Summer Symposium


August 11 - 14, 2016

Kingsmill Resort
Williamsburg, Virginia, USA


Thursday, August 11, 2016

4:00 – 6:00 pmRegistration
4:00 – 5:00 pmYoga
6:00 - 8:00 pmInformal Gathering

Friday, August 12, 2016

6:00 am – 7:00 amYoga
6:30 am – 8:00 amBreakfast
7:30 am – 12:00 pmRegistration Open
7:30 am – 1:30 pmExhibit Hall Open
7:30 am – 8:00 amPoster Session (authors present)
8:00 am - 10:05 amUsing Technology in Daily Practice
8:00am Welcome and Announcements - Linda Christmann, MD, MBA; Sarwat Salim, MD
8:05am Cataract - Cathleen McCabe, MD
8:22am Plastics - Jennifer Sivak, MD
8:40am Retina - Wen-Hsiang Lee, MD, PhD
8:57am Neuro-ophthalmology - Susan Ksiazek, MD
9:15am Cornea - Lisa M. Nijm, MD, JD
9:32am Glaucoma - Sunita Radhakrishnan, MD
9:50am Pediatric - Deborah Costakos, MD
10:05 am - 10:35 amCoffee Break & Poster Session
10:35 am - 10:50 amUsing Technology in Daily Practice (continued)
10:35am Oncology - Mary Beth Aronow, MD
10:50 am - 11:35 amOvercoming Adversity - Moderated by Linda Christmann, MD, MBA
Speakers include Regine Pappas, MD; Bronwyn Bateman, MD; Iris Kassem, MD, PhD
11:35 am – 11:50 amWIO Annual Reconition Awards - Mildred M. G. Olivier, MD
11:50 am – 12:30 pmBernice Z. Brown Memorial Lecture - Carol Shields, MD
12:30 am – 1:30 pmLunch Session:
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Closed Claims, Lessons Learned - Ann A. Warn, MD, MBA (Sponsored by OMIC)
2:00 pm – 5:00 pmSurgical Wet Lab
ECP - Yao Liu, MD
iStent - Regina Pappas, MD
Phaco - Susan MacDonald, MD
2:00 pm – 5:00 pmNetworking Activities
6:00 pm – 9:00 pmDine Arounds

Saturday, August 13, 2016

6:00 am - 7:00 amYoga
6:30 am - 8:00 amBreakfast
7:00 am – 12:00 pmRegistration Open
7:30 am – 1:30 pmExhibit Hall Open
7:30 am – 8:00 amPoster Session
8:00 am - 9:40 amPractice Management
8:00am Board Recertification - Sarwat Salim, MD
8:20am Surviving the SGR Fix Bill: APMs or MIPS? - William L. Rich III, MD, FACS
8:35am Electronic Medical Records - Michelle Lim, MD
8:50am Marketing - Tami Burke
9:05am Patient Satisfaction - Peter Netland, MD, PhD
9:25am Starting a New Practice - Karen Allison, MD, MBA
9:40 am - 10:10 amCoffee Break and Poster Session
10:15 am - 12:15 pmDifferent Career Paths and Achieving Success
10:15am Academic Medicine - Kathryn Colby, MD, PhD
10:25am Private Practice - Deborah Bernstein, MD, FACS
10:35am Military - CAPT Cary Harrison, MD
10:45am Research - Cheryl Rowe-Rendleman, PhD
11:00am Administration - Linda Christmann, MD, MBA
11:15 am - 12:00 pmPanel: International Outreach - Moderated by Sarwat Salim, MD
Speakers include Pooja Jani, MD; Michael Brennan, MD; Cathy Schanzer, MD
12:00 pm - 12:30 pmWIO Honorary Award Lecture - Bita Esmaeli, MD, FACS
12:30 pm - 1:30 pmLunch Session: Practical Brain Based Strategies to Greatly Reduce Stress - Jason S. Quintal, PhD, LCSW
1:30 pm – 1:45 pmGroup Photo
2:00 pm - 5:00 pmSurgical Wet Labs
Ex-PRESS - Sarwat Salim, MD
Ahmed Valve - Gloria Fleming, MD
Phaco - Wanda Martinez, MD, PhD
SICS - Cathy Schanzer, MD
2:00 pm - 5:00 pmNetworking Activitites
6:00 pm – 7:00 pmClosing Reception
7:00 pm – 9:00 pmClosing Dinner

Sunday, August 14, 2016

7:00 - 8:30 amBreakfast
8:30 am - 9:30 amCommunications Training - Rodanthe Lengle, PCC, CLC, CDC
9:45 am - 11:05 amComplicated Case Presentations and Discussions - Moderated by Lisa Arbisser, MD; Cathleen McCabe, MD
11:05 am – 11:25 amClosing Discussions - Lisa Arbisser, MD

Continuing Medical Education:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Medical Education Resources (MER). MER is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation: Medical Education Resources designates this symposium for a maximum of 8.5AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

MER requires that all continuing medical education (CME) information is based on the application of research findings and the implementation of evidence-based medicine. All persons in position to control the content of this activity must disclose any conflict of interest. This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of the delegates involved with various ophthalm ology topics to enhance and improve the professional environment for Women Ophthalmologists. The content, opinions, and views presented in this educational activity are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of Medical Education Resources. The content and views presented in this educational activity are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of Medical Education Resources. The authors have disclosed if there is any discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA in their presentations. The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of Medical Education Resources. Before prescribing any medicine, primary references and full prescribing information should be consulted. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline

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