COS December 2018 Conference
in conjunction with the
Rabb Retina Study Group

Monday, December 3, 2018

COS Alex E. Krill Memorial Lecture
Peter K Kaiser, MD
"The Future of Wet AMD Treatment"

 Plus... community case presentations

Location -- The Gleacher Conference Center 

CLICK HERE to view a list of previous Krill Lecturers.

Members - Register online
     Online pre-registration is now closed. 
Non-member registration:  CLICK HERE
 Free registration for Rabb Retina Study Group Members!!!
Download the paper (PDF) registration form

This Month's Guest Speaker

Peter Kaiser, MD 
Professor of Ophthalmology Cole Eye Institute
Cleveland, OH
Lecture Title: The Future of Wet AMD Treatment

Peter K. Kaiser, MD graduated magna cum laude with Highest Honors from Harvard College and Harvard Medical School. He completed an ophthalmology residency at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, and a vitreoretinal fellowship at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute before joining the vitreoretinal department of the Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland, Ohio. As a National Institute of Health funded investigator, Dr. Kaiser leads a team involved in the evaluation of vascular biology in age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. In addition, Dr. Kaiser is actively involved in clinical research as Study Chairman of 5 major, multi-center, international clinical trials, and principal investigator in numerous studies for AMD, DR, and other retinal disorders. He is the founder and director of the Digital Optical Coherence Tomography Reading Center (DOCTR). Complementing his research endeavors, Dr. Kaiser serves on numerous scientific advisory boards and addresses his research interests as an invited speaker at national and international conferences. He is a major contributor to the medical literature having authored 7 textbooks, and more than 250 peer-reviewed papers. He is Editor-in-Chief of Retinal Physician, Associate Editor of International Ophthalmology Clinics, and serves on the editorial boards of Retina, Retina Today, and Ocular Surgery News. Dr. Kaiser has been recognized by the American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Society of Retina Specialists with Senior Achievement Awards and is listed as one of the “Best Doctors in America.” Finally, he is the team ophthalmologist for the Cleveland Cavaliers (National Basketball Association).

Meeting Information

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

   Monday, December 5, 2018

Note earlier start time!
5:30 p.m. - Reception
6:00 p.m. - Dinner
6:30 p.m. - Business meeting 
6:40 p.m. - Krill Lecture - Dr. Kaiser
7:30 p.m. - Rabb Case presentations & Discussion
8:30 p.m. - Adjourn


Advance registration is required. Please register no later than November 30. 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.
Download a copy of the printed brochure - CLICK HERE

Educational Items

Course Director: Asim Farooq, MD

Target Audience: Practicing ophthalmologists, ophthalmology residents and fellows

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

Contact the COS office at:  847-680-1666 or by email:  [email protected]

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 Monday, December 03, 2018 07:52 AM