COS May 2018 Conference

Monday, May 14, 2018

Guest Speaker:
Anjali M. Bhorade, MD
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Location -- The Gleacher Conference Center 

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This Month's Guest Speaker

Anjali M. Bhorade, MD
Associate Professor, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
 

Dr. Bhorade is an assistant professor of Ophthalmology at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri, and specializes in glaucoma. She completed both her medical school and Ophthalmology residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She attended Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine for her clinical Glaucoma fellowship and is currently pursuing a Masters in Clinical Investigation at Washington University. Dr. Bhorade was recently awarded a career development award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for her pilot study which aims to evaluate how glaucoma affects visual function and quality of life in older adults. She is also an investigator for the multicenter Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study (OHTS), and is currently analyzing data from this clinical trial to assess the predictive accuracy of the monocular trial. Dr. Bhorade participates in teaching medical students, residents, and fellows, and lectures on glaucoma both locally and nationally.

CME financial disclosure:  The speaker's conflict of interest disclosure will be made at the time of the conference.


Meeting Information

Location:
Gleacher Conference Center
450 N. Cityfront Plaza Dr., Chicago
Discounted parking with validation in the 
NBC Tower garage

Date:
   Monday, May 14, 2018

Time:
6:00 p.m. - Reception
6:30 p.m. - Dinner
6:55 - Business meeting 
7:00 - Resident cases & discussion ( )
7:30 - Guest Lecture - Dr. Bhorade
8:30 - Adjourn
 

Registration

Advance registration is required. Please register no later than May 19th. Members of the COS can register using the on-line form. If you are registering a guest or if you otherwise owe a fee, use the paper form which can be downloaded in PDF format.
Annual COS dues includes attendance at the monthly dinners. Therefore, there is no charge for members in good standing.*
 
For non-members, guests and members in arrears, the registration fee is $75. Residents & fellows in training are not charged, but advance registration is still required.
If you do not owe any registration fees, you may fax your form to: 847/680-1682.  Or use the on-line electronic registration form.
Members are considered "in good standing" if their dues are now paid.
 
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Educational Items

Course Director: David Yoo, MD

Target Audience: Practicing ophthalmologists, ophthalmology residents and fellows

Objectives:
 At the conclusion of the learning activities for the 2017/2018 academic year, the participant should be able to:

1. Describe advances in medical and surgical management of glaucoma, retina diseases and corneal conditions.

2. Discuss factors relating to diagnosis and treatment of pediatric eye diseases.

3. List key factors a surgeon should consider when performing combined cataract/glaucoma procedures.

4. Evaluate new options for management of glaucoma, cornea, retina and pediatric eye diseases and describe the pros and cons when utilizing them in a comprehensive ophthalmology. practice.

Commercial Support
Any exhibiting companies participating will be acknowledged at the time of the meeting.


Questions?
Contact the COS office at:  847-680-1666 or by email:  Rich@ChicagoEyeNet.org

Dinner
We are proud to announce that catering at the Gleacher Center is provided by Wolfgang Puk.  A buffet dinner with several choices of entrees will be available.
Last Updated on Thursday, March 29, 2018 03:23 PM