COS May 2018 Conference

Monday, May 14, 2018

Guest Speaker:
Anjali M. Bhorade, MD
"Looking beyond the clinical evaluation...
How is your glaucoma patient REALLY doing?”

Location -- The Gleacher Conference Center 

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This Month's Guest Speaker


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

Dr. Bhorade is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri and specializes in glaucoma. She received her bachelors’ degree in biology, magna cum laude, from Cornell University, completed her medical school and ophthalmology residency training at the University of Illinois at Chicago and pursued a glaucoma fellowship at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida. She has been on faculty at Washington University since 2004 during which she completed a Masters in Clinical Investigation. She is currently the director of the glaucoma fellowship and co-director of the Clinical Research Committee at Washington University.

Dr. Bhorade’s research interests include evaluating and improving visual function and quality of life of glaucoma patients. Her current research is supported by the NIH and evaluates at-risk driving errors in glaucoma patients. Dr. Bhorade has received several awards including the American Glaucoma Society (AGS) Young and Mid-Career Clinician Scientist Awards, NEI K23 award, Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging award, as well as the American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award. She has participated in numerous studies and writing committees including the Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study, the Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research group, and the Basic and Clinical Science Course series. In addition, Dr. Bhorade has been a reviewer for the NEI Special Emphasis Panel and the AGS Research Review Committee. She holds many leadership positions and currently serves on the board of directors for the AGS.

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

Meeting Information

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

   Monday, May 14, 2018

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


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

 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.

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, May 14, 2018 12:07 PM