trevor W. Wilde, MBA, Wilde Wealth Management Group, Inc.
9:40 - 9:55 amWriting a Letter of Recommendation
Heather A. Potter, MD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
10:00 - 10:15 amDisrupting Vision Care Through Innovation*
Yaopeng Zhou, Smart Vision Labs
10:15 - 10:45 amPoster Session (Authors Present)* - Alhambra Foyer
10:45 - 11:15 amErgonomics for Vitality in Ophthalmology
Renée Ostertag, DPT, MPT, COMT,Cert. MDT, M.Physio, Body Mind Physical Therapy
11:15 am - 11:55 amCareer Advice Panel

Sarwat Salim, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin

Natalie Afshari, MD, University of California, San Diego
Lynn Anderson, PhD, Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology Adrienne Graves, PhD,

Board of Directors:
Akorn, TearLab, Nicox, Envisia, Aerpio, Encore Vision Terri Young, MD, MBA, University of Wisconsin Madison
11:55 am - 12:25 pmWIO Honorary Award Lecture: What's a Girl to Do? The Power of Female Relationships in Matters Both Personal and Professional*
Tamara Fountain, MD, Rush University Medical Center and Ophthalmology Partners, Ltd
12:25 - 1:15 pmNetworking Lunch* - Alhambra B
1:15 - 1:30 pmWIO Group Photo*
2:00 - 5:00 pmAesthetics Session* - Alhambra A
2:00 - 5:00 pmNetworking Activities
6:00 - 7:00 pmClosing Reception* - Alhambra Terrace and Foyer
7:00 - 9:00 pmClosing Banquet* - Alhambra B

Sunday, August 9, 2015

7:30 - 8:00 amBreakfast* - Alhambra B
8:00 - 8:40 amAAO Panel:
Easy Come/Easy Go: How to Survive Changing Payment Models

Ruth Williams, MD, Wheaton Eye Clinic,American Academy of Ophthalmology

Catherine Cohen, MHSA, CAE, American Academy of Ophthalmology Daniel Briceland, MD, Senior Secretary for Advocacy, American Academy of Ophthalmology Mildred M.G. Olivier, MD, Midwest Glaucoma Center
8:40 - 8:45 amIntroduction to Complicated Case Presentations & Discussion
Moderators: Eydie Miller-Ellis, MD, Scheie Eye Institute Grace Sun, MD, Weill Cornell Eye
8:45 - 9:00 amAdjunctive Therapies for Sino-orbital Fungal Infections
Jaya Kumar, MD, Duke University School of Medicine
9:00 - 9:15 amRecurrence of Neovascularization Status Post Intravitreal Bevacizumab in a Patient with Retinopathy of Prematurity
Rui Zhang, MD, Case Western University
9:15 - 9:30 amMorgagnian Cataract Manually without Complication vs. Femtolaser Assisted with Complication
Lisa Brothers Arbisser, MD, Moran Eye Center
9:30 - 9:45 am46-year-old Female Presents for Second Opinion for Normal Tension Glaucoma
Aliya Jiwani, MD, Harvard Medical School
9:45 - 10:00 amA Case of a Blind Painful Eye
Clara Choo, MD, University of Arizona
10:00 - 10:15 amA Curious Case of Hypotony
Pamela Christi Carter, MD, University of Iowa
10:15 - 10:30 amA Case of a Central Retinal Vein Occlusion Caused by a Goiter
Rachel Gleman, MD, University of Arizona
10:30 - 10:45 amA Novel Treatment for Orbital Uveal Melanoma
Jasmine Francis, MD, Pierre Gobin Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
10:45 - 11:00 amClosing Discussions

Continuing Medical Education:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of The National Retina Institute and Women in Ophthalmology. The National Retina Institute is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The National Retina Institute (NRI) designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.33 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. ™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

NRI requires that all continuing medical education (CME) information is based on the application of research findings and the implementation of evidence-based medicine. NRI promotes balance, objectivity and absence of bias in its content. All persons in position to control the content of this activity must disclose any conflict of interest. NRI has mechanisms in place to resolve all conflicts of interest prior to an educational activity being delivered to the learners. The National Retina Institute is committed to making its activities accessible to all individuals. If you are in need of an accommodation, please do not hesitate to call and/or submit a description of your needs in writing in order to receive service.

*Sessions marked with an asterisk are not eligible for CME.