COS September 2019 Conference

Monday, September 16, 2019

Guest Speaker:
Heather Moss, MD PhD

"Papilledema: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly and
The Unknown"

Location -- The Gleacher Conference Center 

Members - Pre-Registration is now open
 - CLICK HERE (website log-in is required)

This Month's Guest Speaker

Stanford University Medical Center
Palo Alto, CA
Dr. Moss is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and of Neurology at the Sanford University Medical Center.  From 2010 through 2016, she was on the faculty at the University of Illinois at Chicago, holding the rank of assistant professor in ophthalmology and in neurology & rehabilitation.
Dr. Moss earned her medical degree at Harvard Medical School in 2005 after first earning a PhD in Medical Engineering and Medical physics (2003) from Harvard and MIT.  She completed a neurology residency at the University of Pennsylvania in 2009 where she also finished a neuro-ophthalmology fellowship (2010).
A fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and the North American Neuro-ophthalmology Society, Dr. Moss also serves as associate editor of the Frontiers in Neurology, Neuro-ophthalmology, and also is review editor for Current Eye Research. Current research and scholarly interests include permanent vision loss caused by papilledema.  Other areas of active research include study of peri-operative vision loss and visual pathway based diagnosis of neuro-degenerative diseases.
Dr. Moss has a received a number of honors and awards, as well as numerous publications to her credit.

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 
MAP - directions and parking (PDF file)

   Monday, September 16, 2019

6:00 p.m. - Reception
6:30 p.m. - Dinner
6:55 p.m. - Business meeting 
7:00 p.m. - Resident cases & discussion (UIC and University of Chicago)
7:30 p.m. - Guest Lecture - Dr. Moss
8:30 p.m. - Adjourn


Advance registration is required. Please register no later than September 13th. 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. 

Educational Items

Course Director: Ann-Marie Lobo, 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 Friday, August 16, 2019 03:17 PM