CME Information


CME Information


This activity is jointly provided Medical Education Resources, Inc., a non-profit medical education company, and Women in Ophthalmology.

Education Grant  

This activity is supported by an educational grant(s) TBD.

Target Audience       

This activity targets female ophthalmologists who are involved in clinical or surgical eye care, academic, leadership, research, and/or administration. In addition, membership and other resources are available to those who are currently in training, residence or fellowship.

Program Overview

The Summer Symposium provides solid scientific and practice management information to clinicians, researchers, other professionals in the field. The Summer Symposium has become the apex of WIO’s annual activities for its unique blend of medical education and leadership training, and is designed specifically for female ophthalmologists. The Summer Symposium increases speaking opportunities for women, provides a comfortable woman-to-woman learning environment for the latest scientific breakthroughs and fosters relationships between women who have faced and overcome common barriers.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • describe, compare, and evaluate the best diagnostic and treatment options for important disease states in ophthalmology
  • identify and evaluate how best to incorporate new surgical techniques into their practice, manage their surgical practice efficiently, create the high-quality surgical
  • videos to improve their skills and educate others, and address surgical complications
  • assess why diversity matters in medicine and ophthalmology for optimal patient care and how to grow diversity in individual practice settings
  • identify and apply current research findings to improve patient care
  • implement key practice management skills such as efficient billing and coding, medical staff training, patients experience, and online communication to improve patient care and experience
  • identify strategies for effective work-life balance and how to improve physician well-being
  • apply necessary professional development skills such as negotiation, communication, and leading crucial conversations for career growth

Physician Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint provider-ship of Medical Education Resources (MER) and LC Medical PLLC.  Medical Education Resources is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Medical Education Resources designates this live activity for a maximum of 26 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest   

It is the policy of Medical Education Resources to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its educational activities. In accordance with this policy, MER identifies conflicts of interest with its instructors, content managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of an activity. Conflicts are resolved by MER to ensure that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a continuing education activity

CME Claim Information

You may claim your CME credits by clicking the link below and completing a short survey. You will be able to download your CME certificate immediately following the survey. Please note that this survey will close on September 22, 2019.

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